Join us…

Wedensday, September 30th

11:30 – 1:00pm

at BMGcreative

5601 N. Powerline Road

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

The internet gives every business a chance to achieve success We’d like to invite you to join our agency for a Google event designed to help you reach your business goals online. It’s a great opportunity to learn from digital marketing and advertising experts about how to grow your business online.

Please RSVP as soon as possible, limited seating available.





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The Benefits of Corporate Social Responsibility

Ginger Martin joined American National Bank in 1997 as chief financial officer and has served the last seven years as president and chief executive officer. The Commonwealth Institute named the bank one of the “Top 50 Women Led Businesses” in the state of Florida in 2015.

Under her leadership, the bank has received numerous awards for its financial performance and community involvement, such as Business of the Year Award from South Florida Business Journal, Small Business of the Year from the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, and one of the Top 300 Small Businesses of the South by Business Leader Media.

In addition, Martin has been personally honored for her business leadership with awards such as 2015 Laureate by Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame, Influential Business Women by South Florida Business Journal, Business Leader of the Year by Business Leader Media, Woman Extraordinaire by Business Leader Media and Small Business Person of the Year by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce.

She has also received the Valor Award from the American Diabetes Association, been named a Woman of Distinction by the March of Dimes, the Outstanding Broward Alumna for the 1990s by Florida Atlantic University, and a Chamber Hero by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce.

Ms. Martin has served on the boards of the Florida Bankers Association, Leadership Broward Foundation, 4KIDS of South Florida, Inc., Six Degrees of Golf for Women, Advisory Board of Hope South Florida, and Extraordinary Women Leading Change. Martin is a member of Junior Achievement’s Circle of Wise Women, the PACE Center for Girls’ PACESetters and The Executives’ Association of Fort Lauderdale. She is a graduate of Leadership Broward and Lifework Leadership.

Martin proudly participated in The Wasie Foundation Corporate Freedom Climb 2015 where she joined 19 others to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa, to raise awareness and funds for women and children who are victims of human trafficking.

Martin earned an MBA from Florida Atlantic University, a BBA Accounting Magna Cum Laude from the University of Louisiana and is a Certified Public Accountant. She is a frequent speaker on business and leadership topics.

Location: BMGcreative
5601 Powerline Road, Suite 205, Fort Lauderdale
Date: Friday, May 1, 2015
Time: 8:00 – 9:30 a.m.

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Online Marketing Tips That Can Make Your Phone Ring

President of BMGcreative, Grif Blackstone has over 16 years of marketing and advertising experience in print and online media. He is a start-up consultant for marketing new businesses and ministries.

His background in restaurant management and marketing led him to start the Good News community newspaper in 1999, which now covers South Florida with editions in two counties reaching over 135,000 monthly. This publication has given Grif an in-depth understanding of community engagement and niche marketing.

Known for his drive to make technology work for us and not against us, his goal is to increase efficiency in everything he does. His life motto is “Work smarter not harder.”

Grif also serves on several boards for media and non-profit organizations including advisory boards for Live the Life and Expressions of Joy. He has a passion for marriage and families.

He and his wife, Marcie, live in Coral Springs with their three boys (16, 15 and 13) and a daughter who is 8. His family enjoys frequent trips to Orlando.

Growing up in Erie, Pennsylvania, Grif studied finance economics for one year at Penn State before moving to Florida to work on yachts, which led to him making a transatlantic voyage.

Grif’s hobbies include spending time with family, utilizing technology and drinking coffee.

Location: BMGcreative
5601 Powerline Road, Suite 205, Fort Lauderdale
Date: Friday, March 6, 2015
Time: 8:00 – 9:30 a.m.

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We’re hosting a livestream Google ‪#‎partnersconnect‬ event on February 11th, and you’re invited to join us.
It’s a great opportunity to learn about how to grow your business from Google experts. We’ll provide refreshments—all we need is you.
Please RSVP, space is filling up: http://bmgcreative.com/seminars

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Leadership in the Workplace

The founder and president of Top Tier Leadership in Palm Beach Gardens. She taps into four decades of global human resources experience to help transform individuals, companies, the public sector and associations into highly effective employees, executives and organizations. As one of 11 siblings, Rita draws from her life experiences, bringing an inspirational outlook and anecdotal approach to business strategies. She is a results-driven leadership coach, collaboration and team-building expert, and human resources consultant, who has developed and implemented hundreds of customized strategies for clients around the globe on such topics as leadership, ethics, personal success and organizational effectiveness, to name a few. Her publishing credits include Welcome to the WorkforceI Showed You So, and a manuscript entitled, Ethics: The Hot New ‘E’ Word.

Location: BMGcreative
5601 Powerline Road, Suite 205, Fort Lauderdale
Date: Friday, February 6, 2015
Time: 8:00 – 9:30 a.m.

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Dealing with Difficult People in the Workplace

John has 40 years of experience as a pastor, counselor, and therapist. He is the founder of the Center for Life Design and Gateway Counseling Center.

The Center was started with the belief that people have a special design given to them by their Creator. Unfortunately most everyone has experienced some type of brokenness in his or her life that interferes with this design and causes us to be emotionally unhealthy.

The Center is a safe place where John and the other therapists use the best of psychology and timeless spiritual truths to restore emotional health. The Center deals with addictions, depression, anxiety, marital and family issues, personality disorders, grief, and stress just to name a few of the common issues that complicate life.

John has traveled internationally and worked in a multicultural setting so he is aware of the various cultural differences among people. He has been married to his wife Charlotte for 46 years. They have four grown children and 13 grandchildren. He understands the family and the stress of life in today’s world. He has a compassion for people and a desire to help them restore their life to wholeness and its full potential.

Location: BMGcreative
5601 Powerline Road, Suite 205, Fort Lauderdale
Date: Friday, January 9, 2015
Time: 8:00 – 9:30 a.m.

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