Upcoming events

    • 01/16/2019
    • 12/18/2019
    • 12 sessions
    • 4006 Florida Ave S, Lakeland, FL 33813
    EMERGE Lakeland's Volunteer Committee aims to bring relief to select United Way of Central Florida organizations and non-profits in the Lakeland area. We are the perfect match for young professionals looking to give back to their community. During monthly meetings, the committee plans three volunteer service projects for EMERGE members and guests.

    The Volunteer Committee also hosts EMERGE Servesa five-week board member education class. EMERGE Serves is designed to provide comprehensive training for young professionals interested in community service. This 10 hour course details the fundamentals of effective board service. The program is instructed by respected community leaders and non-profit agency directors from a wide variety of backgrounds and professions.

    Volunteer Committee meets the third Wednesday of the month, 12 p.m. at Jason's Deli4006 Florida Ave S, Lakeland, FL 33813


    • 01/17/2019
    • 12/19/2019
    • 12 sessions
    • 235 N. Kentucky Ave. Lakeland, FL 33801

    As one of the most active committees responsible for planning EMERGE Lakeland's flagship events, the Events Committee loves fresh ideas and new people! From professional development and leadership to our signature event the Emerge Annual Gala, the Events Committee always needs help planning and coordinating the breakfast, lunch and evening events that create value for all EMERGE Lakeland members within the community.

    Events Committee meets the third Thursday of the month at 12 p.m. in the back room at Mitchell's Coffee House (235 N. Kentucky Ave. Lakeland, 33801).

    Contact: Steve Cole, Events Chair, scole@gibsonandwirt.com

    • 01/17/2019
    • 11/21/2019
    • 11 sessions
    • Varies

    Lakeland Chamber Business After Hours

    Visit: http://business.lakelandchamber.com/events/calendar  to register or for more information on locations and exact times.

    • 01/24/2019
    • 12/26/2019
    • 12 sessions
    • 1569 Town Center Dr, Lakeland, FL 33803

    Being a member of the EMERGE Lakeland Membership Committee is one of the best ways to meet new people both inside and outside of our organization! As a member of the Membership Committee, you can help grow the best young professional group in the Greater Lakeland area. The Membership Committee's focus is member experience and outreach, so this group is looking for enthusiastic members who are ready to promote EMERGE Lakeland through the annual Membership Drive, social networking events, New Member Luncheons, and onsite corporate presentations.

    Membership Committee meets the fourth Thursday of the month, 12 p.m at Grillsmith

    Contact: Caitlin Beyke, Membership Chair, caitlin@ittworld.com


    • 02/13/2019
    • 12/11/2019
    • 11 sessions
    • 205 E. Main St. Lakeland, 33801

    Interested in helping to spread the word about EMERGE Lakeland? Want to learn new marketing skills? The Marketing Committee would love to have your help with social media, email strategy, public relations, writing, graphic design, or general marketing support. You do not have to be creative to sit on this committee, we will gladly teach you the necessary skills! If you have any suggestions for useful content or ways the Marketing Committee can better promote EMERGE Lakeland, please email us.

    Marketing Committee meets the second Wednesday of the month, 8:00 a.m. at Black & Brew Coffee House (205 E. Main St. Lakeland, 33801). 

    Contact: Taher Hamid, Marketing Chair, taher@alltekservices.com
    Danielle Harris, Marketing  Vice Chair, dharris@curiousjane.com


    • 02/22/2019
    • 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • 701 W Lime St, Lakeland, Florida 33815

    What's better than going to a Magic's game? Going to a magic's game and seeing your fellow EMERGE members face off against Winter Haven's Endeavor. It's a friendly competition, but a competition nonetheless!

    Get YOUR ticket to the Magic's game for $10 to watch the game and the most epic half time show of all time! Well... maybe not of all time, but it's gonna be good :)

    We have reserved seating for EMERGE members. We do not have a limit to the number of tickets we can sell, but there are only 10 spots for players.

    If you want to be one of our 10 ballas, make sure to let us know when registering!

    For tickets visit: https://bit.ly/2SqMWIe


    • 02/28/2019
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • 115 W Pine St, Lakeland, FL 33815
    • 134
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    This is EMERGE Lakeland’s Annual Membership Drive!

    FREE to members and non-members at the Swan Brewery right downtown Lakeland. Socialize with like-minded young professionals and make friends. Join us to learn how you can grow, advocate and volunteer as an engaged young professional in our community.

    Enjoy complimentary appetizers and two drink tickets, plus a cash/credit card bar. Don’t miss out on great giveaways and a grand prize! We will be partnering with the local SPCA and even having a few puppies to love on while we connect over pints. We hope you join us for the great opportunity to connect deeper in the Lakeland community!


    • 03/09/2019
    • 1:05 PM
    • Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium
    • 38
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    Come enjoy a family friendly outing on the Berm as the Detroit Tigers take on the Atlanta Braves at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium!  This game will SELL OUT so do not wait to get your tickets today! 

    $12 per person, Children 2 & Under are free. Parking fee $10 per vehicle.

    Drinks and food will be available for purchase at the venue.

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    • 03/16/2019
    • 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • TBD
    • 46
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    Paint Your Heart Out Lakeland’s annual Paint Day is a way to give to the less fortunate of Lakeland.  The annual Paint Day event is a chance to help out and have fun at the same time with family and friends.

    This is a great opportunity to serve with other EMERGE members to help our community one home at a time. 


    • 04/10/2019
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • My Office & More, 122 E. Main Street. Lakeland 33801
    • 45
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    Using data analytics to improve your business operations. Presenter Chuck McDanal will provide his insight into a variety of topics including:

    • Normal and Weird: Introduction to data, data collection, and statistical variation
    • Crystal Ball: Forecasting, trends, and seasonality
    • Get It Right: Using analytics for hiring and performance management
    • Sigma What?: An overview of Six Sigma and Process Improvement
    • Find the Sweet Spot: Modeling, simulations, and optimizations guide you to the best pricing and production strategies
    • Make It Make Sense: Making your numbers actually useful with an introduction to visualizing data, pivot tables, and charts

    Continental Breakfast will be provided.

    Chuck McDanal is a prominent member of the Lakeland community and specializes in coaching/consulting businesses and people in how to improve their operations.


    • 06/12/2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • GrillSmith - Lakeside Village
    Register

    Congrats, you're an EMERGE Lakeland member...but now what?! How can EMERGE Lakeland help grow your network and benefit your career? When are the events? What type of events are they? Get answers to those and more questions at the EMERGE Lakeland New Member Orientation Luncheon. Lunch is on us, so please come and enjoy delicious food, meet some of the EMERGE Lakeland Steering Committee, and get lots of valuable information about how to get the most out of your membership!


    A new member code is needed to reserve your spot. Qualified members will receive an email. If you don't and need more details, please email membership@emergelakeland.com



    • 09/11/2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • GrillSmith - Lakeside Village
    Register

    Congrats, you're an EMERGE Lakeland member...but now what?! How can EMERGE Lakeland help grow your network and benefit your career? When are the events? What type of events are they? Get answers to those and more questions at the EMERGE Lakeland New Member Orientation Luncheon. Lunch is on us, so please come and enjoy delicious food, meet some of the EMERGE Lakeland Steering Committee, and get lots of valuable information about how to get the most out of your membership!


    A new member code is needed to reserve your spot. Qualified members will receive an email. If you don't and need more details, please email membership@emergelakeland.com



    • 12/11/2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • GrillSmith - Lakeside Village
    Registration is closed

    Congrats, you're an EMERGE Lakeland member...but now what?! How can EMERGE Lakeland help grow your network and benefit your career? When are the events? What type of events are they? Get answers to those and more questions at the EMERGE Lakeland New Member Orientation Luncheon. Lunch is on us, so please come and enjoy delicious food, meet some of the EMERGE Lakeland Steering Committee, and get lots of valuable information about how to get the most out of your membership!


    A new member code is needed to reserve your spot. Qualified members will receive an email. If you don't and need more details, please email membership@emergelakeland.com



Past events

01/30/2019 The Salvation Army: Nod to Nonprofits Tour Series
01/24/2019 Swole before the Swine!
12/12/2018 December New Member Luncheon
12/01/2018 Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl
11/16/2018 EMERGE Lakeland's Annual Soiree
11/14/2018 Volunteering with VISTE
10/26/2018 11th Annual CarBQ
10/20/2018 EMERGE Serves Alumni Reunion
09/27/2018 EMERGING Race
08/30/2018 2018 Polk Emerging Leaders Awards
08/21/2018 EMERGE Serves
08/09/2018 Pack the Bar
08/08/2018 August New Member Luncheon
08/08/2018 Stuff the Bus Volulnteering
08/03/2018 Achievement Academy Campus Work Day
07/12/2018 EMERGE July Drop-in
06/28/2018 EMERGE June Drop-in
06/16/2018 Camp Fire EMERGE into Giving Project
06/13/2018 Image Leadership: 2 Ways to Manage Your Personal Brand
06/09/2018 Volunteering with VISTE
06/06/2018 Big Brothers Big Sisters Orientation
05/22/2018 Follow the Leaders
05/15/2018 Lakeland Chamber Business After Hours
05/09/2018 May New Member Luncheon
04/19/2018 Lakeland Chamber 19th Annual Luau After Hours
03/23/2018 EMERGE on the Court
03/17/2018 Paint Your Heart Out Lakeland Annual Paint Day
03/03/2018 EMERGE on the Berm at the Tigers/Rays Spring Training Game
02/14/2018 February New Member Luncheon
02/02/2018 Cirque Du EMERGE
01/23/2018 EMERGE Runs (or walks) with the Lakeland Runner's Club
12/14/2017 Membership Drop-in at Business After Hours
11/17/2017 EMERGE Gala
10/19/2017 YP Games
10/09/2017 Pack the Bar with EMERGE!
08/08/2017 EMERGE Coffee with the Candidates
07/27/2017 Pack the Bar with EMERGE!
06/25/2017 Baseball and Brunch with EMERGE
06/20/2017 EMERGE Into Giving Membership Drop-In
05/11/2017 Members Only Complimentary Cocktail Tasting at Brass Tap
05/09/2017 Follow The Leaders
04/29/2017 Habitat for Humanity Service Project - Session Four
04/28/2017 Day of Caring Volunteer Project
04/22/2017 Habitat for Humanity Service Project - Session Three
04/20/2017 EMERGE Lakeland Packs the Chamber Luau
04/08/2017 Habitat for Humanity Service Project - Session Two
04/01/2017 Habitat for Humanity Service Project - Session One
03/28/2017 Living in the NOW, Planning for the Future
03/14/2017 March Members-Only Drop-In
03/04/2017 Volunteer Event: Lakeland Regional Health Cancer Center Promise Run
02/07/2017 The Art of Networking
01/20/2017 2017 EMERGE Membership Drive: Rally in the Alley
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