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Pensacola Chamber


Inweekly 2006: Pensacola Young Professionals launched

March 7, 2015

In 2006, the Pensacola Independent News joined forces with the Pensacola Chamber of Commerce to facilitate the formation of the Pensacola Young Professionals. I wrote this introduction of the group in March 2006: This new generation…

BP Disaster

Good Summary of Legal Forum

July 1, 2010

CPA Bob Holmes attended the Pensacola Chamber’s forum on the legal issues involving the BP oil disaster. Here are some notes that he took at the meeting: At the Town Hall meeting a PJC this morning…


Dinner with Ryan

September 30, 2009

Last night, I had dinner with Rebecca Ryan and a group of PYP leaders that was hosted by Jay Bradshaw and Coastal Moving. Ryan is the keynote speaker at today’s annual meeting of the Pensacola Bay…


Economic Development update

May 26, 2009

From Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce: # $2,000,000 – We received confirmation late last night from the US Economic Development Administration that we have been awarded $2 million toward the construction of infrastructure improvements on…


Where’s the beef?

May 19, 2009

That’s the question that I and others had after Commissioner Gene Valentino’s prerecorded presentation and the follow-up Q&A on Tuesday, May 19. The only change in the presentation from the one handed out last week was…


Chamber accomplishments

May 19, 2009

While Commissioner Valentino has been bashing the Chamber on WEAR TV, I thought it might be helpful to find out what the Chamber has actually accomplished over the past five years. Here is the spreadsheet on…

Escambia County

Economic Development Update

May 5, 2009

Here is Charles Wood’s Economic Development Update he released on Friday. Wood is the senior vp for Economic Development for the Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce. # DATCOM – Our armed services department (Headed up…


Chamber on YouTube

November 27, 2007

On November 8, 2007, 200 great minds came together to change the history of healthcare. Pensacola was the place. The Chamber was the force. They promise “The most exciting part is yet to come.”…


AppRiver: Small Business of the Month

January 2, 2007

The Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to AppRiver, LLC has been selected as the January Small Business of the Month. “We started with two guys and a spam trap,” quipped co-founders Michael Murdoch…


Touart told county has problems

October 26, 2006

County Administrator George Touart met with the Pensacola Chamber of Commerce this week. The word we’ve gotten is that Touart was told that his employees were holding up development in the county. Something this paper and…


Hot, Hot, Hot – 8/22/06

August 23, 2006

Top posts for 8/22/06 – over 2200 readers per day Powerful new ad for Community Maritime Park BSoc Theme Song – You decide Port Royal Cocktail Party Buzz SOC emails breaks the law SOC mass email…