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Business as (Un)usual: Greater Fort Myers Chamber launches resource website for businesses impacted by COVID-19

2020-03-25T17:03:08-04:00March 25th, 2020|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce has launched a new website at Resource.FortMyers.org, offering resources that will support the local business community in its response to the coronavirus, or COVID-19. Offering unprecedented business resources for unprecedented times, the Chamber’s “Business as (Un)usual” website serves as a hub for information and latest updates spanning the [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce to highlight impact of mandatory minimum wage hike at Nov. 8 business breakfast

2019-11-05T10:10:27-05:00October 31st, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce will address the potential business impact of a statewide proposal to increase minimum wage levels during a business breakfast held from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 8 at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd. in Fort Myers. A proposed ballot initiative to raise Florida’s minimum [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber’s Colleen DePasquale graduates from U.S. Chamber Foundation education and workforce fellowship program

2019-10-01T10:28:25-04:00October 1st, 2019|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation announced Colleen DePasquale, president and CEO of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, has graduated from its premier business leadership program. The inaugural Business Leads Fellowship Program trained and equipped leaders from state and local chambers of commerce with resources, access to experts, and a network of peers [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce launches EXCELerate, mentoring for business excellence

2019-07-26T08:07:55-04:00July 18th, 2019|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Inaugural business mentorship event to be held Aug. 22 The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce is pleased to introduce EXCELerate, a new program that provides mentoring for business excellence. The Chamber invites the community to attend its business mentorship event on Aug. 22 to learn more about the new program designed to support, propel [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber’s Colleen DePasquale selected for U.S. Chamber Foundation education and workforce fellowship program

2019-06-27T06:44:32-04:00June 27th, 2019|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Colleen DePasquale, president and CEO of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, has been selected by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation to participate in the third cohort of its premier business leadership program, the Business Leads Fellowship Program. The national fellowship program trains and equips leaders from state and local chambers of commerce [...]

Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce to examine postsecondary education, training at monthly membership luncheon on March 21

2019-03-26T17:27:25-04:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Postsecondary education and training in Southwest Florida will be the focus of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s March membership luncheon. Leaders of the FutureMakers Coalition will discuss the program’s progress in boosting education levels among young adults in Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties. FutureMakers has a goal of increasing the number [...]

24 craft breweries participating in ‘Pumptober-Fest’ beer festival at Bell Tower Shops on Oct. 13

2018-10-04T00:11:53-04:00October 4th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Volunteers still needed for event benefiting Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Foundation Bell Tower Shops has announced the final list of 24 craft breweries participating in Pumptober-Fest on Oct. 13, and the lineup has a decidedly Florida flair. All but six of the participating breweries hail from the Sunshine State, with a half-dozen brewing [...]