Gainesville Startup Feathr Moves into New, Dynamic Office Space in Innovation Square
Feathr, the event marketing cloud, has announced a deal with local Innovation Square developer Trimark Properties for a new, cutting-edge office for their company headquarters. In doing so, Feathr chose to stay in Gainesville instead of moving to a bigger tech hub like New York, Austin, or Boulder. Feathr’s marketing cloud is the only digital marketing platform built specifically for the needs of event…Read more
The MAF Center Needs Your Help!
The Manufacturers Association of Florida’s Center for Advanced Manufacturing Excellence is in need of specific information from Florida manufacturers about the advanced manufacturing industry’s challenges with worker retirements, skill obsolescence, health/family challenges and recruitment competition. You can help MAF help you by answering the industry survey below. Survey responses should…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
This Week: Ribbon Cuttings at ApexTek Labs, Celebrity’s Soul Food
Join us to celebrate the expansion of ApexTek Labs with a Ribbon Cutting Celebration! Founded in early 2015, ApexTek Labs is an engineering design firm bringing new ideas to life in downtown Gainesville, Florida. They have a team of brilliant engineers and designers that can prototype, machine, weld, code and develop anything, all while giving customers the best possible experience. This event will include tours, speeches, eating and more. On…Read more
Leadership Gainesville 43 is Filling Up, But there is Still Time to Enroll
Leadership Gainesville 43 is about 75% full, but there is still time to register for this ten-month community leadership program designed to identify and develop leadership skills through a combination of in-depth issue seminars and regional issues exposure program. Leadership Gainesville 43 will mark the first year the Chamber has appointed a class mentor—CPPI Executive Vice President Matthew “Matt” Webster, GGP, LEED…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.
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
I-75 Relief Task Force: Community Open House Tonight
The second round of community open houses will take place this week to share information on the I-75 Relief Task Force work to date. Representatives from the Florida Dept. of Transportation will be available to answer questions on site. The Gainesville Open House is tonight from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Best Western Gateway Grand Hotel, 4200 NW 97th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32606…Read more
Upcoming Community Events
May 15 – Jun 30 ‘Butterfly Rainforest’, ‘Ranching and Wrangling’ theme begins May 15
May 29 – Jan 17 Florida Museum’s new featured exhibit ‘Wicked Plants’ now open
May 30 – Sep 5 Blue Star Museums May 30- Sept. 5
Jun 4 World Sea Turtle Day Celebration
Jun 4 Big Green Egg Demo at Kitchen & Spice
Jun 5 7th Annual Taste of Gainesville
Jun 7 “Charity Bowl Challenge IV”
Jun 13 – Aug 12 Summer Camps
Jun 13 – Jun 18 Circus Summer Camp
Jun 17 Saint Leo University Career & Volunteer Fair
Jun 18 – Jun 19 Father’s Day Special June 18-19
Jun 25 Electro Aerial Show
Jun 30 2016 Fierce Awards
Jul 8 Creative B Movie Series: “Mothra”
Jul 15 Creative B Movie Series: “Little Shop of Horrors”
Jul 22 Creative B Movie Series: “The Thing”
Jul 29 Creative B Movie Series: “Matango”
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