Orlando knows something about great destinations and Wyndham Destinations does, too. The recent announcement of this HQ is another win for our region. Below is some insight from Area Development.
In 2014, the Gainesville Chamber launched an export program for members in partnership with Enterprise Florida and the U.S. Commercial Service. One of the first participants was a small business from Newberry, FL, Endoscopy Replacement Parts. John Hartnett, VP of Global Business Development, made full use of the Chamber's resources, staff and programs. John quickly... Continue Reading →
We are living in transformational times in Gainesville, FL. Indeed, the world is shifting and creating new winners and losers in this global 21st century economy. Gainesville and UF are leading Florida's push to diversify its economy, although the strategies are sometimes not widely known. Thank you to the Gainesville Sun for publishing my column... Continue Reading →
The IT sector is growing in the Gainesville region and we are doubling down on our strategy to support and grow companies and jobs in this sector. Last week, we announced our new collaboration with Gainesville tech entrepreneurs to launch the “Gainesville Area Tech Council” that will operate through the Chamber and be led by... Continue Reading →
This article is a product my wife and I worked on to combine our areas of passion and expertise. I am proud of my wife, Sarah. In addition to being a fantastic wife and great mother to our three children, she has a PhD in Communication Science and Disorders with an emphasis in language and... Continue Reading →
Gainesville has a long-standing reputation across the nation and world as a destination for those looking to receive a high quality education. The University of Florida was recently ranked the 14th best public university in the United States and Santa Fe College reached the U.S. Top 10 for community colleges. Both have proven successful in creating... Continue Reading →
Small businesses are the economic backbone of nearly every community and employ a significant number of employees. Therefore, the more successful small businesses are in generating revenue and in growing their workforce, the greater the benefits to people living in that community. It is a very simplistic view of economic development, and it is the... Continue Reading →
See the interview with Gainesville WCJB TV-20 on the announcement of Mobiquity expanding to Gainesville and creating 260 new jobs. Mobiquity Brings New Jobs | WCJB TV-20.
“Thriving business builds a thriving community” is the motto the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce operates by. Most companies join the Chamber because of our job creation and economic development mission. As we grow our economy, build stronger companies and increase our economic competitiveness, every business in our area benefits. As a result, many... Continue Reading →