Thursday, September 25, 2014
Renaissance Hotel, Plantation FL
Economic Expo – 11:00 am
Lunch – Noon
Keynote Speakers – 12:20 pm
Economic Expo Continues – 1:30 pm
The Greater Plantation Chamber of Commerce is currently planning the Tenth Annual City of Plantation Economic Development Summit scheduled for Thursday, September 25, 2014 at the Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Plantation Hotel. The cost is $45 per person with tables of 10 for $450 with Program recognition. There are also varied levels of Sponsorship Opportunities.
The City of Plantation’s goal for the Economic Summit is to once again partner with the business community and real estate entities to attract new and retain existing businesses in our City. Over 200 real estate and business professionals attended this luncheon last year. Each came away from the event with a deeper understanding and appreciation of what tremendous opportunities are available in this great City and beyond.
Our Guest Speaker is Keith Koenig, President of City Furniture. Since 1971, his vision was to become the Ultimate Furniture Store which has been realized through his mission of providing customers excellent quality home furnishings at outstanding values, and friendly, efficient service in beautiful, fun to shop showrooms. Today, City Furniture is the fastest growing furniture retailer in Southeast and Southwest Florida. With 14 City Furniture and 9 Ashley HomeStores showrooms, as well as a state-of-the-art Distribution Center. Additionally, the Koenig family has called Plantation their home since 1980.
At the event, Keith will share his vision as a key player and a business developer in South Florida. The attendees will find the event extremely worthwhile to gain knowledge of what are the newest business development ideas. Guests will be provided with an opportunity to meet and network with City officials and other key business owners, and communicate to others the advantages of leasing property and or owning property in and around Plantation.
The event Trustee Sponsors are: City of Plantation, AT&T, Broward Health, FPL, The Fountains and Waste Management. The attendees find the event extremely worthwhile to gain knowledge of what are the newest opportunities available, encourage them to remain as a resident business in the City, provide them with an opportunity to meet and network with City officials and other businesses, and communicate to others the advantages of leasing property and or owning property in and around Plantation.
This is a tremendous opportunity for Business Sponsorships and Business Expo Spaces also! Should you have any additional questions regarding this event, please contact Siobhan Edwards at (954) 587-1410. It is business partners like you that have made and continue to reinforce all Plantation has to offer.