West Orange Chamber of Commerce Facilitating Opportunity
West Orange Chamber of Commerce Facilitating Opportunity
 
West Orange Chamber of Commerce Facilitating Opportunity

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The Celebrating Extraordinary Women features many of West Orange's most influential women, gathering to build relationships and get to know one another on a more personal level at these women's-only events. The series features inspiring speakers that will provide insight into their unique experiences as leading women in community, business and philanthropy.

April 25, 2018 - Round-robin event featuring special guests Julie Kleffel, Suneera Madhani, Stacey Papp, and Tiffany Moore Russell

Presenting Sponsor: Observer Media Group
Event Sponsor: Florida Hospital
Venue Sponsor: Showcase WG

October 16, 2018 - Featuring Donna Orender, known for leadership roles with the WNBA and PGA Tour, as well as her 2016 TEDx Talks appearance.

Presenting Sponsor: Observer Media Group
Event Sponsors: Florida Hospital, Pammie's Sammies, Treasure Title
Venue Sponsor: Town of Oakland

 

The Chamber hosts a variety of informative member programs throughout the year. Chamber Connections typically are scheduled from 3:45pm-5:00pm at a unique Chamber member location. These sessions are attended by both new and existing members, committee chairs and board members, and provide detailed information about the various ways the Chamber facilitates opportunities for our members including benefits, programs, and events. Join us for Chamber Connections on the following dates:

  • Thursday, February 15 - Paddywagon Irish Pub
  • Thursday, April 5 - Black Rock Bar + Grill
  • Thursday, June 7 - Casa Jimenez
  • Tuesday, August 7 - Hawkers Asian Street Fare
  • Thursday, October 16

The Chamber hosts Economic & Governmental Advocacy Luncheons. Each luncheon has a captive audience of 150 - 200 attendees comprised of Chamber members and Community leaders.

  • Wednesday, May 23 - Tanner Hall - Mayoral Update Luncheon
  • Wednesday, September 26 - Valencia College West Campus - Topic TBA

The Chamber’s Lead and Feed Networking Lunch is an easygoing, no stress, informal event that has grown exponentially over the years. The concept is simple. 1.) Show up ready to build relationships  2.) Network with your fellow Chamber members. Easy, right? So, treat yourself to a terrific lunch at this Chamber Member restaurant and make some new contacts. Be sure to bring your business cards to exchange and wear a name badge if you have one.  We pass around the "roaming mic," and everyone in attendance has the opportunity to stand up and tell us their name and a little about their business. Contact Kelly Jones at 407-656-1304 ext. 5 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for more information regarding lead and feed locations and pricing information.

2018 Lead and Feed Dates:

  • January 11 - Rocco's Tacos
  • February 8 - Paddlefish-Disney Springs
  • March 15 - Urbain 40
  • April 11 - Gator's Dockside Ocoee
  • May 31 - The Big Easy Windermere
  • June 14 - Azteca D'Oro
  • August 16 - Ruth's Chris Steak House
  • September 13 - Roy's Restaurant
  • October 11 - UNO Chicago Grill
  • November 8 - Dragonfly Robata Grill and Sushi

Join for a casual lunch and educational presentation at a minimal cost. Each session features a speaker that will enlighten you on topics that will be sure to benefit your business!  Contact Kelly Jones at 407-656-1304 ext 5 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for more information regarding registration and payment information.

2018 Lunch and Learn Dates:
 

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - Leadership Excellence Overview, featuring Bruce I. Jones of Disney Institute

Venue Sponsor: Town of Windermere - Windermere Town Hall

Session Sponsor: Lek Technology Consultants

Lunch Sponsor: Pammie's Sammies

 

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - Growing Your Business by Referral, featuring Tiffanie Kellog

Venue Sponsor: Town of Windermere - Windermere Town Hall

Session Sponsor: Lek Technology Consultants

Lunch Sponsor: Pammie's Sammies

 

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - Understanding the Five Generations in Today's Economy, featuring Dillon Knight Kalkhurst

Venue Sponsor: Town of Windermere - Windermere Town Hall

Session Sponsor: Lek Technology Consultants

Lunch Sponsor: Pammie's Sammies

Community and Supporting Trustees, the most prominent levels of membership, enjoy private lunch meetings where they hear from a variety of speakers on issues of local, state or federal matters. The West Orange Chamber held a 2017 Trustee Breakfast hosted by MetroWest Golf Club. Trustees at the private breakfast enjoyed a look into the Chamber’s 45th anniversary celebration, along with a glimpse at upcoming plans in the next stage of the organization’s evolution as the premier business association in Central Florida.