JBN at Orlando City Soccer Club 5/19!

Please join us for the next Jewish Business Network session at 6 pm Thursday, May 19.

We are thrilled that the Orlando City Soccer Club will be hosting us in its corporate offices! You will learn about business in sport, marketing partnerships, and experiential hospitality, plus some insider info on the team and its new Orlando City Stadium from Brett Weisbrot, Orlando City's Director of Corporate Partnerships.

Enjoy a nosh and some Heineken on tap in the club's City Pub, and make some new connections. Feel free to wear purple!

Location: Orlando City Soccer Club HQ, 618 E. South Street, Orlando, 32801
Park on the second or third floor, and you will be escorted to the club's offices on the 5th floor.

 

 

 


 

 

Thank you, FASTSIGNS!

A big thank you to Renee Friedman and her team for hosting our March Jewish Business Network meeting at FASTSIGNS Central Orlando on East Colonial Drive! What an impressive business you have built, and what a friendly, hospitable team of professionals!

 

Thanks also to our guest speaker, Mark Freid of Think Creative, for his insightful presentation on Happiness in the Workplace! See more photos from our March meeting on Federation's Flickr page.

What is JBN?

JBN is a group of Jewish business and professional men and women who

  • Are dedicated to the value of Jews helping Jews.
  • Believe in the community and want to make it better.
  • Want to create new opportunities for connection and involvement.

 

Goals

  • Provide a platform for Jewish business people to meet each other, network, and provide referrals that would lead to increased business opportunities.
  • Raise awareness and understanding of the Jewish  Federation of Greater Orlando.
  • Increase business people’s involvement with the Jewish community and the Jewish Federation.
  • Raise funds for the Federation’s Annual Campaign.

 

Who can join?

  • Any businessman/woman who is a member of the Jewish community of Greater Orlando.

 

Benefits

  • Opportunity to promote your business or practice.
  • Opportunity to increase your business by receiving referrals from group members.
  • Have your name or your company’ name listed on JFGO’s business community directory.
  • Professional development opportunities.

 

Membership parameters

  • Attend monthly networking meetings
  • Give referrals for group members
  • Promote JBN in the Jewish and general communities

 

Activities

  • Monthly networking meetings
  • Professional development through guest speakers
  • Mentorship and job shadowing  opportunities
  • Field trips to members’ businesses

Ready to join?

 

Any business professional is welcome to attend JBN events. If you are interested in becoming a full member of JBN, here are the membership parameters, benefits and associated cost:

 

  • Membership: Any individual who gives $365 or more to the Jewish Federation’s Annual Campaign and attends at least two JBN meetings is considered an active member of JBN.
     
  • JBN members have the opportunity to discuss and promote their businesses at our meetings and are permitted (but not required) to be a Featured Speaker at one JBN event per year.
     
  • JBN members receive a listing in our online Preferred Business Directory, which will be launched in November on the Federation’s website. This listing includes your name, business details and a link to your business’ website. The listing will remain active as long as your JBN membership is active.
     
  • JBN members also have the opportunity to host one of our regular meetings at their place of business.
     
  • Most JBN events have a $10 registration fee to cover the cost of food and beverages.
     

If you are ready to become a JBN member, you can make your $365 Annual Campaign pledge at any JBN meeting or online (check the “Jewish Business Network” box when you make your donation). If you prefer to pay in monthly installments, please follow the instructions on the online form.