Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
- Lou Holtz

Did you hear Friday's big announcement? The Destin Chamber and the Okaloosa County School District have identified a path to the creation of a Destin High School!  Keep reading...
Chamber Events
Paddle at the Porch Is This Saturday!
Paddle at the Porch 2017
The 6th Annual Paddle at the Porch sponsored by Destin ER is this Saturday, Aug. 19, behind the Back Porch. We have races for all ages and skill levels, so bring the family out to participate or to watch the action.

Thank you to partners BOTE and The Back Porch Seafood & Oyster House for helping us create and continuing to support this annual beach party. 

Registration is now open. For details, visit

We appreciate all of our sponsors!

Title Sponsor
Destin ER

Platinum Sponsor
Emerald Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc.
Okaloosa Heart & Vascular Center

Gold Sponsors
Buffalo Rock Company
Community Broadcasters, LLC
Grayton Beer Company, LLC
Gulf Coast Beach Cams
Frances Roy Agency
K2 Media
Sky Pro Imaging
VIP Destin Magazine

Silver Sponsors
Blanken Management
Life's A Beach
Max Muscle Sports Nutrition

Accommodations Sponsors
Compass Resorts
Destin Gulfgate
Newman-Dailey Resort Properties, Inc.
Sterling Resorts

Bronze Sponsor
GUSU Paddle & Surf
Destin Young Professionals Lunch
Let's talk about the issues you are facing as young professionals in Destin. Chamber President and CEO Shane A. Moody, CCE, FCCP, will lead an informal discussion about the challenges, needs, and successes of today's young professional. Enjoy the discussion, networking, and a delicious meal at Carrabba's Italian Grill on Tuesday, Aug. 22, from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

BusinessPalooza! Mini-Business Expo & Lunch
Would you like for your business to be featured in BusinessPalooza!, our popular mini-business expo and lunch? It will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 12, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., at Destin United Methodist Church.

Thank you to participating businesses:
A Superior Air Conditioning Company
Aura Salon
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast
Covenant Care
Cox Media
Emerald Coast Chiropractic
Emerald Coast Weight Loss
Exhibit-A, Inc.
Kitchen Designs
Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation
Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office

If you would like for your business to participate, click here or call Tracey at (850) 837-6241. If you would like to register to attend, click here.
Save $ on Office Supplies
Save big bucks on your office supplies when you create an Office Depot Business Account through your membership with the Destin Chamber.  To register for the program, visit .

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Destin Chamber
4484 Legendary Dr. Ste. A, Destin, FL 32541
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