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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…

Telling the Story of a Greater GNV

Posted on January 18, 2017


Attention, members – this year, a key communications goal for the Chamber is to amplify all of the ways that you — our members — help to create a #GreaterGNV by doing business, volunteering and staying engaged in the community.   Recently, Nancy Eckert, President/CEO of LifeSouth Blood Centers, told us in 30 seconds how the community is…

Join us for our March for the Babies

Posted on January 18, 2017


As 2017 commences, the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce is focusing heavily on our region’s future. Throughout this year, you will hear much discussion about our future in areas such as industry growth, infrastructure schools, natural resources and beyond. As we look to the future, we know that what matters most is the health and…

UF Named Among Top Universities for Graduate Employability

Posted on January 10, 2017


U.S. employers say the University of Florida is among the top 10 public universities in the country for finding new hires, according to the latest Times Higher Education ranking for Global University Employability in 2016. “I am immensely pleased that UF graduates are among the most highly regarded college graduates among U.S. employers,” UF President…

Company Profile: Eat the 80’s Vision and Strategy for Success

Posted on January 4, 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 Leading Women’s Enterprise Eat the 80.   What is special about Eat the 80? Eat the 80 is so much…

Company Highlight: Small Business of the Year, 2 College Brothers

Posted on December 21, 2016


2 College Brothers was recently named Small Business of the Year and the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 Business Awards. As a Gainesville moving company built on the backs of responsible, driven and honest young men, its mission is to simplify the moving experience through reliable and friendly service. Learn more about 2 College Brothers…

2017 Sponsorship and Partnership Opportunities Guide Now Available

Posted on December 18, 2016


The Gainesville Area Chamber is proud to introduce our 2017 Sponsorship and Partnership Guide. This complete guide provides a listing of all Chamber Events for 2017 from our Signature Events like our January Annual Meeting to Business After Hours. Now you can plan your company’s marketing efforts to our region’s business community by choosing the events which…

Mayor Lauren Poe Talks Economic Development and More with Chamber Members

Posted on December 16, 2016


For the latest event in our Distinguished Speaker Series, City of Gainesville Mayor Lauren Poe talked with more than 40 Chamber members over lunch. Mayor Poe’s remarks covered recent economic development successes and plans to make Gainesville the world’s most citizen-centered city. Guests were able to ask questions of the Mayor following his remarks. Mayor…

United Way Launches United Way Express: Bus Tours to Celebrate 60th Anniversary and Raise Awareness

Posted on December 16, 2016


On Wednesday, January 11, 2017, United Way of North Central Florida officially kicked off its 60th Anniversary year with the United Way Express – a series of community bus tours to help bring donors up-close-and-personal to the causes they care most about. The bus tours, sponsored by Candies Limousines & Motorcoaches,  feature themed tours to funded programs in…

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