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September 15, 2016
Message from the President
It is finally here...our Media & Advertising Auction Wednesday night from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express on Malabar Road just east of I-95.  Join us for great networking, wine, appetizers from Carrabba's and advertising items for pennies on the dollar.  Just a few examples are a website, business cards, postcards and posters, graphic design work, ads in Florida Today/Hometown News/Spotlight Magazine/Senior Life/Viera Voice/Boomer Guide/Al Dia Today/Brevard Business News, radio ads on 98.5 The Beach/AM1060 WMEL/So Social Radio Program, Clear Channel billboards, Brevard Public School ads to 9,000 parents...the list goes on and on.  We have over $35,000 in media and advertising items for auction.  You do not want to miss this fabulous event. 


Nancy Peltonen
Upcoming Chamber Events
  SeminarEntrepreneurial Equation Seminar
Get ideas for putting banking, retirement and insurance tools to work to build and protect your business with Kevin Chancellor. You will learn strategies to help you:
* Save time
* Attract and retain employees
* Preserve your business for yourself and your heirs
See more>> 

Date: Thursday, September 15th
Time: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Palm Bay Chamber Office 
  RCWorkshopRibbon Cutting Training Workshop
Our Ribbon Cutting workshop, led by Bonnie McKee is designed to help all businesses, New and Established, to make the most of putting together a Community event to bring exposure to their businesses.

Refreshments sponsored by Magnolia Branding 

Date: Tuesday, September 20th
Time: 3:30 - 5:00 p.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 wine,  and appetizers by Carrabba's Italian Grill.

Sign up online at /Events, contact Pat Luckey at (321) 951-9998 or e-mail or

IrelandTreasures of Ireland Presentation
Informational meeting for Treasures of Ireland featuring Dublin, Limerick & Killarney on March 27 - April 4, 2017

Date: Thursday, September 22nd
Time: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Harris Community Auditorium 
MayorsMayor's Ball 2016 
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, September 26th  
Location: The Greater Palm Bay Chamber of Commerce  
Contact: Karen Jaynes at (321) 676-3633 or Cheri Smith at (321) 951-9998
BWBBusiness Women of Brevard
Join us for our meeting of Business Women of Brevard. Our first guest speaker will be Elizabeth Counsman,
Elizabeth is a Communication and Conflict Resolution Specialist.  She is also a Full Sail University Course Director and advocate for alternative dispute resolution.   

You will have the opportunity to network, give us your input on any assistance you may need, and connect with a mentor. We want to support women and connect them with the resources they may need to grow their businesses.

Date: Tuesday, September 27th  
Time: 7:45 - 9:30 a.m. 
Location: Larson Motorsports, 2495 Palm Bay Rd, NE (across from Harris Corporation in the old Intersil building)

Admission/Fee: $10 for members, $15 for non-members to attend, includes breakfast.


Contact Pat Luckey at (321) 951-9998, or e-mail or

PinterestingPretty P'interesenting Workshop
Pinterest, a virtual bulletin board, is different than the other networks because it's primarily about sharing visuals.

So, how do you use these visuals to market your business? Join us with Richard & Cheri Martin from WCN Interactive to learn creative ways to drive more traffic to you!

Date: Thursday, September 29th
Time: 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Wild Manta Ventures  
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