Chamber Intel
September 8, 2016
Message from the President
The Greater Palm Bay Chamber of Commerce has a packed itinerary for September so please check our website for all the upcoming events. 

One of our signature events of the year is our Media Auction on Wednesday, September 21st from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express on Malabar Road just east of 95.  This unique event offers marketing and advertising products for budgets of all sizes.  We have advertising in Hometown News, Florida Today, Spotlight Magazine, Brand U TV, Senior Life Newspaper,, PIP Printing, AM1060 WMEL, Space Coast Daily, Al Dia Today, Viera Voice, Boomer Guide, Savings Safari, Clear Channel, Brevard Business News, Brevard Public Schools Publication, Digital Ink, Senior Scene, WCN "So Social" Radio Program, Space Coast Channel, Effex Agency and many more.  

We have ads for newspapers and magazines, business cards, postcards, posters, billboards, website design, radio ads, web channel ads, graphics, vinyl business hours and much more.  These items go for pennies on the dollar and can stretch any business's advertising budget.  Come for a great evening of networking with appetizers and wine provided and bid on advertising packages to help you grow your business.  The cost is only $10 for anyone wishing to attend.  For more details, check out our links below.   


Nancy Peltonen
Upcoming Chamber Events
GALAGovernment and Legislative Affairs Meeting (GALA)
Join us for our next Government and Legislative Affairs (GALA) meeting. Open to everyone interested in business legislative affairs effecting local businesses.

Date: Friday, September 9th
Time: 8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Location: Palm Bay Chamber Office 
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 12th  
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, September 12th
Time: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Palm Bay Chamber Office   
ChatBusiness Hotspot/Chamber Chat: "What Leaders don't know that limit their Success"
Connect from any device and any place to hear this Webinar on Google Hangout "What Leaders don't know that limit their Success", or join us on Facebook Live.  

Date: Wednesday, September 14th
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
For registration please log in at: or through Facebook/greaterpalmbaychamber 
MarketingDeveloping Marketing Plan for your Business: Training
We'll have a great training with Tracy Stroderd who comes from a long line of entrepreneurs and has embodied the spirit of innovative thinking. Her 20 plus years of business experience give her valuable insight to the challenges that many local business owners face when it comes to advertising and marketing.

Join us for this training that will give you marketing ideas for your business.

Date: Wednesday, September 14th
Time: 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Palm Bay Chamber Office 
  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 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.

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 one (1) drink and snacks.

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 
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