Above Board Chamber of Florida is proud to present “Secrets of Business Longevity” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, March 9 at the Hilton Naples, located at 5111 Tamiami Trail N. in Naples and on Thursday, March 12 at The Landings Yacht, Golf and Tennis Club, 4540 S. Landings Drive in Fort Myers.
The original spark of a great idea is not enough to sustain a business. How do entrepreneurs translate inspiration into industry staying power? Come learn from established local executives as they share their wisdom from the trenches. These seasoned experts will provide proven strategies for beating the startup failure rates and planning for the long-term survival and success of established businesses.
The Naples meeting will be emceed by Sue Huff, owner of E. Sue Huff & Associates, Inc. Marketing and Management Consulting. Panelists include Wilma Boyd, President of Preferred Travel of Naples; J. William Meek, Director Emeritus-Owner of Harmon-Meek Gallery;
Michael Wynn, President of Sunshine Ace Hardware in Naples; and Kena Yoke, Vice President of Kena Yoke Consultants.
The Fort Myers luncheon will be emceed by Connie Ramos-Williams, CEO and President of CONRIC PR & Marketing | Publishing. Panelists will include Gary H. Griffin, President of B & I Contractors, Inc.; Lonnie Howard, President of Johnson Engineering, Inc.; Denise Anderson for Conestoga-Rovers & Associates Inc.; and Guy Whitesman, Chair of the Business & Tax Practice Group at Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.
Naples lunch meeting registration:
Registration on or before Thursday, March 5, will be $25 for members and $28 for friends. After March 5, registration will be $28 for members and $33 for friends. RSVP at tinyurl.com/noqmf53
Fort Myers lunch meeting registration:
Registration on or before Friday March 6, will be $22 for members and $28 for friends. After March 6, registration will be $28 for members and $32 for friends. RSVP at tinyurl.com/mpnsbx9
Island Coast Dentistry is the sponsor for the Naples meeting. Stone Insurance will sponsor the Fort Myers meeting. For each luncheon meeting, non-profits can put up a free table, and members can put up a table for $25. Attendees must RSVP. The event includes a plated lunch.
Non-members are encouraged to attend two meetings, then consider joining us to be part of the Above Board Chamber of Florida. For more information on the event visit the Above Board Chamber’s Facebook page. To become a member of the Above Board Chamber, contact Jeanne Sweeney at 239.910.7426.
The Above Board Chamber of Florida is dedicated to bringing people of faith together within the community, in the workplace and amongst one another. Their mission is to supply members with the tools that will allow them to take every aspect of their lives Above Board. For more information on the event or on how to become a member of the Above Board Chamber, contact Jeanne Sweeney at 239.910.7426 or visit www.aboveboardchamber.com.