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Greater Fort Myers Chamber to host virtual Get Connected Day April 23

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s popular annual Get Connected luncheon is returning on Thursday, April 23 with a twist. “Get Connected Day” will be held via virtual meetings, with new sessions hosted each hour from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. A special kick-off health session takes place at 7 a.m. with an at-home workout.

With programs aimed to help small businesses thrive in Southwest Florida’s current marketplace, distinguished industry professionals will cover a range of topics, including branding, wellness, human resources, crisis communications and more. Sessions will be 50 minutes each and will include Q&A.

Get Connected Day’s speakers and program topics include:

  • 7-7:50 a.m.: “How to Effectively Workout at Home” – Joseph McGilvrey, APEX Physical Therapy
  • 9-9:50 a.m.: “3 Tips for Improving Your Digital Marketing” – Samantha Scott, Pushing the Envelope
  • 10-10:50 a.m.: “Public Relations in COVID-19 World” – Melissa Mitchell and Holly Boldrin, Priority Marketing
  • 11-11:50 a.m.: “Healthcare… The New Frontier” – Barbara Saxton, Smart Choices Healthcare
  • Noon-12:50 p.m.: “10-Point Thrival Plan for Small Business Resilience & Recovery” – LaShaun Middlebrooks Collier, Florida Small Business Development Center at Florida Gulf Coast University
  • 1-1:50 p.m.: “Digital & Social Strategies to Engage Stay-at-Home Consumers” – Patrick Blake Renda, Edward Clay and Julie Koester, Dragon Horse Ad Agency
  • 2-2:50 p.m.: “Human Resources Issues Related to COVID-19” – Suzanne Boy, Boy Agnew Potanovic PLLC
  • 3-3:50 p.m.: “System Shock and a Path to Prosperity” – Gregg Goodmanson, Incite Performance Group, Goodmanson Advisors

­­­­­­­­­Get Connected Day is sponsored by CONRIC PR & Marketing. Registration is $10 for one session, or $25 for access to all sessions. To learn more or to register, visit FortMyers.org or call 239-332-2930.

About the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce:
Serving Lee County and surrounding areas since 1989, the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is a business organization of professionals who support and promote a progressive, sustainable community. The Chamber represents nearly 800 businesses, professionals, and individuals throughout Lee County, providing opportunities for members to participate in a variety of meaningful networking, educational and community- and business-focused programs and events. The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce is located at 2310 Edwards Drive in downtown Fort Myers. For additional information regarding membership opportunities or events please call 239-332-2930 or visit www.fortmyers.org. For the latest news and updates, follow the Chamber on Facebook at www.facebook.com/gfmcc or Twitter at @FtMyersChamber.

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