Fast-Track Your Knowledge of the Sarasota Community and Build Relationships through Engage Sarasota

PrintEngage Sarasota is one of the most popular programs of The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce and Leadership Sarasota. Each month, participants meet for lunch and hear speakers from various segments of the community. Topics include higher education, constitutional officers, local government, medical care, the media, arts and the county court and criminal justice system.

“If you don’t have the time to commit to Leadership Sarasota, Engage Sarasota is a great
opportunity to get an inside view of Sarasota. This program takes you behind the scenes and into places you might not otherwise have the occasion to go. It’s a very cost and time effective way to meet other people and expand your knowledge of the Sarasota community.”

Tara Booker, Engage Sarasota Class of 2013
JFCS of the Suncoast 

This community orientation program is ideal for executives and residents who are eager to establish business and civic relationships, meet area leaders and want to fast-track their learning about the inner workings of Greater Sarasota – all with a minimum investment of time and money.

The program’s goal is to explore how local business and civic organizations relate, as well as affect the overall economic development and quality of life of in Greater Sarasota.

Participants will:

  • Broaden their working knowledge and understanding of the community via a monthly luncheon series with local topics at each program.
  • Acquaint themselves with formal and informal decision-making channels and local leaders – the people who make things happen.
  • Connect presented topics and meet people who will enrich their lives as business persons and residents.

The series begins on Monday, October 5 and runs through Monday, May 2. A bonus Welcome Session will be held at The Chamber at 4 p.m. on Monday, September 14.

Registration for the series is $195 after September 1. Or, you can register prior to September 1 for the early bird rate of only $175! Click here for more information and to download the program agenda and registration form.

Questions? Contact Barbara Hines, or (941) 556-4026.

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