|BRADENTON, FL. The Manatee Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce it is partnering with NetWeave Social Networking to improve its social media presence and impact. The Manatee Chamber’s Facebook Page, boasting more than 3,600 fans, will be just one focus of the new initiative. LinkedIn (nearly 1,900 members), Twitter (more than 3,400 followers), and YouTube will also be a focus.
“2014 marks the Manatee Chamber’s 125th year,” according to Chamber President Bob Bartz. “While we enjoy a rich history as an organization, it’s important to look to the future for continued success and growth. NetWeave will help us bring our social media efforts to the next level, engaging the business community and setting ourselves up to accomplish our initiatives.”
“We need to meet our members where they are – and often that’s online,” said Jacki Dezelski, Executive Vice President for the Manatee Chamber. “We are really excited about improving our social media presence by engaging more local businesses and leaders.”
“We couldn’t be more excited to be working with the Chamber on their social media campaigns,” says NetWeave CEO Kevin McNulty, “The Manatee Chamber is already one of the most technically accomplished in the country, and we’re looking forward to helping them reach new heights this year. The success of a Chamber of Commerce is directly related to its ability to connect with its members, and social media is the perfect tool for that.”
About the Chamber:
The Manatee Chamber of Commerce, the largest Chamber in the Tampa Bay area, has been recognized as the National Chamber of the Year and is a three-time winner of the Florida Chamber of the Year. Our mission is to build a positive business environment while enhancing the community’s quality of life. The Manatee Chamber was recognized last year as one of the Top 50 Most Social Media Friendly Chambers of Commerce by OnlineMBAPage.com.