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Meet New County Council Chair Jeff Brower at Zoom into Eggs & Issues
The Daytona Regional Chamber will host newly elected Volusia County Council Chair Jeff Brower during the first Zoom into Eggs & Issues in the new year, scheduled for Thursday, January 14 at 8 a.m.

Cheryl Coxwell, NASCAR, chair of the Daytona Regional Chamber’s Center for Advocacy and Economic Prosperity, stated, “We look forward to presenting our 2021 City and County recommendations to our new County Chair and to the opportunity to get his thoughts on infrastructure, business permitting, workforce housing and competitive bid process and other important issues.”

Mr. Brower will officially be sworn into office on January 7 along with re-elected Council members Billie Wheeler (District 2) and Heather Post (District 4) as well as new District 3 Council member Danny Robins. 

Price is $17 for Chamber members and $35 for non-members. You will need your member portal username and password to access the member rate. Eggs & Issues is sponsored by Halifax Health and Daytona Beach News-Journal.
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We Are Looking for a New Team Member
The Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce is looking for a Business Development Specialist to work with our exceptional business community.

Are you:
  • A great communicator?
  • Comfortable meeting people in all types of businesses?
  • A believer in the mission of the Daytona Regional Chamber?

Contact Janet Kersey, Executive Vice President & COO, with your interest via this link.
101st Annual Meeting: A Double Celebration
The 101st Annual Meeting of the Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce presented by Halifax Health will be a two-part celebration. Overcoming the challenges of 2020 and looking ahead to a new year requires double the fun and excitement for the Daytona Regional Chamber’s largest affair.

Part 1: A Livestreamed Business Meeting
A virtual celebration will kick off the year on January 27 at 4 p.m. This livestream program will feature the introduction of 2021 Chairman Len Marinaccio, Bomar Construction, and his vision for the coming year, a video retrospective on the last year, as well as some celebrity cameo appearances you won’t want to miss.

The Daytona Regional Chamber will also present two of its most prestigious awards, the J. Hyatt Brown Enterprise Award and the Glenn Ritchey Community Service Award. Here are this year's honorees:

J. Hyatt Brown Enterprise Award
Healthcare professionals throughout the region

Glenn Ritchey Community Service Award
Forough Hosseini, Founder and Chair of Food Brings Hope

The virtual portion of the 101st Annual Meeting presented by Halifax Health will require an RSVP to receive the free link hosted on a private page at DaytonaChamber.com.
Part 2: A Blowout In-Person Celebration
In addition to the virtual livestream portion of the annual meeting, an in-person reception and celebration will take place later in the year when gathering can be done safely. Knowing the pent up desire to engage in face-to-face interaction, this celebration will be magnificent and will feature the networking, entertainment, and social aspects that attendees have come to know and love about the Daytona Regional Chamber’s largest annual event. Details on date, time, and location for the in-person celebration will be forthcoming.

Double the celebration means double the exposure for sponsors!
Reach the virtual and in-person audience with one sponsorship, plus receive admissions to the live event for you and your colleagues. These unprecedented times have presented some unique opportunities to expand the reach and value of these sponsorships.

For more information on sponsorships of the 101st Annual Meeting presented by Halifax Health, please contact Ken Phelps via email or via phone at (386) 523-3675.
4 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Small Business
This year has been a little more difficult to figure out new year’s resolutions. Part of that is because we’re all still reeling from the “lessons” we learned in 2020. Even the best prepared businesses lacked preparation for a global pandemic. Still, the new year is a great time to reexamine what you’ve been doing and how it can get better. Here are a few ideas. READ MORE
New Year, New Business Connections
A strong recovery in 2021 will be built by doing business local, supporting each other, and building a future customer pipeline. Making new connections, and strengthening existing ones, is an important part of a strong business plan.

Register today for Let's Connect! January's members-only event is sponsored by Fairwinds Credit Union. Thanks to their generosity and support, attendance is complimentary. To RSVP, you will need your member portal username and password. Maximum capacity is 100 participants, so get your RSVP in right away!

While gathering in-person is still challenging, the Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce is pleased to provide a virtual platform to get your 2021 business building off to a great start.
Are You Ready to Be in the Spotlight for 2021?
For businesses looking to align themselves among the region's leading names, the Daytona Regional Chamber Mission Member program is a great way to set yourself apart from the masses.

  • Brand your support of the Daytona Regional Chamber's mission of advocating a strong economic and business climate.
  • Get recognition in marketing venues such as:
  • Online, searchable membership directory
  • Printable membership directory
  • Inside Volusia Business
  • E-Brief weekly e-newsletter
  • PLUS, you'll be featured in a Mission Member Spotlight Zoom video interview, showcased in the Daytona Regional Chamber's E-Brief and social media channels.
  • Mission Members will be recognized collectively as well at Daytona Regional Chamber events, both virtual and in-person. In-person gatherings subject to public health guidelines at the time. Transitions from in-person to virtual events will be accompanied by a corresponding change in recognition.
  • Signature events: Annual Meeting, Business Links Golf Tournament, Annual Luncheon, and Market Watch Business Summit
  • Monthly and Periodic events: Business After Hours, Let's Connect Virtual Networking, Eggs & Issues, Advocacy-in-Action
Click below to learn more about the Mission Member program and the benefits of participating. Must be a member in good standing with the Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Evolve Magazine
Space Issue
EVOLVE magazine, your business and professional magazine published quarterly, has transitioned to an electronic format as its primary form of distribution. It still contains the great local content you've come to enjoy. Check out the latest issue online, Space

Click below to read the latest copy of EVOLVE online or subscribe to EVOLVE's E-newsletter. Each issue is packed full of local issues, topics, and happenings you'll want to know all about.
Upcoming Events and Programs
NOTE: When registering for events, Internet Explorer may cause our event webpage to not function properly and prevent your registration from being completed. For best results, please use Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Safari.

For assistance, contact Shanna Coley Hughes, Program Manager, at 386-523-3672.
Virtual Event via Zoom
Thursday, January 14: 8:00 a.m.
Virtual Event via Zoom
Tuesday, January 19: 5:00 p.m.
Livestreamed at DaytonaChamber.com
Wednesday, January 27: 4:00 p.m.