Kissimmee’s Dr. Wanda Bonet-Gascot to be Featured at 2016 State Small Business Convention in Melbourne

Kissimmee / Melbourne, Fla. — Kissimmee’s Dr. Wanda Bonet-Gascot Ph.D., a Holistic Doctor and Certified Coach who founded the DRW Life Skills Institute in Kissimmee, will be a featured presenter at the 2016 State Small Business Convention in Melbourne on May 20.

DRW Coaching School, a division of DRW Life Skills Institute, has been named the exclusive education provider at the convention, and Certified Coaches graduated from the school plan to teach participants—including business leaders and members of the public—the Four Pilars of Emotional Intelligence.

“Dr.W,” as Bonet-Gascot is known to her students, said the State Small Business Convention has already registered more than 70 local businesses for the event, and promoters expect hundreds of visitors during the weekend.

DRW Coaching School’s Emotional Intelligence seminar is scheduled for Saturday, May 21, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Melbourne’s Hilton Rialto hotel.

“The State Small Business Convention is designed to help small to mid-sized businesses grow to the next level through business relationship building, Dr. Bonet-Gascot explained.

Dr. Bonet-Gascot said Certified Coaches featured in her initiative include Joanna Godwin, Dale Lind, Sam Vasquez, Billy Rosario and Yarisa Bonet.

“We will cover the most important topics in business management, including Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social-Awareness, Interpersonal Relationships and Leadership,” Dr. Bonet-Gascot explained, adding, “I’m very excited about bringing the emotional intelligence message to the Melbourne business community.”

Registration and attendance are free. To reserve a seat, visit and register.

The DRW Life Skills Institute is a client company of the UCF Business Incubation Program in Kissimmee.


For more information about this press release, media contacts:

Dr. Wanda Bonet-Gascot, (“DrW”) President, DrW Life Skills Institute, 321-209-4379

Jim Bowie, Site Manager, UCF Business Incubation Program/Kissimmee 407-498-0432 Jim.Bowie

Larry Vershel or Beth Payan, Larry Vershel Communications, 407-644-4142 or 

About The DRW Life Skills Institute

DrW Life Skills Institute is a global Emotional Intelligence Education provider and Coaching School established in Central Florida in 2013. DrW is a proud client of the UCF Business Incubation Program since 2013. DrW is located at 111 E. Monument Ave., Suite 401-16, Kissimmee FL 34741.

About the UCF Business Incubation Program           

The University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program is a community resource that provides early-stage companies with the tools, training and infrastructure to become financially stable, high growth / impact enterprises.   Since 1999, this award-winning program has helped hundreds of local startup companies reach their potential faster by providing vital business development resources.

With seven facilities throughout the region, the UCF Business Incubation Program is an economic development partnership between the University of Central Florida, the Corridor, Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volusia Counties, and the cities of Apopka, Kissimmee, Orlando and Winter Springs.  Participating companies sustain more than 3,600 local jobs and have had a total impact of $1.51 Billion on regional sales and $2.48 Billion on regional economic output.  During the last fiscal year, the program has returned $7.95 for every $1.00 invested in the program.