Chamber News

“How to Secure a Safe Teleworking Environment” Paul Watts, Electronet powered by Hargray Fiber

Paul Watts, Market Executive for Hargray Fiber joins us for an informative webinar to share some best practices on how to keep your information safe and secure.

Tallahassee Chamber Launches Jobs Now Link

from WFSU With all the bad employment news, it might seem there are no jobs to be had. But a new resource from the Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce shows a surprising number of local job opportunities are now available. Chamber President Sue Dick said the new “Jobs Now” page fulfills a number of functions. “It […]

Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce launches initiative to help connect people to local jobs

People who are out of a job will soon have a new way to connect to potential job openings in Tallahassee and the surrounding region.

New tool tries to connect hiring businesses with the unemployed as they navigate frustrating benefit registration

“Individuals are suffering, we have small businesses who have let people go. This is probably the most difficult time our community has seen.”

Surviving COVID-19 as an Employer: The Legal Impact Of COVID-19 On Your Workplace Webinar

Nearly every employer is facing unexpected and previously unknown challenges as a result of the ongoing coronavirus and Bill & Joyce were able to answer numerous questions from attendees about what’s to come in the future.

COVID-19 Community Update from Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare

As we continue to navigate through the uncertainty of the COVID-19 virus, Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare has implemented innovative practices to create an environment that protects both the patient and their staff.

Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce hosts ‘Surviving COVID-19’ webinar

From TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — The Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce is helping employers understand the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Last week, Congress passed the First Coronavirus Response Act. The bill expands unemployment benefits, food assistance, paid sick leave and free coronavirus testing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It also requires employers to […]

COVID-19 Community Update with Capital Regional Medical Center

Our President/CEO, Sue Dick connected with Capital Regional Medical Center CEO, Alan Keesee and Chief Nursing Officer, Ann Smith via Zoom to get an update about how the hospital is preparing for the COVID-19 crisis.

Chamber Events Update Related to COVID-19

All Chamber and affiliate program events have been postponed through Friday, May 8, 2020. We will work to reschedule for later dates. We will continue to closely monitor and evaluate information and guidance provided by local authorities as well as state and federal agencies as we go forward.

Local businesses worry about livelihood as COVID-19 concerns arise

“Our goal is to try and be there with real time information. Understanding that these are very unusual circumstances, we want businesses to know that we’re here to assist in anyway possible,”

COVID-19 Information & Resources

As a resource to individuals and businesses, we have created to showcase local updates and information that can be of assistance to you and your employees.

Peter Schorsch Announced as 2020 Chamber Community Conference Saturday Lunch Keynote Speaker

Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises Media and is the publisher and executive editor of, INFLUENCE Magazine and a suite of podcasts and email newsletters, including “Sunburn,” the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics.

Business leaders hear pitch for taxpayer-funded Children’s Services Council in Leon

The Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce will soon take a position in the coming months on a controversial voter referendum to create a tax-funded Children’s Services Council in Leon County.

“Hiring in the Modern Talent Marketplace” Report by U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

As the U.S. labor market becomes one of the most competitive talent markets in recent history, hiring managers are faced with a greater number of challenges, and as workers become more confident in seeking better employment opportunities, employers of all sizes across multiple industries are struggling to hire qualified candidates.

#TalentLivesHere – Jason Hollister, Indoor Environmental Management

If you ask Jason what he loves most about Tallahassee, he will tell you that it’s a place where you can tailor your life to the way you want to live, while building an impressive career. He wears many hats as a husband, father, coach, advocate and so much more. Jason has mastered the art of balancing between working hard and giving back.

State economists share highs, lows of Florida and Leon County economy at annual forum

Leon County’s low unemployment rate and steady job growth are favorable economic indicators, although like the rest of the state, there’s a significant skills gap for available and future jobs.

Medical marijuana industry continues to boom in Tallahassee

Local business owners and non-profit leaders learned more about the industry in Florida at WCTV’s sponsored Lunch & Learn Event. Employers learned about new legislation that could dictate how they can regulate their employees.

2020 Tallahassee-Leon County Major Employers List

Tallahassee is home to major employers and is diverse in industries including healthcare, hospitality, construction, manufacturing, technology and more. We have collected information through employer surveys, direct communication with businesses and the Chamber database to compile a list of our area’s largest employers.

FSU’s Online MSIT Program #5 in the Country

According to the latest U.S. News and World Report 2020 Best Online Programs rankings, FSU’s online MSIT program offered by the School of Information (iSchool) is ranked No. 5 among public universities. After being ranked No. 7 in 2018 and 2019, this two-rankings rise to the top five is an exciting milestone. “It is great to see […]

November 2019 Jobs Update

The new year may be upon us, but 2019 continues to bring good news for Tallahassee on the jobs front. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has recently released job numbers for the month of November and the data shows another significant increase in hiring. With a total count of 194,400 non-farm jobs, the Tallahassee […]