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TONIGHT: Business Community Coalition to Host a Candidate Forum

Posted on January 31, 2017

The Alachua County Business Community Coalition (BCC) will host a Forum for candidates seeking election to the Gainesville City Commission tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at the Gainesville-Alachua County Association of Realtors (GACAR), 1750 NW 80th Boulevard, Gainesville, FL 32606. The Forum is free and open to the public, and light refreshments will be…

This Thursday: Business Award Winner Carlee Marhefka to Speak at Business Matters Workshop

Posted on January 31, 2017

Join us for 2017’s first Lunch and Learn with Chamber Business Award Winner Carlee Marhefka, co-owner of B3 Gym, and a healthy meal delivery company called, Eat the 80. Carlee will be speaking with us on”Health and Happiness in the New Year”. Carlee’s presentation is the first in the 2017 edition of the Lunch and…

Ribbon Cutting at Thornebrook Chocolates

Posted on January 31, 2017

Join us this evening from 5:45 to 7 p.m. to celebrate the Grand Re-Opening of Thornebrook Chocolates new location in Thornebrook Village with a Ribbon Cutting celebration. Gainesville’s Premier Chocolatier will be providing chocolate and wine tastings as they showcase their new location. The official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will commence at 5:45pm Thornebrook Chocolates 2441…

Chamber Unveils New, Improved

Posted on January 31, 2017

The Gainesville Area Chamber today launched a brand new With the help of PHOS Creative, a local marketing agency, the site has been designed with members in mind and enhances the efficiency and effectiveness of Chamber communications. The new site is mobile friendly and offers a clean, streamlined look. The new site is a key component of…

TODAY: Three-Time Superbowl Champion Bill Bates to Headline Chamber’s Annual Meeting 

Posted on January 31, 2017

The 2017 Annual Meeting, presented by CHW, will kick off today at 11:30 a.m! If you have already registered, then you are looking forward to meeting and hearing from Three-Time SuperBowl Champion and Dallas Cowboy Bill Bates during the keynote address. If you haven’t already registered, you are about to miss out on the business…

Trimark Properties Selects Recent UF Alumna to Market Luxury Apartments in Gainesville, FL

Posted on January 24, 2017

Award-winning local property management and real estate development firm Trimark Properties has recently announced the newest addition to its innovative Marketing Department. Genevieve Howard, a newly-graduated alumna from the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business, has been selected as the company’s Digital Marketing and Advertising Coordinator. Howard will assist the team in promoting Trimark’s…

Company Highlight: Gainesville Health and Fitness

Posted on January 24, 2017

To share their unique insights on business excellence and community stewardship, the Chamber is highlighting each of the 2016 Business Awards winners. This week, we feature the 2016 Large Business of the Year, Gainesville Health and Fitness What is special about your company? We Want To Be In Gainesville We have been part of the…

County Commission Chair Ken Cornell to Speak to Chamber Members on Feb. 2

Posted on January 24, 2017

Please join us on Thursday, February 2 from 11:30 am to 1:15 pm at the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce, Parrish Board Room, 300 E. University Avenue, Suite 100, Gainesville, FL, 32601. Our Distinguished Speaker is Ken Cornell, Chair of the Alachua County Commission, who will provide a County progress report, with a Q&A following…

Pivotal Decision: Feathr Featured in Florida Trend for Successfully Changing its Business Model

Posted on January 23, 2017

Florida Trend Small Business columnist Ron Stein recently featured Gainesville-grown company Feathr as an example of a company that made a needed change in direction and succeeded. More here…

Company Highlight: 2016 Startup Business of the Year, Feathr

Posted on January 18, 2017

To share their unique insights on business excellence and community stewardship, the Chamber is highlighting each of the 2016 Business Awards winners in an issue of eJournal. This week, we feature the 2016 Startup Business of the Year, Feathr. What is special about Feathr? All companies are powered by people, but in a startup you…

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