March 3, 2020
Greetings!
Early bird registration ends today for our BizTech Spring: Digital Marketing Summit Presented by Five Channels . Topics include the following:

Plan For Success: Laying a Foundation for your Marketing
Social Media: More Than What's "Trending"
Email Marketing 101: Getting Started and Seeing Results
Dominating Google: How Do I Beat The Other Guy?

School Cents Make Sense - Meeting at Destin Middle School
Join the conversation on the proposed half cent sales tax at Destin Middle School on March 3, to learn what infrastructure improvements are needed in our local schools. The meeting will take place from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Visit Facebook.com/SchoolCentsMakesSense for more meeting locations.
Save $ On Office Supplies
Did you know Destin Chamber members save money on office supplies with Office Depot? Click here to print a store purchasing card to use in the Destin location or visit www.mychamberadvantage.com/Chamber_SignUp to sign up online.
Military Affairs Council (MAC) Meeting
Wednesday, March 4 | 12 - 1 p.m.
Location: Destin Chamber
 
Anyone with an interest in the military and our local bases is invited to attend. There is no cost.
Shop Talk Thursdays: Free Business Consulting
Thursday, March 5, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Destin Chamber
 
On Thursdays, a representative from the Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UWF hosts Shop Talk Thursdays in our office. There is no charge for this service, and appointments are not necessary. Stop by and find the help you need to make your business thrive.
BizTech Spring: Focus on Marketing Presented by Five Channels
Tuesday, March 10 | 1 - 5 p.m.
Location: Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village
Plan For Success: Laying a Foundation for your Marketing
Ayesha Haider, MBA, Florida SBDC at UWF

Social Media: More Than What's "Trending”
Heather Ruiz, Destin Commons & Shantelle Dedicke, Frances Roy Agency

Email Marketing 101: Getting Started and Seeing Results
Michael Morris, BOTE

Dominating Google: How Do I Beat The Other Guy?
Jason Hall, Five Channels

Thank you to presenting sponsor Five Channels , cookie break sponsor DestinFlorida.com and summit sponsor Warren Averett ! Early registration is open until March 3.
Tourism Industry Interest Group: The Hospitality Mindset
Wednesday, March 11 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village
 

Our Tourism Industry Interest Group welcomes Paul Van Leeuwen, Chief Operating Officer of HarborWalk Hospitality, as we focus on The Hospitality Mindset .
Business Before Hours
Friday, March 13 | 7:30 - 9 a.m.
Location: Tommy Bahama's Restaurant
 

Start your day strengthening your business connections over breakfast. The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Department will give us an update on Spring Break 2020. This event features non-profits Ascension Sacred Heart Emerald Coast and Goodwill Industries - Big Bend, Inc.
Business After Hours Sponsored by Mezcal Mexican Grill
Thursday, March 26 | 5 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: 14059 Emerald Coast Pkwy.
 
Join us for networking, cocktails, and appetizers! Door prizes are welcome.
Annual Tax Relief Golf Tournament
Thursday, April 16 | Noon Shotgun Start
Location: Emerald Bay Golf Club
 
Tournament is a four-person scramble. Enjoy a putting contest and cookout before the noon shotgun start. Sponsorships and team spots are available now. Email membership@DestinChamber.com or download the sponsorship deck for details.
DestinChamber.com | (850) 837-6241