Local FRLA Chapters Host “Hiring Rock Stars: How to Build an Iconic Team” Event Featuring Nationally-Renowned Speaker and Author Jim Knight

(St. Petersburg, FL) – The Hillsborough, Pinellas and Suncoast Chapters of the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA), is excited to feature Jim Knight, a nationally-renowned speaker and training and development veteran of more than 30 years, at their upcoming Hiring Rock Stars: How to Build an Iconic Team event. This educational workshop is scheduled for Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at the The Vinoy® Golf Club in St. Petersburg. Knight will energize hospitality industry professionals with his rock ‘n’ roll spirit and discuss key strategies to build a strong rock star team.

Jim Knight is the bestselling author of Culture that Rocks: How to Revolutionize Your Company’s Culture. Knight is the Founder & Owner of Knight Speaker and a Founding Partner/Owner in CareersForward, a restaurant management recruiting company. Knight cut his teeth in the training field, starting out in the snack bar at Gatorland Zoo and as a restaurant staff-level employee for Olive Garden and then Hard Rock Cafe. He eventually became the head of the School of Hard Rocks, running point on all learning & development functions for Hard Rock International. Read full bio here.

Media is invited to attend. Event details are as follows:

WHAT: FRLA Regional Chapters’ Hiring Rock Stars: How to Build an Iconic Team

WHEN: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The Vinoy® Golf Club
600 Snell Isle Boulevard
St. Petersburg, FL 33704

8:30 AM                      Registration Opens
9:00 AM                      Breakfast & Networking
9:30 AM                      Keynote Presentation: Jim Knight
11:00 AM                    Event Concludes

FRLA Member Attendee – $30 Per Person
Future Member – $35 Per Person

This event is open to the public and proudly sponsored by PrimeNet and VISIT FLORIDA.

For media inquiries, please contact Erin Power, FRLA Press Secretary at 850.224.2250 x255 or by email at epower@frla.org.