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Family Foundations and JAX Chamber Announce Results of the 1,000 in 1,000 Program

November 19th, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Family Foundations and the JAX Chamber today presented the pilot program study findings of the 1,000 in 1,000 program. The program’s goal is to move 1,000 people in Jacksonville out of poverty every 1,000 days.

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JAX Chamber Hosts 11th Annual Military Appreciation Luncheon

November 6th, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Nearly 1,000 people attended the Military Appreciation Luncheon hosted by the JAX Chamber today at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront. An annual Chamber tradition, the luncheon brings the region’s business community together to recognize the brave men and women from all branches of the local military community, including active duty, reservists, veterans and their families.

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Business Leaders Seeking Winning Opportunities as Jacksonville Jaguars Play in London

October 23rd, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Northeast Florida’s presence in London extends well beyond the football matchup this weekend when the Jacksonville Jaguars take on the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, Oct. 27, at Wembley Arena. In addition to supporting the team, members of the Jacksonville business community also hope to score on an economic development level with the British business community.

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JAX Chamber’s Leadership Trip to Charlotte Highlights Benefit of Public/Private Collaborations to Boost Economic Development and Revitalization

September 23rd, 2013 · Leave a Comment

The JAX Chamber’s 33rd annual Leadership Trip to Charlotte, N.C., with the theme “Investing for Growth,” focused on how Charlotte’s top community leaders addressed their city's economic opportunities and challenges. Topics included public/private partnerships, downtown revitalization, sports marketing and education.

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JAX Chamber Announces 2013 Industry Weeks, Chamber and Community Leaders to Tour Region’s Targeted Industries

August 8th, 2013 · Leave a Comment

The JAX Chamber announces the launch of 2013 Industry Weeks. Beginning Monday, Aug. 12, Chamber President and CEO Daniel Davis and community leaders will embark on a seven-week tour of companies and corporations, visiting numerous businesses in Northeast Florida that make up the region’s targeted industries.

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Northeast Florida Builders Association Announces Corey Deal as Executive Director

August 6th, 2013 · Leave a Comment

The Northeast Florida Builders Association (NEFBA) announces Robert Corey Deal as the association’s new Executive Director. Deal officially begins his new role later this month.

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Most Jobs Announced at Midyear Since 2006

July 10th, 2013 · Leave a Comment

The recession is over. At the midyear point of 2013, JAXUSA Partnership, a division of the JAX Chamber, and its partners have announced plans for at least 2,635 new jobs so far this year.

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How JAX Is Helping BI-LO and Winn-Dixie Grow and Prosper

May 30th, 2013 · Leave a Comment

JAXUSA Partnership, a division of the JAX Chamber, welcomed BI-LO and Winn-Dixie Stores Inc. President and CEO Randall Onstead as its keynote speaker today at its quarterly luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront. Onstead told a crowd of approximately 500 people about the merger of Winn-Dixie and BI-LO supermarkets; the merged company’s plans for future growth; and how he believes the Jacksonville area is well-positioned for future growth.

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JAX Chamber Announces Daniel Davis as President and CEO

May 20th, 2013 · Leave a Comment

JAX Chamber Board members declared it’s “a new day” when they introduced Daniel Davis as the new president and CEO of the largest business membership organization in Northeast Florida. Representing the rebirth of the organization, the announcement occurred in front of the Downtown Chamber building, which is undergoing extensive renovations. Davis officially assumes the role July 1, 2013.

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Northeast Florida Builders Association Honored as Top Local Association for Membership Growth Nationwide

February 4th, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Congratulations are in order to the Northeast Florida Builders Association! NEFBA has been recognized as the top local builder association for membership growth in the nation. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) honored NEFBA with a No. 1 ranking in membership growth in its “Beat 2011 Competition.”

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