Chamber Intel
September 28, 2016
Message from the President
Our 2nd BWB was terrific.  Thank you to Elizabeth Counsman for sharing with us.  We have two (2) "Must go to events" coming up in October.  The Showdown by the Bay 5 at Palm Bay Community Center on October 14th and an After Hours Mingle with Congressman Bill Posey on October 17th.  Check our website for details and registration. 

Try not to miss the Ribbon Cutting for Global Tours and Travel this Saturday on October 1st. 
Please check our calendar for all the events coming up.  The Chamber will also have a table at the upcoming First Friday by the Bay, we will be selling tickets to the Boxing event, be sure to stop by and say Hi.

Thank you all for your continued support and have a terrific weekend!

Nancy Peltonen
Upcoming Chamber Events
BoxingBoxing Match "Showdown at the Bay 5"

Tickets can be purchased at the Chamber Office or at the door the night of the event, call for information (321) 951-9998 

$40 for VIP Ringside seating 
$20 for General Admission seating

FREE for Military Personnel in uniform, 1/2 price for Veterans with ID
AHMBillPoseyAfter Hours Mingle with Congressman Bill Posey

Now comes... After Hours Mingle "Meet and Greet with Congressman Bill Posey"

Date: Monday, October 17th
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: RiverView Senior Resort Living

Admission/Fee: $10.00 for Members; $15.00 for Non-Members. Refreshments will be served.

PinterestingPretty P'interesting 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  
  GlobalRCGlobal Tours & Travel Ribbon Cutting
Join us for Global Tours & Travel Grand Opening celebrating over 20 years of travel experience!

Come to have a chance to win amazing prizes! Refreshments provided.

Date: Saturday, October 1st
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: 4100 N Wickham Rd, Suite 138, Melbourne  
LuncheonOctober Monthly Luncheon

Join us for the Greater Palm Bay Chamber's Monthly Luncheon. In this opportunity we will have Eric Garvey, Executive Director, Brevard County Tourist Development Council. 

Wednesday, October 5th  
Time: 11:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  
Location: Life Care Center of Palm Bay

Admission/Fee: The cost is $25 for members that pre-register and $30 for non-members or unregistered members. 
Contact Pat Luckey at (321) 951-9998, or e-mail or

NetworkingDo's & Dont's of Networking
Join us to this workshop "Do's & Dont's of Networking with Alan Kershaw of Truly Nolen.

Date: Thursday, October 6th
Time: 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Palm Bay Chamber Office  
ChandleryRCThe Chandlery Ribbon Cutting

Join us for The Chandlery Ribbon Cutting & Anniversary and enjoy with us drinks and snacks!

Date: Thursday, October 6th
Time: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: 806 East New Haven, Melbourne  
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, October 10th   
Location: The Greater Palm Bay Chamber of Commerce  
Contact: Karen Jaynes at (321) 676-3633 or Cheri Smith at (321) 951-9998
MastermindMastermind Group Meeting

Join us for our next Mastermind Group Meeting.

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, October 10th 
Time: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. 
Location: Palm Bay Chamber Office
SenseUrgencyHow Creating your own Sense of Urgency can impact your Bottom Line
Discover how creating your own Sense of Urgency can impact your Bottom Line with Tracy Stroderd of Everything Brevard.

Date: Wednesday, October 12th 
Time: 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. 
Location: Palm Bay Chamber Office
StJosephRCSt. Joseph Catholic Church Ribbon Cutting
Join us for St. Joseph Catholic Church Ribbon Cutting and share with us all the things that the Church serves to the Community. Join us!

Thursday, October 13th
Time: 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: 5330 Babcock St NE, Palm Bay  
GALAGovernment and Legislative Affairs Committee
Join us for our next Government and Legislative Affairs (GALA) meeting. Open to everyone interested in business legislative affairs effecting local businesses.

Date: Friday, October 14th
Time: 8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Location: Palm Bay Chamber Office
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