Chamber News

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 […]

Watch it: Chamber of Commerce Conference Swag Bag

Business reporter TaMaryn Waters shares some items from the swag bag given out at this year’s Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce Community Conference. Hali Tauxe/Democrat Click HERE to view the video.

Photos: Chamber of Commerce Conference 2017

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Violinist hits inspiring notes, challenges Chamber leaders

From the Tallahassee Democrat AMELIA ISLAND – Beams of white lights flashed overhead, creating drama and suspense. Kai Kight stands in the shadows as he begins playing his trusted violin. He suddenly appears, playing and plucking the instrument that freed the genius within and led him to perform at prestigious venues like the John F. […]

Chamber workshops offer insight into hot topic issues

From the Tallahassee Democrat Breakout sessions on day two of the Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce Conference dumped buckets of information and insight on issues and challenges affecting the business sector. Saturday’s workshops touched on talent retention and recruitment gaps, the airport’s attempt to boost flights and appeal to its 500-acre swath of land, housing, proposed […]

Chamber conference first-timers share expectations

From the Tallahassee Democrat Roughly 110 first-timers are attending the year’s largest business and social retreat during the annual Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce Conference at Amelia Island. They represent businesses and industries, from startups to longtime staples. They’re bankers, architects, developers, childcare providers and others who touch every corner of Tallahassee. “We continue to inch up […]

My View – Bennett Napier #BrandNewTallahassee

I have been following with interest the printed and online commentary of the “Branding” initiative for Tallahassee. I respect the back and forth and diversity of thought. However, the sarcasm from some writers suggesting that our city taking field trips to learn from other cities around the country, is a futile waste of time and […]