Osprey Nokomis Florida Chamber of Commerce

The Wine, Cheese, Jazz and After Expo Mingle


wine-cheese-jazz-eventThe Wine, Cheese, Jazz and After Expo Mingle at Bentley’s Boutique Hotel in Osprey will take place from 5:30 – 7:00 pm

It will follow the 2015 Consumer Business Expo Event. Admission to the Day-Time Expo is free.

The Wine, Cheese, Jazz and After Expo Mingle will feature various wine and craft beer tastings, paired with hors d’oevres from some of our best local restaurants as well as varieties of Wisconsin Cheese.

Entertainment by Jazz Pianist, Bob Teesdale

Meet and Greet Our Expo Speakers, Authors and Guests:

Former White House Chef, John Moeller-

Chef John Moeller is a member of an elite corps of chefs, those who have served in the White House preparing très soigné cuisine for Presidents, First Families, and their guests, including visiting Heads of State.

Chef Moeller will be talking about cooking at the White House, his signature style of cuisine and how to take advantage of fresh seasonal produce at 4 pm.  His Dining in the White House book will be available for purchase and autographing.

Woman’s Business Consultant, Gayle Carson-

Dr. Gayle Carson is an expert adviser to CEO’s and entrepreneurial managers around the world. She is the consultant that major media such as ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox and in the WSJ, USA Today, Newsweek turns to on business, communication and service issues.

Dr. Gayle will be presenting a 1 hour seminar at 1 pm called “No Drama in Business” which includes a free book to attendees. She will also be doing a breakout session after the main seminar called “How to Give Your Business a Mini-Makeover”

2-Time Olympic Coach, Nicholas Romanov, Ph.D.-

2-time Olympic Coach, author, developer of the Pose Method®, and world-renowned sports scientist Nicholas Romanov, Ph.D.

The Pose Method® has been utilized at an institutional level with large organizations including the United States Military, CrossFit, and professional sports programs including the National Triathlon teams of Great Britain, United States, Mexico and Russia. Dr. Romanov also works with medical professionals including physical therapists, podiatrists and orthopedic surgeons. He travels around the world conducting research, consulting professional sports organizations, and as a motivational speaker.

Dr. Romanov will be presenting “The Running Revolution” at 12noon / 3 pm His book by the same name will be available for purchase and autographing after the presentation.

Journalist, Lynn Wadell-

Has covered major news stories for national publications and written several books. Lynn writes for National travel magazines. Lynn Waddell will be a guest speaker and book signer.

Business Consultant: Ken Countess-

Ken Countess is the award‐winning marketer and an internationally recognized, accredited expert on Email and Social Media Marketing.  He has educated audiences on successful use of email marketing and social media tools such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter to build their business or non‐profit.  He has created successful marketing and sales growth strategies for Fortune 100 companies such as Motorola, Marriott and Caremark.
Ken will be presenting a seminar on Social Media 101 + Linkedin for Business at 2 pm.

Tickets to the Evening Wine/ Beer & Food Festival are as follows:

  • (ONCC members) $25 each. Advance Purchase Only. Tickets on Sale at Bentley’s Boutique Hotel and Dana’s Gourmet Market in Osprey until March 27th.
  • (non-members) $30 each. Available at the door or, Maryanne Bolduc @ Total Therapy Solutions in the Blackburn Point Plaza is selling tickets for the Evening Wine/Beer & Food Festival on behalf of the Venice Relay For Life. Relay For Life is the American Cancer Society’s volunteer driven fundraiser. For every ticket sold here, the Venice Relay For Life will receive $10 towards the fight against cancer!

Tickets to the Wine/Beer & Food Festival will be available at the door for ONCC members and non-members for $30.00.

Event Benefits: Nokomis Volunteer Fire Department, American Cancer Society, Instride Therapy and Habitat for Humanity

March 2, 2015 |

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