2016 Business Awards sponsored by Seacoast BankPictured from left to right: Russell Greene, Executive Vice President (Seacoast Bank); Business of the Year, Gunster (H. William Perry); Non-Profit of the Year/Health & Human Services, Families First of Palm Beach County (Julie Swindler); Small Business Person of the Year, Edward Schmidt (Table 26); Young Professional of the Year, Thomas Bean (FPL); Community Leader of the Year, The Honorable Harry A. Johnston, II; Non-Profit of theYear, Mounts Botanical Gardens (Allen Sistrunk); and Chamber Chair Don Kiselewski. Not shown: Health/Science Professional of the Year, Evan Peck, MD (Cleveland Clinic Florida). Photo by Capehart Photography
Community Leader of the Year; Harry A. Johnston, ll
Bill Bone presented the 2016 Community Leader of the Year award to Harry A. Johnston, ll for his outstanding, life-long contribution to our community.
(l-r) Bill Bone, Larmoyeux & Bone; Harry A. Johnston, ll; Russell Greene, Seacoast Bank, Don Kiselewski, Board Chair. Photo by Capehart Photography
Women For Women 5k/10K was a huge success.
Women of all ages enjoyed the cool temperatures, blue skies and tiaras at the Women for Women 5k/10K on Saturday, May 7. (photo by Capehart Photography)
Hilton Airport hosts Business After Hours for Chamber members
In collaboration with our members and Hilton Airport, the Chamber hosted its monthly Business After Hours event on Thursday, April 14.
Leadership West Palm Beach visits the Kravis Center
The 2016 class of Leadership West Palm Beach enjoyed a backstage tour of the Kravis Center on Community & Culture Day. Special thanks to our Class 2016 sponsors, The Palm Beach Post, Florida Power and Light Company, Reikenis & Associates and BB&T.
Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches
Our Chamber Means BusinessThe Chamber is a proactive organization that achieves results and meets community needs. The association has always been on the cutting edge of the community’s critical concerns, working for new small business programs, representing business interests at all levels of government, promoting tourism and recruiting new business and industry to the area.
The Chamber's strength is derived from its diversity and number of members. Both large and small businesses, from virtually every profession, are represented within our organization. These members make the Chamber one of the most effective and respected business associations in the state, providing both input and the manpower to see that the needs of area businesses are met by the city, county and state governments. As a unified voice for businesses, the Chamber accomplishes collectively what no one business can do alone, dealing with the many issues that affect the community's quality of life.