CEO Joyce Landry and President Jo Kling of Landry & Kling, a corporate cruise meeting specialty company, won top honors as a Florida women-owned business at a recent luncheon ceremony held at Miami’s Jungle Island.
Following the results of a survey-directed award procedure, the women were feted at the 11th annual event — sponsored by The Commonwealth Institute (TCI) of South Florida with research assistance from CPA Advisors Kaufman Rossin — acknowledging the ''Top 50 Women-Led Businesses in Florida” for their impressive ranking in the top 1 percent of approximately 5,000 women-led regional enterprises.
"It's an honor to be recognized with all these outstanding women," Kling said. "This award fills us with gratitude for having been able to invent a business in the cruise industry, where many women have achieved top leadership roles with the cruise lines."
The survey emphasized aspects of business with questions about what sets women apart as leaders, their experiences, company objectives, and revenue information. Landry & Kling were rated as Florida’s 19th best women-led business. The firm was created in 1982 to serve the cruise industry with planning services for music and theme cruise events. Landry & Kling is headquartered in Miami.
Event sponsor TCI was established in 1997 to serve women entrepreneurs and executives.