BENEFITS & SERVICES

Providing you the tools to assist you in running your business

Your Chamber offers many business services that can affect your bottom line.

Business Contacts

Meet the decision-makers of member firms at various networking events: Business After Hours, AM Exchange, President’s Circles, Get Connected, Women’s Forum and more.

Identification of Newcomers

A list of prospects is sent weekly to subscribers. It lists individuals interested in moving here on a permanent basis.

Business Resource Center

In-depth private, confidential counseling, guidance, and training are services provided at the Business Resource Center. The Chamber partners with the University of South Florida Small Business Development Center and Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE). Workshops are presented that benefit both new and expanding business interests. Additionally, a qualified SCORE certified business consultant is available by email to offer assistance. The center’s services are free. Appointments are recommended.

Financial Resource Center

The Financial Resource Center is designed to help business entities seeking financial information and/or assistance. This one-stop information resource for business loans and related financial services is also located at the Chamber office.

Business Assistance Program

A Chamber partnership with the City of Clearwater and Pinellas County are designed to help start a business or to grow an existing one. Assistance can include business and marketing plan development, financing source identification, permitting and zoning information, government regulation information, workforce development and more. More importantly, these services are provided at no charge.

Educational Programs

Educational seminars and Success Breakfast programs provide ongoing business educational opportunities. These events include speakers on topics of interest to business leaders, such as the web, e-commerce, growing your business, sales and marketing, economic development, real estate updates and financial planning.

Monthly Membership Meetings

Our three Area Councils each meet once a month to hear about  recent board decisions, current chamber activities and upcoming events. They also discuss business and community issues of importance to the membership and pass recommendations on to the Board of Directors. Attend any or all of these meetings held at various locations on the beach, in downtown and in the Countryside area.

Meeting Space

Large meetings or just one-on-one, your Chamber provides you the perfect place to meet with your clients. Just reserve your time and enjoy the comfort of our professional facility.

Leads Group

Your Chamber provides a monthly leads group designed to generate business for its members. Each group is limited to one member per business category and serves as a marketing team for each of its members.