4.20.2018 | Lakeland, FL

Thank you to everyone who joined us for ECXELerate on April 20, 2018. Change doesn’t happen overnight. In just a few short years, Florida Polytechnic University has emerged as an accredited leader in STEM education. But none of this would have been possible without the ChangeMakers who are fueling our achievements and propelling us into the future.

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Date: Friday, April 20, 2018

Time: 6 p.m.-late

  • Reception: 6 p.m.
  • Dinner: 7 p.m.
  • Dessert & dancing to follow

Cocktail Attire

Location: Florida Polytechnic University
Innovation, Science & Technology Building
Saddle Creek Logistics Commons
4700 Research Way, Lakeland, FL 33805

Valet parking will be offered

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For registration, sponsorship opportunities or more information, contact Lidia Vigil.


Florida Poly is grateful for the generous contributions from all the individuals and organizations that have helped make this event possible.

Presenting Sponsors

Gidel Family Foundation


Innovative Sponsors

Enterprising Sponsors
Allen & Company
Duke Energy
George and Seretha Tinsley
Heacock Insurance
HOK, Inc.
JD & Cindy Alexander
The Mosaic Company
Skanska USA
SunTrust Bank

Table Sponsors

Bank of Central Florida

Broadway Real Estate

Citizens Bank and Trust

Clark, Campbell, Lancaster & Munson, P.A.


Keller Williams Realty

Oakley Transport

Straughn and Trout Architects

Southern Strategy Group-McKeel

The Vestcor Companies

Trustee Donald and Holly Wilson

Film Production Sponsor
Indie Atlantic Films

View our EXCELerate sponsorship opportunities: Presenting, Visionary, Innovative, Enterprising and Corporate Sponsorship levels.

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