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e-Journal 3-22-16: One Location, Countless Leads: Register Today for the Business to Business Expo

e-Journal 3-22-16: One Location, Countless Leads: Register Today for the Business to Business Expo

Gainesville Chamber of Commerce E-Journal

March 22, 2016

One Location, Countless Leads: Register Today for the Business to Business Expo

Time is running out to register for Greater Gainesville’s premier business-to-business expo! The Business-to-Business Expo is the Chamber’s annual sell-out event that spotlights 100 local organizations and 500 attendees. Take advantage of this excellent opportunity for strategic networking and obtaining solid business leads. Open to the public, this event keeps participants…Read more

Upcoming Events

Mar 22 Business Before Hours – Hilton University of Florida

Mar 22 Leadership Execution & Strategy Panel

Apr 19 Business Before Hours – Pet Paradise Resort

Apr 20 2016 Business to Business Expo

May 3 Chamber 101 – Member Benefits Overview

Cade Museum Closes on $3.2 Million in Tax Credit Financing; Will Start Construction Within Weeks

The Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention closed on $3.2 million in financing made possible by the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) program. The NMTC Program provides up-front equity that allows the project to begin immediately. Construction will begin in April 2016 on a 21,000 sf. building in downtown Depot Park, which will be completed by mid-2017. The building, designed by GWWO Architects of Baltimore…Read more

Today: Business Before Hours at the Hilton UF

Join us for Business Before Hours, a structured yet relaxed environment for making effective connections within the Chamber business community. Participation in Business Before Hours is included in your Chamber Membership. You may find a strong referral source, a new vendor, the perfect client or simply get a foot in the door for connecting at larger events. Come build lasting business and personal relationships at…Read more

Attention Foodies: Check out Mid-Day Meetups

Your Gainesville Chamber is always at work for you. We know you are swamped with work, and that, when you’re running a business, deciding where to have lunch means one more decision. That’s why the Chamber will be offering Mid-Day Meetup suggestions. The community will be able to check out the Chamber’s Facebook, Twitter or Meetup feeds for a daily suggestion on where they can “meet-up” for lunch. Think about it–you’ll…Read more

Job Opening: Grassroots Engagement Manager

The Grassroots Engagement Manager is responsible for coordinating Chamber grassroots engagement initiatives, and supporting Chamber business advocacy efforts, the Chamber Public Policy Department, and the Business Community Coalition (BCC). S/he will promote policies facilitating business growth and economic development and promote the Chamber vision of the Gainesville region being the “Global Hub of Talent, Innovation and…Read more

City of Gainesville Commission Meeting Weekly Calendar

See details for this and other city government-related meetings here

Alachua County Meeting Weekly Calendar

See details for this and other county government-related meetings here

Join us for the Leadership, Execution & Strategy Panel March 22

Join Innovation Gainesville 2.0 in bringing together some of the best business minds in our area to talk leadership, execution and strategy. The event will be held at Infinite Energy, 7001 SW 24th Ave., Gainesville, FL, 32607. The panel will feature special guest Kendall Langston, a leadership expert and executive coach from New Zealand, Dr. Jackson Sasser, President of Santa Fe College and the Co-founders and…Read more

Upcoming Trade Opportunities Available Via Enterprise Florida

Registration for the trade mission to South Korea and Taiwan closes this week and there remain a few slots available. For more information on the mission please review the attached announcement. EFI is also leading a trade mission to Mexico City, May 23-26, 2016. In addition to trade missions such as those highlighted above, trade shows are widely recognized as one of the most effective methods for a company to develop sales…Read more

2016 Florida High Tech Corridor Magazine Now Available

The Florida High Tech Corridor’s annual magazine, florida.HIGH.TECH 2016, is now available! This year’s edition showcases the Corridor region’s research capabilities and efforts of 12 “Faces of Technology” at local businesses who are advancing Florida’s innovation economy, including three in Gainesville. Plus, it provides an in-depth look at roles of the University of Central Florida, University of South Florida and University of Florida…Read more

Stay in the Swamp Career Fair

Have you ever stopped and really considered all Gainesville has to offer? Not just University Avenue after home football games, but the sense of community that characterizes the city outside of your academic life. The Stay in the Swamp Career Fair gives you a chance to view Gainesville and its employment opportunities in a different light. Whether you are looking for full-time, part-time, or internship positions, we…Read more


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Alachua County Library District presents Law in the Library – How to Set Up and Operate Businesses

The Alachua County Library District is partnering with the Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association to present the Law in the Library: Small Business and Businesses on Monday, March 28 at Millhopper Branch…Read more

Upcoming Community Events

Mar 21-25 Florida Museum Spring Break Camps

Mar 22 77th Cattleman’s Banquet

Apr 15-Apr 17 Earth Day Plant Sale

Apr 16 Earth Day Exploration

Apr 23-24 Electro Aerial Show

May 19 Bread of the Mighty Empty Bowls

Welcome New Members!

D & L Performance

Data Systems of North FL, Inc.

Jason’s Deli

Matheson History Museum

Safelite Auto Glass

Dreyer’s DKI

Electrics, LLC

Haile Kitchen & Bath

Motor Cellar

Sweet Cup Frozen Yogurt

Thank You Renewing Members for Your Continued Support!

Alachua County Education Association

Ed Crapo, Alachua County Property Appraiser

First Place Auto Sales

Great Outdoors Restaurant

March of Dimes

McGriff-Williams Insurance

Mercedes Benz of Gainesville

Security Mini-Storage

Seventh Compass, Inc

Hilton Garden Inn- Gainesville

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