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Chamber Blog

The Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce, writes a weekly column in the Charlotte Sun.  You may read it here every Monday.

Recent Posts

Not a member of the Charlotte County Chamber…why not?

April 25, 2022

Seems like a fair question. There are close to ten thousand businesses in Charlotte County with a tax business license, all looking for a competitive edge. Business owners are always looking for new opportunities to network and meet other business owners to expand their professional connections. One great way is to become a member of…

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Charlotte County Chamber helps people get to know your business

April 18, 2022

As a member of the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce, you have access to a wide-range of benefits which puts a bright spotlight on your business in front of 3,000 folks each week. Being a part of our dynamic membership or wishing to become a member, you become family of a productive, successful, and influential…

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Charlotte County is hiring and open for business

April 11, 2022

It’s no secret, there are countless positions that are available and waiting to be filled within our community by the right, dedicated, and qualified candidates. At the same time gas prices are teetering well above the norm. By taking a job north or south of us for a couple of extra dollars per hour, there…

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Our membership is the lifeblood of our community

April 4, 2022

There’s a certain glamour when someone says they own a business. The notion of bags of cash, lots of vacations and a flexible schedule. While that may be the ultimate goal for a business owner, this is far from reality. Most small business owners work crazy hours (late nights, early mornings, holidays…) and carry a…

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The many benefits of networking

March 28, 2022

Ever been to a networking event and been bored to death? The small talk, the stuffy air between strangers trying to make connections. There’s nothing worse than trying to meet people when you don’t know why you need to meet them in the first place. It doesn’t have to be that way. Networking can be…

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It takes a village to make a winning team

March 21, 2022

The Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce understands that in order to have a strong economic environment, we must have a strong community. We are so fortunate to have dedicated county and city leaders, business owners, educators, public safety, first responders, and citizens. I truly believe we all share in the responsibility of economic success and…

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Time flies when you are having fun

March 14, 2022

Quite often, time goes by in a blink of an eye. Here at the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce, we are already half way through our 2021-2022 fiscal. Looking back on what has been accomplished in the past six months on behalf of our members, has been nothing short of amazing. We celebrated our 96th…

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What’s in it for me?

March 7, 2022

As the executive director of the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce, and the collaboration with our Board of Directors, it is imperative our strategic foresight and diligence delivers optimal avenues to best serve our 1,000-plus members most effectively. We must continually alter and set the stage to what is important for our members and the…

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No better time to become a member of the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce!

February 21, 2022

February has been an extremely busy and productive month and we still have a week to go. Our 11th Annual Business Expo was successful with over 75 members showcasing their products and services to over 500 attendees. Last week, we had our Quarterly New Member Showcase where 31 new members had the opportunity to introduce…

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Bon voyage to a Chamber pillar in our business community

February 14, 2022

I’ve known Maryann Mize since being in Charlotte County for almost 10 years. Maryann retired from Charlotte State Bank and Trust last July as a Senior Vice President, after more than 28 years of service. Now Maryann and her family will begin a new journey towards the end of the month. To say Maryann has…

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