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Donovan Ricketts, Jamaican Goalkeeper of Orlando City SC Confirmed To Attend Central Florida ‘Business & Personal Development Symposium’

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Donovan Ricketts, Jamaican footballer who plays as goalkeeper for Orlando City SC in Major League Soccer has confirmed his attendance at the upcoming JA/USA Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida’s presentation of its MOTIVATING, POWERFUL, DYNAMIC, VISIONARY ‘Business & Personal Development Symposium’ being held at the Hilton Hotel in Altamonte Springs on Thurs. May 21, 2015.

The ‘Business & Personal Development Symposium’ event, being held at the lovely Hilton North Hotel located at 350 Northlake Blvd. in Altamonte Springs from 1:00pm to 6:00pm is designed to have business related speaker presentations and a panel discussion offering viable industry related tips and resources to the audience, which will consist of a body of business people within a variety of industries. A Networking Mixer will follow the Symposium allowing persons in attendance to meet, greet and network one-on-one and more specifically with the presenters and other business oriented attendees. The symposium will provide strategies which aid and enhance the business success of attendees. Music will be provided by outstanding Saxophonist Gilbert Dhennin.

Moderated by Sandy Isaacs, Executive Director of Break Away Moments and Journey of Joy Children’s Events, topics presented will include the following:
“Business Etiquette and Professional Presentation”
Barbara Bergstrom
•Author
• Executive Director of Greetings:
Business Etiquette and Executive Presence Training
• Owner Eti-Keys Training
• Former Director of Toast Masters for the Southern United States

“Presentation by Jamaica National Building Society”
Janice McIntosh, MBA
•Chief Representative Officer, Jamaica National Building Society
“Key Principles in Starting a Business with an Emphasis on Legal Boundaries and Safeguards”
Attorney Nathaniel Friends, Esq.
•Former Dean of Students Affairs – Florida A&M College of Law
•Former Corporate Attorney AT&T International
Special Presentation
Marie Gill
•Jamaica USA Chamber of Commerce, President
• M. Gill & Associates Inc., Owner and CEO
• MBDA Business Center, Operator and Executive Director
“Marketing Essentials and Role of Media with an Emphasis on Branding.”
Garfield Price
•Executive Director and Owner of Infinite Marketing
“State of the Jamaican Diaspora: Current Activities and Opportunities for Development.”
Attorney Wayne Golding
•Owner, Golding Law Group.
•Diaspora Board Representative for the Southern United States

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