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Chamber Committees

There are a number of Committees that manage the work of the Chamber. Getting involved is a rewarding and purposeful endeavor. Read more about what drives the Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce! Click on the Committee links below to see a description.

Membership Services Committee
  • Works with the Chamber staff to execute business seminars that benefit the wider PGCC membership.
  • Proposes programs to increase membership. To attend and present to local and county groups, with a view to explaining the benefits of PGCC membership. To mentor new members. To act as introducer to new members at BAHs, BOBs and networking luncheons. To propose and assist in implementation of membership drives.
  • Suggests relevant topics of interest that effect Chamber members which can be addressed by seminars or other similar programs.
  • Provides guest speakers at BAHs , BOBs and seminars that can address members issues.
  • Puts together a membership assistance pack – showing the expertise that the Chamber has already within its members.
  • Provides referral assistance to new businesses looking at Punta Gorda as a destination.
  • Prepares relevant information for the PGCC website.
Government Affairs Committee
  • Works with the Chamber Staff to invite political candidates to meet the PGCCmembership at BOBs and lunches.
  • Recommends and organize profitable events that bring local, state and federal issues to the attention of our membership i.e. Hob Nob
  • Encourages participation of local politicians in our Chamber.
  • Writes Chamber policy on local and state issues for Board approval.
  • Represents the Chamber in conjunction with the Chamber President at relevant Government affairs meetings i.e. City Council meetings
Tourism and Marketing

Tourism and Marketing

Business Development for Punta Gorda Committee
  • Works in conjunction with the Charlotte County Economic Development Office to provide assistance to prospective new businesses to Punta Gorda.
  • Acts as leader in showing Punta Gorda off to new business investors by conducting market tours of Punta Gorda and offering these entities the opportunity to discuss current market information with those already doing business in Punta Gorda.
  • Promotes Punta Gorda business opportunities, whenever possible at trade shows etc.
  • Prepares information that can be entered onto the PGCC website that can assist prospective newcomers, such as an up-to-date demographic analysis. (See US Census 2000)
  • See the April 2016 Economic Indicator Report
  • Punta Gorda is a very low crime city. See you yourself!  (Low Crime Report)
  • Economic Profile for Punta Gorda

Interested in finding out what space and/or land is on the market currently in our area:  click here

Resource Development Task Force

Resource Development Task Force

If you would like to get involved, give us a call! 941-639-3720

 

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