2024 Small Business Success Summit

The St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to sponsor the upcoming Florida SBDC Network 2024 Small Business Success Summit. The Florida SBDC Network Small Business Success Summit will take place August 19-20, 2024, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. This event will bring small business owners, Florida SBDC Network experienced business consultants, and partners […]Read More

Pitch Factory Announces 2024 Dates

The St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce Pitch Factory has announced upcoming dates for the 2024 Pitch Factory.  This year’s cohort will begin on Tuesday, June 25 and meet each Tuesday night through August. 6.  The 2023 cohort had over 30 participants, and 17 competed in the final pitches. After the final pitch, participants received […]Read More

Live Healthy Legislation Headed to Governor’s Desk

Sarah Katherine Massey, Director of Talent, Education & Quality of Life Policy, Florida Chamber of Commerce recent reported that with the Florida Chamber’s support, Senate President Kathleen Passidomo spent this legislative session prioritizing how to address the current and anticipated future healthcare workforce shortages in Florida. Her healthcare package titled ‘Live Healthy’ is now headed to Governor Ron DeSantis for his signature after passing with overwhelming support. This […]Read More

FEDC Releases Legislative Update

Each year the Florida Economic Development Council establishes a list of legislative priorities.  With the 2024 Legislative Session coming to a close, FEDC has released a recap of funding levels set for economic and workforce development as outlined in the FEDC 2024 Legislative Priorities. Florida Job Growth Grant Fund $75 million (non-recurring) Workforce Education Programs $100 million […]Read More

St. Johns County Career and Technical Education Program’s Seek Locations

The St. Johns County School District’s Career and Technical Education Program is seeking locations for students to participate in summer internships. One of the values of the St. Johns County School District’s CTE programs is the opportunity for students to participate in internships the summer after their junior year around their Career Academy program of […]Read More