Lakeland Business Guide 2019 Chamber Guide_2019 - Page 4

CONTENTS A Thirst for Success A look into Lakeland’s growing restaurant industry Leading the Way 16 Small Business, Big Impact A spotlight on the 2018 winners of the Small Business Award 28 Emerging Leaders Get to know the past chairs who paved the way for today’s Chamber Propelled by Vision 54 A focus on developing and connecting young professionals 36 The Chamber Foundation President Cory Skeates’ vision for the future of the Chamber Leadership Lakeland 46 74 New programs to invest in Lakeland’s business community 64 Exposing leaders to a broader perspective of Lakeland M a s t h e a d 6 Note From The Chamber 8 Chamber Programs & Events 4 10