FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The GLBX Council of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce will present its second annual “LGBTQ Dynamics In The Workplace” workshop presented by WheelHouse IT on Wednesday, May 23, from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at The Tower Club in Fort Lauderdale (100 SE Third Avenue, Fort Lauderdale). The workshop is essential to empower business leaders and human resource managers to successfully recruit, retain and improve productivity through progressive workplace policies that create equality for LGBTQ employees.
“Diversity in the workplace promotes acceptance, respect and teamwork,” said Michael Goodman, GLBX Council Chair. “The GLBX Council successfully created this program to assist companies in developing inclusion and diversity practices that can help achieve greater productivity and a competitive advantage that results in higher profits plus improve company morale.”
Stephanie Schneider, Board Certified Elder Law Attorney and Diversity Workshop Chair, has assembled a panel of experts:
- Rene Cantu, Business Outreach Manager of Equality Florida, will moderate the presentation and share insight from a wealth of companies that offer diversity practices
- Eric Gabrielle, Esq., who specializes in employment and labor law, will present “Developing Company Policies for Inclusiveness and Awareness of Legal Issues”
- Juliet Roulhac, Regional Manager of Corporate External Affairs for FP&L will address attendees as a workshop sponsor
- Doug Nelson, LMHC, of Fort Lauderdale CFIT, will present “The A-B-C’s of Effective Communication”
The workshop begins with a hearty breakfast and networking. During the interactive workshop, attendees will learn inclusion best practices to recruit and retain top talent, and increase productivity. Each attendee will receive a training completion certificate from Equality Florida.
The workshop is presented by WheelHouse IT with sponsors Florida Power & Light Company and The Eppy Group.
Tickets are $225 for members and $250 for non-members. For more information, please contact Doug Frens at (954) 462-2570 or visit www.ftlchamber.com/GLBX.
About WheelHouse IT:
WheelHouse IT is a nationally ranked Managed IT Service Provider with a team of over 50 rock stars. They have been in business for 20 years serving the South Florida, New York and Los Angeles markets.
Effectively becoming their client’s locally outsourced IT department, WheelHouse IT delivers robust solutions to the technological needs of corporations, small and midsized businesses, non-profits, and educational organizations. Should those organizations have internal IT, WheelHouse IT is designed to help offset what might be falling through the cracks to support the internal IT teams.