Workshops

Local Public Relations Association to Host 'Focus 20/20: Visual Storytelling' on Jan. 22

Participants will learn tips and trends for video content.

01/17/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance Announces 2020 Board of Directors

The organization will welcome the new board at its annual Membership Luncheon.

01/17/2020 By Staff

Jobs

Women’s Resource Center Introduces 'Career Connections' Program

The initiative will connect women to quality job openings and funded educational opportunities in the community.

01/17/2020 By Staff

Meetings

Futurist David Houle to Speak at Sarasota Chamber’s Annual Breakfast

Houle will discuss his predictions for the next 10 years and how they will affect businesses of all sizes.

01/16/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

First Watch Hires First Chief Transformation Officer

In his newly created role, Barber is responsible for leading strategy development.

01/15/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Allegiant Private Advisors Promotes Two

Kristina Eastmond and Melissa Walsh have been named principals of the firm.

01/14/2020 By Staff

Business

World Direct Shipping Extends Port Manatee Agreement, Adds Vessel

Port Manatee officials say the extension could bring total value of the World Direct Shipping contract through 2026 to more than $8 million.

01/14/2020 Photography by Staff

Fast Track

Tampa Attorney Appointed to New College Board of Trustees

Ronald Christaldi will serve a five-year term. Additionally, Mary Ruiz will replace board member Audrey Coleman and serve on the board through Jan. 6, 2021.

01/13/2020 By Staff

Travel

Airport Traffic Increased 58 Percent in December 2019

Almost 2 million people used Sarasota Bradenton International Airport last year.

01/13/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Former Berkshire Hathaway Home Services CEO Appointed President of Premier Sotheby's

In her new position, Nancy Nagy will be responsible for leading all sales operations of the brokerage.

01/13/2020 By Staff

Economy

Economic Outlook is Positive, Says Florida Chief Economist

The state currently has a 3.1 unemployment rate; the probability of a recession has dropped to 21.2 percent.

01/10/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee Announces 2020 Board of Directors

Randon Carvel will serve as the new board president.

01/10/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

USF Sarasota-Manatee Names Senior Director of Development

Marrie Neumer began her new position on Jan. 2.

01/10/2020 By Staff

Construction

Halfacre Construction Company Completes Newest Group Home at The Haven

The new Mary Jane's House, a 5,329-square-foot group home, features eight bedrooms and nine bathrooms.

01/09/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Visit Sarasota County Announces 2020 Board of Directors

Christine Johnson of the Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast has been named board chair.

01/09/2020 By Staff

Development

Developers Break Ground on Palmetto Sheraton

The eight-story hotel is expected to open in September 2021.

01/09/2020 By Staff

Economy

Florida Chamber Chief Economist to Deliver State's 2020 Economic Outlook

Dr. Jerry Parrish will share his forecast for the coming year today at 10 a.m. via livestream.

01/08/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Manatee Chamber Hires Vice President of Public Policy and Small Business

Amy Farrington’s focus will include chamber policy development and advocacy efforts, as well as strategic resources for small businesses.

01/08/2020 By Staff

Awards

AdFed Suncoast Announces Judges, Calls for Entries for 2020 ADDY Awards

All entries must be received by Jan. 17, 2020.

01/06/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Asolo Rep Names New Development Director

Benjamin Luczak will officially join the organization on Jan. 15.

01/06/2020 By Staff