Local FRLA Hosts “Rock Your Business to Success” Workshop Featuring Nationally-Renowned Speaker and Author Jim Knight

(Key West, Fla.) – The Monroe Chapter of the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA), in partnership Key West Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Marathon Chamber of Commerce, is excited to feature Jim Knight, a nationally-renowned speaker and training and development veteran of more than 30 years, at their upcoming Rock Your Business to Success Workshop. This educational workshop is scheduled for Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at the Casa Marina, a Waldorf Astoria Resort in Key West. Knight will energize hospitality industry professionals with his rock ‘n’ roll spirit and provide seasoned insights on developing, maintaining, or transforming corporate cultures to achieve exceptional and sustainable business results. The event will also include an expo featuring top products and services for the hospitality industry and businesses in general.

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’s Rock Your Business to Success Workshop

WHEN: Wednesday, June 28, 2017


Casa Marina, A Waldorf Astoria Resort

1500 Reynolds Street

Key West, FL 33040


4:00 – 4:30 PM Networking and Expo

4:30 PM Keynote: Jim Knight – “Culture That Rocks”

6:15 PM Networking, Cocktail Reception and Expo

7:30 PM Event Concludes


Advance Individual Ticket – $52 Per Person

Advance Group Tickets Discount (Purchase 9 tickets, get 10th free)* – $468 Total

*Limited time offer, discount expires June 21

At The Door – $75 Per person

Expo Table Top Sponsor – $79


This event is open to the public and proudly sponsored by PrimeNet, Sysco, TheZenith UnitedHealthcare and VISIT FLORIDA.

For sponsorship opportunities and membership information, contact Lynne Hernandez, FRLA South Florida Regional Director at 305.710.3962 or by email at lhernandez@frla.org.

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