A Note from the President & CEO, Michael Ayers

Have you checked out our new website yet? Explore our new photos, videos and content, including the brief video below featuring past board chair Bill Potter describing the powerful impact the chamber has had on the Melbourne area.


While you're on the website, be sure to log in to set up your new listing with your logo, photos and more. Last week, you should have received an email with instructions on how to log in and set up your account. If you have questions, please contact Partnership Relations Manager Staci Donovan.


Learn more about all the partner functions available to you on our new website in this informative video.







Featured Video: History of the Melbourne Regional Chamber


Last Chance to Join Us at Impact on July 16!

Don't miss our biggest event of the year! Our 2021 Board Chair, Jeff Robison, promises a fantastic evening as we install our board members and recognize the companies and individuals who have had the biggest impact on our community this year: Community Excellence Award - Publix; Corporate Impact of the Year - BRPH; Business of the Year - Peoples Financial Planning (Raymond James) and the William "Bill" Ellis Legacy Award - Joel Boyd.


Thank you to our Champion sponsor, Shelter Mortgage; Leader sponsors AT&T and Hedrick Brothers Construction; Connector sponsors BRPH and GrayRobinson; cocktail reception sponsor Peoples Financial Planning of Raymond James; VIP after party sponsor Northrop Grumman; and Supporter sponsors Waste Management, Webster University, and L&S Administration Resources.  Additional sponsor slots, including the photo booth sponsor, are still available. Contact Melody Thomas for details.


The deadline for printed program ads is 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 8. Review our sponsorship guide for rates and specs. Ads may be emailed to Michelle Salyer.


Thank you to all who entered our Partnership Appreciation contest! We received more than 50 entries and each of those who entered will receive some form of publicity, whether a video, podcast or written article/post. If you entered, please be on the lookout for an email from Michelle Salyer regarding next steps.


Welcome, New Partners!


MRC Podcast Launches July 13!

Our brand new podcast, "411 on the 321: Tales, Tenets and Tips from Space Coast Business Leaders" is launching at noon on Tuesday, July 13! Find us on Facebook, Space Coast Podcast or wherever you access your favorite podcasts!


Our first episode features Michael Ayers, President & CEO of the Melbourne Regional Chamber, and Jeff Robison, 2021 Board Chair, talking about their lives and families, their vision for the chamber, the winners of this year's Impact Awards, and their keys to business success! Don't miss it!


Stop by Our Open House: July 30


Save the Date! Stop by the chamber on Friday, July 30, 9 a.m. to noon, to meet the members of the MRC team, take a free business headshot, enjoy coffee and pastries, and win prizes and giveaways! We hope to see you there!


Thank You, Media Partners!


Upcoming Events...


Are you interested in running for local or state office, or getting appointed to local board or committees? Don't miss this three-part online series presented by the Florida Institute for Political Leadership, Aug. 23-25, 5:30- 8 p.m. Visit


View more Chamber and Partner Events on our website.


Melbourne Orlando International Airport (MLB) is Growing!

Allegiant recently announced nonstop service from Melbourne to three new destinations: Pittsburgh, Pa.; Nashville, Tenn. and Concord, N.C. beginning in November, with one-way fares starting as low as $39! The new nonstop routes will operate twice weekly. Flight days, times and the lowest fares can be found at


Advertise with us! Newsletter and website ads are available.

Contact Michelle Salyer for rates and specs.


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