Salute to Business is the Chamberís largest award ceremony honoring outstanding individuals/businesses for their contributions to the community and local business industry. The evening begins at 5:30 PM with a wine reception, then proceeds to a buffet dinner and dessert where guests can network with the largest group of influential business men and women in the greater Fort Lauderdale area.
Leadership Fort Lauderdale Retreat, Friday, September 27th at Tigertail Center. Leadership Class 21 got to know each other at this hands on team building retreat. For more information on leadership Fort Lauderdale visit www.ftlchamber.com/lfl
Downtown Council Breakfast, September 26, 2013, Tower Club Regions Bank Bldg, 28th Floor 100 SE Third Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301. A guest speaker from the Downtown Development Authority was on hand to discuss "Connecting the Dots, Redesign Downtown". Photos by Art Pollack
Oakland Park Wilton Manors Luncheon, September 24, 2013, Mai-Kai Restaurant and Polynesian Show 3599 N. Federal Highway Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308, Speaker: Sheriff Scott Israel. Sponsored by: R3 Accounting. Photos by Art Pollack
2013 Jazz in the Hall table top expo presented by AMC Liquidators. Venders and members got to partake in culinary delights from local restaurants, visit booths from local businesses and win great door prizes amongst them a 2 night stay at the Riverside Hotel on Las Olas and a 3 night Caribbean cruise on MSC Devina in a balcony stateroom. Photos by Art Pollack
September 18, 2013, BB&T Center- Legends Lounge One Panther Parkway Sunrise, FL 33323. Keynote Speaker: Nicki E. Grossman President & CEO, Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau. Photos by Art Pollack
Another great day in Broward County. The Greater Fort Lauderdale chamber and President Dan Linblade hosted Florida Senate President Don Gaetz and Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford for a talk on the past legislative session and issues moving forward. It was an excellent bipartisan exchange on what can be accomplished when we work together for all Floridians. Photos by Art Pollack Artpollack.com
The Womenís Business Council honored a few outstanding women who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and philanthropy. Congratulations to all the winners of the Womenís Circle of Excellence Awards: Barbara Weinstein, Leadership Award. Adina Safta, Young Professionals Award. Jen Klaassens, Jill Taylor, Debbie Dingle, Tina Yeager, (Team Everest) for the Philanthropy Award. Photos by Ron Glazer, Glazerphotography.com