The Westin Sarasota
100 Marina View Drive | Sarasota, Florida 34236

 

 

The LEAD Summit and Leadership Training events will be hosted back-to-back in sunny Sarasota! Mark your calendars to make time in your busy schedule for yourself, for your personal development, and to recharge at the beautiful and tranquil Westin Sarasota.

The education focus of this event is Team Management in times of Change, My Team and Me - presented by the University of Florida Office of Professional and Workforce Development. A rapidly changing environment requires a high-performance team and strong management and leadership. SFS leaders and managers will learn what drives team dynamics, how personalities, communication styles, and work motivations influence outcomes. And they will learn and practice communication strategies that facilitate positive team dynamics that lead to successful outcomes. Finally, in a session on self-care attendees have the opportunity for introspection and reflection – essential activities for being an effective manager/leader.

Schedule at a glance

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LEAD Summit is June 23: 8:00 AM - 7:30 PM and June 24: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Leadership Training* is June 24: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
*LEAD Summit attendees are invited to stay and attend the Leadership Training sessions.

  Wednesday, June 23    
7:15-8:15 Open registration and check-in    
8:15-8:30 Opening remarks    
8:30-10:00 Your Personal Presence & Emotional Intelligence    
10:00-10:15 Coffee Break    
10:15-12:15 Understanding Yourself and Others to Build the Team    
12:15-1:15 Boxed Lunch Al Fresco    
1:15-3:15 Prioritize for Work-Life Balance    
3:15-3:30 Zen Break    
3:30-6:00 Industry Partner Lightning Rounds    
6:30-7:30 Reception    
  Thursday, June 24    
7:00-8:00 Check-in for Leadership Training attendees    
8:00-8:15 Opening remarks    
8:15-9:15 Culinary Trends    
9:15-10:15 Power of Focus; Boosting Personal Productivity    
10:15-10:45 Coffee Break    
10:45-11:45 FSNA Board Installation & President's Leadership Story    
11:45-12:00 Break    
12:00-1:00 Lunch Keynote    
1:00-1:15 Break    
1:15-4:15 Essentials of Effective Management    
4:15-4:30 Closing remarks    
4:30-5:30 Chapter Presidents & Secretary/Treasurer Training    
Roundtable for Non-Chapter Leaders    
6:30

Dinner Meet-Up - Dutch Treat
Not a sponsored FSNA event

   
 

Friday, June 25

   
9:00-1:00

SNS exam

   

 

Register Now!

Hotel Reservations

Room reservations at the Westin Sarasota will be available for the rate of $154/night for a singe/double through June 1, 2021.

Book now!

 

FSNA will NOT use any outside housing vendors, so if you're contacted by someone to make your reservations - don't do it. It's a scam.

 

Sustaining Industry Partner Lightning Rounds

Lightning Round Participants

Atlantic Coast Marketing
Bake Crafters
Cherry Central
Cool Tropics
DeConna Ice Cream Company
ES Foods
Gold Creek/Agora Foods
Hadley Farms
Home Market Foods, Inc.
Jonny Pops
M & B Products, Inc.
Nardone Bros.
Rosati Ice
S.A. Piazza/Wild Mike's Pizza
Tekvisions
Veitch Group