Vote “Yes” on One Mill Tax
In order to continue economic growth, job creation and increase educational gains in grades k-12, the Chamber of Commerce is supporting the One Mill Tax. The length of renewal of this tax would begin July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2017 and will allow usage of the tax to finance operating expenses for school nurses, elementary music and art programs, k-12 school library programs, k-12…Read more
Design the Chamber of Commerce’s First Mobile App!
The Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce is currently requesting proposals from qualified software developers for a mobile app designed for Chamber of Commerce membership exposure and news. If your company is interested, please send us written confirmation of your interest and information and submit no later than 12 p.m. on Friday, November 2, 2012 at…Read more
Celebrate New Business
Join us today and on Thursday, Nov. 1 to celebrate the ribbon cuttings of Chef Brothers Catering and Re-Tech Smartphone Centers at their new locations! Celebrate their separate openings while enjoying light refreshments and meet the management staff of both companies…Read more
Make New Connections at Connect Me!
Join us today from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Gateway Bank, located at 4100 NW 37th Place, Gainesville, FL 32606, for Connect Me! Connect Me provides a structured, yet relaxed environment for making effective connections within the Chamber community. You may find a strong referral source, a new vendor, the perfect client or simply get a foot in the door for connecting at our larger… Read more
Get a Jump Start on the Holiday Season and Register your Business for Shop GNV 2012!
With the season of holiday shopping quickly approaching, the Chamber is excited to announce Shop GNV 2012! From Nov. 15 to Nov. 18, retailers in Gainesville will have the opportunity to offer special coupons and discounts to shoppers in the community. Shoppers will be able to find participating store coupons on the Chamber’s website beginning Monday, Nov. 12… Read more
Innovation Gainesville Update
Tech Startup Firms Prospering in Gainesville
It’s a fact that Gainesville is becoming the tech hub Florida, leaving economists to believe that our community may become the next Silicon Valley of the southeast. Recently, eight tech startup companies in Gainesville have announced that their financing deals totaled more than $50 million this year excluding one of the companies. Meanwhile, the Florida Innovation Hub has reported that its tenant companies…Read more
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G.W. Robinson Homes Designated as a RESNET Energy Smart Home Builder
Gainesville based home builder G.W. Robinson Homes has entered into an agreement with the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) to provide new home buyers an important measurement of long…Read more
4th Annual Gainesville Gone Austin Event Benefits Local Abused and Neglected Children
The 4th Annual Child Advocacy Center Signature Fundraiser is BACK with a new theme: Austin, Texas. The event will take place on Thursday, November 8 at Hitchcock Farms at the Santa Fe River Ranch in Alachua from…Read more
VisitGainesville Looking For The Most Welcoming Gator Fans In The Welcome Missouri Photo Contest
VisitGainesville is sponsoring an online photo contest from Oct. 24 to Nov. 4 to find the most Welcoming Gator Fans for the University of Missouri football game.The University of Missouri Tigers are coming to Gainesville…Read more
Portraits of Your Family Help Children’s Home Society this Holiday Season
For one week only Oct. 29 to Nov. 2, you can buy a gift certificate for a studio mini-session and an 11×14 portrait for only $40 (75% savings). For each gift certificate sold Children’s Home Society will get $20…Read more
Re-Tech Will Donate $5 to Child Advocacy Center for 1st 200 Facebook Check-ins at Their Grand Opening
This Thursday, Re-Tech Smartphone Centers will be giving back to the Gainesville community by raising funds for the Child Advocacy Center during the store’s Grand Opening celebration. The Gainesville-based…Read more