5th Annual Suit-Up

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Name: 5th Annual Suit-Up
Date: March 20, 2019
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
The Lakeland Chamber of Commerce has partnered with local universities to host the 5th Annual Suit-Up event to facilitate the networking of students nearing graduation and local employers seeking quality talent.

This event is a collaborative initiative of the following: Lakeland Chamber of Commerce, Florida Polytechnic University, Florida Southern College, Keiser University, Polk State College, Saint Leo University Lakeland Education Center, Southeastern University & Webster University. 

Students will have the opportunity to: 
  • Find out about local career opportunities
  • Network with area employment recruiters
  • Get FREE professional LinkedIn headshots
  • Advice from professionals about how to dress for success
  • Receive résumé assistance and participate in mock interviews, courtesy of Mid-Florida Society for Human Resource Management
Employers will have the opportunity to: 
  • Provide information about your company
  • Raise awareness about future employment needs
  • Talk about ways students can prepare for a career in their desired field
  • Identify potential interns and new recruits
Particpating businesses (as of 2/15/19)
  • AA Electric
  • Atmospheric Water Generator, LLC
  • BHGRE Olive Branch
  • BioLife Plasma Services
  • Central Florida Health Care
  • Children's Home Society of Florida
  • City of Lakeland
  • Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
  • Doris A. Sanders Learning Center
  • Express Employment Professionals
  • Eye Specialists of Mid-Florida
  • Florida Department of Children and Families
  • Florida Department of Education Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
  • GC Services, LP
  • Heartland for Children, Inc.
  • Hilton Garden Inn Lakeland
  • Keymark Corporation of Florida
  • Labor Solutions, Inc.
  • Lakeland Regional Health
  • Mazda Lakeland
  • MIDFLORIDA Credit Union/East Lakeland
  • Modern Woodmen of America
  • Mulling Insurance Agency, Inc.
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Peace River Center for Personal Development, Inc.
  • Polk County Public Schools
  • Polk County Sheriff's Office
  • Primerica
  • Publix
  • Refresco US Inc.
  • Rita Staffing, Inc.
  • Saddle Creek Logistics Services
  • SOAR FINANCIAL
  • Summit Consulting, LLC
  • Tax Collector for Polk County
  • W. S. Badcock Corp.
  • WillowBrooke Apartments
Student Poster
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Employer Poster
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Event Sponsors:
  • GEICO
  • Keiser University
  • Lakeland Automall - Ford & Hyundai
  • The Results Company
Location:
Polk State College
LTB Building
3425 Winter Lake Rd
Lakeland, FL 33803
Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
2:00-5:00 p.m.
Contact Information:
(863) 688-8551, Ext. 230
Fees/Admission:
Please register. Free to attend for students and Chamber members. $50 for non-members ($35 for nonprofits).
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