Professional Development

Membership in the Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) may represent a vital component of your professional/risk management career. Through your membership, you can access the vast resources of the society, including a library of numerous publications and articles on Risk Management as well as informative websites, professional development educational sessions worldwide and global events.  You will also have the ability to interact with a vast number of risk management professionals across the globe. 

One of the greatest opportunities that you have through your RIMS membership is through your local chapter, the Greater Miami Chapter. for over 24 years we have been providing opportunities to network with local industry leaders and remain current in your field through educational presentations and access to informational and educational seminars, conferences.

We conduct monthly chapter lunch/meetings - usually on the fourth Friday of the month at Dave & Buster’s in the Dolphin Mall conveniently located just off SR 836 or Florida’s Turnpike.  The best way to take advantage of all your membership offers is to participate in our chapter’s activities and events. With that in mind, the Board of Directors of the Greater Miami Chapter of
RIMS invites you to join our chapter. Go online to to join and select the Greater Miami Chapter!

Giving back to the community is a very important part of our chapter’s work. The Greater Miami Chapter is proud to support the Chapman Partnership in its mission to provide comprehensive services to empower the homeless in our community to become self-sufficient. Since 2012, the Greater Miami Chapter of RIMS has donated the equivalent of $56,000 to the Chapman Partnership, in addition to clothing, bedding, and other personal items for Chapman Partnership residents.

RIMS membership also provides discounted registration fees for the annual RIMS Conference, along with regional conferences as well as the annual Florida RIMS Conference held each summer in Naples, Florida.

Resources available to you through your RIMS membership include:

    • Risk Knowledge: a collection of documents, articles, research reports, white papers
      and more to help inform and educate on a vast array of topics, all saved in a searchable
      functional and user-friendly online library.
    • Local Perspective: The heart of RIMS is the local chapter which provides networking
      opportunities and access to industry experts through educational sessions created for
      risk professionals.
    • Data: RIMS continues to provide its members with the most up-to-date information on
      ERM, SRM, Compensation and Insurance issues with the release of the Annual
      Benchmarking Survey, Excellence in Risk Management 10, and the Strategic
      Management Implementation Guide.
    • Job Bank: Whether you are an employer or a job-seeker, employment opportunities
      are shared amongst the RIMS community at the local level.
    • Educational Conferences: annual regional and national conferences provide access
      to educational sessions, national experts, and the best networking available.
    • Education: Webcasts and in-person and online courses are available throughout the
      year along with resources to obtain risk management professional designations
      including RIMS own RIMS-Certified Risk Management Professional (CRMP).

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