Welcome to the Central Florida Chapter
I am delighted to serve as your 2017 FRLA Central Florida Chapter President. I am honored to be apart of one of the most influential regions in Florida and to create an incredibly dynamic chapter.
FRLA is dedicated to protecting your business, promoting your industry and educating your current and future employees. As a member of the Central Florida Chapter, you have a voice in Tallahassee and in Washington, D.C due to the partnership FRLA has with the National Restaurant Association and the American Hotel and Lodging Association. The Central Florida Chapter is committed to increasing value, establishing structure and providing leadership in the community. We will achieve our prime directive through the hard work and dedication of our officers, board members, committee chairs, committee members and general membership.
From the most prestigious Theme Parks in the world to Central Florida’s growing reputation as a dining destination, our Chapter has amazing diversity. We take great pride in our service, products, and dedication to this valuable industry and organization. Our chapter leadership is comprised of thirty-one recognized and respected industry leaders who are working together to further initiatives of importance, honor and uphold our mission and vision, serve as a resource for issues relevant to our industry and to assure that we achieve our goals that were set by you, our fellow members.
The Central Florida Chapter covers Seminole, Orange and Osceola Counties with nearly 1,000 hotel, restaurant, and supplier partner members, we are the largest chapter in the state. Help us continue to grow! We look forward to enhancing our communication with you through events, social networking (#FRLACFL) and mentorship with operators, staff and students. Join us at our next event!
For more information about getting involved with the Central Florida Chapter, or becoming a member of the FRLA, contact Rosie Riccardi, Central Florida Business Development Director, or Marjorie Stone, Central Florida Regional Director.
Join me in keeping the momentum going as we uphold and confirm our mission to Protect, Educate and Promote the hospitality industry in Central Florida and State.
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