Chamber News

Survey shows rampant public distrust of Tallahassee, Leon County governments

From the Tallahassee Democrat More residents are losing trust in city and county government, especially in the last two months, results from an independent survey show. Tallahassee’s crime rate — the highest in the state for three consecutive years — and an ongoing federal public corruption investigation are two factors responsible for the erosion of public confidence. Sachs Media Group released […]

Participants at Opportunity Tallahassee learn how to engage the community

From WTXL.com TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) – A special program took place in the community Thursday. Opportunity Tallahassee is an annual, day-long gathering. Participants get an overview of the city, traveling around town to learn about the social, economic and educational structures that help Tallahassee thrive. Some are long time residents who want to learn more about […]

New partnerships create new opportunities at FSU

From WTXL.com TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) – Some students at FSU now have a unique opportunity to learn about their careers in a real world setting. The opportunity is all thanks to a new partnership between the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce and the new Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship aimed at helping students thrive. This school […]

Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce Announces New Partnership with Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship at Florida State University

The Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce a new partnership with the recently founded Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship at Florida State University. The partnership will provide students “courtesy” Chamber memberships so they can connect more easily with local business leaders. Students will be paired with mentors, who will offer business advice […]

Local business leaders gather for annual breakfast

From WCTV.tv TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — Tallahassee business leaders gathered Tuesday morning for the annual “Chamber of Commerce” breakfast. This gathering consists of the chamber hitting on pressing matters, including the fact that the unemployment rate is the lowest it’s been in 80 years, and jobs are up by nearly three percent. This includes the […]

Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce Releases 2016-2017 Annual Report

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Tallahassee Chamber charges ahead with new leadership

From the Tallahassee Democrat Heidi Otway set the tone while making her first remarks as the incoming chairman of the Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce. Otway, vice president and partner at SalterMitchell PR, is the second African American named for the post in the chamber’s 95-year history. She wants it to be a “yes” kind of […]

Opinion: Help the Chamber tell a better story

The Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce has been a force for positive change and growth in Tallahassee for nearly a century. That longevity is due in large part to the organization’s ability to adapt to the needs of the community over time. Right now, the city is shrouded with uncertainty because of a high crime […]

Tally Job Hop connects students to local tech companies

From WTXL.com TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) – Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce connected area students to internship and job opportunities Monday with their Tally Job Hop: Tech Edition. Students gathered at FSU’s campus and were bussed to several tech industry locations. Their first stop was at Marquis Software, where students were able to network with employees. Organizers say […]

College students to explore businesses at Tally Job Hop

From WTXL.com TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) – College juniors and seniors from universities in Tallahassee will visit some of the city’s top businesses in search of internships or jobs on Monday and Tuesday. The Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce, the sponsor of the program, and the universities are trying to keep young professionals in the Tallahassee area. On […]

Fill-a-Truck For Florida held for Irma victims

From WCTV.tv TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — The people from Mulligan Park Retirement home usually hold a “Fill-a-Truck” event two to three times a year. But Thursday’s event is more special than usual. This specific event is being held to help Second Harvest as they continue to help hurricane victims. However, they are also providing for […]

Fill-A-Truck for Florida

From WTXL.com TALLAHASSEE, FL (WTXL) — It’s all about getting ready for the future! The Tallahassee Police Department, along with ‘AMWAT Moving Warehousing’ and the ‘Chamber of Commerce’ were hosts of the “Fill-A-Truck for Florida” event today. Second Harvest of the Big Bend will be taking in the donations, and storing them, for current and future […]

Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce to host “Fill-a-Truck For Florida” food drive

From WCTV.tv The Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce and other community partners are teaming up to host “Fill-a-Truck For Florida,” food and fund drive. The drive will be held on Thursday, September 21, with donations from the event going to Second Harvest of the Big Bend to assist with future disaster relief and local hunger […]

Mixed reaction from business owners on countywide curfew

From the Tallahassee Democrat Local businesses owners largely support the countywide curfew implemented to speed up recovery efforts and keep residents off roads littered with fallen trees and downed power lines. But others said the restrictions hindered businesses from being there for residents. “Better to be safe than to be sorry,” said Lynne Edwards, owner of […]

The Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce launches Irma updates

From FSView In preparation for Hurricane Irma, the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce added a resource page to their website in order to keep the community updated on all necessary information. You can also click on the Chamber homepage to be automatically sent to the Hurricane Irma Local Resources & Information page. The new website addition was […]

Access Tallahassee will host ‘Job Hop’

Access Tallahassee is a program of the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce that has been providing young professionals with networking events since 2006. These events help them grow personally and professionally while contributing to the economic development and life in the Tallahassee community. The members meet with local leaders at unique events which help them […]

LIVE IN TALLAHASSEE – 2017 Chamber Community Conference

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Swag bags a hit during Chamber conference

From the Tallahassee Democrat They come to network and leave with a loaded swag bag of goodies that would make your colleagues jealous. Businesses recognized the opportunity for instant exposure during this weekend’s annual Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce Conference at Amelia Island. Even the actual bag — a large tan tweed tote bag stamped with the Chamber’s […]

Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce Conference Recap

From WCTV.tv AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. — WCTV has complete coverage of the 2017 Annual Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce Conference. Click on the links below for the latest details from this year’s conference:   Business leaders, elected officials meet for annual chamber conference — Hundreds of business leaders and elected officials are meeting on Amelia Island for […]

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