Who’s in the Hot Seat?
Founder, CEO, and Chairman
Since 2006, IZEA has been championing the creators by developing the first global exchange of its kind – connecting influential content creators with leading brands in what we are now seeing as the “rise of the gig economy.” In recent months, IZEA celebrated being uplisted to Nasdaq as well as being recognized by the Orlando Business Journal as one of the “Best Places to Work” in 2016. Ted’s unique style also snagged him a Stevie ® for “Maverick of the Year” by the American Business Awards.
The Hot Seat Story:
Hear from Central Florida’s top entrepreneurs as they take on the hot seat and tell their story about building a successful business. We’ll provide the lunch, you provide (some of) the questions.
Typically, advice from the leaders of multi-million dollar companies would not come cheap, but now you have the opportunity to glean valuable knowledge and lessons for the price of a sandwich. Featured speakers will be questioned about their experience and business acumen in areas of finance, HR, marketing and sales.
The Park Avenue Merchants Association (PAMA) meets monthly to share timely updates with merchants on news and events happening in the downtown area.
The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce will host the Business Showcase at the Orlando Science Center on August 30, 2017.
Connect with over 50 local businesses.
Learn from local experts at the Business Lab sessions.
Grow your business network and knowledge.
Complimentary beer, wine and lite bites will be provided. The event is free and open to the public. Free Parking.
Business Labs will be held at 5 PM and 6 PM.Apply for a booth
- Website Optimization
- Google Analytics
- Business Applications
- Mobile Enablement
- Wifi For Customers
- Achieving Hire Confidence
- The Science of Hiring
- Staying Legally Compliant
- “Job Simulations? Aren’t those just for pilots?”
- Proven Results
Winter Park’s live, interactive morning magazine featuring local topics ranging from politics to exploring entries in the marketplace in and around Winter Park, Florida.
Winter Park Executive Women
Powerful business solutions for women who get it.
What is ‘it’? Topics include personal branding, sales techniques, entrepreneurial training and many more.
“Women in Leadership”
Chief Financial Officer
Bernadette serves as Chief Financial Officer of Orlando Health overseeing all facets of the financial operations of the multi-million dollar organization. She has received multiple national awards for her expertise and excellence in her field of finance and health systems. In her role, she has demonstrated the power of women in executive leadership positions and will share her story and advice for other women leaders.
Unlock the advantages of your Chamber membership. Activate your network. Connect to Resources to grow your business.
Complimentary head shots provided courtesy of Brion Price Photography.
Networking and Head-shots 8:15 AM | Program 8:30 AM
The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce and Park Avenue Merchants Association invite you to sip, stroll and experience the charm of Park Avenue. Spend the evening on a unique wine walk and stroll to your favorite Park Avenue area shops and restaurants. Discover new merchants, check out the latest fashions, gift ideas and seasonal menus. Enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres along the way. Events held at participating locations from 5 – 8 p.m.
Follow our Adventures down Park Avenue with our hashtag: #SipHappens
Check back soon as participants are added!
Tickets are $25 each and reservations are strongly encouraged as the event often sells out in advance.
Tickets will not be mailed, confirmations will be emailed for registrations submitted through PayPal.
Online registration will close at noon on Thursday, September 14, or earlier in the event of a sell out.
Check-in will be held at at the corner of Park Avenue and Morse Boulevard on September 14, beginning at 5:00 p.m. Attendees will receive their wine glass and passport at check-in. Guests must check-in by 7 p.m.
Must be 21 or older to attend. Please sip responsibly. Event is rain or shine, no refunds.
Join us for an information session about our new program: Relaunch. Relaunch is a 6-month Career Reentry Program for Professional Women. This pilot program is open to 20 women by application; Learn more about the program offerings and application process at the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce.
September 19, 2017 | 6 – 8 PM