This past week, MBA Orlando representatives traveled to Dallas, Tx for the NGLCC’s 2013 National Business & Leadership Conference. The week was full of keynote speakers, including CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, Chief Diversity Officers of Fortune 500 companies, Federal Government Officials, Tv and Media personalities, and Best Selling Authors.
Among those attending on behalf of the chamber where Robert Carnes: VP of Development, Eric Rollings: Membership Director, Jason Montgomery: Operations Manager, Andrea Hays: Diversity & Inclusion Director, and Dawn Kallio: Small Business Initiative Director. Certified LGBT Business Enterprise Bowled Over Promotions was also in attendance. We are excited to bring back a variety of ideas to help expand our chamber and more importantly develop, advocate, and grow your business needs. We will be releasing more information on our exciting new ventures, so continue to read the Monday Updates for important information regarding the conference.
Also, The NGLCC recognized MBA Orlando for effectively balancing the need to have successful events while respecting their members and subscribers. MBA Orlando has made strides in membership across multiple mediums by releasing their new website, streamlining their weekly e-newsletter, integrating a new member management system, and releasing our first Printed Directory. Through our strategic use of social media, the chamber has experienced notable growth and retention through online platforms and targeted press releases.