Escambia County Chamber Of Commerce

Find Escambia County Florida chamber of commerce, and local city business chambers. Chambers of commerce provide information on local business listings and directories, business practices, networking meetings, events, and marketing.

Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce 117 West Garden Street Pensacola FL 32502 850-438-4081

Perdido Key Area Chamber of Commerce 15500 Perdido Key Drive Pensacola FL 32507 850-492-4660

About Escambia County Chambers of Commerce

An Escambia County Chamber of Commerce is an organization of member businesses that promotes economic development and business activity in Escambia County, FL. Chambers of Commerce work to attract investment, visitors, and residents to the Escambia County community. Chambers of Commerce encourage the creation of an environment where Escambia County businesses can flourish.

Interested parties may contact the Chamber of Commerce for questions about:
  • Finding an Escambia County Chamber of Commerce near you
  • Membership and joining a Chamber of Commerce
  • Small business and business community groups
  • Economic development
  • Escambia County networking groups and events
Escambia County Chamber of Commerce

Escambia County Chambers of Commerce are voluntary, fee-based organizations, and they are usually established as non-profit corporations. While most members tend to be Escambia County businesses, it is not uncommon for non-profit organizations and Escambia County government agencies to also join the Escambia County Chamber. Policy is usually guided by a board of directors, which is selected by the full membership. Many organizations hire a paid Executive Director and additional staff. However, other Chambers of Commerce, typically for smaller locations, have no paid staff and rely entirely on the volunteer efforts of members. In addition to membership fees, Chambers of Commerce in Escambia County, Florida generate additional revenue from other sources, primarily special events.

Networking Groups in Escambia County

Networking in Escambia County is an important feature of Chamber activities, with the goal of fostering valuable relationships between members. The Chamber of Commerce assists members in marketing efforts, including providing special offers to other members. As advocates of the overall business and employer community, the Escambia County Chamber of Commerce can also significantly influence Escambia County public policy.

Chamber of Commerce Organization

Chambers of Commerce can be organized at the local, regional, or Florida state level. At the national level, there is also an U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Although they share the same name, these Chambers of Commerce operate independently. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is not a parent organization of the Escambia County, regional, and FL Chambers of Commerce, but many local, regional, and state Chambers of Commerce are members of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Many Chambers have similar interests and will collaborate on shared issues.