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

Wednesday Networking Group

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Wednesday Networking Group

Are We a Good Fit for You?

Feel free to join us on Wednesdays at Fairfield Inn Ocoee. . Come build relationships with this dynamic group. We would love to meet you and hear more about your business. Be sure to bring some business cards!

We are all here to help Facilitate Opportunity for businesses in the West Orange County area as a member of the West Orange Chamber of Commerce.

"This Group allows for one business per industry or specific segments within each industry. To find out if there is an opening of your business or to be added to the wait list, please contact Pam Birdsong ."

Our mission is to learn all about our members and their respective businesses to help 'Facilitate Opportunities' to increase their businesses through referrals.

 

 

Our meetings are held the first and third Wednesdays of the month (except for holidays) from 8-9am at Fairfield Inn Ocoee. 10971 W Colonial Dr, Ocoee, FL 34761 **In month's with a fifth Wednesday, see Upcoming Topics for location

Email Pam Birdsong with Proforma Albrecht for more information on the group.

Contact Email:
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Upcoming Topics

Wed, July 04, 2018
NO MEETING ON JULY 4th

We will not be meeting on July 4th. I hope you enjoy the holiday with your family and friends. Happy 4th of July!!
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Wed, July 18, 2018
Jessa Rphloff with orlando Southwest Eye Care

Meeting at the Fairfield Inn Ocoee. 10971 W Colonial Dr, Ocoee, FL 34761 at 8:00am. At Southwest Orlando Eye Care, we strive to stay up-to-date with technologies that can maintain your ocular and vision health. Our care is personalized and of the highest quality. As we say, "Your Vision Is Our Focus." Jessa has over 12 years of experience in optometry and an extreme passion for the field. With extensive experience in all facets of the optical business, Jessa is a Licensed Dispensing Optician and exceptionally talented in choosing the perfect eye wear for her clients. She also possesses that "magic" touch in adjusting high-end eye wear to produce the best fit possible. Her enthusiasm and energy create a refreshingly positive environment, one which insures that your eye wear experience in our offices greatly exceeds your expectations.
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Wed, August 01, 2018
Ruth Burton Hair Design

Meeting at the Fairfield Inn Ocoee. 10971 W Colonial Dr, Ocoee, FL 34761 at 8:00am. Hair design is all about people. Each client has individual tastes. A good hair designer does not impose his or her signature look. Their work evolves constantly to meet the needs of the client. It's never the same, so it never gets tired . . . Com see Ruth do a total makeover on 2 or our members.
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Wed, August 15, 2018
Chris Sapp with Suzi Karr Realty will be our Guest Speaker

Meeting at the Fairfield Inn Ocoee. 10971 W Colonial Dr, Ocoee, FL 34761 at 8:00am. Chris Sapp specializes in real estate in the most sought after areas in and around Orlando and Southwest Orange County. He understand the need for a FULL service Real estate Professional. Join us to find out what the housing market is Really like.
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Group Benefits

Let us help you expand your business by connecting you with other Chamber Member businesses who learn about you, your business and/or your product or service and share the information with others who need your product(s) or service(s).

Because we are limited to one (1) per industry, if you see your category is filled, please check with the Tuesday, Friday, and Lead & Feed Networking Groups for openings.  With multiple  committees and events, you are sure to find many ways to participate and get a wonderful ROI for your membership! 

Don't forget the Member Services & Programs

  • Member Referrals
  • Chamber bi-weekly Newsletter
  • Membership Mailing Labels
  • Demographics
  • Access to US Chamber and Florida Chamber Resources
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Free Notary Public Services

Group Members

  • Abounding Health
    Non-Profit

    Jason Cannon
    727-412-3388
    Website

  • ADP
    Payroll Services

    Alea Zubkin
    407-864-1372
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • Advance Chiropractic PLLC
    Chiropractic

    Dr. Paolo Wong
    407-233-4749
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • AFLAC
    Supplemental Insurance and Life Insurance

    Denise Fisher
    407-325-8722
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • American IT Solutions
    Technology Consultants/Staffing Company

    Tom Steeves
    866-343-9419 # 109
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • Any Lab Test Now
    Lab Testing

    Tom Sheldon
    407-930-8200
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • Apple Air Conditioning & Heating, Inc
    Air Conditioning & Heating

    Trish Eakin
    407-654-3777
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • Background Smart Solutions
    Background Check

    Crystal Zanoni
    President
    (877) 822-4325
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • Baldwin Fairchild Cemeteries & Funeral Home
    Funeral Homes

    Erik Oller
    407-656-2233
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • BB&T Bank
    Banks

    Mauricio Castilla
    321-354-2143
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • Benjamin Franklin Plumbing
    Plumbing

    Gina Baranowski
    407-905-0014
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • Cannonfire Photography
    Photography

    Jason Cannon
    727-412-3388
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • CPJ Medical Billing
    Medical Billing

    Carel Visser
    407-446-3621
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • Dawn Gilmore Productions
    Event Planner

    Dawn Gilmore
    407-242-3001
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • Edward Jones
    Financial Advisor

    Bruce Young
    407-654-4915
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • ERB and Young Insurance
    Insurance Property/Casualty

    Matt Ekberg
    VP/COO Senior Partner
    321-234-1690
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • European Wax Center
    Skin Care Salon

    Karina Carr-Epstein
    321-265-4424
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Ocoee
    Hotels

    Becky Hunt
    352-237-1155
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • FastSigns
    Signs

    Frank Mendoza
    407-770-1500
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • Forefront Architecture & Engineering
    Architects

    Todd Drennan
    801-870-8846
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • Hatch Funding
    Financial Services

    Ben Grauer
    407-401-9145
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • Healy Hands Massage Therapist
    Massage Therapist

    Colleen Healy
    407-376-0489
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) |

  • Home Care Assistance
    Home Health Care

    Jim Pasquinelli
    407-491-0325
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • IPRG Group Insurance
    Insurance - Group & Health

    Andy Schell
    407-480-3456
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • Justice & Wood Builders
    Builders/Contractors/Developers

    Bill Wood
    407-395-4687
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • KR and Company
    Tax and Financial Consultant

    Kathleen Roat, EA, CFP
    407- 999-2551
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) |

  • Law Offices of Ginger R Lore, PA
    Estate and Probate Law Attorneys

    Ginger Lore
    Attorney
    407-574-4704
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • Minion Media Group
    Advertising - Marketing

    Marc Jablon
    321-236-0240
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • Mortgage Solutions of Central Florida
    Mortgage Loans

    Linda Osterberg
    Mortgage Consultant
    407-467-4844
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • Princesses and Princes
    Indoor Playground

    Grant Miller
    512-629-7888
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • PROforma Albrecht & Company
    Promotional Products

    Pam Birdsong
    Independent Distributor
    407-376-2292
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • Reed Nissan
    Car Dealership

    Nina Sayad
    407-297-7333
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • Ruth Burton Hair Designer
    Hair Designer

    Ruth Burton
    407-376-4993
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • Safety First Swim School
    Swim School

    Marc Jablon
    321-236-0240 ext. 2
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • Shaklee
    Health and Nutrition Products

    Nancy Brown
    Independent Distributor
    407- 656-6417
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • Smart Fitness
    Fitness Training - Personal

    Andrew Noble
    407-877-4044
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • Southwest Orlando Eye Care
    Physicians - Optometrists

    Dr. John Nowell
    407-281-8931
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • Stewart Title
    Title Insurance Services

    Christine Gabriel
    352-241-0766
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • Suzi Karr Realty
    Real Estate

    Chris Sapp
    REALTORĀ®
    407-574-1002
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • The UPS Store
    Mail/Packing/Shipping

    Rafael Nani
    407-634-8933
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

  • Windermere Collision Center
    Automotive - Body & Painting

    Rupali Ramsammy
    407-554-2228
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

Rules of the Group

Policies and Procedures For Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday Groups

A member who misses three consecutive Networking Group meetings may be asked to leave the group whether or not there is a waiting list for that particular industry.
To be a member of a West Orange Chamber Networking Group, all members must in good-standing.
Non-Chamber member attendees may attend three meetings within a consecutive two-month period.  If they do not join the Chamber after attending three meetings, they will not be invited to attend future meetings.
Members may only belong to one weekly or bi-weekly Chamber networking group at a time. *The only exception is with the Golf Networking Group; members may be a part of a weekly or bi-weekly Networking Group as Well as Golf Networking.
If a Chamber member wants to join a networking group that a visiting non-Chamber member wants to join, the Chamber member will have the right to that spot. The non-Chamber member attendee will not be able to hold that spot nor attend future meetings in that networking group. This rule applies even if the non-Chamber member visitor has not yet attended the three allotted meetings within the consecutive two-month period.
Only Chamber members will be permitted to make presentations at a Networking Group function.
Only Chamber members may introduce themselves in Networking Group and are restricted to talking exclusively about their company or companies they represent.

 

Policies and Procedures For Lead and Feed

Members may participate in Lead and Feed and a weekly or bi-weekly networkjng group.
Three businesses from each industry may attend these monthly luncheons.
Non-chamber members may attend one luncheon before joining the chamber.
A Chamber team member will review the list of attendees prior to the luncheon and introduce the non-chamber members separately.
Only Chamber members will be permitted to make presentation at a Networking group function.
Leads may be given to non-chamber members at the luncheon.
Only Chamber members may introduce themselves and talk exclusively about their company or companies they represent.

 

West Orange Chamber Staff Support

Chamber staff will provide non-members & prospective members with Chamber investment and membership information.
Issues that arise in the networking groups, which are not quickly resolved to everyone’s satisfaction, will be turned over to the Chamber staff for resolution.

 

* An Emerging Level member may speak about the one-member business as part of this level of membership and within the designated industry provided to the Chamber. An Enhanced Level member may speak about their business in their second industry provided to the Chamber, as long as the second industry has been approved by the group administrator. (See additional guidelines below for speaking on a second industry) .

An Elite Level member may speak about the two member\ businesses as part of this level of membership and within both of the designated industries (per business), provided by the Chamber, as long as the second industry has been approved by the group administrator.

Exclusive Level members may speak about up to four member businesses as part of this level of membership and within both designated industries (per business), provided by the Chamber, as long as the second industries have been approved by the group administrator.  The right to attend two different Networking Groups is only the right of the Elite or Exclusive level or Trustee level of membership as part of their additional membership(s).

 

Additional Guidelines for Speaking on Second Industry

The member must seek approval from the group administrator and ask to speak on the second industry
The group administrator will verify that the industry is official, available and that the member is an Enhanced, Elite, Exclusive or a Trustee member
If the industry is available and an official industry, then the group adminstrator will update the website to reflect two industries
At that point, the member will be able to speak on both industries during their 30 second elevator speech
The member may also opt to rotate their industries from session to session, rather than speaking about both in one session
The same rules will apply in the member’s group presentation in regard to their ability to speak on two industries, but not at two presentations unless they are Elite, Exclusive or Trustee members since they have more than one membership

 

 

“The Tuesday and Wednesday groups allow for one business per industry or specific segments within each industry.  The Friday group allows for two businesses per industry.  To find out if there is an opening for you or to be added to a waiting list, please contact the Group Administrator.”

 

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