Volume 8 February 8, 2011 Issue 16
Economic Outlook 2011 in Review
We hope you were among the 380 guests who heard Dr. Sean Snaith and local CEOs live and in person at EO '11. If you missed it, or want to share the knowledge with friends and colleagues, here are some online resources available at http://www.edcsarasotacounty.
. Dr. Snaith's presentation (PowerPoint file)
. A six-minute podcast by David Voss of
Voss and Associates (mp3 file). Photo gallery by Maria Lyle Photography. Video coming soon!
Thanks to presenting sponsor Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick LLP; Doctors Hospital of Sarasota; Florida Power & Light Co.; Regions Bank; Verizon and Steven A. Smith & Associates.AnnouncementsDonna Carden Joins EDC Staff!Please help us welcome our newest team member, Donna Carden, corporate relations director. A 30-year resident of Sarasota County, Donna has 25 years of experience in customer relationship management and sales in the retail and wholesale mortgage business.
Originally from Buffalo, N.Y., where she attended Canisius College, Donna moved to Sarasota County in 1980 and is a graduate of the University of South Florida. In her position at the EDC, Donna is responsible for investor relations, community relations, communications and events.
February Investor Update Breakfast
to Feature "Competing for the Meeting" Panel
Expect another lively panel discussion at the Feb. 24 Investor Update Breakfast when Virginia Haley of the Sarasota Convention and Visitors Bureau leads a discussion by three tourism industry insiders. Learn about efforts to boost tourism, meetings and conventions in Sarasota County through the eyes of panelists Mark Becker, general manager at Hyatt Regency Sarasota and SCVB chair; Jennifer Moss, executive director of the Ear Research Foundation; and Anne Zavorskas, SCVB director of marketing and sales.
Register online at www.edcsarasotacounty.com/
Save the Date!
The networking bash of the year, EDC Rocks!, is slated for Thursday, May 12, 5-7 p.m. at Warm Mineral Springs in North Port. Stay tuned for details.
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