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March 7th 2017

CORAL SPRINGS REGIONAL CHAMBER DENIM & DIAMONDS GRAND GALA

Coral Springs Regional Chamber Hosts its Annual Grand Gala This March

 For Immediate Release

Coral Springs, Fla (February 16th 2017) -- The Coral Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting the “Denim & Diamonds” Grand Gala, presented by Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital/U18 Sports Medicine on Friday, March 31st 2017 at the Ft. Lauderdale/Coral Springs Marriott from 6:00pm to 10:00pm.

The Gala features the presentation of the Small Business Leader and Covered Bridge Award as well as a “Food and Wine Showcase” featuring samples of culinary delights from local restaurants such as Tavolino Della Nonna & Bonefish Grill, a multi course dinner, auction prizes, a country/western show as well as country line dancing!

There will be a Chinese auction, a Photo Booth, an ice cream bar and a delicious full course dinner including complimentary wine. A portion of the proceeds raised will benefit the Chamber’s Education Foundation, P.A.T.H.S (Providing Assistance to High Schools), which assists DECA and BPA business students from our local high schools in their progress toward becoming tomorrow’s leaders and future entrepreneurs. Tickets for the event are $75 before March 17th, and can be purchased online at www.cschamber.com  or by calling the Chamber office at 954-752-4242.

Major sponsors of the gala include Dignity Memorial/Kraeer Funeral Home & Cremation Centers, Al Hendrickson Toyota, City of Coral Springs, JM Lexus, Blue Stream, Comcast Business, AmTrust Bank, Coral Springs Auto Mall and many more.

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December 20th 2016

GOOGLE STREET VIEW PROGRAM COMING SOON FOR CORAL SPRINGS REGIONAL CHAMBER MEMBERS

The Coral Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce Teams up with Google Street View Photographers

Coral Springs, Fla (December 20, 2016) -- The Coral Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Google Maps “Street View” trusted photographers have created an official chamber program to bring the popular “Street View” technology INSIDE local business establishments.

This program picks up where the Street View car left off, bringing the high-resolution 360 degree panoramic imaging technology inside business establishments.  The imagery is then uploaded into the Google Street View system where they are seamlessly connected together to form a “virtual walking tour” of the business and made accessible from Google Maps and Google Search as part of the businesses’ Google listings.  Viewers enjoy the interactive look throughout the business establishments which helps them form their purchase / visiting decisions.

The Coral Springs Regional Chamber joins dozens of other Chambers across the country in partnering with the Google Street View trusted photography team to increase their member businesses visual presence in all things Google.

Whether your goal is to show the beauty, the ambiance, the products, displays, or perhaps just the businesses’ professionalism, leveraging Google Search and Google Maps technology is the best possible way to do that.  With Google being the “go-to” source for people finding businesses today, having an affordable way to standout and engage viewers with an interactive tour of your business is extremely effective for attracting new customers.

The Google Street View photographer will be in the area on Tuesday November 1st to capture the imagery inside local businesses.  All businesses interested in participating should go to www.coralsprings.seeinsidebusinesses.com to learn more about how to get in on this valuable and unique opportunity. 

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 December 1st 2016

 

For immediate release

 
CHAMBER FOR GOOD PROVIDES ITS SUPPORT TO THE COMMUNITY

Coral Springs Regional Chamber’s ‘Chamber For Good’ strives to Strengthen and Unite Local Businesses

 

Coral Springs, Fla (December 1, 2016) -- The Coral Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce has launched a community building service called Chamber for Good that will allow local charities to increase their visibility within the community.  Chamber For Good works to assist the Chamber to reach out to the many outstanding nonprofits that make a difference in our community by helping them to achieve their goals. 

The Chamber for Good tool allows residents of our community to view local charitable needs posted by local charities sorted into three areas: financial, volunteer, and goods and items needed.  All local charities that fit the eligibility guidelines have the ability to create a public profile on the Chamber for Good site, then post needs in the three areas as they arise. 

The Coral Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce’s next Chamber for Good meeting will explain how small businesses and non-profits can work together to put the spotlight on charitable, not for profit organizations whose objectives are to enhance our community and its citizens. The event will be open to all non-profits and businesses that serve non-profits (not just chamber members).

“This program allows us to connect our residents and businesses and strengthen our community in a way that we haven’t been able to do before”, explained Cindy Brief, President and CEO of the Coral Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce. “Our goal is to help nonprofits raise awareness and money needed. By leveraging the support of our businesses we will be able to make a difference in our community, which is what we always strive for.”

Residents are encouraged to go to the Chamber for Good website and enter their email address toward the bottom of the home page.  In doing this they will be notified once per week, by email, of the local needs that exist among the charitable organizations and causes that operate within our community. 

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November 22nd 2016

 

For immediate release

BUSINESS ACADEMY OFFERS HELPFUL TIPS & TRICKS TO SMALL BUSINESSES

Coral Springs Chamber Business Academy Works to Educate Businesses in Coral Springs

 

Coral Springs, Fla (November 22, 2016) – The Coral Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Business Academy is pleased to announce the next class being offered, titled “Top Ten Ways to Avoid Employee Lawsuits” & “Cyber Security: A Small Business Guide” on Friday, December 2nd 2016 at Mullins Hall, located at 10000 NW 29th ST.

 

Business professionals across a variety of different industries are set to gather at this meeting of the minds, spearheaded by Peter Siegel of Greenspoon Marder PA and Eric Scott of AmTrust Bank, a division of NYCB. Topics to be covered within the class include how to avoid the theft of digital information, how employers and business owners can avoid lawsuits, employer risks and obligations regarding social media practices, plus the new overtime laws that will be going into effect in December of 2016, & more.

 

“We are elated to be offering these immensely informative classes to our members,” says Cindy Brief, President of the Coral Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce.  “Our goal is to introduce new and existing small businesses to the Chamber’s Business Academy and create a longstanding partnership with the intention of implementing best practices in any field or trade with the help of the business academy.”

 

Join the Business Academy for its next class on Friday, January 6th, which will be focused on ‘Creating an Amazing Workplace Culture’ with Michelle Barone from Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital and Bryan Brouillard of First Data presenting. Through this course attendees will learn how to create a culture that promotes productivity, teamwork, creativity and long-term employees. Our speakers will provide key examples of policies within their own company, as well as other fortune 500 companies.

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About The Coral Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce:

The Coral Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce is the catalyst for economic growth for our members and community. Our primary objective is to create a climate of growth and success in which all businesses in Coral Springs and surrounding areas can prosper regardless of size or industry. Through our advocacy efforts the Chamber represents the voice of business in the Coral Springs region. We provide leadership opportunities and business building initiatives that focus on the critical priorities of business in our local area. By leveraging the support, talent, and resources of our members, the Coral Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce connects business leaders to each other and helps to improve the economic vitality of life for everyone. We offer a wide array of networking and educational programs designed to promote business as well as serving as a resource for businesses.  Members of the Coral Springs Regional Chamber will enhance the credibility and visibility of their business and be included in a group of successful, friendly, and likeminded business leaders.

 

Media Contact:

Gulie Carrington

gulie@cschamber.com

(954) 752-4242 ext. 203