Apply for Summer Courses at the Gainesville Dev Academy
This summer, do something life-altering for yourself! Become a web or iOS/iPhone developer in 12 weeks. Click here for the application. Gainesville Dev Academy announces the addition of summer immersive classes starting June 6, 2016. We’re offering both the Web Development Course and the iOS/iPhone App Development Course, Monday through Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. Small Classes, Experienced Instructors, 12-week long…Read more
Registration Open for Export University 101
Gain the expert advice your company needs to expand your sales on a global scale! EXPORT UNIVERSITY is a training program developed by the Florida District Export Council in cooperation with the Florida Trade Alliance Partners to help companies begin an export initiative and to gain skills and innovation in their international sales. Delivered by the U.S. Commercial…Read more
Inaugural Gainesville Matchmaker, May 24
The City of Gainesville cordially invites you to the Inaugural Gainesville MatchMaker! Join us as we create a platform for business matchmaking on May 24, 2016 from 3-5 p.m. The event will be held in the City Hall Auditorium located at 200 E. University Ave. Gainesville, FL. Our goal is to assist you in seeking procurement opportunities and connect you with buyers, suppliers, subcontractors, and other agencies in…Read more
Chamber Open House
This “Come As You Are” members event is a first of its’ kind and was structured with you in mind. Presented by your Chamber Staff and many of our member volunteers, this event will inform you about ways your business can gain maximum exposure through the many facets of the Chamber, our department initiatives as well as the many new councils we are establishing for our members. Whether you just joined or have…Read more
Business Before Hours, May 17
Join us for Business Before Hours, 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 a strong referral source, a new vendor, the perfect client or simply get a foot in the door for connecting at larger events. Come build lasting business and personal relationships…Read more
Matt Webster to serve as class mentor to Leadership Gainesville 43
Leadership Gainesville, now in its 43rd year, is a ten-month community leadership program designed to identify, educate and develop leadership skills. LG is a combination of in-depth issue seminars and regional issues exposure program. There are only 50 participant slots available for people who hold mid-level management positions, or business owners, and have been identified as having high potential for an executive…Read more
Attention Chamber Members: Save Big at Office Depot
A significant perk of being a Chamber member is the excellent discount program we have negotiated for you with Office Depot. Save on supplies, furniture and more by contacting our local representative, Joanna K. at (904) 412-5772 to get started.
Governor Rick Scott Recognizes Fracture’s Abhi Lokesh and Alex Theodore with Young Entrepreneur Award
Last Wednesday, during a meeting of the Florida Cabinet, Governor Rick Scott recognized co-founders of Fracture, Inc., CEO Abhi Lokesh and CTO Alex Theodore, with the Governor’s Young Entrepreneur Award. Fracture, Inc. was founded in Gainesville in 2008, and is a modern photo décor company that specializes in photo printing directly onto glass surfaces. The company employs more than 35 Floridians…Read more
Front Street Named Finalist for National Real Estate Award
National Real Estate Investor (NREI) & Information Management Network (IMN) announced Front Street Commercial Real Estate Group as finalists for the inaugural 2016 Commercial Real Estate Awards. The awards recognize firms exhibiting superior performance that have consistently led and exemplified the highest degree of business…Read more
Chamber Members Exactech Inc. and Akea Design Inc. Win Federal Contracts
Exactech Inc. won a $6,000 federal contract from the U.S. Navy’s Bureau of Medicine and Surgery for surgical supplies for the Naval Hospital Bremerton. Akea Design Inc. won a $111,526.61 federal contract set aside for service-disabled, veteran-owned small business from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center for architectural and engineering services for the…Read more
Hot Jobs from CareerSource North Central Florida
Each week CareerSource North Central Florida staff members identify CURRENT HOT JOBS that employers are eager to fill. If you would like a vacant position to be included on this list, please call (352) 244-5112. For more information, or to apply, visit www.EmployFlorida.com, which will take you to the statewide job matching database. Choose “Find a Job,” then click “Job Number Search” on the right tab in the search window, and type…Read more
Upcoming Community Events
May 15 – Jun 30 ‘Butterfly Rainforest’, ‘Ranching and Wrangling’ theme begins May 15
May 19 Jen-Boomer Foundation for Entrepreneurial Women 55+ Fundraiser
May 19 Bread of the Mighty Empty Bowls
May 30 – Sep 5 Blue Star Museums May 30- Sept. 5
Jun 4 World Sea Turtle Day Celebration
Jun 13 – Aug 12 Summer Camps
Jun 18 – Jun 19 Father’s Day Special June 18-19
Jul 8 Creative B Movie Series: “Mothra”
Jul 15 Creative B Movie Series: “Little Shop of Horrors”
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Center For Applications Of Psychological Type
Disabled American Veterans
Horizon Realty of Alachua, Inc
Katz & Phillips, P.A.
McCall Service, Inc
NCF – SHRM
Ossi Law Firm, P.A.
Peaceful Paths Domestic Abuse Network, Inc.
Perry Roofing Co
Ray’s Rugs & Flooring
Skate Station Funworks
Springhill Self Storage
The Stiles Family Office
US Army Recruiting Station – Gainesville
Florida Museum of Natural History
Abacus Learning Center
Fletcher Family of Companies
Harry’s Seafood, Bar & Grille
Quality Plumbing of Gainesville, Inc.