Calendar & Registration

Our Calendar provides you with an overview of what is coming up. Monthly Meetings, Social Events & Membership Reminders. Save the dates and don’t miss out!

Monthly Meetings occur every 2nd Wednesday of the month, September – June and held at The Cheesecake Factory in Boca Raton. From 11:30 AM- 1:30PM. Providing you with various speakers, topics, and sponsors.

Meeting Cost: Members $20.00 and Guests $40.00.

Raffle Cost: Participate & Purchase your 50/50 cash raffle tickets for a chance to win 50% of the cash drawing,  There is always a cash winner at each meeting!  Portion we raise from Raffles will be donated to local organizations that make a difference in the lives of women and other community organizations!

To register & pay for a specific meeting, choose a date below

Fundraiser Event- Pompano Seafood Festival! @ Pompano Beach Seafood Festival
Apr 26 – Apr 28 all-day

Hurry, this is our most popular event and the volunteer spots fill up fast!

It’s here, and it only comes once a year! Don’t miss the opportunity to help us raise money for our chapter, and other charitable organizations!  This is our ONLY and BIGGEST fundraiser! We ask our volunteers to commit to a few hours of their time in one of the 3 day time slots!

This is the perfect opportunity to get to know us better, have some fun, enjoy food, music, beach and sun all while raising money for local charities!

The money raised, is used towards paying for 3 Nights of Members Hotel Stay at the WIFS National Conference in October. Each year we spend over $2,000 in hotel room fees! This event is the sole fundraiser, it’s easy and fun! Your help supports our cause, as well as many other organizations that are involved.

* Members that plan to attend conference, must volunteer as this effort is paying for your hotel room. 

If you are interested please contact us for information and available times. You can bring a friend and/or spouse to join you and help us out! email us at for available shifts.

The Pompano Beach Seafood Website:

Meeting- Use Your Smart Phone to Create Impactful Video Marketing @ The Cheesecake Factory
May 8 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

How to Create Impactful Video Marketing with Your Smart Phone

In this interactive session, the audience will learn how to use their smartphones to create impactful video content for their organizations. Topics will include: Practical step-by-step tips for filming video on your smartphone, Best social channels to reach your audience, including tips that can instantly be implemented on your YouTube channel, and top questions to ask during a video interview.

More About Our Speakers

Christina is a dedicated business leader with over 10 years of diverse experience and achievements in marketing, project management, business development, team training, and client services. Christina is a serial entrepreneur and MBA graduate.  She uses her own experiences as a business owner mixed with her educational background to analyze critical demographics data, create company strategies, and deliver digital marketing solutions that ensure her clients are maximizing their marketing dollars.

Joe has produced award winning films and broadcast TV commercials since 2002.  In 2008, Joe found new ways to help his clients achieve higher return on their marketing dollars and increase analysis driven client segmentation by strategizing a shift from broadcast TV to a more targeted audience on the web.  Since then, Joe has crafted thousands of successful video marketing campaigns using informative videos, branding videos, educational videos, and social media video ads on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube.  His next endeavor is empowering clients to create their own marketing masterpieces using their own smart phone.

 Thank You To Our Sponsor!

Michele Greene StateFarm Agency –


May Meeting Payment

Meeting- How To Outsmart Stress @ The Cheesecake Factory
Jun 12 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

How To Outsmart Stress

We all deal with stress in our professional and personal lives. Sometimes it gets the best of us and it becomes unmanageable, wears us down and affects our health and our relationships.  Learn about the science of stress and how you can use it to your advantage. We will go over the physical and chemical components of stress and how we can use this information to make your life more manageable and less hectic.

More About Our Speakers

Kelly Matczak Kelly’s passion is helping individuals and businesses succeed. She has served in leadership roles for more than 20 years and is a diplomatic professional with extensive experience in technology, communications, coaching, and marketing. Kelly is a Certified HeartMath Coach. HeartMath is an evidence-based stress management methodology which has more than 25 years of scientifically proven research. This methodology helps individuals and business put their best foot forward professionally and personally.

She holds a master’s degree in public administration and is a recent graduate of Leadership Palm Beach County. She was a finalist in the Business Plan Competition at the FAU School of Business in 2018 for developing a web-based application for coaches to grow their businesses and offer access to affordable coaching to untapped market.

Kelly is an avid runner who helped found the South Florida Runs Coconut 5k and was a vice-chair for the SunFest TGI5K in 2018. She has authored two books and is originally from Pennsylvania.  She moved to Florida 14 years ago to fill the role of Chief Communication Officer for the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County. She is the owner of Eagle Point East Coaching and Consulting is the Technology Productivity Consultant for Northwestern Mutual.

 Thank You To Our Sponsor!


June Meeting Payment

Board Planning Meetings
Jul 1 @ 7:45 am – Aug 31 @ 11:45 pm

Board Planning July & August

During the months of July and August, the WIFS Gold Coast Chapter takes a break from monthly meetings. During this time Board Members collaborate to plan another amazing year of meetings with new topics, speakers, sponsors, and of course our infamous social events! If you have any suggestions for speakers, sponsors, events and topics, we welcome them! contacrt us at or call 954.840.8334

Meetings will resume September 11th, 2019 through June 2020.

Same Time 11:30-1:30 , every 2nd Wednesday Sept – June

Same Place The Cheesecake Factory

Register for 2019 National Conference! @ Galt House Hotel
Oct 14 @ 12:00 am – Oct 16 @ 11:45 pm

It’s Open! 2019 Conference brochure and information is here!

Register Early and Save!  – And also help our chapter win the Conference Attendance Drive, the chapter who has the most registrations submitted between June 1 and July 31st will have a chance to win $500 from national. This money would be used towards conference expenses.

All Gold Coast Chapter members who attend conference will have their rooms paid for by the chapter for 3 nights so long as they participated and volunteered at the Seafood Fest in April!!  Yes you only need to pay your registration and flight, we will cover your hotel!!! 

Galt House Hotel $199 per night for WIFS attendees staying between October 11 to October 16, 2019. The room rate closes on Friday, September 20, 2019.

You will Benefit from three days of peer-to-peer networking, personal growth and professional development. Keynote presentations, educational sessions, peer to peer interactive workshops, team building, award ceremonies, structured networking and more are all part of every WIFS conference!  Don’t miss out!!

  • 30+ Industry Speakers
  • 20+ Hours of Professional Development
  • 50+ Exhibitors
  • CE Eligible Sessions
  • Award and Industry Celebrations is your source for all things Conference. Log on, check out the speakers and program!