The Business & Economic Development committee met on Thursday, January 16, 2019, at 8:30 am in the Perdido Key Community Center.
The committee discussed the success of the 2019 Perdido Shop Hop. The goal of the Perdido Shop Hop was to make an economic impact for businesses in the Perdido Key Area and it was achieved. Then, ideas of the 2020 Perdido Shop Hop was also talked about: how to get the businesses and their employees more involved, possibility of new sponsors, the event is going to be three weeks long, the look of the new passports.
January’s Early Risers Breakfast Meeting was the committees’ month to plan this event. The topic of this Early Risers Breakfast Meeting was Planning & Zoning, and the guest speaker was the Director of Escambia County Development Services Department, Horace Jones.
The “Job Fair” and “Flicks on the Field” for this committee was also discussed.
The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, February 20, 2020, at 8:30 am at the Chamber office.
The Business & Economic Development Committee meets on the third Thursday of each month at 8:30 am at the Perdido Chamber: 15500 Perdido Key Dr. Pensacola, FL 32507.