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Time to put a spotlight on your business!

Time to put a spotlight on your business! January 10, 2022 Game on! Now would be the time to secure your booth to participate in our 11th Annual “Hottest Business Day in Paradise” Business Expo. Our Expo will be on Thursday, Feb. 3 at the Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center from 10 a.m.–3 p.m.…

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! January 3, 2022 On behalf of our Board of Directors and chamber staff, we wish everyone a very happy, healthy and prosperous New Year. We are excited to launch into 2022, as we will become more efficient, creative and relevant. We will continue to analyze and prudently review each initiative to ensure…

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Happy Holidays from our family to yours

Happy Holidays from our family to yours December 20, 2021 On behalf of our Board of Directors and chamber staff, we would like to wish every one of you a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful holiday season. This is a special time of year filled with family, friends, fun and much love. Our office…

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Got Work?

Got Work? December 13, 2021 In the recent months, we have heard a consistent message from our business community. That message is “we have open positions in our businesses and can’t seem to fill them with qualified candidates and/or to get people to show up at all”. This is a concerning issue that is resonating…

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11th Annual Charlotte County Chamber Business Expo 2022

11th Annual Charlotte County Chamber Business Expo 2022 December 6, 2021 As we navigate through this busy holiday season, our 11th Annual “Hottest Business Day in Paradise” Business Expo is right around the corner. Our Expo will take place on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022 at the Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center from 10 a.m.–3…

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Holiday shopping in Charlotte County

Holiday shopping in Charlotte County November 29, 2021 We are very pleased the Punta Gorda City Council has declared a proclamation to the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce for “Shop Charlotte Month” from Nov. 26 through Dec. 24. Although, this heightens the focus to shop locally within Charlotte County during this time, there is a…

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Happy Thanksgiving from our chamber family to yours

Happy Thanksgiving from our chamber family to yours November 22, 2021 On behalf of the Board of Directors and staff of the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce, we wish each and every one of you a very Happy Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is a unique holiday not focused on presents but to enjoy spending time with family…

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Honoring our veterans, past and present

Honoring our veterans, past and present November 15, 2021 As Veterans Day was celebrated last week, I was fortunate enough to attend the Veterans Day Ceremony at the William R. Gaines Jr. Veterans Memorial Park. To say how inspiring it was, would not even scratch the surface for the first-hand appreciation and gratitude and hearing…

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Charlotte County, it’s the local business season!

Charlotte County, it’s the local business season! November 8, 2021 When we shop local within our community, we do much more than get items you want quickly and conveniently. Purchasing locally stimulates our economy, supports our neighbors, helps local businesses thrive, bolster jobs and overall strengthens our business community. When we make local purchases, obviously…

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Toys for Tots, bringing the joy of Christmas to the Children of Charlotte County

Toys for Tots, bringing the joy of Christmas to the Children of Charlotte County November 1, 2021 I know we haven’t hit Thanksgiving yet, but the Toys for Tots campaign is already in full swing. The Toys for Tots program for Charlotte County provides new unwrapped toys for our children at Christmas. By providing a…

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