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2016 Annual Meeting Tickets Still Available

2016 Annual Meeting Tickets Still Available

International pollster John Zogby speaks in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2006. Zogby said that Hispanic voters will play an increasingly important role in the 2008 presidential elections, where U.S. Sens. Hillary Clinton and John McCain are the front runners for their party's respective nominations. (AP Photo)

International pollster John Zogby.  (AP Photo)

The Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce is still accepting ticket purchases and table reservations for its premier event of the year, the 2016 Annual Meeting. The 2016 Annual Meeting, sponsored by Butler Enterprises, will take place on Thursday, January 28, at the Santa Fe River Ranch. Click here to buy tickets.

We are excited to announce as this year’s keynote speaker, internationally respected pollster, opinion leader, bestselling author and founder of Zogby Analytics, John Zogby ( Zogby writes weekly columns on and is a founding contributor to The Huffington Post. His analytical expertise has also been published on the opinion pages of the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Financial Times. He has polled and consulted for a wide spectrum of business, media, government and political groups including Coca-Cola, Microsoft, CISCO Systems, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and the US Census Bureau.

Zogby has delivered more than 2,000 speeches, public lectures and management briefings, simultaneously educating and entertaining his audiences. A teacher at heart with 24 years of experience as a professor of American history and politics, his speeches are always conversational, humorous, poignant and informative. Few speakers bring the combination of accurate data, trend spotting, storytelling and global perspective that Zogby delivers.

TAnnual Meeting 2016 Logoickets are going fast! We strongly encourage those looking to invite several members of a business team to purchase table reservations as soon as possible for this annually sold-out event. Tickets for Chamber members are $100, and non-members are $125. The cost to reserve a table for Chamber members is $1,600, and non-members are $2,000 Corporate tables include premium table location, company name on table and seats for ten guests.

Event sponsors, 2016 Circle of Champions Investors and Media Partner attendees are invited to our VIP reception at 6 p.m. All other guests should arrive at 7 pm for dinner and the program.

If you have any questions regarding the event, please contact Steve Cannon, senior membership director, at (352) 334-7127 or

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