LEARN, LIVE, CONNECT
Context Family Network is pleased to announce the Context Family Network Miami Retreat and our collaboration with the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
The Miami Retreat will present an opportunity to learn from the brightest minds in business with two intriguing sessions developed specifically for family offices and high net worth families taught by esteemed Wharton Executive Education Faculty. In addition, the Miami Retreat will offer unique opportunities to unwind, relax and rejuvenate in beautiful South Beach Florida. While you learn and live, make sure to connect with your peers, develop new relationships and share ideas.
Monday, January 29, 2018
5:00pm - 9:00pm: Arrivals and Registration
6:00pm - 9:00pm: Cocktail Reception and Welcome Dinner
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
8:00am - 9:00am: Breakfast
9:00am - 9:10am: Opening Remarks
9:15am - 12:30pm
Understanding Communication Styles
Wharton Executive Education Faculty: Dafna Eylon, Ph.D.
In today's world of rapid information sharing, effective communication has become one of the most vital components of an individual’s success. By developing and implementing outstanding communication skills, individuals can have a positive impact on a company's profitability, their own personal advancement within an organization, and on conversations within their own family. This session with Professor Eylon focuses on identifying communication styles and acknowledging how they can hinder or facilitate effective communication both personally and externally. Participants will explore how various styles impact what we say, how we say it, what we hear, and how we respond to others. By engaging in a variety of experiential activities, participants will learn how to improve their communication with management, family, and peers.12:30am - 1:30pm: Lunch
1:30pm - 5:30pm
Total Family Balance Sheet
Wharton Executive Education Faculty: Chris Geczy, Ph.D.
This session addresses the reality that wealth is not just about financial assets but also includes many other areas, from operating businesses and liquid investments such as real estate, to human and family capital. Professor Geczy will provide insight on coordinating all elements of family wealth when considering other investment opportunities. Discussions will be case study driven.6:00pm - 9:00pm: Tastes of the World Dinner - Join your peers for a sampling of the winning plates from past years at the wine and food festival.
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
8:00am - 3:00pm: Enjoy South Beach; Join us for a day of Miami-style activities.
Tee off the retreat with an official Golf Tournament! Allocators, managers, and service providers will be networking while enjoying a four-person shotgun-style golf tournament at the Miami Beach Golf Club. (You will be joining the Context Summits Miami 2018 Golf Tournament)
Join us for a fishing adventure on the USCG Licensed “Spellbound” charter fishing boat, fully equipped with the state of the art modern fishing tackle, that will allow us to reel in the fish! Limited availability - first come first serve basis
Whether you are an avid sailor, or just like the thought of the wind in your hair, this sailing regatta is just what you need! There will be a few small boats (up to 6 passengers) each with a captain who will take you on the sail of a lifetime! Maybe you will be on the winning boat!
Flex your culinary muscles in a hands-on cooking class unlike any you’ve taken before. Our chefs will walk you through the end-to-end process of creating a refined meal, covering culinary techniques, and how to put a beautiful meal on the table. Once the cooking is complete you’ll drop your aprons and enjoy your hard work.
Join Nick Leason, the Co- Founder and Head Engineer to experience hydrofoiling. It’s a mix of everything: surfing, flying and deep powder snowboarding. The feeling it evokes holds a category of its own and this team has set out on a mission to bring it to the world.
Dafna Eylon, Ph.D.
Christopher C. Geczy, Ph.D.
Founded in 1881 as the first collegiate business school, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is recognized globally for intellectual leadership and ongoing innovation across every major discipline of business education. With a broad global community and one of the most published business school faculties, Wharton creates economic and social value around the world. The School has 5,000 undergraduate, MBA, executive MBA, and doctoral students; more than 10,000 participants in executive education programs annually and a powerful alumni network of 96,000 graduates.
Context Family Network is dedicated to uniting families in a safe, collaborative environment to support leadership, professional development and philanthropy.
Complimentary registration for qualified single family offices
Access to all cocktail events and meals
Complimentary Wi-Fi on site
Access to activities
Access to Context Summits Miami 2018