The Keyholders provides outreach and support to Chamber members through direct contact. Ambassadors attend ribbon cuttings, greet members at networking events, attend new member orientations and refer potential members to the chamber staff. This committee is active year round and attends a monthly meeting.
The Perdido Key Area Chamber of Commerce advocates and creates meaningful connections for the growing business ecosystem. With a consistent dialogue with our local leaders regarding taxes, infrastructure, education, and workforce development, the Chamber is playing a critical role in creating a better Perdido Key for everyone. Small businesses account for 99.9% of America’s private sector, and we know that in order to move forward it starts with our entrepreneurs and small business community. Small business is the anchor of our economy. They are what makes our community dynamically rich & colorful. We aim to be your center for small business success. Committee meets the third Wednesday of the month at 9:30 a.m. at the Chamber.
Committee Purpose: The Membership & Marketing committee will actively seek and explore methods for promoting member businesses, growing core member base, and evaluate chamber branding strategies including the annual area guide. The committee will assess & evaluate content and frequency to propose or revise marketing plans/tools to build and drive value to chamber events and programs. They will also participant in the recruitment of volunteers and provide introductions to prospective members to join the chamber or sponsor a valued event. Primary Goals and Activities: • Growing the core member base of our Chamber. • Help provide content, imagery and proof read annual guide. • Social Sharing: Share other member’s good news with the chamber when seen and share the chambers good news with other members. • Help evaluate branding and promo items for chamber. • Educate and share Member benefits by hosting membership drives and campaigns. o Chamber provides list of dropped members, prospects, and social media leads. • Committee must provide one at-large Non-board member for Nominating committee to meet in October.
Committee Purpose: Being the Cradle of Naval Aviation since 1913, our economy relies heavily on military members and their families within our community. Our committee focuses on inclusion, appreciation and giving back to those who have served and to make the Perdido Area a desirable community for military families to live, work, and play. Primary Goals and Activities: • Bridge the Gap between military families and the local business community by providing resources to incoming families and assisting veteran entrepreneurs. • Educate the community on the importance of the military history of the Perdido Area. • Support, empower, and appreciate the military veterans and their families through events. Events • Wreaths Across America • Rosamond Johnson Day • Military Appreciation Month • Veterans Day Memorial
To promote and empower women in business in the Perdido Key area. This committee will meet once a quarter with the first meeting in Sept 8th 2022. Sept, Dec, March and June.