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Monday, February 08, 2016 VOLUME 18 ISSUE 53
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Central Florida Young Professionals Advisory Council
Capitalizing on the momentum of the growing regional, state and national issues, YPAC is engaging the advice and counsel of young professionals in matters of consequence, especially when it comes to key community issues, which will help us better frame the public policy debate across the Central Florida Region. Central Florida Partnership Chair, Steve Mauldin, CNL Financial Group, will be our special guest.

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. Guest speakers provide timely insight into local and regional business topics, “Linking Members to Success.”

You're Invited - The State of Downtown Orlando Real Estate
Join us for an inside look at exciting new growth and development in the heart of Downtown Orlando. Orange County Property Appraiser, Rick Singh, is presenting the State of Downtown Orlando Real Estate at The Ballroom at Church Street.
ENROLLMENT DEADLINE – Leadership Orlando Class 91
Leadership Orlando, America's largest community leadership program, creates opportunities to observe, interact and learn from public, private and civic leaders across Central Florida. Join in the journey!

Career Expo 2016
Join us at the Orange County Convention Center, when the Florida High Tech Corridor Council will host Career Expo 2016. At receptions, breakfasts, luncheons and individual meetings, career service professionals from 75 universities across the U.S. will meet with more than 75 HR and other executives from Corridor companies to discuss job opportunities for talented graduates.

iConnect – Central Florida Fair
This quarterly networking event will provide Orlando, Inc., members and their guests with an opportunity to exchange business cards and connect with each other throughout the community. Enjoy breakfast and networking at The Central Florida Fair, founded in 1910, is the largest not-for-profit fair in Central Florida and among the top five largest fairs in the state.

Guest Column by Robert J. Agrusa
The Central Florida Congressional delegation should focus on reigning in the U.S. Department of Labor’s expanded interpretation of the definition of “joint-employer.” The new Labor Department guidelines released last week have such a wide-ranging impact on businesses of all shapes and sizes that they threaten to catch almost any employer in a punitive legal net. A large portion of the American economy, made up of franchised systems and employers that utilize subcontractors and independent contractors, now face a heightened legal exposure. Read more ...
CFDC Veterans Business Initiative
Veterans and spouses of veterans seeking entrepreneurship opportunities, employment, and continuing education are encouraged to participate in the third annual Veterans Business Initiative (VBI) program, brought to you by CareerSource Central Florida and the Central Florida Disability Chamber of Commerce (CFDC). Read more ...
Register to Vote in Florida Presidential Primary
With the Florida Presidential Preference Primary just around the corner on Tuesday, March 15th, a friendly reminder from BusinessForce, that the deadline for new Florida voter registration will be February 16, 2016, 29 days before the upcoming primary election. The 29-day deadline also applies to a person already registered to vote in Florida who wishes to change party affiliation (i.e. NPA to Republican or Democrat). Read more ...
Fair Kicks Off 1st day with Orlando, Inc.
The 104th Annual Central Fair kicks off on Thursday, February 25, 2016! Members of Orlando, Inc., are invited to enjoy breakfast and networking at iConnect, which will bee hosted in the Craft Building. Complimentary parking will be available directly outside the main gate labeled “VIP/Preferred Parking.” Read more ...
A-Team (2016 Leadership Alumni Association)
Membership has its privileges! Throughout the year, the A-Team (2016 Leadership Alumni Association), is our “Go To” list with information on issues critical to our region’s future, opportunities to network and build relationships, and just plain fun. Don’t miss out. Read more ...
Landman Gonzalez Wins Statewide Leadership Award
Linda Landman Gonzalez, vice president of philanthropy and multicultural insights with the Orlando Magic, will receive the Florida Diversity Council’s Multicultural Leadership Award, the team announced on February 2. Read more ...
Cutting-Edge Research & Healthcare Delivery
Healthcare education, research, and simulation technology were the focus of the Leadership Orlando Medical City Session for Class 90 on Thursday, chaired by Phil Rawlins, Founder and President of Orlando City Soccer Club. From children to adults and veterans, the collaborative infrastructure at Lake Nona combined with the human capital that is being developed and the potential for ground-breaking research and medical tourism are impressive to say the least. Read more ...
Executive Connection Member Profile
Periodically, Every Monday will feature members at the Executive Connection level of Orlando, Inc. So that we can get to know them better and have access to the products and services that they provide, today we are featuring Wharton-Smith, Inc. Read more ...
Grand Opening Celebration
Join Orlando, Inc., at Sunshine Bank’s Grand Opening celebration! Sunshine Bank started over 60 years ago in Plant City, Florida and has recently expanded to Sarasota, Tampa, Lakeland and Orlando. Sunshine Bank is a full commercial retail bank. Read more ...
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