The East Orlando Chamber of Commerce produces a variety of events each year. Events are designed to benefit our members to help them foster business relationships. In addition to participating in events, sponsorship opportunities allow members to showcase their products and services.
East Orlando Chamber Community Kickball Challenge
The Community Kickball Challenge is our health and wellness event to jump start the New Year. This event will bring the community together to play a well loved sport with a portion of the proceeds to benefit a local non-profit.
Date: Saturday, January 25, 2014
11th Annual Vision Event
The annual Vision Event carries on the work of the original East Orlando Visioning Study that was published in 2003. This year, our discussion will focus on transportation and its importance to the growth to the businesses in our East Orlando community.
Date: Wednesday, May 21, 2014
3rd Annual East Orlando Chamber Small Business Expo
The East Orlando Small Business Expo is an opportunity for our members and non-members to showcase their business, network with business members of the East Orlando community.
Date: Wednesday April 9, 2014
30th Annual EOCC Golf Tournament
Our signature fundraising event takes place every September. For over 25 years, the tournament has been allowing businesses to network on the green. A portion of the proceeds benefit a non-profit organization as well.
Date: Thursday, September 25, 2014– Business After Hours
Friday, September 26, 2014 – Golf Tournament
10th Annual Southeast Update Luncheon
Our Lake Nona Area Council presents this annual luncheon in partnership with the St. Cloud Greater Osceola Chamber of Commerce to provide an update on the economic development and initiatives taking place in the Southeast region (Lake Nona) of our Chamber.
Date: Wednesday, September 17, 2014
10th Annual East Orlando Celebrates Education
This event is a fun-filled, community festival perfect for the entire family that supports our local Orange County Public Schools. This is an excellent opportunity for school groups to showcase their talent and to raise funds for their organizations. In addition to the school showcase, local businesses and non-profits can participate to feature their products and services.
Date: Saturday, October 18, 2014
2nd Annual East Orlando Chamber Celebrating Local Charities
This luncheon event is to showcase and recognize Non-Profit Organizations in the East Orlando community. It will allow the non-profits to present their cause and how they help in our community.
Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Monthly Membership Luncheons & New Member Orientation
Our signature luncheons are held on the third Wednesdays of each month except where noted on our calendar. Our luncheons provide fantastic networking opportunities with fellow members and visitors, a keynote speaker or panel discussion and a delicious meal. Before the luncheon, we conduct our New Member Orientation to allow new members, old members and soon-to-be members the opportunity to meet each other, our Board members, Ambassadors and discover ways to get involved in our growing organization.
Date: 3rd Wednesdays of the Month
Coffee Club Networking Group
Coffee Club is the number one informal networking group in Central Florida designed to help small businesses and entrepreneurs. The group began in January 2007 and has consistently attracted 50 – 70+ local business owners weekly to network and learn from expert presenters.
If you are serious about building business relationships and networking, this is an event you do not want to miss! We’ll be sure to bring all of the fun, energy and inspiration that made Coffee Club such a success for so long. We hope that you’ll join us in making Coffee Club a valuable tool for small and medium-sized business owners.
Date: 1st & 3rd Thursdays of the Month
Nona's Café con Leche Networking Group
This networking group is brought to you by our Lake Nona Area Council which is comprised of members of the East Orlando Chamber of Commerce and the St. Cloud Greater Osceola Chamber of Commerce. The goal of this group is to bring together business owners and professionals looking to do business in Southeast Orlando. Speakers will be brought in to help provide educational information on a wide range of topics for professional and personal success. The meetings will be conducted in English.
Date: 2nd Fridays of the Month
Women on Wednesdays Luncheon
Women on Wednesdays (WOW) provides executive women with a support system within our Chamber’s service area, the opportunity to network and make new contacts. The group is here to provide encouragement and motivation to one another. Our group has added a service aspect to our monthly meeting. Our mission is “Building and serving our community and one another.” Each year the WOW Committee will select a non-profit organization within our East & Southeast service area to support. This year the Committee has selected the Orange County Academy. We’ll be getting a list of their needs to share with the group.
Date: 1st Wednesdays of the Month
Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies
Ribbon cuttings and grand openings are a great way to get to know local businesses. Ribbon cutting ceremonies can be held for any special occasion, grand opening, anniversary or celebration.
Business After Hours
Held twice monthly, Business After Hours events are a great opportunity to meet fellow members in a relaxed atmosphere. Each event is held at a different member business and allows the host to showcase their location, products and services. Check our online calendar for upcoming event dates and locations.
Gift Baskets, Good Bags & Promotional Products
Here are some more great ways to market and promote your business:
1. Donate a gift basket to be raffled off as a door prize at our monthly luncheons or special events.
2. Provide goody bags that can be filled with items and distributed to our new members during orientation or special events.
3. Provide your promotion products to be placed in our goody bags for new members, our events or business expos we participate in.
If you like to contribute any of the suggested items, please call our office and speak with our staff. Our number is (407) 277-5951 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We can arrange picking them up from your office or you can drop them off at the Chamber located inside the UCF Business Incubator at 3251 Progress Drive, Suite B1, Orlando, FL 32826.