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Events

Florida SBDC Virtual Office Hours

Destin Chamber of Commerce
October 29, 2020 at 10:00am – 11:00am

Steps to set up a meeting:

1) Send email to DJernigan@uwf.edu

2) Use "Open office hours" as the email's title

3) Put personal and business name in the body of the email

4)Wait to be reached out to by consultant

Details…

 

Free Business Consulting: “Shop Talk” Thursdays

Destin Chamber of Commerce
October 29, 2020 at 10:00am – 2:00pm

Have you ever wanted to sit down with a business professional and talk over your dream of starting a small business in Destin? Maybe you have an idea, but you aren't sure just how to design the business plan, or deploy it. Or perhaps you are already running a small business and now you're ready to explore new avenues for growth and expansion. Either way, you need a conversation. Drop in for "Shop Talk" Thursdays with the Florida SBDC, hosted by the Destin Chamber. This is a no-charge, informal way to meet with a business professional from the Florida Small Business Development Center at UWF and talk over your ideas. "Shop Talk" Thursdays with the Florida SBDC is open each Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Destin Chamber.

Details…

 

Lunch & Learn Zoom Fridays

Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce
October 30, 2020 at 11:30am – 1:00pm

Come join the fun and see how participating in Virtual Marketplaces can transform your business this year! Bring an 30-second elevator pitch, an irresistible offer and EARN while you learn how to grow your business using this exciting GLOBAL economy. Register by calling (850) 499-7149 or click HERE.

More information…

 

Florida SBDC Virtual Office Hours

Destin Chamber of Commerce
November 5, 2020 at 10:00am – 11:00am

Steps to set up a meeting:

1) Send email to DJernigan@uwf.edu

2) Use "Open office hours" as the email's title

3) Put personal and business name in the body of the email

4)Wait to be reached out to by consultant

Details…

 

Free Business Consulting: “Shop Talk” Thursdays

Destin Chamber of Commerce
November 5, 2020 at 10:00am – 2:00pm

Have you ever wanted to sit down with a business professional and talk over your dream of starting a small business in Destin? Maybe you have an idea, but you aren't sure just how to design the business plan, or deploy it. Or perhaps you are already running a small business and now you're ready to explore new avenues for growth and expansion. Either way, you need a conversation. Drop in for "Shop Talk" Thursdays with the Florida SBDC, hosted by the Destin Chamber. This is a no-charge, informal way to meet with a business professional from the Florida Small Business Development Center at UWF and talk over your ideas. "Shop Talk" Thursdays with the Florida SBDC is open each Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Destin Chamber.

Details…

 

First Friday Coffee

Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce
November 6, 2020 at 7:30am – 9:00am

Attend the chamber's largest monthly networking event,  First Friday Coffee!  Catch up on the area's news - find out about sponsor services - network with friends, old and new - and be eligible for some awesome door prizes!  Attend in person of via Zoom!

Details…

 

Lunch & Learn Zoom Fridays

Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce
November 6, 2020 at 11:30am – 1:00pm

Come join the fun and see how participating in Virtual Marketplaces can transform your business this year! Bring an 30-second elevator pitch, an irresistible offer and EARN while you learn how to grow your business using this exciting GLOBAL economy. Register by calling (850) 499-7149 or click HERE.

More information…

 

Florida SBDC Virtual Office Hours

Destin Chamber of Commerce
November 12, 2020 at 10:00am – 11:00am

Steps to set up a meeting:

1) Send email to DJernigan@uwf.edu

2) Use "Open office hours" as the email's title

3) Put personal and business name in the body of the email

4)Wait to be reached out to by consultant

Details…

 

Free Business Consulting: “Shop Talk” Thursdays

Destin Chamber of Commerce
November 12, 2020 at 10:00am – 2:00pm

Have you ever wanted to sit down with a business professional and talk over your dream of starting a small business in Destin? Maybe you have an idea, but you aren't sure just how to design the business plan, or deploy it. Or perhaps you are already running a small business and now you're ready to explore new avenues for growth and expansion. Either way, you need a conversation. Drop in for "Shop Talk" Thursdays with the Florida SBDC, hosted by the Destin Chamber. This is a no-charge, informal way to meet with a business professional from the Florida Small Business Development Center at UWF and talk over your ideas. "Shop Talk" Thursdays with the Florida SBDC is open each Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Destin Chamber.

Details…

 

Business Before Hours

Destin Chamber of Commerce
November 13, 2020 at 7:30am – 9:00am

Network at Destin Chamber's Business Before Hours sponsored by the White-Wilson Medical Center! Florida State Representative Mel Ponder will be the guest speaker. Registration and payment are required before the event. No walk-ins or payments will be accepted at the door. Cost is $15 for members and $30 for non-members. Masks will be mandatory for this event.

Details…

 

Lunch & Learn Zoom Fridays

Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce
November 13, 2020 at 11:30am – 1:00pm

Come join the fun and see how participating in Virtual Marketplaces can transform your business this year! Bring an 30-second elevator pitch, an irresistible offer and EARN while you learn how to grow your business using this exciting GLOBAL economy. Register by calling (850) 499-7149 or click HERE.

More information…

 

Free Business Consulting: “Shop Talk” Thursdays

Destin Chamber of Commerce
November 19, 2020 at 10:00am – 2:00pm

Have you ever wanted to sit down with a business professional and talk over your dream of starting a small business in Destin? Maybe you have an idea, but you aren't sure just how to design the business plan, or deploy it. Or perhaps you are already running a small business and now you're ready to explore new avenues for growth and expansion. Either way, you need a conversation. Drop in for "Shop Talk" Thursdays with the Florida SBDC, hosted by the Destin Chamber. This is a no-charge, informal way to meet with a business professional from the Florida Small Business Development Center at UWF and talk over your ideas. "Shop Talk" Thursdays with the Florida SBDC is open each Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Destin Chamber.

Details…

 

Florida SBDC Virtual Office Hours

Destin Chamber of Commerce
November 19, 2020 at 10:00am – 11:00am

Steps to set up a meeting:

1) Send email to DJernigan@uwf.edu

2) Use "Open office hours" as the email's title

3) Put personal and business name in the body of the email

4)Wait to be reached out to by consultant

Details…

 

Lunch & Learn Zoom Fridays

Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce
November 20, 2020 at 11:30am – 1:00pm

Come join the fun and see how participating in Virtual Marketplaces can transform your business this year! Bring an 30-second elevator pitch, an irresistible offer and EARN while you learn how to grow your business using this exciting GLOBAL economy. Register by calling (850) 499-7149 or click HERE.

More information…

 

Free Business Consulting: “Shop Talk” Thursdays

Destin Chamber of Commerce
November 26, 2020 at 10:00am – 2:00pm

Have you ever wanted to sit down with a business professional and talk over your dream of starting a small business in Destin? Maybe you have an idea, but you aren't sure just how to design the business plan, or deploy it. Or perhaps you are already running a small business and now you're ready to explore new avenues for growth and expansion. Either way, you need a conversation. Drop in for "Shop Talk" Thursdays with the Florida SBDC, hosted by the Destin Chamber. This is a no-charge, informal way to meet with a business professional from the Florida Small Business Development Center at UWF and talk over your ideas. "Shop Talk" Thursdays with the Florida SBDC is open each Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Destin Chamber.

Details…

 

Florida SBDC Virtual Office Hours

Destin Chamber of Commerce
November 26, 2020 at 10:00am – 11:00am

Steps to set up a meeting:

1) Send email to DJernigan@uwf.edu

2) Use "Open office hours" as the email's title

3) Put personal and business name in the body of the email

4)Wait to be reached out to by consultant

Details…

 

Lunch & Learn Zoom Fridays

Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce
November 27, 2020 at 11:30am – 1:00pm

Come join the fun and see how participating in Virtual Marketplaces can transform your business this year! Bring an 30-second elevator pitch, an irresistible offer and EARN while you learn how to grow your business using this exciting GLOBAL economy. Register by calling (850) 499-7149 or click HERE.

More information…

 

Florida SBDC Virtual Office Hours

Destin Chamber of Commerce
December 3, 2020 at 10:00am – 11:00am

Steps to set up a meeting:

1) Send email to DJernigan@uwf.edu

2) Use "Open office hours" as the email's title

3) Put personal and business name in the body of the email

4)Wait to be reached out to by consultant

Details…

 

Free Business Consulting: “Shop Talk” Thursdays

Destin Chamber of Commerce
December 3, 2020 at 10:00am – 2:00pm

Have you ever wanted to sit down with a business professional and talk over your dream of starting a small business in Destin? Maybe you have an idea, but you aren't sure just how to design the business plan, or deploy it. Or perhaps you are already running a small business and now you're ready to explore new avenues for growth and expansion. Either way, you need a conversation. Drop in for "Shop Talk" Thursdays with the Florida SBDC, hosted by the Destin Chamber. This is a no-charge, informal way to meet with a business professional from the Florida Small Business Development Center at UWF and talk over your ideas. "Shop Talk" Thursdays with the Florida SBDC is open each Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Destin Chamber.

Details…

 

First Friday Coffee

Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce
December 4, 2020 at 7:30am – 9:00am

Attend the chamber's largest monthly networking event,  First Friday Coffee!  Catch up on the area's news - find out about sponsor services - network with friends, old and new - and be eligible for some awesome door prizes!  Attend in person of via Zoom!

Details…