SAVE THE DATES
Monday, March 29, 5-7pm
Meet your fellow Chamber members at Fort Myers Brewing Co. (12811 Commerce Lake Drive, Suite #28) for a night of casual networking in their indoor and outdoor spaces - plenty of room for distancing! One free drink included in ticket price. Food trucks will be on-site if you wish to purchase. $15 per person. Thank you to CMR Construction & Roofing for sponsoring this event. Register here.


Wednesday, April 7, 4-6pm
The April WIB will be held outdoors at Bell Tower to allow for safe networking. $10 for Chamber members, $20 for future members. Admission includes one complimentary beverage. Register here.


Tuesday, April 13, 5-7pm
We will hear from founder, Sarah Newcomb, about her entrepreneurial experience and opening this new business in Downtown Fort Myers. Free for members of the Chamber, $10 for future members. Admission includes one complimentary beverage. Attendance will be limited, please be sure to register in advance. Leadership NEXT's Annual Sponsor is the Florida Gulf Coast University Alumni Association. Register here.


Friday, April 16, 1-5pm
presented by iBERIABANK
Open to 32 teams, with double elimination rounds leading to the winning team. This year's event will be held downtown, at Florida Repertory Theatre's Outdoor Venue. Fort Myers Brewing Company is the official beer of the tournament. Sponsors: Florida Repertory TheatreCoca Cola Beverages Florida. Learn more here.
VENDORS WANTED FOR SPECIAL EVENT
Edison Mall is hosting a Black History Month Celebration, Dreams + Inspirations on Saturday, February 20, 2021 from 11 am to 4 pm. This outdoor social distanced event will take place in the parking lot outside of the JC Penney’s. Edison Mall is partnering with Bridge for Hope to host a food drive, and a clothing drive for The Salvation Army.

Edison Mall is seeking vendors for the event. The cost is $25 for table, $50 for food truck. Contact Angeli Chin, Marketing Director if you are interested in having your company at the event or register online.

The Edison Mall is embracing its role as a goodwill ambassador and community town center by finding impactful opportunities to connect with the community. Dreams & Inspirations will highlight some locally Black owned businesses, artisans, and food trucks. There will be music, a designated kid zone with art-in-the-air, crafts, and story time. Guests will be given swag bags, and have the opportunity to win raffle prizes throughout the day. In addition, Edison Mall is featuring their own Black owned retailers through the month of February, De’ Marshawn’s Salon & Makeup and Lit By You Candles.

For more information and to register for the event, please visit ShopEdisonMall.com.
LEARN ABOUT YOUR MEMBER BENEFITS
This new section of our weekly email will highlight member benefits. Today's benefit is COUPONS & DISCOUNTS.

As a member you get access to special offers and discounts from fellow members! The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce has a section of our website where members can learn about special offers and discounts, and post coupons, offers and discounts for fellow members!

Below is a list of current offers that you can be enjoying today. For details on each visit this page and click the individual offer.


P.S. If you don't remember your login for the member portal give Linda a call at 239.332.2930.
MEMBER OF THE WEEK: Warranty Reps
Warranty Reps has now opened their new location at 12721 Metro Parkway in Fort Myers and their new shop location is open to the public. You can do anything from buying, selling, or trading-in Dyson products to sanitizing your keys, cell phones and wallets with the latest UV-C Light Technology. The Warranty Reps brand includes cloth face masks, UV-C Light Sanitizing, Buy-Sell-Trade for Dyson products and of course they assist with warranty claims issues. The leadership team always tries to provide a fun, interactive experience at the shop, so when you visit, be ready to check out all the product demonstrations they have available and the beautiful fine art gallery. Warranty Reps new location has something for everyone and deals every day.

Warranty Reps has a special offer for Chamber members - free UV-C Light Sanitizing for keys, wallets and cell phones. Monday-Friday 11am-6pm and Saturday from 11am-3pm. Just mention you're a Chamber member when you arrive! Offer expires 2/27/21.
TOMORROW'S BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PANEL - SOLD OUT!
We are hosting our first in-person 2021 luncheon tomorrow, February 17, a business development panel with John Talmage, Michele Hylton-Terry, and Todd Raines, at the Crowne Plaza Fort Myers at Bell Tower (13051 Bell Tower Drive, Fort Myers).

The event is sold out and we have a waitlist. If you already registered and are unable to attend, please email Debra DeHaven (debra@fortmyers.org) by 3:00PM today. We are happy to provide a refund if you are unable to join us.

For those attending, we kindly ask that you keep your mask on until you are seated at your table - this includes during the 30-minutes of networking time. We thank you in advance for respecting this request. Seating for the luncheon will be distanced.
 
Please note that check-in is at 11:30AM, with networking for the first half hour. Our program begins at noon. In addition to our mask request, the Crowne Plaza requires masks in all public areas. 
Thank you to Sanibel Captiva Community Bank for sponsoring this luncheon.
The Chamber reserves the right to reschedule in-person events based on COVID-19 data.