President of Florida Chamber Foundation to speak in Sarasota

SARASOTA - Dale Brill, president of the Florida Chamber Foundation, will be the keynote speaker at the Sept. 21 annual meeting of Economic Development Corp. of Sarasota County.

The public event will be held at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 21 at the Hyatt Regency, Sarasota, 1000 Boulevard of the Arts. The cost is $65 for individuals. Half and full corporate tables also are available. Register online at or call 309-1200, ext. 103.

Brill works with state business leaders to secure Florida’s economic future. The foundation was instrumental in developing the Six Pillars, the first long-term strategic plan for the Florida Chamber of Commerce.

Mark Huey, EDC president and chief executive officer, also will provide insights into the EDC.

The EDC also will present two EDC Legacy Awards: The John J. Cox Community Partner of the Year Award, which recognizes a non-profit organization that contributes to economic development by improving the area’s quality of life and The Clyde Nixon Business Leadership Award given to an individual who exhibits outstanding values and business leadership.

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