The Future of Informed Decision Making: A Google Analytics Workshop 4/29/14

The Future of Informed Decision Making: A Google Analytics Workshop
Tuesday, 04/29/2014 – 04/29/2014 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
MITNational YoungArts Foundation
2100 Biscayne Blvd. 7th Floor,
Miami, Florida 33131
Webpage Link
Cost: $30

The Enterprise Development Corporation, the MIT Enterprise Forum of South Florida and the YoungArts Foundation invite you to enjoy a detailed walkthrough of Google Analytics and how to capture meaningful data and draw insightful conclusions to help guide your businesses’ decision making for both online and offline operations.

At the event, Alex Wall, an Internet strategist at Roar Media and certified Google Analytics expert, will provide a hands-on workshop exploring Google Analytics and how this dynamic platform can help boost your marketing initiatives and take your business to the next level.

Criminal Justice Symposium A Look at Today’s Justice System 5/14/14

Criminal Justice Symposium A Look at Today’s Justice System
Wednesday, 05/14/2014 – 06:30 pm – 08:00 pm
Symposium-Flyer_04012014Florida National University
4425 W. Jose Regueiro (20th) Avenue,
Hialeah, Florida 33012
Webpage Link
Cost: Free

Florida National University is hosting “Criminal Justice Symposium: A Look Inside Today’s Justice System”. A panel discussion addressing current criminal justice issues affecting local, state, and national communities and the recommended strategies used to target them. Topics include: homeland security, law enforcement, public safety, forensics, sex offender evaluations and private security services by field experts. For more information, please call 305-821-3333.

Symposium – The Future of the Latin American, Caribbean & South Florida Economies-The Orange Economy 5/9/14

Symposium – The Future of the Latin American, Caribbean & South Florida Economies-The Orange Economy
Friday, 05/09/2014 – 05/09/2014 09:00 am – 12:00 pm
Museum of Art- Fort Lauderdale Horvitz Auditorium
One East Las Olas Blvd,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
Webpage Link
Cost: free

In a bid to encourage debate in Latin America and the Caribbean on the contribution of creativity as a key element of economic and social development, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) published in 2013 the book: “The Orange Economy: An Infinite Opportunity” (in Spanish and English) a report on the creative and cultural economy of this region written by IDB officials Felipe Buitrago and Iván Duque Márquez. A panel comprised of members from American University’s Center for Latin American & Latino Studies (CLALS), together with its counterparts at the IDB’s Culture, Creativity, and Solidarity Affairs Division and local business leaders will meet to discuss the importance of how this report’s new data impacts this international region’s economy.
To read the report: <>

Winter Music Conference 2014 3/21/14-3/30/14

Winter Music Conference 2014
March 21-30, 2014
Miami Beach Convention Center
1901 Convention Center Drive
Miami Beach, FL 33139

For 2014, WMC will deliver another 10 non-stop days and nights of music programming including two full weekends of events and parties. WMC’s Director of Operations & Development, Kirk Paskal, explains, “Last year’s WMC Week was a resounding success with over 2,100 artists and DJs performing at 133 venues in Miami Beach and Miami. As part of our longstanding mission statement, we strive to assemble electronic music’s most legendary and innovative artists and professionals from across the globe. Our program is all about building new inroads for the advancement of electronic music.

Featured presentations like last year’s Q&A with IDMA Lifetime Achievement recipient Nile Rodgers (in advance of the release of his epic new collaborations with Daft Punk and Avicii) along with young trailblazers like R3hab among many others are always an inspiring affirmation for what we do. We continually aim to raise the bar in service to the artists, industry and music enthusiasts that make electronic music one of the world’s most dynamic cultural communities.” WMC’s music industry panels and seminars will be presented March 24 – 28, 2014 at the Miami Beach Convention Center (MBCC) in the hub of South Beach’s vibrant art deco resort and clubbing district.

WMC will be expanding its music trade show and exhibit area centered on EDM trends, music and gear to be presented March 24 & 25, 2014 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

DJ Sets, Live Performances & Parties: March 21 – 30, 2014
WMC Music Industry Program: March 24 – 28, 2014
WMC Trade Show & Exhibits: March 24 – 25, 2014
Club & Poolside Events: March 21 – 30, 2014

Hispanicize 2014 4/1/14-4/4/14

Hispanicize 2014
April 1-4, 2014
InterContinental Miami hotel
100 Chopin Plaza
Miami FL 33131
Website Link

Now in its fifth year, Hispanicize 2014 ( (#Hispz14) is the iconic, largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers in social media, journalism, advertising, PR, music, film and innovation. Featuring U.S. Hispanic thought leaders and celebrities from across the country, the 5th anniversary edition of Hispanicize will be taking place at the InterContinental hotel in downtown Miami with several offsite events at major cultural venues.

Co-chaired by award winning journalist Maria Hinojosa of NPR’s Latino USA and Patricia Pineda, Group Vice President of the Hispanic Business Strategy Group of Toyota Motor North America, Hispanicize 2014 is expected to gather more than 1,700 of the nation’s most influential Latino professionals from the industries of blogging, journalism, music, marketing, film and business over four full days.

The event is a launch pad for creative endeavors, new products, technologies, marketing campaigns, films, books and more targeting Latinos in the U.S. and/or Puerto Rico.

In addition to Hollywood music and film icons, Hispanicize this year will reward several top Latinas with its coveted ‘Latinovators’ award. Three of the four recipients (one more is about to be named) include:
Shelia E, Grammy nominated singer/songwriter/producer
Yoani Sánchez, Cuban dissident blogger
Maria Hinojosa, NPR’S Latino USA award-winning host

2014 Early Stage Conference 5/15/14

2014 Early Stage Conference
Thursday, 05/15/2014 – 08:00 am – 07:00 pm
FvfThe Reunion Resort
7593 Gathering Drive Reunion,
Kissimmee, Florida 34747
Webpage Link
Cost: Student rate (for registered students only before May 5): $199; Early registration (before May 5): $259; Walk-ups (on or after May 5): $299

The Florida Venture Forum, a statewide support organization for venture capitalists and entrepreneurs, is inviting company executives with private, early stage, Florida-based companies to apply to present their company pitches before a national audience of potential investors at the its Seventh Annual Early Stage Capital Conference. The conference takes place from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 15, at the Reunion Resort, 7593 Gathering Drive, Kissimmee, FL 34747.

2014 Leadership Forum 3/22/14

2014 Leadership Forum
Saturday, 03/22/2014 – 03/23/2014 09:30 am – 04:00 pm
IMG_2047Frankie Shannon Rolle Center
3750 Dixie Highway,
Miami, Florida 33311
Webpage Link
Cost: Free

Are you looking to become more active in your community? Do you have ideas for creating change within your community, but don’t know where to start? Do you want to meet other passionate citizens from throughout South Florida?

If so, please join us for a free two-day forum March 22-23 facilitated by local leaders & professionals! Curriculum materials, lunch, and refreshments provided.

Topics to include:
-Characteristics of a leader
-Community organizing
-Effective communication skills
-Outreach and marketing

For more info, call Eric Larger at 305-751-5511, x1152
To register, visit and click on the events tab!

Saturday, March 22
10 am – 4 pm *Registration opens at 9:30 am*

Sunday, March 23
1 pm – 5 pm


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