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Trade Show Networking Tips from the Pros

Posted on April 22, 2018


The B2B Expo is back, and with it, so are the sore backs, aching feet and drained brains that come with every trade show and conference we attend. The classic pro tips for surviving a trade show typically focus on food, clothes and accessories: wear  comfortable shoes, consider compression socks, eat right, bring Emergen-C®, pack…

K9s for Warriors Names New Gainesville Campus Director

Posted on April 17, 2018


  Randy Dexter, a 2014 graduate of K9s For Warriors, has been named the campus director of the nonprofit’s new, second campus near Gainesville. As an alumnus of the nation’s largest service dog provider for military veterans, Dexter will be the first graduate-turned-staff member to attain the role of director. Captain is Dexter’s service dog.…

Being Healthy Isn’t a Fad or a Trend. It’s A Lifestyle.

Posted on April 3, 2018


The UF Health Douglas Williams Executive Health offers a full range of advanced diagnostic services to detect life-threatening conditions and extend life through prevention and early intervention all in one productive and efficient day. Throughout your Executive Health Physical, you will receive a full comprehensive medical exam, empowering lifestyle modification tools, all your test completed,…

Be Amazing! Help Children Go to Summer Camp with The Amazing Give!

Posted on March 19, 2018


An amazing event is about to happen! The Gainesville Arts and Parks Foundation, Inc. (GAP Foundation) is participating in The Amazing Give for the first time this year. The Amazing Give, sponsored by the Community Foundation of North Central Florida, is a 24-hour online fundraising event for local nonprofits that begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday,…

Columbus InterCity Trip Itinerary

Posted on March 16, 2018


Welcome to the 2018 Intercity Leadership Exchange! March 19-21, 2018 These trips are an important part of planning the Gainesville area’s future, and we would appreciate your help spreading the word about your InterCity Leadership Exchange experience with your friends, colleagues and followers. We encourage you to share your Columbus-inspired observations and insights using the #iclx2018…

Beginner’s Guide to Apartment Hunting in Gainesville

Posted on March 13, 2018


  Signing your first lease or moving to a new place can be intimidating and stressful. However, there are several ways in which you can prepare to make this new chapter in life more exciting and less daunting. Gainesville is home to a diverse community of students, families, entrepreneurs, art connoisseurs and athletes, so no…

Mai Khuu Joins Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce

Posted on March 8, 2018


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mai Khuu Joins Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce Experienced Business Development and Marketing Professional Appointed Senior Director of Economic Development GAINESVILLE, Fla. – March 8, 2018 – The Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce has brought Mai Khuu on as Senior Director, Economic Development. Khuu, a recent arrival from Dallas, brings 16 years…

Business After Hours at the Gainesville Raceway

Posted on March 6, 2018


Please join us for… Business After Hours at the Gainesville Raceway Wednesday, March 14, 2018 – 5-7pm Free for Chamber Members $20 for Future Members Don’t miss one of Gainesville’s best-attended networking events of the year! It’s racing time again in Gainesville! Join us for the annual Gatornationals kickoff event: the Chamber’s Business After Hours…

There Is No Diet That Will Do What Healthy Eating Does!

Posted on March 5, 2018


The UF Health Douglas Williams Executive Health Program is an early detection program promoting health and beneficial lifestyle changes. Throughout your Executive Health Physical, you will receive a full comprehensive medical exam, empowering lifestyle modification tools, all your test completed, questions answered and test results back the same day! In our previous member announcements, we…

Stewardship

Posted on February 26, 2018


Part 5 of a 5-part series on the Intercity Leadership Exchange.] By embracing stewardship, cities can create public spaces for all to enjoy, such as Columbus Commons. In addition, it can result in a more welcoming and ecologically-sound environment for citizens. The University of Florida’s Strategic Development Plan seeks to shape the university and surrounding community’s future…

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