Chamber News

Tallahassee’s final frontier? Launch Tally aims to acquire rocket or some other space symbol

Launch Tally, an initiative kicked off in March, attracted roughly 200 to 300 industry leaders and rallied the tech sector to highlight what’s taking place in Tallahassee. Some say a bold statement is needed to punctuate what’s here.

Housing crunch: Prosperity Forum spotlights Tallahassee’s affordable housing crisis

From the Tallahassee Democrat Industry experts at this week’s 2022 Prosperity Forum cautioned the business community about Tallahassee’s high-cost housing market and the dangers ahead if more isn’t done to address it. The forum sponsored by the Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce shined a light on Tallahassee’s affordable housing crisis and how it’s impacting renters, property […]

We must address affordable housing in Tallahassee | Opinion

From the Tallahassee Democrat Like many communities across the country, Tallahassee is in the midst of a housing crisis. Not only is the lack of affordable housing impacting under-resourced families across the city but having a sufficient stock of housing that is affordable is an integral part of community revitalization and economic development. Solutions to […]

Local organization, Future Pathways, helping people with disabilities find a job

To expand their reach in the community, Future Pathways will be giving a presentation on the advantages of hiring people with disabilities to the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce on May 17th.

Classroom Connection Fund helping students stay on track during summer break

At the end of the year, each student will be sent home with a kit including books, flashcards and worksheets to help them prep for first grade

A new appreciation and fresh perspective of Tallahassee | Opinion

From the Tallahassee Democrat As a fifth-generation Tallahasseean, the quality and diversity of this amazing community has been instilled in me since birth. Only through my recent experience as a member of Leadership Tallahassee Class 38, have I truly come to appreciate what this community means to me. Leadership Tallahassee, a program of the Tallahassee […]

With efforts like Launch Tally, collaboration is for the greater good | Dowling

The answer is good things come from collaborating, new ideas, new introductions, networking and finding commonality where you assumed there might not be any. Check them out at LaunchTally.com

Tallahassee techies are talking – and mobilizing – with Launch Tally initiative

Other tech-based groups and efforts already exist. Launch Tally, according to Eddie Gonzalez Loumiet, isn’t meant to replace anything but rather to promote what’s here and serve as a launch pad to find companies and tech-based events.

Developing Tech Talent in Florida’s Capital City

Most assume that a good tech job can only be found in better known Southeastern tech hubs like Atlanta or Austin. But with more than 70 tech companies in the capital region and the state’s reputation among other state agencies for sought-after innovative technologies, Tallahassee is primed for a booming tech community.

Launch Tally initiative aims to connect city’s high-tech offerings with many more technology consumers

The audience of more than 300 represented technology companies, university research, government and non-profits. Launch Tally program founder Eddie Gonzalez Loumiet said it’s all about connecting the various players.

‘Launch Tally’ to Support Big Bend Tech Business

“If you Google technology in Tallahassee, your response is a little cloudy,” Gonzalez Loumiet added. That means it can be hard to find what tech companies are hiring, what resources start-ups may have and where economic growth may be possible.

Ready for liftoff: Launch Tally embarks on mission to turn Tallahassee into a tech hub

A group of business leaders and technology experts are launching a new movement this month to address Tallahassee’s tech talent gap and turn the Capital City into a tech gold mine.

Tallahassee community creates new initiative to get health care positions filled

Harwood said their mission is to get people interested in health care now, so they’ll have enough time to complete the necessary courses for employment.

Launch Tally with Eduardo Gonzalez Loumiet

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Launch Tally Network Created To Put Capital City On National Tech Stage

The goal of Launch Tally is to bring together Tallahassee’s tech companies, non-profits, government, universities and entrepreneurs to create awareness and resources around technology opportunities and talent in the community.

Getting your team together requires a human touch | Dowling

The Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce’s TPM initiative is currently focused on healthcare and technology, meeting regularly to discuss challenges and opportunities as well as hosting speakers on different topics key to improving Tallahassee’s talent, workforce, and education.

Amazon manager provides Project Mango update to local businesses

Project Mango in Tallahassee will be the 14th Amazon fulfillment center in the Sunshine State once it’s complete. The Amazon robotics sortation fulfillment center is coming to the Mahan Drive/I-10 interchange in Leon County.

Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce holds annual breakfast

The chamber also highlighted multiple growing programs, like Access Tallahassee, targeting young professionals and retaining talent. Leadership Tallahassee and its partnership with Leon County Schools was also a topic of discussion.

Amazon offers glimpse into Tallahassee’s fulfillment center, talent approach at Chamber event

While Amazon is positioned to be Tallahassee’s largest job creator in the private sector, it’s bound to have an impact on the local labor pool. Some see Amazon’s impact as a catalyst to attract more residents to work in Tallahassee, including those living outside of Leon County.

With change comes new opportunities | Opinion

Now, we are even more prepared to deal with the unexpected. If we can approach change as something to be embraced, think how much stronger we will be as a community.