(Wednesday) 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Suite 2208, Jacksonville FL 32202
Gentlemen's Trends - a Sartorial Tutorial and networking event, and evening of cool Gentlemen's stuff! This will be a unique and different kind of event in which you will really [...]
Gentlemen’s Trends – a Sartorial Tutorial and networking event, and evening of cool Gentlemen’s stuff! This will be a unique and different kind of event in which you will really learn some relevant material, check out some great fashion, and also have an opportunity to meet some of Jacksonville’s most successful entrepreneurs and executives.
JT Vinson Clothiers assists over 700 of Jacksonville’s top professional Gentlemen with their wardrobe needs. Founder Alan Vinson, will be doing doing a short seminar on Men’s clothing principles with examples and plenty of cool things to see. You’ll be in the company of some of Jacksonville’s top executives, entrepreneurs and businessmen.
We are inviting all our clients to come to at least one or two of these over the next few months. It will be a great night out, and is for Gentlemn only. Over the years we have helped our clients make hundreds of great business connections and we look at these events as a great way for our clients to meet each other in a fun and interesting atmosphere.
That night the Art Walk will be in full swing as well, so make a night of it in Downtown Jacksonville. Go ahead Guys: Get your Hall-Pass worked out and make sure to mark the date and join us for a very fun and interesting evening for men only.
(Monday) 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
220 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville FL 32204
DID YOU KNOW that only 44% of businesses survive the first five years? So, imagine the odds of surviving more than 50 [...]
DID YOU KNOW that only 44% of businesses survive the first five years? So, imagine the odds of surviving more than 50 years in Jacksonville.
Join us in celebrating SCORE’s 50th anniversary by showcasing local companies that have been in business in Jacksonville for at least 50 years. We will be inviting the Jacksonville business community to network, honor the selected 50 businesses and learn from their successes.
SCORE Jacksonville is a volunteer organization dedicated to providing free mentoring advice to small businesses, utilizing our current 58 business volunteer mentors with deep experience in a wide range of industries. Many of the resource partners from the local area will be there displaying their free or low cost small business services.
Help celebrate OUR 50 year anniversary in the Jacksonville Small Business Community. Network and learn from the businesses that have longevity.
(Thursday) 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Jessie Ball duPont Center
40 East Adams Street, Jacksonville Florida 32202
Please join us for a panel discussion on marketing Jacksonville and how some of the most talented people in our industry are behind the effort: Katherine [...]
Please join us for a panel discussion on marketing Jacksonville and how some of the most talented people in our industry are behind the effort:
About the speakers:
Katherine Hardwick, Director of Marketing, Downtown Vision, Inc.
With more than 10 years of experience as a marketing and communications professional, Katherine’s passions are downtown revitalization and the cultivation of civic pride. Katherine serves as marketing director for Downtown Vision, Inc., Downtown Jacksonville’s Business Improvement District. A not-for-profit, Downtown Vision’s mission is to create and support Downtown and to promote Downtown as a great place to live, work, visit and invest. Katherine oversees a department of passionate marketing and communications professionals, and together, they execute three of Downtown Vision’s four strategic pillars: marketing and communications, experience creation and information management. Her work serves to reinforce Downtown as Jacksonville’s unique and authentic epicenter for business, history, culture, education and entertainment.
Katherine received her Bachelor of Science degree in advertising from the University of North Florida and graduated Summa Cum Laude. She is a member of the International Downtown Association and serves on the board of Murray Hill Preservation Association.
Gabrielle Zurita, Senior Director, Marketing, JAXUSA Partnership
With more than eight years of experience marketing the Jacksonville region to corporate decision-makers and site consultants, Gabrielle has had the opportunity to work with companies including Deutsche Bank, IKEA, GE Oil & Gas, Saft and Embraer. She serves as the Senior Director of Marketing for JAXUSA Partnership, the economic development arm of the JAX Chamber. JAXUSA’s mission is to be a catalyst for economic growth and maximize the region’s unique resources to aggressively recruit jobs and capital investment. Gabrielle works with a team of talented individuals who work to ensure the region remains competitive in the evolving global marketplace.
Gabrielle received her Bachelor of Arts degree in communications and public relations from Baylor University. She is a member of the International Economic Development Council and Florida Economic Development Council. This year, she was named to Jacksonville Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 list.
Katie Cox, Vice President of Marketing, JAXSPORTS
Katie Cox is currently the Vice President of Marketing for the Jacksonville Sports Council and has been with the organization for 10 years. In this role, she oversees branding for all JAXSPORTS Council brands including the sports council, TaxSlayer Bowl and JAXSPORTS Charities; manages advertising and promotional campaigns for brands and events; oversees social and digital media and manages JAXSPORTS Charities.
Katie started her career in sports as an intern with the City of Jacksonville’s Office of Special Events where she worked on Super Bowl XXXIX and then spent the next football season with the Denver Broncos working in stadium operations. She holds an MBA in Sport Business from Saint Leo University, as well as a bachelor’s degree in Sport Management from Flagler College in nearby St. Augustine where she often visits as a guest speaker to current sport management students. In her free time, Katie is constantly giving back to the Jacksonville community by volunteering with other organizations such as the Tim Tebow Foundation, Dreams Come True, 26.2 Run with Donna Breast Cancer Marathon, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Northeast Florida, and the St. Leo University Sport Business Advisory Council.
Sarah Gibson, Interactive Marketing Manager, Visit Jacksonville
Sarah Gibson began working for Visit Jacksonville in the Spring of 2009 and is currently the Interactive Marketing Manager for the Destination Marketing Organization. Sarah is an active participant of the Jacksonville community, she serves on local boards and committees, including the Jessica Green Foundation, Ronald McDonald House Charities- Red Shoe Crew, Jaxtoberbest Festival, among others. She is also a member of the local chapter of the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI). Gibson holds a Bachelors of Science in Recreation, Parks and Tourism with a specialization in Event Management from the University of Florida. Sarah is a Jacksonville native, a foodie, a lover of local craft beer and her two pups Sally and Rufus.