Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Greetings!
We are getting lots of inquiries about things to do and places to stay from our callers. Please help us by filling up our online events calendar , bringing us your brochures, and letting us know about lodging availability. Thank you!
Small businesses create two out of every three jobs in Florida and are the backbone of our state's economy. The Florida Chamber would like to know what issues are impacting your business. Take this Q3 Small Business Index Survey to share your thoughts.
What do our recent Destin Forward graduates say about their experience?

"This was an amazing class. I’d recommend it to anyone and encourage all local chamber member businesses to send an employee (or three) through the program!"
Jenni Brunson, Okaloosa Gas

"Great class. I recommend to everyone and anyone! You learn a lot about Destin and get to meet some amazing people along the way! Thank you, Destin Chamber!"
Denise Kendust, Fort Walton Beach Medical Center

Leadership Okaloosa registration is open. This 9-month experience is designed to enhance the participant’s leadership skills and provide community awareness. Hosted from September to May, participants receive classroom training by certified instructors and are given opportunities to interact with various key community leaders throughout the process. Find the application here.
Business After Hours
Sponsored by Aegean Restaurant
Thursday, June 27 | 5 - 6:30 p.m.
6th Annual Great American Cookout Sponsored by Community Bank & Emerald Coast Title Services
Tuesday, July 9 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Destin Chamber

Nonprofit spotlight: Fisher House of the Emerald Coast
VISIT FLORIDA Update
Thursday, June 20 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Bonefish Grill

Lino Maldonado, Chairman of VISIT FLORIDA and Vice President of Operations for the Gulf Region for Wyndham Vacation Rentals North America, will give an update on VISIT FLORIDA and the effects of the recent legislative session.

Tuesday, June 18, at 4 p.m.

Thursday, July 25, at 4 p.m.
DestinChamber.com | (850) 837-6241