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Tomorrow: Members, Show Your Support for Envision Alachua!

The Chamber is calling on its members to help Greater Gainesville take a step toward shared prosperity tomorrow night at 5 p.m. at the Commerce Building. The purpose of the event will be to show business community solidarity behind the Envision Alachua Sector Plan and help our communi
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To Change the Game, We Must Choose Opportunity

A guest column by Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce Chairman John V. Carlson—who also is President/CEO of Charles Perry Partners, Inc.—was published in Sunday’s edition of the Gainesville Sun. The piece articulates the business community’s commitment to grow
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Opportunity is Knocking: Greater Gainesville is Rising

Join us for this event—part of a series of first Friday luncheons presented by the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce and Envision Alachua — focused on transforming greater Gainesville and creating our area’s future. The next “Opportunity is Knocking” l
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In Their Own Words: Sharla Head-Jones on Envision Alachua

The Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce has created a suite of programs and materials designed to educate members on the opportunity presented to the region via Envision Alachua. The Chamber now will share Chamber members’ insights in support of Envision Alachua via a periodic
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We Are Losing Opportunities; However, You Can Help

Sector plans like Envision Alachua are coming to life all around our country. For example, Caterpillar—a global corporation, which designs, markets and sells machinery, engines, financial products and insurance—was looking to build an 850,000 square-foot facility. The comp
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Opportunity Is Knocking Luncheon Series: Greater Gainesville Is Rising

The Gainesville Chamber is proud to support Plum Creek’s Envision Alachua initiative and align with our iG initiative for regional economic progress. Please join us for the second in a series of first Friday “lunch and learns” as we share the facts about Envision Ala
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Florida Named Second Best State for Business Once Again

For the fourth straight year, the state of Florida has been named the 2nd best state for business by ChiefExecutive.net. In addition to fantastic climate, Florida boasts a world-class infrastructure, flexible enterprise zones, and tax credits for research and development, according to
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Envision Alachua Land Tours Available May 22

The Gainesville Area Chamber is proud to support Plum Creek’s Envision Alachua initiative and align with our iG initiative for economic progress in the Gainesville region. It’s almost time for more Envision Alachua guided coach tours of the proposed job centers site. The s
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Hear That? It’s Opportunity Knocking! Don’t Miss Our Luncheon Series on Regional Initiatives

There are a variety of projects and initiatives designed to make the Gainesville region more economically competitive and attractive for talent from around the world. Join us for the first of a series of luncheons that will educate our members on the current projects and initiatives t
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Opportunity is Knocking: Get Up to Speed on Envision Alachua Over Lunch

In alignment with a mission centered on creating economic prosperity, business growth and community progress, the Gainesville Area Chamber has made Envision Alachua a key priority in 2015. We hope you will join us for the first in a series of first Friday luncheons aiming to share the
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