The Gulf Coast Chamber Small Business Committee is a task oriented committee within the Chamber Board designed to assist new small businesses with assimilation into the chamber. We will notify and promote our events within our community that may be of interest to small businesses or deal with small business current events. Our vision is to be the guiding light for small businesses who are seeking to navigate the business environment in Sarasota and Manatee County.
Our virtual academy that offer professional training, development and financing options, our business development program helps to improve and boast the nation’s economy by providing valuable assistance and support for small-scale businesses and startups.
This program has been created as a subdivision of our virtual academy, e-connect, to help business owners to transform their businesses through language training. Language learning has not only proven to turn language barriers into bridges for new markets, but also enhances the overall experience for your customers, eliminate bottlenecks for cross-cultural teams, and prepare employees for international events or executive business travel.
A program to aid in accessing capital in many ways. Our goal is to connect our members with financing opportunities, including loans, lines of credit, and equipment leasing.