Return to the Orlando, Inc. homepage.


Monday, January 20, 2014 VOLUME 17 ISSUE 3  
ARCHIVE
Issue 589
January 13, 2013
[MORE]
Subscribe to EveryMonday
 
MLK
 
Platinum Sponsor
Florida Hospital Healthy 100
100 Year Celebration
 
Leadership Orlando width=
 
Platinum Sponsor
100 Year Gala
100 Year Celebration
 
SunRail
 
Forward Florida
 
Grand Openings
 
i4 Business
 
BIG Deal
 
ChamberConnect
 
Open for Business
 
SunRail
 
Leadership Orlando width=
 
Forward Florida
 
MLK
 
Subscribe to EveryMonday
CENTRAL FLORIDA PARTNERSHIP ADVANCES REGIONAL INITIATIVES
Chamber Rally for SunRail
OPPORTUNITIES TO CONNECT
JAN
22
State of Homelessnes in Osceola County
Join business, government, faith, and non-profit leaders in a discussion about the current state of homelessness in Osceola County, led by the Central Florida Commission on homelessness.
JAN
27
BusinessForce Insider's Brieifng featuring Pam Bondi
BusinessForce , the political action arm of the Central Florida Partnership, will host Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi at its next "Insider's Briefing" slated for Jan. 27, 2014.
JAN
29
Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium Demolition Kickoff
A new era is beginning at the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium as we usher out the old in anticipation of the new. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Florida Citrus Sports invite you to a celebration to mark the beginning of the venue's reconstruction.
FEB
05
"Historic" Joint Board Meeting
Greater Orlando Aviation Authority and Canaveral Port Authority

The "first ever" Joint Board Meeting of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority and the Canaveral Port Authority; to be held Wednesday, February 5, 2014, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., at Canaveral Port, Cape Canaveral, FL.
FEB
06
Chamber Connect
New, Renewing and Longtime Members meet to share coffee and conversation, while learning about new business resources in the community and how to make the most of their membership with Orlando, Inc.
FEB
12
MemberLink
MemberLink is a highly visible, prestigious and committed group of active members of Orlando, Inc., representing all business sectors, membership levels and stages of the business life cycle.
FEATURE STORIES
Joint Board Meeting of Air and Sea Ports
On Wednesday, February 5, 2014, the Boards of Directors of the Canaveral Port Authority and the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority will gather in Cruise Terminal 6 at Port Canaveral for a "Joint Board Meeting." This meeting is historic given their proximity and common purpose to move residents, visitors and goods to, and through, the Central Florida Region.
Independent Sector Steps Up, Builds on Legacy of myregion.org
For well over a decade, myregion.org has served as America's premier collaborative for community engagement and regional research. Through its innovative work, it has connected our family of communities for maximum impact in order to respond to regional priorities and leverage research and data.
Leadership Orlando Offers an Educational and Memorable Experience
Team Up With Top Talent . . . Immerse Yourself in Tactical Training . . . Explore Changing Demographics . . . Challenge Your Fears . . . Break Down Barriers. Although some are born leaders, most men and women of accomplishment are quick to acknowledge that they reached their full potential because of the valuable insight and inspiration of proven leaders.
Central Florida Partnership "Trip to Washington, D.C."
DCCentral Florida's Regional Leaders will travel to our Nation's Capital to advance regional priorities. The BakerHostetler
Central Florida Partnership
"Trip to Washington, D.C." has been scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, May 7-8, 2014.
2013 Central Floridian of the Year
Katie PortaThe Orlando Sentinel Editorial Board has named M. Katie Porta, Founder and CEO Emeritus of Quest, Inc., as the 2013 Central Floridian of the Year. Recognition of her achievement was highlighted in a video published Friday, January 17, 2014, on the Orlando Sentinel website and in its print issue on Sunday, January 19, with an accompanying editorial.
IDEAS TO RESULTS
Inaugural iConnect Event
The inaugural Orlando, Inc., iConnect at the RDV Sportsplex Ice Den with the Orlando Solar Bears was a huge success as our 75 chamber members enjoyed a fantastic (and a cool 40 degree) opportunity to meet with the Orlando Solar Bears' players, coaches, and staff this past Tuesday, January 14, 2014! A special thanks to Bob Ohrablo, Managing Partner and COO of the Solar Bears, for helping set up our event; and to Head Coach Vince Williams for his wonderful insights into the game.
Demolition Kickoff - January 29, 2014
A new era is beginning at the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium as we usher out the old in anticipation of the new. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Florida Citrus Sports invite you to a celebration to mark the beginning of the venue's reconstruction.
All 50 Seats Sold
A Taste of Cuba, a once in lifetime "people to people" excursion to Cuba in April 2014 closed its registration process this past Friday by selling out all 50 seats on the trip! Organized by Orlando, Inc., this special trip will take 50 central Florida travelers to Cuba and discover delightful people, unique history, and beautiful landscapes.
Eddie Fernandez Named Orange County Clerk of Circuit Court
Eddie Fernandez, a 2009 graduate of Central Florida Political Leadership Institute (PLI), a program of BusinessForce, the political action arm of the Central Florida Partnership, has been named to the Orange County Clerk of Circuit Court post to succeed the late Lydia Gardiner by Gov. Rick Scott.
In Osceola County
Join business, government, faith, and non-profit leaders in a discussion about the current state of homelessness in Osceola County, led by the Central Florida Commission on Homelessness.
FOCUSING ON WHAT MATTERS MOST
Special Deals Offered by Members of Orlando, Inc.
The BIG Deal is your source for coupons and discounts from your favorite Orlando Chamber Member Businesses. Beginning this week, Every Monday will feature a weekly BIG Deal so that you take advantage of offerings for everything from facials to tennis lessons, advertising to IT solutions. This week: Three Year Rate Guarantees from US Health Group.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce to Host Veterans Event
Join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation on Thursday, January 23, 2014, from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, for a special job fair for veteran job seekers, active duty military members, guard and reserve members, and military spouses, at Florida Technical College Auditorium, 12900 Challenger Parkway, Orlando, Florida 32826.
MORE HEADLINES
Published by Central Florida Partnership
Copyright © 2014 Central Florida Partnership. All rights reserved.
TELL A FRIEND