Leadership NEXT, a professional organization for advancing business leaders in Southwest Florida brought to you by the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, will host its next program on June 14 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Bell Tower Shops at Daniels Parkway and US-41 in Fort Myers. The social media focused program will take place in suite 137 adjacent to Center Court. Presenters include Krista Cartee, APR and Allie Krista Cartee APRSchotanus of Priority Marketing who will offer strategies and tips for companies to engage their employees in advocating for its brand across a variety of social media platforms. In addition to providing creative ideas for guests to use in support of the companies for which they work, the speakers will also share the personal benefits associated with engaging with your employer online.

Following the presentation, the program will move to EO Burgers within Bell Tower Shops for a networking social sponsored by Crowne Plaza Hotel Ft. Myers. The June 14 program is free to attend, yet guests are encouraged to register in advance at www.fortmyers.org.Allie Schotanus

Leadership NEXT is a group of advancing professionals representing a variety of businesses and industries throughout Southwest Florida who are actively pursuing opportunities to develop new knowledge and skills, establish working relationships with colleagues, and engage in valuable programs and discussions to further enhance their careers. Programs take place on the second Tuesday of every month from 4 to 6 p.m. The location will change every month based on the program topic.

About the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce:

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, Inc. represents over 900 businesses, professionals, and individuals throughout Lee County. The Chamber provides opportunities for members to network with other business people, participate in meaningful committee work, become better educated through various Chamber-sponsored programs and communicate one-on-one with community leaders. Ten percent of all membership dues are returned to the community for education-related projects, scholarships, and workshops. To learn more, visit www.fortmyers.org.