December 17, 2019
Greetings!
The winners of our annual awards will be announced tonight at our Holiday & Awards Party Presented by Fort Walton Beach Medical Center and Twin Cities Hospital ! Want to celebrate with us? Visit our events calendar or call (850) 837-6241 to reserve your seat.

Our office will be closed on Dec. 24 - 25 and Jan. 1. We hope you enjoy the holidays with family and friends!
Small Business Input Needed
Small businesses create two out of every three jobs in Florida and are the backbone of Florida's economy. However, many in Florida's small business community are experiencing both challenges and successes as Florida's economy grows. Share your thoughts with the Florida Chamber in its brief Q1 Small Business Index Survey . This survey will close at 5 p.m., on Jan. 3.
Need Some Solid Business Advice?
On Thursdays, a representative from the Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UWF hosts "Shop Talk" Thursday in our office from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 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.

Also, check out these SBDC workshops happening at the Destin Chamber in 2020:
Jan. 13 at 6 p.m. - Starting a Business
Jan. 30 at 6 p.m. - Sources of Funding
Young Professionals of Destin Reboot
Young Professionals of Destin (YP) is making a comeback in 2020! If you would like to be a part of the group, please email mail@DestinChamber.com to be added to our email list. Also, join and share your thoughts on our new YP Facebook group .

Thank you to Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village for hosting a Merry Little Mixer for the Destin and Fort Walton Beach YPs last week. Check out photos here!
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.
Destin Chamber's Holiday & Awards Party Presented by Fort Walton Beach Medical Center & Twin Cities Hospital
Tuesday, December 17 | 5:30 - 9 p.m.
Location: Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village
 
Celebrate the holidays with us! The  Holiday & Awards Party Presented by Fort Walton Beach Medical Center & Twin Cities Hospital  will be a perfect celebration for the holidays and to recognize the Chamber’s most outstanding members.

Thank you to presenting sponsors Fort Walton Beach Medical Center & Twin Cities Hospital , food station sponsors Destin Commons & Okaloosa Gas , and media sponsor Land Air Sea Productions .
Business Before Hours & Annual Membership Meeting Sponsored by Warren Averett
Friday, January 10 | 7:30 - 9 a.m.
Location: Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village
 
Please join us as the gavel is passed to our 2020 Chairman of the Board Dion Moniz, and our 2020 Board of Directors are inducted. Also, our Mega Door Prizes will be awarded.
Business After Hours Sponsored by 790 on the Gulf and Emerald Coast Luxury Transportation
Thursday, January 23 | 5 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: 790 on the Gulf
 
Join us for networking, cocktails, and appetizers! Door prizes are welcome.
DestinChamber.com | (850) 837-6241