• "The State of Florida's Economy" Business Luncheon

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    Name: "The State of Florida's Economy" Business Luncheon
    Date: June 5, 2019
    Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM EDT
    Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
    Event Description:
    Please join the Apopka Area Chamber of Commerce for "The State of Florida's Economy" Business Luncheon, proudly sponsored by City of Apopka and The Apopka Chief and The Planter, on Wednesday, June 5, 2019.
     
    This special opportunity will be held at the Highland Manor in Apopka and we will be featuring the Executive Director of the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, Ken Lawson, as our guest speaker.
     
    Fees/Admission:
    Open to Chamber Members & Non-Chamber Members
    $15 per person/includes lunch
     
    Sponsorships and Tables are still available! For more information, please see the investment opportunities below.
     
    It will be an event to remember and we look forward to seeing you there! #LeadConnectServe
     
    About Ken Lawson
     
    Ken Lawson, a veteran of Gov. Rick Scott's administration, was selected by Governor Ron DeSantis to lead the Department of Economic Opportunity, as its Executive Director on January 8, 2019.
     
    The Department of Economic Opportunity, or DEO, is the state’s jobs-creating agency, handling “workforce programs, community development opportunities, and economic development initiatives and programs.”
     
    Prior to his appointment to DEO, Mr. Lawson served as the president and CEO of VISIT FLORIDA and as the secretary of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Mr. Lawson received his bachelor’s and law degrees from Florida State University. He began his legal career in the U.S. Marine Corps as a Judge Advocate General and later served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Florida.
    Event Sponsors:
    • Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce
    Location:
    Highland Manor
    604 E Main St
    Apopka, FL 32703
    Date/Time Information:

    Wednesday, June 5, 2019
    Doors Open & Networking - 11:30 a.m.
    Program & Lunch - 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

     
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