At the Chamber we work hard to serve the
needs of your business, but we also rely on the strength of our members as
volunteers. Get the most out of your membership by volunteering to serve on one
of our Councils. By giving your time, you’ll have the opportunity to build
strong relationships with business and community leaders, and you’ll be helping
to shape the Chamber as you impact your community.
Mission/Vision: Focused on new members and member retention, this
core group serves as a liaison between Chamber staff and members and acts as a
key extension of Chamber outreach efforts.
- Ribbon Cuttings
- New Member Orientation
Growing Business Council
Mission/Vision: Targeting entrepreneurial and small business growth
in our community. This council promotes the efforts of other community
organizations educating and supporting the business community, including CareerSource Pinellas and the St. Petersburg Greenhouse.
- Entrepreneurial Academy
- Business Connection Lunch
Women’s Leadership Council
Mission/Vision: Focused on utilizing a platform of influence,
innovation and opportunity to unify the collective strength of women. This
council serves as a champion and convener for women in business and provides
the tools to empower women to grow their business and build a better community.
- Quarterly "Inspire! Women’s Leadership” Series
- Annual "Iconic Women of St. Petersburg”
Symposium & Awards
- Women’s LINK Program
Public Policy Council
Mission/Vision: Focused on building and supporting the relationship
between the business community and the public sector. This council reviews
infrastructure, policy and business climate issues and recommends action.
- St. Petersburg Pier Redevelopment
- Sign Ordinance
- Waterfront Master Plan
- Legislative Committee
- Trauma Center/Healthcare
- "Public Policy Chats” with elected officials
- And several other important issues
Meet bi-monthly to discuss relevant topics affecting tourism in St. Petersburg.