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

Thursday Networking Group

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Thursday Networking Group

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Feel free to join us the second and fourth Thursdays of the month (except for holidays) from 8-9am at the Dr. P. Phillips YMCA, located at 7000 Dr. Phillips Blvd. Come build relationships with this fun and 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 business members of the West Orange Chamber of Commerce.

"This Group allows for 2 business members per industry, however, you must be a West Orange Chamber of Commerce member to join. To join the group or become a member of the West Orange Chamber of Commerce please email Marc Jablon of Imagine That Promo."

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

Time:
This group has meetings the second and fourth Thursday of the month (except for holidays) from 8:00am - 9:00am

For Specific Dates, please visit the WOCC Calendar.

Location: Dr. P. Phillips YMCA's Conference Room, located at 7000 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Orlando, FL 32819.

 

Contact Email:
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Group Benefits

Let us help you build, manage and expand your business with our valuable membership benefits. Regardless of the size of your company or the length of time you’ve been in business, the West Orange Chamber offers benefits to suit your every need.

This Group can be your gateway to great business exposure via our Business & Community Development Events.

  • Educational Seminars and Hot Topic Work/ Lunch and Learn Sessions
  • Small Business Development Team
  • Community Wide Visioning Process
  • Leadership West Orange – Adult and Youth
  • S.O.A.R. (annual student recognition awards)
  • Higher Education Scholarship Fund
  • Committee and Task Force Involvement- Education, Economic Development, Governmental Affairs and more

And through Advertising & Promotional Opportunities

  • Free Listing on the Chamber Web Site with a Link to Your Web Site
  • Free Listing in Our Annual Business Directory, “Discover”
  • Free Display of Business Literature in the Chamber Office
  • Free Referrals through the Chamber Office
  • Display Advertising in the Chamber Office

Don't forget the Member Services & Programs

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

Group Members

  • C-Solutions
    Computer Support

    Ron Cervantes
    Owner
    407-256-8381
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  • Cathee Brady Catering
    Catering

    Grace Bryden
    Event Planner
    407-947-4036
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  • Comprehensive Health Orlando
    Chiropractic

    Dr. Aaron Webb
    Owner
    407-434-9212
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  • Florida Center For Hormones & Wellness
    Hormones Therapy

    Dr. John C. Carrozzella
    MD, ABAARM, FAARFM
    407-505-6456
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  • GP Consulting Orlando
    Promotional Products

    Trish Eakin
    Owner
    407-607-9027
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  • HarborChase
    Assisted Living / Independent / Memory Care Facility

    Millie Colon
    Sales Counselor
    407-984-4530
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  • Imagine That Promo
    Promotional Products

    Marc Jablon
    Consultant
    321-418-6556
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  • Juice PLUS+
    Health/Nutrition Products

    Theresa Stiteler
    National Marketing Director
    407-399-5372
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  • New York Life Insurance Company
    Life Insurance

    Nicole Perez
    407-999-0291
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  • Realty Executives
    Real Estate

    Julie Grinder
    Realtor
    407-234-4163
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  • Ridge Masters Roofing
    Roofing

    David Simpson
    Sales
    407-221-2795
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  • Signs Now Orlando
    Signs

    Don Snyder
    Partner
    407-246-1567
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  • State Farm Insurance - Jo Barsh
    Insurance

    Jo Barsh
    Agent
    407-299-0301
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  • Stockworth Realty
    Real Estate Development

    Rob Rahter
    Realtor
    407-497-4526
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  • The Closing Agent / Barry Miller Law
    Real Estate

    Meredith Timulty
    Relations Manager
    407-398-6918
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  • Tukdarian Law Firm
    Attorney

    Thomas Tukdarian
    Attorney
    407-363-7880
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  • Wells Fargo Bank N.A
    Senior Business Specialist

    Adriana Mengual
    Bank
    407-280-6790
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Website

Rules of the Group

Policies and Procedures For Tuesday, Wednesday, Horizon West and Thursday 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 networking 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) under different business names.

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 administrator 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, Wednesday and Horizon West groups allow for one business per industry or specific segments within each industry.  The Thursday 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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