State Capital Group 2011 Annual Meeting - Washington, D.C.

 

 

2017 BENTHAM IMF SPRING MEETING

Friday, March 17, 2017 to

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Loews Miami Beach

Miami, FL


Registration:  $1,395

 

Activities

 

Agenda

 

Attendees

 

Restaurant Sign Up Sheets

see descriptions below and email Diane Case with your selection

Speaker Bios

 

 

Hotel Information

Reservations at the Loews Miami Beach for the negotiated rate of $339 +tax per night can be made online or by phone. 

By Phone: Contact the Reservations Department at 1-888-879-0462 or 1-615-340-5778 and reference the SCG Legal group.
Online: Click here to make your hotel reservation online.

The cut-off date to make your hotel reservation is February 14, 2017.

 

Activities

Golf Outing
The golf outing will leave from the lobby of the hotel. Buses will begin boarding at 11:30 a.m. and will depart promptly at 11:45 a.m. First tee time is at 12:04 p.m.

Miami Beach Golf Club
Originally opened as Bayshore Golf Course in 1923 as part of pioneering developer Carl Fisher's ambitious Alton Beach subdivision, Miami Beach Golf Club today is an Arthur Hills-restored landmark enjoyed by golf enthusiasts from South Florida and around the world.
Date: Saturday, March 18
Time: Noon – 5:00 p.m.
Greens fees (includes cart): $225 per person
Rental clubs: $70


All Everglades events will leave from the lobby of the hotel. Buses will begin boarding at 11:45 a.m., and will depart promptly at noon.

Cycling the Everglades
This private 3-hour naturalist-guided bike tour travels through sawgrass habitat in the Shark River Slough. Get a close-up view of wild alligators, turtles, roseate spoonbills and abounding varieties of wading birds and aquatic species. This tour is breathtaking in scope and engaging in detail. It will reward us midway with a wildlife viewing tower that extends the vistas into a seemingly infinite horizon. NOTE: The level of this tour is moderate to strenuous. The tour is a 3-hour, 15-mile trip on bicycle. Participants must be able to endure this length of time and distance because the trip cannot be shortened nor can return transportation to the hotel be provided before the tour has been completed.
Includes: private 3-hour naturalist-guided bike tour, deluxe bus transportation, admission to Everglades National Park, private tour guide, rental bike, and refreshments.
Date: Saturday, March 18
Time: Noon – 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $75 per person

 

Everglades Airboat Adventure
Skip across the shallow waters and sawgrass prairie in the Everglades as your guides prepare you for a day of natural wonders and cultural discovery! Watch in wonder as great blue herons, egrets, wood storks and ibises take flight as you travel into the heart of the Florida Everglades. All tours will include airport rides, an alligator wildlife show, and a walking trail filled with crocodilian exhibits.
Includes: 45-minute airboat ride, deluxe bus transportation, walking trail admission, private tour guide, and alligator wildlife show.
Date: Saturday, March 18
Time: Noon – 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $65 per person

 

No-Host Dinner Restaurants

A Fish Called Avalon - full
700 Ocean Drive (1 mile from hotel)
Reservation at 7:30pm

For the freshest seafood in South Beach, A Fish Called Avalon is an Ocean Drive legend. The superb cuisine, relaxed setting, and impeccable service have been delighting diners for more than 27 years. Delicious ingredients from land and sea are prepared with passionate care to ensure a sensuous, satisfying tropical experience every time.

 

Byblos
1545 Collins Avenue (.2 mile from hotel)
Reservation at 7:30pm

Byblos represents a marriage of Eastern Mediterranean cuisine with strong influences from both traditional and local ingredients. Using time-honored classic cooking techniques and modern methods, the menu is a true coastal and cultural mosaic, served family style in a convivial atmosphere.

 

The Dutch - full
2201 Collins Avenue (.7 mile from hotel)
Reservation at 7:30pm

The Dutch is an American restaurant, bar and oyster room inspired by local cafes, country inns, corner taverns, neighborhood bistros, seaside shacks, roadside joints and the same mix of cultural influences that make Miami Beach great. Award-winning Chef Andrew Carmellini's American menu features fresh fish and shellfish, choice meats, local produce and the best of what's around. 

 

LT Steak & Seafood - full
The Betsy, 1440 Ocean Drive (.3 mile from hotel)
Reservation at 7:30pm

LT Steak & Seafood is an American restaurant from award-winning Chef Laurent Tourondel, located in The Betsy, a historic luxury hotel located on Ocean Drive. Chef Tourondel’s seasonally-inspired menu showcases innovative takes on familiar dishes, with menu highlights featuring expansive sushi and raw bar offerings, large seasonal salads, seafood entrees, followed by a vast selection of USDA Prime and certified Black Angus steaks from the grill, offered with rotating market sides.

 

OLA - full
1745 James Avenue (.3 mile from hotel)
Reservation at 7:30pm

Chefs Christopher Camacho and Carlos Castro have brought the essential flavors of Latin America to OLA in Miami Beach. Begin your gastronomic adventure with a specialty mojito then be prepared to be blown away by OLA’s world-renowned ceviches. Entrees are prepared with a creative combination of Pan Latin, Spanish and Caribbean flavors. Indulge in crispy pork with mustard Mojo, beef tenderloin churrasco or Florida sweet corn empanada. OLA was rated by Zagat as "extraordinary for food” with a 27 rating.

 

Prime 112
112 Ocean Drive (1.5 miles from hotel)
Reservation at 7:30pm

The first modern steakhouse in the United States, Prime 112 revolutionized the industry from the moment restaurateur Myles Chefetz opened its doors on January 2, 2004. Located in the historic Browns Hotel, Prime 112 is a chef-driven boutique steakhouse that offers an innovative menu in a high-energy, female-friendly environment. From the finest quality dry-aged beef to accessories like the truffled lobster mac and cheese and Kobe beef sliders, Prime 112 stays true to its philosophy of buying the best ingredients and delivering traditional fare with a twist.

 

Prime Fish - full
100 Collins Avenue (1.4 miles from hotel)
Reservation at 7:30pm

Just one block from his famed Prime Corner, distinguished restaurateur Myles Chefetz has opened Prime Fish, a unique combination of fish shack meets upscale dining. Under the direction of Chef Mike Sabin, Prime Fish offers guests everything from fried clam strips to Holland Dover Sole. In addition to the traditional steak house and seafood fare, Prime Fish offers an a la carte “fish on a plate” section of the menu, showcasing a healthy alternative combined with palate-pleasing sauces.

 

Prime Italian
101 Ocean Drive (1.4 miles from hotel)
Reservation at 7:30pm

Originally developed around a one-pound Kobe meatball, Prime Italian is restaurateur Myles Chefetz’s answer to innovative modern Italian dining. Featuring classics like veal and chicken parmesan marime twist andde with the signature P USDA Prime and dry-aged steaks made famous at Prime 112, Prime Italian offers oversized portions in an upscale, shared-dining experience.

 

Red, The Steakhouse - full
119 Washington Avenue (1.5 miles from hotel)
Reservation at 7:30pm

Located in Miami Beach’s South of Fifth neighborhood, Red boasts modern noir décor that incorporates Miami’s spicy flair. Featuring only the finest certified Angus Beef Prime on and off the bone, Red’s menu – created by Executive Chef Peter Vauthy – is a hybrid of classic cuisine and the freshest seasonal ingredients. Everything from the sauces to garnishes is prepared from scratch.

 

Smith & Wollensky
1 Washington Avenue at South Pointe Park (1.8 miles from hotel)
Reservation at 7:30pm
UDSA Prime dry-aged steaks, premium seafood and an award-winning wine list are the attractions at Smith & Wollensky’s coveted waterfront location in Miami Beach. The Miami skyline and crystal waters of the Government Cut Channel set the backdrop for the ultimate South Beach fine dining experience.

 

 



 

Please contact Diane Case, if you have any questions regarding the 2017 Bentham IMF Spring Meeting.


 

 

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