Join the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce for The Next BIG Thing on August 27, 2019 at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort. At this event over 350 attendees will come together for a fun day of networking, professional development and inspiration. Presented by the Fort Walton Beach Medical Center, the event will showcase dynamic speakers, addressing topics beneficial to empowering women professionally and personally, emerging and existing entrepreneurs and leadership development.
Registration prices are $125 for Walton Chamber members and $150 for non-members. Interested individuals can register for the event by visiting http://bit.ly/WACCNextBIGThing. Military and Group discounts are available. Please contact Gabrielle Woods at (850) 892-3191 or Gabrielle@WaltonAreaChamber.com for more information.
This year, event attendees will have the opportunity to hear from two keynote speakers, Linda Larsen and Michael LeSure. There will also be various TED Talk-style breakout sessions per the attendee’s selected growth track. New this year, Dale Carnegie of the Emerald Coast Instructor, David Balmer, will be facilitating a special customer service workshop sponsored by Visit South Walton, titled “Making First Impressions: Customer Service for the Frontline,” that will be taking place at Slick Lips Seafood & Oyster House located in the Village of Baytowne Wharf.
Registration and check-in begin at 8:00 a.m. with a continental breakfast in the vendor ballroom. “The Next BIG Thing” will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m. with welcoming remarks from Walton Area Chamber of Commerce CEO, Megan Harrison. Lunch, provided by Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, will begin at 11:30 a.m.
Attendees are encouraged to stay until the end of the event for the $1,000 VIP door prize drawing from Silver Sands Premium Outlets. The symposium will conclude with a cocktail hour reception and exhibitor showcase sponsored by the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association for guests to network with one another and shop among local businesses.
A variety of sponsorship opportunities are available. Area businesses interested should contact Gabrielle Woods at 850-892-3191 or Gabrielle@WaltonAreaChamber.com.
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is South Walton's largest resort destination, featuring miles of pristine beaches and a number of championship golf courses, high-rise condos, rental homes and a vast array of dining, retail and entertainment options. It’s also home to 15 world-class tennis courts, 19 swimming pools, and a 113-slip marina. While the 2,400 acre property is geared for vacationing families, much of Sandestin is enjoyed by both locals and visitors to South Walton. There’s a little something for everyone.