Chamber to recommend Triumph projects

March 7, 2017

Today, the Greater Pensacola Chamber of Commerce announced that it will be recommending projects to be considered for funding by Triumph Gulf Coast. The Chamber will research and study potential projects and provide its recommendations later…

Business Caring

Local appointed to Florida Independent Living Council

March 3, 2017

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Nine to Florida Independent Living Council TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of nine to the Florida Independent Living Council. Frank Cherry, 72, of Cantonment, is the executive…

Business Politics

Locals concerned about war on media

March 1, 2017

By Duwayne Escobedo President Donald Trump and his administration have declared war on the media. This war includes banning major news organizations critical of his presidency from a White House briefing, vowing to skip the White…


Nominations for LeaP sought, deadline Mar. 3

February 28, 2017

The Pensacola Chamber Foundation is accepting nominations for the Leadership Pensacola (LeaP) Class of 2018 through Friday, Mar. 3. Self- nominations are accepted. LeaP, a program of the Pensacola Chamber Foundation, aims to develop community-minded leaders…


Is Trump hurting FL tourism

February 28, 2017

The travel site Kayak reports Brits are falling out of love with the USA in a major way. Searches for flights to key US destinations have fallen off a cliff when it comes to summer holidays…


Great Northwest Florida announces strategies

February 27, 2017

Florida’s Great Northwest held its Regional Economic Transformation Implementation launch this morning and released its report on a unified vision for future economic development in the Panhandle: “Northwest Florida Forward: A Regional Strategy for Economic Transformation.”…

Business Politics

Florida House takes aim at local regs

February 23, 2017

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Legislation that would bar city and county governments from regulating businesses, unless state laws specifically allowed them to do so, cleared its first House panel Wednesday over objections…


Ingram explains vote

February 22, 2017

State Rep. Clay Ingram explained to Inweekly why he voted for HB 7005, which targets Visit Florida, Enterprise Florida and other business-development agencies. “As chair of the House Appropriations Transportation and Tourism Subcommittee, I have had…


Surprise, Chamber supports economic development and tourism

February 21, 2017

Today, the Greater Pensacola Chamber announced its support for the continued funding of Enterprise Florida, the Small Business Development Center Network and VISIT FLORIDA. “The Greater Pensacola Chamber strongly believes the state must continue to fund…