Business Assistance

Your Chamber provides the necessary business tools designed to give your company the competitive edge.

Identification of Newcomers and Visitors

A list of prospects is available to subscribers weekly. It includes visitors as well as persons interested in moving here on a permanent basis. Essential information for those businesses postured on the cutting edge.

Business Resource Center

The Business Resource Center is a one-stop center for business counseling, business start-up information, demographic research and publications. Both the enterprising entrepreneur and the seasoned business veteran can take advantage of the customized free business counseling to assist in new business start-up, business planning, marketing planning, business finance planning, and strategic planning. Free workshops are also offered along with an Internet connected workstation with user-friendly software. These services are part of the Business Assistance Program , a Chamber partnership with the City of Clearwater and Pinellas County designed to help existing businesses grow and succeed. Business counseling is provided through the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) and the Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Pinellas County. Existing businesses link here for an appointment.

Finding Qualified Employees

Every Chamber member has the opportunity to list their firm’s current job opening on www.employflorida.com the official website of WorkNet Pinellas the State of Florida’s employment service.   WorkNet Pinellas is a long time member and works in partnership with the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce to assist our members in finding qualified employees. There is not charge to post your positions.  For information contact Marilyn Browne at WorkNet Pinellas  727 608-2420 or email mbrown@worknetpinellas.org

Meeting Space

Large meetings or just one-on-one, your Chamber provides you the perfect place to meet with your clients. Just reserve your time and enjoy the comfort of our professional facility. Information on additional meeting space in the area is available as well.

Award Recognition

Each year the Chamber recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of the “Small, Medium and Large Businesses of the Year,” “The Tourism Person of the Year,” “The Ambassador of the Year,” and Mr./Ms. Clearwater.

 

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