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One of the best things about Daytona Regional Chamber membership is the endless ways to meet other business professionals throughout the community in an informative atmosphere while also visiting different businesses around the region who host our programs at their locations.
We have developed a wide variety of Daytona Regional Chamber business programs and events that are held on a continuous basis each year that work to improve recognition and awareness of your business, and help you to have an even better understanding of the community around you.
Importantly our popular Annual Events serve to provide vital business information by announcing regional growth projects underway and conveying important collective business strategies while providing platforms for greater educational opportunities.
Keeping abreast of Government Affairs is also key to our collective success within the region, ensuring the voice of business is heard and understood to those that make the law and rules that govern business. Visiting other areas too enables our regional partners in government and business alike to come together and understand the new opportunities employed by other successful communities that can help improve our success in business within the region.
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These programs and events, all designed to improve your business success, include:
The place to see and be seen in the regional business community, the Annual Dinner Meeting attracts the top business leaders in the area for an evening celebrating all that is right in our community. Held annually in January or February, this event attracts 700-800 attendees and features prestigious awards presentations, memorable entertainment, and great fellowship with Daytona Regional Chamber members.
Celebrating the best and brightest in our region, the Annual Awards Luncheon features the presentations of the Young Professional of the Year, Marvin Samuels Memorial Leadership Award, Nonprofit of the Year, and the Small Business of the Year. Each November, this event draws more than 250 business leaders to recognize the honorees.
BRIDGEx events are trainings, meetings, seminars, or panels that cover a wide range of topics curated for the small business community. Deliverables will include, but are not limited to, Brand, ROI, Innovation, Diversity, Goals and Entrepreneurship. These meetings are open to active members with the Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce only. Advanced registration is required.
This wonderful outing on the golf course provides an opportunity to spend a day with key clients or reward your top personnel. Held in September, the Business Links Golf Tournament is known for its high-quality venues at member courses and fast pace of play. You can also win amazing prizes featured in our drawing and auctions. This is a tournament for business professionals put on by business professionals.
This monthly event provides a relaxed atmosphere for attendees to build their business pipeline, expand their professional network, and grow their circle of influence. Member businesses open their doors and welcome fellow Daytona Regional Chamber members to see and hear all they have to offer. With great food, drink, and prizes, a good time is sure to be had by all at Business After Hours, typically held the third Tuesday of the month.
The premier venue for information on local government as well as community and public affairs, Eggs & Issues offers opportunities to connect with decision makers affecting our region. Held periodically throughout the year on the second Thursday of the month, attendees will be well-informed direct from the source and have the opportunity to build key relationships with important stakeholders.
Elevate Daytona Beach highlights the amazing local talent in our region. Produced by the Leadership Daytona Alumni Council, Elevate speakers make exciting, fast-paced, five-minute presentations on topics they are passionate about. A can’t miss event, attendees are sure to leave entertained and inspired about our community.
Celebrating the growth and expansion of business is always welcome. Daytona Regional Chamber Ambassadors and members gather to honor the leaders taking the risk to improve our community and economy, and to congratulate them on their success.
The premier leadership development program in the region, Leadership Daytona celebrates more than 40 years of preparing leaders to be good stewards of our community. Participants gain a strong perspective on current issues, an understanding of the region’s inner workings with a strong curriculum, and a cohort of lifelong friends among classmates and alumni. An executive MBA-style class project will leverage the talents of each class to improve the Daytona Beach region.
The Market Watch Business Summit provides a sneak preview of the coming year with an economic forecast designed to equip you for successful business decisions. Combining a local industry and issue panel discussion with a keynote presentation on the national and international outlook, attendees will leave equipped to position their organizations well.
When you need to develop a dedicated and strong professional network, Regional Business Connections group should be a priority. These groups are industry-exclusive to ensure each member is top of mind for their colleagues when referrals are provided in their area of expertise. Participants in these groups develop strong bonds and support each other with qualified leads and potential business opportunities.
Designed to provide an introduction to the soft skills needed to be successful in the workplace, this program connects high school juniors and seniors with area business leaders who share their expertise on attire, communication, etiquette, punctuality, and work ethic.
In partnership with CareerSource Flagler Volusia and Volusia County Schools, the Daytona Regional Chamber provides YouScience®, a digital skills assessment that helps students uncover their natural abilities and align those skills to in-demand career fields.