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Congratulations FSAEs newest Certified Meeting Professionals (CMP): Kristyn McCauley, CMP of Partners in Association Management (pictured below) Celia Moser, CMP of FL Network of Youth & Family Services
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David Bennet, CAE of Pinellas Realtor Organization in Clearwater was recently selected for the Leadership Pinellas Class of 2019. The organization connects leaders within the area to enhance civic knowledge, enrich leadership skills and find solutions to better serve the community. Congratulations Davi
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Keyna Cory of Florida Recycling Partnership teamed up with local and state organizations to win the 2018 Sustainability Game Changer Partnership Award from the National Waste & Recycling Association for the group’s Florida Recycles Day at the state Capital to educate policy makers and businesses. Congratulations Keyn
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Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach has officially received the coveted Four Diamond Rating from AAA. The rating requires a property to represent a refined, stylish environment with upscale physical attributes, extensive amenities and a high degree of hospitality, service and attention to detail. Congratulations
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The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club in Southwest FL is the recipient of the “Silver Award” (2nd place) as one of the top three “Best Golf Resorts in the Southeast” as part of Northstar Meetings Group’s prestigious 2018 Stella Awards. Congratulations
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ReviewMyAMS (www.reviewmyams.com) , the only online resource for association professionals to share a review of their end-user association management software (AMS) experience, recently announced a new partnership with Novi AMS (www.noviams.com). This announces the sixteenth association management software vendor partnership of this kind. ReviewMyAMS partnerships were established to recognize the AMS companies that stand for transparency in the marketplace
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Congratulations to Dominic Calabro , Carol Dover and Bennett Napier, CAE for their inclusion in Florida Trend’s inaugural edition of the Florida 500 - naming the most influential executives in different economic sectors throughout the state. (Pictured: Bennett Napier) Several companies/CVBs/properties that have FSAE members were also included on the list: Florida Chamber of Commerce Greater Ft. Lauderdale CVB International Speedway Daytona Ocean Properties Hotels & Resorts (OPAL) Rosen Hotels & Resorts Royal Caribbean Cruises The Breakers Palm Beach Visit Florida Visit Orlando Westgate Resorts Congratulations All
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Robert Skrob’s new book Retention Point: The Single Biggest Secret to Membership and Subscription Growth for Associations   focuses on establishing lasting connections with members and common errors organizations make in the on-boarding process. The book is available on Amazon. Congratulations Rob
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Drew McLeod is returning to the restaurant scene in Tallahassee, opening Savour, a "chic and eclectic" upscale new restaurant on Park Avenue.  Savour is slated to open Oct. 15 and will feature top chef Brian Knepper, whose culinary resume includes Cypress Restaurant, the Governor’s Club and Table 23. Congratulations Dr
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Ocean Properties Hotels Resorts & Affiliates announced the opening of the all-new, all-suite retreat, The Laureate Key West. Located on the northeast side of Key West, the boutique bayfront property is the latest addition to company’s signature Opal Collection of award-winning independent hotels and resorts and its second in Key West. Congratulations OPA
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Using Facebook’s new fundraising feature, Adrienne Bryant, CAE recently donated her birthday to the FSAE Foundation raising over $700 for professional development. Thank you Adrienne
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Congratulations to Nicolette Haton, MBA, CAE for winning the FSAE Young Professionals Task Force fundraising challenge! Nikki raised over $500 towards the YP total contribution of over $1,200. All proceeds go toward FSAE Foundation grants that support educational and professional development for YPs. Thank you to all our contributors! Pictured Nikki Haton and YP Task Force Chair Jennifer Tedder, CMP at the YP Afterglow at Annual Conferenc
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Several FSAE members have been recently promoted, started new positions or received industry awards: PROMOTION Gabriela Arisso was recently promoted to Director, Global Accounts for HelmsBriscoe NEW POSITION Steve Crist started a new position as Regional Director of Sales for Ocean Properties Hotels & Resorts INDUSTRY AWRDS Jason Carroll, CMP  was recently awarded 2018 Meeting Planner of the Year by MPI Tampa Bay Chapter. Tara Liaschenko, CMM was recently presented the MPI Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter President’s Award for her work with the organization. Congratulations everyone
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Aegis Business Technologies and Partners in Association Management were recently named in the Top 100 Best Companies To Work For in Florida Trend magazine. Aegis ranked #7 in small companies of 15-49 employees and includes an annual scavenger hunt as the company’s stress reliever for employees. Partners ranked #12 in small companies and includes a social committee planning quarterly events for employees to relieve stress. Congratulations
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Stefanie Curll, MBA, CMP promoted to Regional Partnership & Sales Manager for the Northwest Florida Region for VISIT FLORIDA. Congratulations Stefan
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DiversityInc announced that Hilton is #10 on its “ Top 50 Companies for Diversity List ” – rising from #30 in 2017. In fact, DiversityInc called this jump in rankings “unprecedented” in their history of ranking companies. This outstanding recognition as a leading company for diversity and inclusion is a true reflection of our culture. Hilton strives to realize Conrad Hilton’s mission of filling the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality. This commitment to provide team members the room to thrive is what allows them to provide experiences that bring WOW. Congratulations Hilton
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Aegis Business Technologies received (2) new certifications this week to better serve its clients. Bill Cummings, Senior Technology Consultant recently earned a Cyber Security certification, and Matt King, Account Executive earned an Adwords Search Certification for successfully completing the required coursework from Google. Congratulations Aegis
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Community Brands , the leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for associations, nonprofits, schools and faith-based groups, announced it has acquired  Expo Logic , a global event technology company. The addition of Expo Logic strengthens the Community Brands event management suite, which already includes event registration, mobile event fundraising and conference content video capture. “Meetings and events play an integral role in enhancing our customers' organizational performance and our national economy," said Jean-Paul (JP) Guilbault, president and CEO of Community Brands. “As we further advance into the events market, this is ...
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Congratulations to FSAEs newest Certified Meeting Planners: KayDubois Carson, CGMP, CIS, QAS, CIML, CJMTSC, CMP; Member Services Manager, Florida Court Clerks & Comptrollers Kyndra Freeman, CMP, Senior Meeting Planner, Assn for Institutional Research, Tallahassee Renee LaPlante, CMP, Coordinator of Events & Business Partnerships, FL Assn of School Administrators, Tallahassee Jennifer Tedder, CMP, Program Coordinator, FL Dental Assn We know several members have or are taking the CAE or CMP exam this spring. Good luck to all and let us know if you pass!
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In recognition of its efforts to support the dental profession and the success of its members, the Florida Dental Association (FDA) received five membership growth awards from the American Dental Association (ADA) at this year’s ADA State Dental Association Membership Awards in Chicago. This is the fourth consecutive year that the FDA has won at least five awards in recognition of their successful membership efforts, including Greatest Net Gain in Membership, Greatest Net Gain of New Dentists, Highest Number of Women Dentists to Membership and Highest Number of Diverse Dentists to Membership. Congratulations FDA!
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