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Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce

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Members of The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce have a unique opportunity to contribute to the advancement of both their business and the greater Sarasota community by serving on various Chamber councils and committees. This opportunity is available not only to you personally, but to all of your staff as well. Volunteer service affords Chamber members a means to become actively involved in community affairs. Even more importantly, it provides the vehicles necessary to bring together the wealth of talent, experience and expertise within our membership ranks for the benefit of our business community. See the listing below to ...
FLA-Panama Business Conference Planned for Sarasota « SUPPORT OUR ...
April 19 to motivate Florida business and community leaders about the potential for existing and future trading relationships with Panama. More than 130 are expected to attend the Opportunity Panama one-day business conference at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota. According to Enterprise Florida, Panama imports nearly $1.5 billion worth of goods annually from Florida.  Florida ports, including Port Manatee – the closest U.S. deepwater port to the Panama Canal – expect that number to grow dramatically following the 2014 completion of the canal’s expansion.  Florida is second only to Texas among U.S. states with a positive balance of ... market research, surveys and trends
Names and Faces - Names & Faces -
Nicole Noyes-Bell and Nichole Miller have joined Dreammaker Bath & Kitchen of Palmetto and Sarasota. Noyes-Bell, who has 25 years of sales and marketing experience, is the company’s marketing consultant. As its production assistant, Miller will work with the firm’s designers and lead carpenters. Neal Communities recently added 10 employees. They are Laura Gahan, online sales concierge; Jim Braun, new home sales representative at Forest Creek; Donna Polzak, design consultant; Stephen Heuss, pool division; Marcel Cloutier, home building; Christine Heuring, estimator; Annabelle Newland, community association manager; ... market research, surveys and trends


Jun 4, 2007 ... The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce exists to maximize our members' success , ... we've seen millions invested in high quality devel- opment. .... 85 percent of Cham- ber members have no more than 20 em- ployees. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Jade Homes shuts down operations |
Jade Homes President Andrew Coles says he is having to downsize because of the slowdown in the housing market. He also says he hopes Friday's closure will not be permanent, but adds that he is meeting with his lawyers to examine options. Published: Wednesday, August 9, 2006 at 1:00 a.m. Last Modified: Wednesday, August 9, 2006 at 2:31 p.m. SARASOTA -- Jade Homes, a Sarasota-based builder with 75 houses in varying stages of construction in Sarasota, Charlotte and Manatee counties, has shut down its operations and closed its main office and six sales centers. Jade Homes, a Sarasota-based builder of houses in Sarasota, ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Business Events
First Monday, Sarasota Chamber of Commerce networking event, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Coconuts Family Entertainment Center, 2300 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota, $5 in advance, $10 at door. RSVP required at or 556-4034. Sarasota Speakers Exchange Club of Toastmasters International, noon to 1 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 104 S. Pineapple Ave., Room 104. Information: Anita Ward, 955-0793, Ext. 215. "It's a Great Life at Any Age," inspirational talk by co-authors Trish and Tee Ross, 5:30 p.m., Women's Resource Center of Manatee, 1926 Manatee Ave., Bradenton. Call to register, 747-6797. $5. TUESDAY ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Activist brought people together to better Sarasota
Mary Atherton Kumpe, a public affairs consultant known for her involvement in state and local issues, died Friday at age 69 at her sister's home in Michigan. Click to enlarge Civic activist Mary Kumpe was involved in a number of local and state organizations. Kumpe first came to Sarasota as a college student in 1959, after her parents, George and Francetta Kumpe, moved to the city, and she decided to eventually make it her home as well. She became active in about two dozen local and state organizations, and along the way became known throughout Sarasota as an intelligent community activist who was not afraid to take on ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Communications Style Guide
Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce Visual Identity Standards Manual. The Chamber logo is now used in communication materials, including flyers, ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Congressional Testimony: House Committee on Small Business Date ...
May 26, 2010 ... the Chair of the Small Business council at the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce. I would like to thank the Chamber for helping me get ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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bestselling author, will be the guest speaker at a business lunch sponsored by New College of Florida on Friday, October 23, from 12:00-1:30 pm at the Harry Sudakoff Conference Center on the New College campus. A New College alumnus, Allen will speak on “The Art of Stress-Free Productivity.” David Allen has been called one of the 50 most influential Americans in business by CNN. His first book, Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity (Viking, 2001), has sold over 1.5 million copies and has been featured in The Wall Street Journal , Business Week and Forbes . His latest book, Making It All Work: Winning at the ...
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Best Places in Florida to Live....? - Yahoo! Answers
Hey, im from the UK and planning on moving to florida in 3-5years. ive been to miami, orland and palm beach gardens. I loved palm beach gardens, but there are many places ive not been and i want to know where the best places to live are, i.e- -Reasonably priced housing -Lots of job possibilties -Safe -Beautiful -Good schools and preferably not south as they get worse hurricanes hehe but wouldnt mind realy.... Palm bay.. Bayside maybe I live there its great.. >>For the houses the prices are really god. >>Theres bussineses hiring everyday >>Very safe sometimes too safe for the kids lol. >>Of course its pretty! >>All the schools I ...
Florida: Sarasota Winter Holiday, little further north, naples area
Hello,, My name is Rita.  I am 52 and active. I live in northern canada and was considering spending the winter (Jan.Feb.March 2004) in either the Sarasota area or the Naples area. My questions ar these; What is Siesta Key like?  Which area is nicer to stay at.  Good value for $?  How is the traffic? Any recommendations for condominium rentals--mid range 3000per month. I hope to get involved in activities --church community etc.  Which area is more friendly to temporary residents?  Is the Gulf warm enough to swim in during those months?    Thanks so much. Rita Answer You've picked ...