Councils & Committees

Always Open

We believe in the power of great ideas and that these ideas can come from anyone, anywhere, at any time.

Listen, Act, Learn. Repeat.

We continually adapt through the shifting economic landscape. We use data and community feedback to guide our course.

AMBASSADORS OF THE KEY

The Keyholder committee team’s primary focus is recruiting new members and retaining current members through education and mentorship as well as volunteering to assist with Chamber hosted events.

Keyholders transparent background

Primary Goals and Activities:

  • Growing the core member base of our Chamber.
  • Educate and share Member benefits by hosting membership drives and campaigns.
  • Recruit and educate Current and new members about member benefits and business opportunities through onboarding mentorship/adopt a member.
  • Participate in Member retention quarterly check-in campaigns.
  • Attend and Assist chamber-hosted events such as ribbon cuttings and chamber-hosted events.
  • Promote Chamber events through social media and other networking channels.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Works in partnership with our local leadership, public entities, and nonprofits to support the community as a whole. Advocating for the vitality of the local business, preserving the quality of life, and campaigning for safety. All helping to achieve the goal of community development.

v3Business Development Chart Logo transparent(1)

Primary Goals and Activities:

  • The Perdido Key Area Chamber of Commerce advocates and creates meaningful connections for the growing business ecosystem. With a consistent dialogue with our local leaders regarding taxes, infrastructure, education, and workforce development, the Chamber is playing a critical role in creating a better Perdido Key for everyone.Small businesses account for 99.9% of America’s private sector, and we know that in order to move forward it starts with our entrepreneurs and small business community. Small business is the anchor of our economy. They are what makes our community dynamically rich & colorful. We aim to be your center for small business success.
  • Assisting and ensuring in the Perdido Key Master Plan Progression.
  • Advocating for safety including better crosswalks and the development of the Multi-Use Path.
  • Support the core member base of our Chamber.
  • Provide educational benefits by hosting workforce training and networking opportunities

MILITARY APPRECIATION COUNCIL

Being the Cradle of Naval Aviation since 1913, our economy relies heavily on military members and their families within our community. Our committee focuses on inclusion, appreciation, and giving back to those who have served and to make the Perdido Area a desirable community for military families to live, work, and play.

Military Appreciation transparent v.1 Logo (1)

Primary Goals and Activities:

  • Bridge the Gap between military families and the local business community by providing resources to incoming families and assisting veteran entrepreneurs.
  • Educate the community on the importance of the military history of the Perdido Area.
  • Support, empower and appreciate the military veterans and their families through events.

Events:

  • Wreaths Across America
  • Rosamond Johnson Day
  • Military Appreciation Month
  • Veterans Day Memorial

WOMEN MEAN BUSINESS

Our mission is to empower women by sharing professional experiences, collaborating in business relationships, and promoting community service.

Primary Goals and Activities:

  • In addition to the featured speaker’s presentation, all attendees will have an opportunity to meet people one-on-one and pass out business cards or information about their business, as well as an opportunity to introduce themselves and share what product or service your business provides.

Meetings/Events