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The Big Orange Awards are right around the corner on January 30th at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. Purchase tickets here and plan to attend this magical evening as we announce the Business Member(s) of the Year and celebrate our other Award winners. January 5th is the deadline to complete your nomination form for Business Member of the YearSponsorship opportunities (both financial and in-kind), as well as program advertising options, are still available. Tickets and corporate tables are currently on sale at wochamber.com

CHAMBER EVENTS

OUT AND ABOUT

Krista Carter, Vice President of the WOCC, attended the formal Meeting of the Central Florida Legislative Delegation on 12/17/14.  The Delegation meeting was focused on preparing for the 2015 session.  The Central Florida Legislative Delegation includes State Legislators from the seven (7) Central Florida Counties (Brevard, Orange, Osceola, Lake, Polk, Seminole, and Volusia);  That includes ten (10) Florida Senators and twenty-six (26) members of the Florida House of Representatives, as well as House Speaker Steve Crisafulli, R-Merritt Island, and Senate President Andy Gardiner, R-Orlando. The Central Florida Delegation represents the 19th largest economy in the United States; home to nearly four million permanent residents; seven counties and 86 cities and working in partnership to welcome 60 million visitors a year.
AMBASSADORS IN ACTION (click pictures to enlarge)
 
 
  
 
Your Membership gets you BIG savings at Office Depot. Contact our office to find out more about their discount program.

NEWS YOU CAN USE

Read the latest Orange County Connect from Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs. READ MORE

The 2015-16 VISIT FLORIDA grant application period is now open. These grants can assist your business with marketing the tourism advantages of the state to attract in- and out-of-state visitors. To explore each grant program, click here.
Orange County’s Traditional HS Graduation Rates Still Rising... READ MORE
COMMUNITY EVENTS
2014 Community Trustees


2014 Supporting Trustees