Chamber Intel
July 28, 2016
Message from the President
I hope everyone is having a wonderful week.  We are excited to have Carol Craig, CEO and Founder of Craig Technologies as our Keynote Speaker at our Monthly Luncheon on Wednesday, August 6th.  Because of the volume of attendees that have been coming to our luncheons, we are looking to network from 11:15-11:40, then start the buffet line to get to the program before noon.
 
Don't forget to add the Chamber's Grand Re-Opening Celebration on Tuesday August 9th from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.  BBQ Events by Cindy will be setting up a smoker with tasty samples.  An add-on to the After Hours Mingle is a Business Expo on Wednesday, August 17th.  A tabletop is only $50 for members and a sponsorship is $100.  We will be hanging at the Crowne Plaza with a drink and appetizers and a beautiful view of the ocean. 

Finally, we are launching a new group called Business Women of Brevard.  It is graciously sponsored by RiverView Senior Resort Living on US1 in Palm Bay.  Come join this group to network, be involved with/as mentors, assist other businesses with our shared knowledge and experience, hear fabulous speakers, and give your elevator pitch.

Part of our mission is to help business make the connections they need to grow or find the resources they need to be successful.  The Chamber is a valuable resource.  Please feel free to reach out to us for assistance. 

P.S. There are three Poke Stops around us so pop in for a visit once you capture your characters!

Have a great weekend,

Nancy Peltonen
President/CEO
Upcoming Chamber Events
LuncheonMonthly Membership Luncheon
Join us for the Greater Palm Bay Chamber's Monthly Membership Luncheon.  This month's keynote speaker is  Carol Craig . A self described accidental entrepreneur and unconventional CEO, Carol is founder and CEO of Craig Technologies in Cape Canaveral.

Date: Wednesday, August 3rd
Time: 11:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location:
Life Care Center (175 NE Villa Nueva Ave, Palm Bay)

Fee/Admission:Pre-registered price for members is $20.00; Non-members and members that have not pre-registered is $25.00.  
   
Contact Pat Luckey for registration at 321-951-9998, marketing@greaterpalmbaychamber.com or

 
LeadsClubChamber Leads Club
The Official Greater Palm Bay Chamber Leads Group! We help our members grow and develop their businesses through word of mouth referrals and maintaining positive and professional relationships! 

Meets every 2nd and 4th Monday from 11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Yearly membership cost is only $25.
 
Next Leads Club: Monday, August 8th
Location: The Greater Palm Bay Chamber of Commerce
Contact: Karen Jaynes at (321) 676-3633 or Cheri Smith at (321) 951-9998

MastermindMastermind Meeting Group

This group is going to help you go through challenges using the collective intelligence of others. The participants will tackle challenges and problems together, lean on each other, give advice, share connections and do business.  This is a limited group that attendees need to apply to participate.

Date: Monday, August 8th
Time: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Palm Bay Chamber Office  
ChamberRCPalm Bay Chamber Re-Opening & Ribbon Cutting
We were waiting for this!!!
Join us for our grand re-opening to celebrate our success, in other words, the success of all our Palm Bay Chamber Businesses!
 

We can enjoy drinks and delicious food sponsored by BBQ Events by Cindy.

Date:  Tuesday, August 9th
Time: 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Palm Bay Chamber Office (and now, it looks gorgeous!)
BBQEventsRCBBQ Events by Cindy Ribbon Cutting
Join us for BBQ Events by Cindy's Ribbon Cutting and enjoy fabulous food and drinks!

This is in conjunction with the Chamber Palm Bay Open House.  
 
Date:  Tuesday, August 9th
Time: 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Palm Bay Chamber Office 
FairfieldRCFairfield Inn & Suites Open House & Ribbon Cutting
You're invited to see the brand  new look!

Food provided by Buffalo Wild Wings, drinks and more! 

Date:
 Thursday, August 11th
Time: 3:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: East of I95 on US192, at the Cinema World entrance
GALAGovernment and Legislative Affairs (GALA)
Join us to our next Government and Legislative Affairs (GALA) meeting. Open to everyone interested in business legislative affairs effecting local businesses.

Date:
 Friday, August 12th
Time:  8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Location: Palm Bay Chamber Office
BusinessExpoBusiness Expo & After Hours Mingle at Crowne Plaza


Join us to our Business Expo & After Hours Mingle at Crowne Plaza. It will be another great opportunity for getting more exposure of your business, networking and be more visibility in the area!

Date: Wednesday, August 17th
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Crowne Plaza Melbourne, 2605 North A1A Highway, Melbourne
 
Admission/Fee: $10 for members and $15 for non-members to attend, includes one (1) drink and appetizers.

For the opportunity of increased business exposure, click and see the options here: Expo Table Top and Premier Sponsors.

Contact Pat Luckey at (321) 951-9998 or by e-mail marketing@greaterpalmbaychamber.com or



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Display your deals to our geometrically growing list of customers to create new and repeat business at NO COST to you. Learn how our incentivized sharing method can help you gain new customers, retain current customers and increase your market share. Join The Greatest Value Proposition in Marketing! 

Date: Thursday, August 18th
Time: 3:30 - 5:00 a.m.
Location: Palm Bay Chamber Office
MediaAuctionMedia Auction 2016


The Greater Palm Bay Chamber is holding its annual Media Auction on Wednesday, September 21st and once again we promise a fun evening event of networking and live auction competition! 

The Media Auction specifically is geared to help our members with their advertising and marketing efforts for the coming year and offers you the opportunity to introduce your products and services to a whole new customer base. Our members and guests walk away with amazing deals, new connections and offers them the opportunity to broaden their advertising reach in the coming year.

Date: Wednesday, September 21st
Time: 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Holiday Inn Express, Malabar Road (Near I-95)

Admission/Fee: $10 for members and non-members to attend, includes one (1) drink and snacks.

Contact Pat Luckey at (321) 951-9998 or by e-mail marketing@greaterpalmbaychamber.com or



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