Our Mission
The Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce advocates a strong economic and business environment and serves as a platform through which our members and the entire business community can thrive.
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Welcome These New Members
New Daytona Regional Chamber Members Invest in Community
Please welcome these businesses who recognize the power of investing in their community by joining the Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce.

The Daytona Regional Chamber’s vision is to be a driving force in the development of commerce and to improve the quality of life in the greater Daytona Beach region. The support of our members makes that possible. 

With the Daytona Regional Chamber serving as the voice for business, our members are able to leverage access, influence, and credibility.
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Join Us This Week for the Virtual Portion of 101st Annual Meeting presented by Halifax Health
The first part of the 101st Annual Meeting of the Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce presented by Halifax Health takes place this week.

The livestreamed event will take place this Wednesday, January 27 at 4 p.m. on a private page of the Daytona Regional Chamber website.

RSVP below to receive the free link to the program, which features:

  • A Video Review of 2020
  • Presentations of the J. Hyatt Brown Enterprise Award and the Glenn Ritchey Leadership Award
  • The Vision of 2021 Chair Len Marinaccio, Bomar Construction
  • plus celebrity appearances by the Soup Nazi from Seinfeld, Corporal Klinger from M*A*S*H, Akbar Gbaja-Biamila from American Ninja Warrior and more!

All are welcome to join the virtual celebration. Part two of the 101st Annual Meeting will take place when a large, in-person celebration is safer as per public health guidelines.
Thank you to our generous sponsors!
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Taking a Step Toward Normalcy with Hybrid Events
Beginning in February, the Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce will begin to take slow steps toward normalcy by offering hybrid versions of some events featuring a limited-capacity in-person attendance option as well as remote, virtual access.

Following is a preview of some of the upcoming events on the Daytona Regional Chamber calendar with notes on virtual, in-person, and hybrid options.
7:30 a.m. - In-person check-in and breakfast - Halifax River Yacht Club
8:00 a.m. - Remote admission via Zoom and program begins

Get a preview of the upcoming state budget from Chris Spencer, Director of Policy and Budget, Office of Governor Ron DeSantis. A challenging year will lead to a challenging budget process. Join us to learn more about the impact of a difficult budget on our local business community.

In-person Attendance: $17 for Daytona Regional Chamber members, $35 for future members
Virtual Attendance: $10 for Daytona Regional Chamber members, $35 for future members
5:30 p.m. - In-person check-in

Build your 2021 business pipeline by making connections in a relaxed, socially-distanced environment. Doing business locally will speed up our economic recovery.

In-person: $17 for Daytona Regional Chamber members, $35 for future members
Mission Member Spotlight:
Lankford Law Firm
Mission Members are business and community leaders who believe strongly in the work of the Daytona Regional Chamber and go over and above in their support of our mission.

The Mission Member Spotlight is an opportunity to learn more about these businesses and why their investment in the community is so important to them.

This Mission Member Spotlight features Melody Lankford, Attorney with Lankford Law Firm. While you are watching Mission Member Spotlight videos, be sure to subscribe to the Daytona Regional Chamber YouTube channel for more great content.
Are You Ready for the Spotlight?
Show your support of the Daytona Regional Chamber's mission and be featured in a video like that above. Participants in the 2021 Daytona Regional Chamber Mission Member program will be featured in a Mission Member Spotlight Zoom video interview, showcased in the Daytona Regional Chamber's E-Brief and social media channels, plus will receive other great benefits.

Click below to contact Ken Phelps, VP of Resource Development, 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.
Join Our Fabulous Daytona Regional Chamber Team

The Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce is seeking an Advocacy Communicator, a new position within the organization. Click here to see the job description. To express interest in the position, please submit a resume and salary requirements via email to President & CEO Nancy Keefer. No phone calls.


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.
Daytona Regional Chamber's Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Council Begins Work
The Daytona Regional Chamber’s new Equity Diversity & Inclusion Council, led by Carmen Ruiz, FASTSIGNS of Daytona Beach, had it’s first meeting to develop the outreach and programming for the Daytona Business United Minority Scholarship Program. 

This two-year pilot program is intended to immerse minority-owned businesses in the Daytona Regional Chamber and provide customized education, counseling and mentorship. The Small Business Development Center is a key partner in the program. 

Funding for the program will run through the Daytona Regional Chamber’s Foundation, a 501(c)3 entity. AT&T is our founding partner, providing the first eight scholarships for the program. 

Businesses interested in sponsoring minority-owned businesses in the program can reach out to President & CEO Nancy Keefer for more information.  
Think You have a Great Product or Service Idea? Here’s How to Know for Sure.
The world is full of gurus who will tell you to set some goals, drive action, make it happen. And that’s good advice. 

But just because you can, doesn’t always mean you should. 

Launching a new product or service is not something you want to do because you had a wild idea one morning over coffee or in the shower. There’s a lot more that goes into the launching of that product or service. But research and development can be pricey. READ MORE
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
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For assistance, contact Shanna Coley Hughes, Program Manager, at 386-523-3672.
Livestreamed at DaytonaChamber.com
Wednesday, January 27: 4:00 p.m.
Virtual via Zoom
Tuesday, February 9: 1:00 p.m.
Halifax River Yacht Club: In-person, Limited Capacity
Zoom: Remote, Virtual participation
Thursday, February 11: 7:30 a.m.
Victory Circle at One DAYTONA - Limited Capacity
Tuesday, February 16: 5:30 p.m.