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e-Journal 4-14-15: Bring the Entire Family to Chamber After Hours and “Go to The Circus” with the Gainesville Orchestra

e-Journal 4-14-15: Bring the Entire Family to Chamber After Hours and “Go to The Circus” with the Gainesville Orchestra

Gainesville Chamber of Commerce E-Journal

April 14, 2015

In May, Bring the Entire Family to Chamber After Hours and “Go to The Circus” with the Gainesville Orchestra

The Gainesville Orchestra and the Gainesville Area Chamber are inviting families to attend a special, family-friendly edition of Chamber After Hours followed by “Go To The Circus,” the final ‘Innovation Gainesville’ concert event of the season on May 8, 2015. The special concert will feature kid-friendly favorites, including the World-Famous Flying Wallendas withRead more

Upcoming Events

Apr 15 Chamber After Hours – Meet the Chamber Staff

Apr 21 Business Before Hours – United Way of North Central Florida

Apr 21 STEAM: Building Blocks of Workforce (Leadership Seminar + Job Fair)

Apr 22 Ribbon Cutting – GatorCPR – The Center for CPR and Safety Training

Apr 23 Ribbon Cutting – The Crafty Bastards

Apr 28 Ribbon Cutting – Springhill Suites

May 8 Gainesville Orchestra — “Go to the Circus”

May 19 Business Before Hours – Hilton Garden Inn

Meet the Chamber Team April 15 at Chamber After Hours

Join us for an evening of socializing and refreshments at Chamber After Hours on April 15, 2015. Meet the Chamber staff and take a tour of the Chamber offices as we welcome everyone to the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce at 300 E University Avenue, Gainesville, FL. The Chamber Staff will be here to network with you, share ideas and discuss how their role in the Chamber adds value to your membership….Read more

Join Us for Business Before Hours March 24 at the United Way of North Central Florida

Join us Tuesday, April 21 at 8:30 a.m. for Business Before Hours! This event will be held at the United Way of North Central Florida at 6031 NW 1st Place, Gainesville, FL. Business Before Hours provides a structured, yet relaxed environment for making effective connections within the Chamber business community. Participation in Business Before Hours is included in your Chamber Membership. You may find…Read more


Mayor’s Economic Competitiveness Committee Meets April 16 at UF

Mayor Ed Braddy’s Blue Ribbon Advisory Committee on Economic Competitiveness will have a public retreat this Thursday, April 16 from 10 a.m. – 2/3pm at University of Florida (UF) Emerson Hall – Warrington Room, 1938 West University Avenue. Guest speaker Alan Webber will help the Committee craft the day. This meeting is open to the public. The Blue Ribbon Committee is charged with reviewing all aspects of the City of Gainesville’s…Read more

Public Policy VP Kamal Latham Tells Businesses how to “Do Business with the Giant”

At an event held recently at the UF Bob Graham Center for Public Service, Kamal Latham, the Chamber’s VP of Public Policy, recently provided insights on doing business with China learned through his own experience at U.S. Embassy Beijing as a career diplomat who helped to negotiate a multi-billion dollar trade deal. Watch the talk…Read more

City of Gainesville Commission Meeting Weekly Calendar

See details for this and other city government-related meetings here.


STEAM: Building Blocks of Workforce is Just Around the Corner

In support of business growth and employment opportunities in industries requiring proficiency in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics, the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce will launch STEAM: Building Blocks of Workforce on Tuesday, April 21. This two-pronged, comprehensive event consists of a leadership seminar and job fair. The leadership seminar will take place at the Hilton University…Read more


Susan Davenport Talks Transformation at Envision Alachua Task Force Meeting

Susan Davenport, the Gainesville Chamber’s vice president for economic development, recently spoke at an Envision Alachua Task Force Meeting. Her presentation on Transforming Greater Gainesville, the Gainesville Area Chamber’s five-year economic development plan – initially announced in 2014, and executed Jan. 1, 2015—showcased the many similarities between Transforming Greater Gainesville and the Envision Alachua…Read more



Upcoming Community Events

Apr 13 Science Café: Smart Sensors

Apr 15 Free Information Session Re: Social Enterprise Training for Nonprofits

Apr 17 – 19 Earth Day Plant Sale

Apr 18 Earth Day Exploration

Apr 23 Free Information Session Re: Social Enterprise Training for Nonprofits

Apr 24 Free Information Session Re: Social Enterprise Training for Nonprofits

Apr 24 Spend the Day with John Spence

May 8 Gainesville Orchestra — “Go to the Circus”

May 9 Stop Children’s Cancer Fantasy Event

May 11 16th Annual Conference on Legal & Policy Issues in the Americas

May 11 Science Café: Bioluminescence

May 17 Ask a Scientist: International Museum Day


Welcome New Members!

American Cancer Society

Celebrate Primary Care

Friends of Paynes Prairie, Inc.

My IT Master

Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

Thank You Renewing Members for Your Continued Support!

Gulejo

Harn Museum of Art-University of Florida

The Lodge at Gainesville

Tommy Williams Homes

Wahoo Seafood Grill

Napolatano’s

Skate Station Funworks

Haile Plantation Golf & Country Club

Manpower

Paramount Grill



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