Join us on Thursday, January 9th at Ceridian Corporation, where several winners from the 2012 – 2013 Iconic Women of St. Petersburg – Celebrating Women with Vision Awards will come together for two panel discussions focusing on leadership, education, and motivation for professionals. Concluding with a keynote address by Beth Houghton, Winner of 2013 Community Service Woman of the Year.
*Early Bird Special! Those who register for the Defining Iconic: “What Makes a Leader Iconic?” event by January 3rd, will be given a complimentary pass to the 2014 Iconic Women of St. Petersburg event – Exclusive VIP Private Reception on the evening of May 13, 2014 (the evening prior to the Annual Iconic Luncheon event). This reception is usually reserved for Iconic Sponsors, Finalists and Special Guests Only.
Do you know a woman who exhibits the qualities of leadership and inspiration? Awards will acknowledge women with outstanding accomplishments in professional or community service in the following categories: Business Woman of the Year for Large Business (50+ employees), Business Woman of the Year for Small Business (less than 50 employees), Entrepreneur Woman of the Year; Non-Profit Woman of the Year, Community Service Woman of the Year, a Woman to Watch, and the INSPIRE! Woman of the Year.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014, 11:30am – 1:00pm, Chamber Boardroom, 100 Second Ave N
Join us to learn how to best utilize your membership investment for 2014. This popular Chamber orientation meeting is the perfect opportunity for new and existing members and to get familiar or reacquainted with all the benefits, events and programs offered by the Chamber to help grow your business.
Thursday, January 9, 2014, 8:00am Registration; 9:00am Program, Ceridian Corp, 34th St S
We are bringing together several of the winners from the 2012 – 2013 Iconic Women of St. Petersburg – Celebrating Women with Vision Awards events! It will feature two panel discussions and keynote speaker, Beth Houghton. This event will be hosted by the Exclusive Iconic Women’s Event Sponsor – Ceridian Corporation.
Thursday, January 23, 2014, 5:30pm – 9:00pm, The Coliseum, 535 4th Avenue N
The Annual Dinner is a celebration of the accomplishments of the past year, recognition of the community leaders and the discussion of the vision for the future of the Chamber and community. The gavel will be will passed from the outgoing Board of Governor’s Chair, Mr. David Punzak, to the incoming Board Chair, Mr. Marcus Greene, and the Chair Member of the Year will be named.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 3:00pm – 7:00pm, The Coliseum, 535 4th Avenue N
Join us as you will get to mix and mingle in a Carnivale themed atmosphere with over 80 exhibitors on hand to demonstrate their products and services to business-minded attendees. This is the only opportunity to mix and mingle with members of the business community in St. Petersburg and the surrounding area under one BIG roof!
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OUR BRIGHT SPOTS*Interested in being showcased in our newsletter as one of our Bright Spots? Please email Kathy Carlson at firstname.lastname@example.org
A Warm Welcome to Our New MembersPlease welcome the following businesses who became Chamber members in December:
Friday, January 17, 4:00pm – 6:00pm, The Getaway, 13090 Gandy Blvd, St Petersburg
Join us for our Grand Opening featuring 2 Tiki Bars, 30 Boat Slips, Water Sports, Food Truck Park, and a Mallory Square Weekend Kickoff! Complete with Key West Style Street Performers, Local Bands, and St. Pete Independent Merchants & Artists.
Saturday, January 18, 4:00pm – 7:00pm, Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Dr, St Petersburg
Since 1925, the East-West Shrine Game® has been more than just a football game. It’s been a showcase for the next generation of NFL greats and a priceless benefit event for Shriners Hospitals fro Children®. General admission tickets cost $15 each.
Friday, January 31, 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Dr NE, St. Petersburg
Join us for the Inaugural MUSE Awards. Premiere of commissioned digital interactive art exhibit and stellar pop up performances. Proceeds benefit the St. Petersburg Arts Alliance in support of our artists, arts, & cultural organizations & creative businesses.
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Want FREE help in your business THIS SUMMER?
Partnering with the Beau Institute, the Chamber is excited to bring this unique opportunity to St. Petersburg! A group of French University Students, studying International Business, are coming to St. Petersburg during the summer of 2014 (June, July, August) to complete a 3-month internship to engage with the American culture. Based on the success of the Clearwater Beach campus, St. Petersburg was seen as an even larger business environment in a vibrant city to offer this program which is beneficial to both students and host companies. If you are interested in hosting an intern at your business over the summer, please contact Kristina Alspaw at email@example.com or by calling 727.388.2911. This is on a first-come, first-served basis so secure your interest today!