Wednesday, September 2 | 4:30-7:30 PM @ Robarts Arena

The Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance, in collaboration with the  Longboat Key Chamber, presents the 7th Annual East Meets West Regional Business Expo. Over 750 people are anticipated for our annual tradeshow event this year, so you won't want to miss out. Join us for this incredible opportunity to network among Sarasota & Manatee County's finest business professionals.

Buy your tickets today and save $5!
Tickets $5 in advance. $10 at the door.

Purchase advance tickets at EastMeetsWestExpo.com

A small number of Exhibitor Booths still Available!
For business owners wanting to increase their visibility, an exhibitor booth at East Meets West is the perfect venue to get in front of potential customers. Must be a member of Longboat Key Chamber or Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance. Exhibitor Information.

Presenting Sponsor

CEO Squawk Box: David Sessions

Wednesday, September 9
7:30-9:00 a.m.
LWRBA Office
8430 Enterprise Circle, Suite 140
Open to Members Only $20
(Limited to 20 attendees)
Register Online

Our CEO Squawk Box series of events is an intimate breakfast with accomplished leader or entrepreneur from the region. This time, we welcome Willis Smith Construction President and CEO David Sessions as he shares his best practices, his philosophy on leadership and management, and what it takes to run a successful business.

New LWRBA Proud Member
Placards are Here!

Studies have shown that participation in a business organization builds credibility and trust among consumers. Let your customers know you're a member of the Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance by proudly displaying the brand new LWRBA Desk Placard in your office or lobby.

Beginning this week, we will have them available at our events at the check-in table, or pop by our office to pick one up today.
(These are the placard inserts only and are designed to fit into your existing 5"x7" clear plastic frame. A replacement frame can be purchased for $5.)

Also available is a digital Proud Member logo to display on your website or your email signature.
Click here to download:
Large: 400px  Small: 200px

Thank You to our 2015 Presidential Level Sponsors





 Stay Connected


The Alliance Newsletter

Summer 2015

The newest issue of the Alliance Newsletter has just hit mailboxes. Click here to download a digital copy, or stop by our office to grab one.Jobs and Small
Businesses at Risk

Will you take a moment to call your Representative’s office and voice your support for the thousands of small businesses and jobs that are being jeopardized by the expiration of the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im)?

Small business owners across the country are urging their Members of Congress to reauthorize Ex-Im when they return from August recess, and they need your help.

More info on our GAC page.

Upcoming Events

09 Sep 2015 7:30 AM • LWRBA Office ~ 8430 Enterprise Circle, Suite 140
16 Sep 2015 11:30 AM • Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club, 7650 Legacy Blvd, LWR 35202
16 Oct 2015 6:00 PM (EDT) • Main Street at Lakewood Ranch, 8100 Lakewood Ranch Blvd.

Committee Meetings

01 Sep 2015 4:00 PM • Alliance Office, 8430 Enterprise Circle, Suite 140 Lakewood Ranch 34202
08 Sep 2015 4:00 PM • Alliance Office, 8430 Enterprise Circle, Suite 140 Lakewood Ranch 34202
21 Sep 2015 4:00 PM • Alliance Office, 8430 Enterprise Circle, Suite 140 Lakewood Ranch 34202
28 Sep 2015 4:00 PM • Alliance Office, 8430 Enterprise Circle, Suite 140 Lakewood Ranch 34202
29 Sep 2015 4:00 PM • Alliance Office, 8430 Enterprise Circle, Suite 140 Lakewood Ranch 34202

The Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance is a strong community-driven membership organization that focuses on business growth, partnership, opportunities and awareness. Its proud members are a wide variety of large and small business owners and their dedicated employees within the community. All of its valued members are committed to best businesses practices, networking opportunities, training, seminars, education, business connections, economic development and community expansion. Member businesses are located in, or doing business in, the Lakewood Ranch area, near Bradenton and Sarasota, Florida. Our proud members are dedicated to promoting a vibrant business community and speaking up for business needs in the community. The Alliance also has a strong working relationship with local Chambers of Commerce and is focused on creating awareness for local non-profit organizations.

8430 Enterprise Circle

 Suite 140
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
Phone: 941-757-1664 
Fax: 941-362-2600 
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