2017-06-22 / Business Briefs


¦ A Job Search Support Group meets from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. Contact Karen Klukiewicz at kluk77@comcast.net or visit www.napleschamber.org.

¦ Goal Setters BNI (Business Networking Inc.) meets at 8 a.m. every Wednesday at St. Monica’s Episcopal Church. 7070 Immokalee Road. For more information, call Carolyn Hoover 263-2021 for information.

¦ BNI Downtown Naples meets at 7:30 a.m. every Thursday at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 777 Mooring Line Drive. Call Jamie Bergen at 572-3720 for more information.

¦ Consultants from the Small Business Development Center at Florida Gulf Coast University are available at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, 2390 Tamiami Trail N., every Thursday. To make an appointment for a free session, call Suzanne Specht at 745-3704.

¦ The Public Relations Society of America, Gulf Coast Chapter meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, at the Hilton Naples. Guest speaker Gary Meo, senior vice president and sales director for Nielsen Scarborough, will discuss “Media Tracking and Research,” specifically how audience tracking and measurement options assist companies in understanding consumers. He also will address methods to engage with audience members, utilizing media across all platforms. $27 for members, $35 for others ($20 for students). RSVP by June 23 at www.gulfcoastprsa.org.

¦ The Collier Building Industry Association holds a members mixer from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 28, at Traditions Classic Homes Furnishings, 870 Sixth Ave. S. $15. RSVP required by June 23. Call 463-6100 or email nancy@cbia.net.

¦ The Above Board Chamber meets at 11:30 a.m. Monday, July 10, at the Hilton Naples. Robin Larkin of Performance Management Associates will moderate a discussion about “Collaboration between Generations.” Panelists will be Brandie Dickerson, marketing manager at Tri-Town Construction; retired executive Arnold Klinsky; Wotts Mercy, special project coordinator at PACE Center for Girls-Collier at Immokalee; and Gail Williams, chief diversity officer at Hodges University. For reservations or more information, call Jeanne Sweeney at 910-7426 or email Jeanne@aboveboardchamber.com.

¦ Women’s Network of Collier County meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 11, at Etudes de Ballet. For more information, visit www.wnocc.org.

¦ Wake Up Naples for members and guests of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce takes place from 7-8:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 12, at the Hilton Naples. Guest speakers Naples Daily News reporters Ryan Mills and Eric Staats will discuss “Florida’s Shrinking Shores.” $25 for members, $35 for others. Sign up at www.napleschamber.org/events.

¦ Business After Hours for members and guests of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, July 13, at K2 Design Group, 25081 Bernwood Drive in Bonita Springs. $15 in advance, $20 at the door for members; $40 for others. To RSVP or for more information, call 992-2943 or visit www.bonitaspringschamber.com/events.

¦ Business After Five for members and guests of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, July 20, at Ocean Prime, 699 Fifth Ave. S. Sign up at www.napleschamber.org/events. ¦

— Email business meeting announcements to cpierce@floridaweekly.com.

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