Chamber News

Unemployment Tax Relief Passes Both Chambers

On the opening day of the 2010 Legislative Session, the Florida Legislature unanimously passed HB 7033 which provides Florida employers with immediate relief from unprecedented unemployment compensation tax increases that they were facing this year. The bill was signed into law last night. This important issue was addressed by Chamber President Sue Dick during the […]

10 in 2010 Seeking Applications

Today marks Moore Consulting Group’s second 10 in 2010 session, held in partnership with the Chamber and Tallahassee Democrat. February’s participant is Magnolia School, a non-profit school that aims to raise confident learners that excel in many areas. As part of their complimentary Branding Academy, Magnolia School will receive assistance from some of the area’s […]

Leadership Tallahassee to Offer Excellent Training at Feb. 26 Conference

Leadership Tallahassee is presenting its first Leadership Conference Friday, February 26, at the Florida State University Turnbull Conference Center, 8:30 – 5:00 p.m.  Recognizing that individuals and organizations need to be mindful of their “bottom line”, an in-town conference seemed to be an ideal way to provide valuable training for a low cost. The event […]

How are We Doing? We Need to Talk.

I hope this is not news to anyone, but we have been making a lot of changes around here lately. In addition to launching our new Web site, we have been adding programs and taking strong positions on volatile issues to protect your interests as a local business person. In fact, we have been launching […]

Focus Group Results Lead to New Chamber Program

The Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce has experienced great success over the past year, in spite of less-than-optimal economic conditions. While anecdotal evidence and record attendance at major events provide clues, Chamber leadership was determined to go straight to the source and ask local business people – both members and nonmembers – some pointed questions […]

Nominate A Deserving Business for Small Business Excellence Awards

Celebrating the programs 25th anniversary, we invite members to nominate a small business today for the 2010 Small Business Excellence Awards. Presented by the Tallahassee Democrat and sponsored by Capital City Bank, CenturyLink, and Workforce Plus, this annual program will be held Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at the University Center Club. A small business is […]

Leadership Conference Registration Open

If you are looking for a professional development opportunity for you or your staff that is both convenient and economical, register for the Leadership Tallahassee Conference. The training will be held at the new FSU Turnbull Conference Center on Friday, February 26, 2010 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Receive $30 off registrations received by […]

Chamber Launches Discount Office Supply Partnership

The Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce a new partnership with DOCS to provide members a discount on office supplies, a major expense to many small-business owners. The partnership with DOCS, a locally owned company demonstrates the efforts of the Chamber to stimulate the economy and meet local business needs. The program […]

Chamber Action Alerts Get Members Involved in Advocacy Efforts

The Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce focuses a great deal of energy on advocating for the best interests of the local business community. It is often, however, an effort that goes unnoticed outside the chambers of the city and county commissions. That is about to change, according to Matt Brown, president of Premier Bank and […]

Chamber Programs Invest in Community’s Future

In working to build a strong local business community, the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce places a priority on providing programs and events that bring people together to learn, share, network and do business together. But it must also keep an eye on the future – developing leaders and relationships that will guide the organization […]

Chamber Action Alert: Concurrency Relief Program which continues on the second line

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Chamber Action Alerts Get Members Involved in Advocacy Efforts

The Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce focuses a great deal of energy on advocating for the best interests of the local business community. It is often, however, an effort that goes unnoticed outside the chambers of the city and county commissions. That is about to change, according to Matt Brown, president of Premier Bank and […]

Chamber Action Alert: Concurrency Relief Program

The Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce Growth Management Committee will be attending the City Commission meeting on Wednesday, December 9, when the City will consider extending the Temporary Economic Emergency Concurrency Relief Program for another year. The Concurrency Relief Program was initially adopted in April 2009, to allow developments to apply for a concurrency fee […]

Annual Breakfast Meeting breaks attendance record, sets Chamber priorities for 2010

The reasons why the economy continues to struggle may be complicated, but the message for the 480 attendees at last week’s Annual Breakfast Meeting of the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce was simple – it’s time to move forward. The meeting, sponsored by Hotel Duval and Thomas University, marked the transition of leadership from outgoing […]

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