220,000 Reasons to be Thankful Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks and share gratitude for our blessings in life. We believe, like you, that free enterprise is something to be thankful for. We are grateful for your perseverance and strength as we continue moving Florida in the right direction. With your help, Florida is […]
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Every community benefits from small business success, so in case you don’t get your shopping fill on Black Friday, we encourage you to participate in Small Business Saturday on Saturday, November 29.
Florida job creators added 32,000 private-sector jobs during October, which helped lower the state’s unemployment rate to 6.0 percent. Low tax, pro-growth policies are making a difference for families. Consider that:
The latest edition of The Florida Chamber of Commerce’s Bottom Line features Dr. John Armstrong, Florida Surgeon General, who talks about Healthiest Weight Florida, cancer centers and the role Florida’s businesses can take in lowering healthcare costs. From job creation to education reform, Florida is headed in the right direction again. And when it comes […]
Wilson, speaking at the Central Florida Partnership’s Regional Leadership Forum – Working Together to Advance a Regional Water Strategy – said Florida will need to produce 28 percent more water by 2030 to serve our state’s growing population.
Building a competitive business climate in our state requires fostering a diverse talent pool for businesses to choose from. Each industry has a need, just as each Floridian does. Yet, as we continue to focus on getting Floridians back to work, there is a large population that often gets overlooked.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edie Ousley, 850-521-1231 or 850-251-6261 firstname.lastname@example.org TALLAHASSEE, FL. (November 20, 2014) – The Florida Chamber of Commerce today announced that Steve Knopik, CEO of Beall’s Inc., has been elected Chair of the Chamber’s Board of Directors. “Steve Knopik is an experienced business leader who understands that the private-sector plays an important […]
Elections have consequences, and at stake in 2014 were jobs and the economy – “dinner table” issues impacting all Floridians. The Florida Chamber’s Political Team routinely tracks the pulse of voters, and with polling results showing jobs and education as their top issue, the Florida Chamber’s Business Agenda became the theme for our year-long, $7 […]
Florida Chamber Foundation to Recognize Town of Century for their Commitment to Regional Economic Development
The Town of Century will be honored with a Six Pillars Award on Monday, October 20, the Florida Chamber Foundation announced today.
More than 1.5 million veterans call Florida home. Ten percent of Florida vets are women and one of every 13 Floridians is a veteran. With number like these, it’s no wonder that Florida is one of the most veteran-friendly states in the nation.