CHAMBER INSIDER eNEWS: October 25, 2021


The Melbourne Regional Chamber held its annual Community Leadership Retreat Sept. 17-18, 2021, bringing together more than 125 local business leaders to address the Space Coast’s greatest strengths and challenges.

Specific action items from the retreat are still being fine-tuned but will include further efforts from the chamber as well as its partners in the areas of workforce development, DEI, and advocacy efforts to drive improvements in the areas of transportation and infrastructure. Read more.

Special thanks to our partners and retreat sponsors Tradecraft Video for producing this recap!


Don't Forget to Register for These Upcoming Events...

Join the Nonprofit Council as we celebrate a successful year of connections, idea-making and inspiration! Meet some of our panelists from the council's virtual events while expanding your network at this outdoor happy hour and social event. Sign up today!


Our next Small Business Council features Eric Hoppenbrouwer, executive director of INSURGINT Strategies LLC, sharing why now is a great time for small businesses to get more involved in political advocacy. There's no charge for current MRC partners! Register today.

The Indian River Lagoon is one of the Space Coast's most treasured assets. At our next Good Morning Space Coast, hear from Virginia Barker, director of Brevard County Natural Resources Department, about how The Brevard County Save Our Indian River Lagoon Program is fighting to improve the health of this vital waterway.


Enjoy early bird pricing ($25) through Monday, Nov. 1. Register now! 


Don't miss the MRC's annual Pro-Am Golf Tournament on Friday, Nov. 12. Sponsorships and foursomes are still available, contact Jordyn for more information or to sign up.


Even if you're not a golfer, make plans to join us for a luncheon and outdoor concert with Johnny Danger Live!


Register for sponsorships and tickets.




Welcome, New Partners!


Marketing Opportunities Available

Sponsorships provide an excellent way to promote your business to your target audience and support the Melbourne Regional Chamber at the same time!  If you want to connect with local business people playing in our upcoming Pro-Am Golf Tournament, consider one of the remaining $2,500 opportunities to sponsor the breakfast, cigar tent, golf carts or beverage table. Contact Mel Thomas for more information or review our sponsorship guide.


Has Your Business Made a Big Impact This Year?

Do you know of a business that has made a profound impact on the Space Coast community this year by going above and beyond to: Treat its employees well? Reach out to an underserved population? Implement innovative practices to better serve its customers? Make a profound investment in the community? Nominate your business or a business you admire for the Melbourne Regional Chamber's 2022 Impact Awards! Nominations are due by Weds., Dec. 1.  Submit your nomination.


Are You Making the Most of Your Partnership?

Partners,  make the most of your partnership:

  • Make sure your company is searchable in our online partner directory by populating your Info Hub.
  • Post your events, press releases, job postings and deals.

It's easy! Learn how!



View more Chamber and Partner News and Events on our website.


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