2018 East Central Florida HR Conference & Business Expo

October 05, 2018
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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Brannon Civic Center
105 S Riverside Dr
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

“Your Future Business Through the Kaleidoscope”

The business kaleidoscope includes many entwined “kaleido-gems”, such as leadership, service, strategic planning, operations, change management, relationships, diversity, and human capital. Above all, HR knows these gems can greatly enhance your business spectrum of capabilities and by aligning those facets just right…a thing of beauty will appear!

Our conference includes keynotes, guest speakers, and panelists who are subject matter experts, authors, and thought leaders guaranteed to bring YOUR business kaleidoscope into clear and beautiful focus.

2018 East Central Florida HR Conference and Business Expo

Presented by

Volusia/Flagler SHRM & Space Coast Human Resource Assn. of FL 

Friday, October 5, 2018 
8:00 am - 5:00 pm 
Breakfast, Lunch, Breaks and Networking 


Brannon Civic Center

105 S. Riverside Drive

New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

6 SHRM PDCs & HRCI Recertification Credits Pending

TICKET PRICES (Click here to Register):

Early Bird Rate $135.00 (through 7/31/18)
Regular Rate $159.00 (8/1 through 9/30/18)
Last Minute/Walk-in Rate $189.00 (10/1 through 10/5/18)
Bulk registration discounts are available.

Speakers Already Engaged:

  • Doug Van Dyke, CSP, Author-“Leadership in Action” and "Working with Five Generations in the Workplace"
  • Presentation focusing on the #MeToo movement and its impact and effect in the business world
  • Volusia County Sheriff Michael J. Chitwood - "Ar Leaders Born or Are Leaders Made?"
  • Teri Yanovitch, T.A. Yanovitch, Inc., Author - Expert on helping all types of business to "Create a Culture of Service Excellence"
  • Gina Leigh Duncan, Director of Transgender Equality with Equality Florida - "Transgender in the Workplace"
  • Mark Griffiths, Newleaf Training and Development - Thought leader on unlocking the potential of individuals, teams, and organizations
  • Dale Carnegie Professional Development Sessions

We will also present a panel discussion about “The Future of Work” - discussing University Degrees and Technical Skills Training with community leaders: Jayne Fifer, President/CEO of the Volusia Manufacturers Association (VMA), Dr. Amy Locklear, VP of Academic Affairs at Daytona State College (DSC), Robin King, President/CEO of CareerSource Flagler/Volusia & Elizabeth Huy, Senior Manager/ Business Development of the Economic Development Commission of Florida's Space Coast. (Moderated by Frank Mercer, Director of DSC’s Center for Business and Industry)


Hampton Inn New Smyrna Beach

$120 USD per night (Group Code: SCH)

214 Flagler Ave

New Smyrna Beach FL 32169


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SpringHill Suites by Marriot New Smyrna

179.00 USD per night

512 Flagler Ave

New Smyrna Beach FL 32169


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Best Western New Smyrna Beach Hotel & Suites

152.00 USD per night

1401 S Atlantic Ave

New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169


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