2016 Christmas Parade Award Winners

Posted on 11:25 am in Featured, General

On Saturday, December 3, the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce hosted the 64th Annual Winter Park “Ye Olde Hometown” Christmas Parade presented by Spectrum, making it Central Florida’s longest continuously-running holiday parade. More than 100 marching units participated in the parade, spreading holiday cheer to thousands of spectators along Park Avenue. “The Chamber is honored to host this annual holiday tradition for our...

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Winter Park Commute Challenge

Posted on 11:37 am in Featured, General

reThink Your Commute, a program of the Florida Department of Transportation, is challenging Winter Park commuters to try a new way of getting to work December 12-16, 2016. The commute challenge will be kicked off on Friday, December 9, from 8:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. when Good Morning Winter Park presents “Coffee & Commuting” at the Winter Park Welcome Center. Good Morning Winter Park is the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce’s popular...

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Winter Park Chamber Kicks off #ShopSmall Season

Posted on 9:40 am in Featured, General

Since its inception in 2010, Small Business Saturday has become a big deal to small businesses. The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce is preparing for the season with a pair of events geared toward educating the community on the importance of shopping locally as well driving foot traffic to local businesses during the holiday season. “The foundation of our local economy is small businesses,” explained Lou Nimkoff, Chairman of the Winter...

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So, you want to be an Ambassador?

Posted on 1:01 pm in Featured, General

Ambassador Applications Now Available You’ve seen them at the check-in desk at networking events, pouring drinks at various functions and wearing blue name badges. The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Committee is one of the most active and dedicated groups of volunteers. The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce is currently seeking applicants for its 2017 Ambassador Program. Members in good standing are welcome to apply...

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Autumn Art Festival Poster Pop-Up Shop

Posted on 2:10 pm in Featured, General

While the Winter Park Autumn Art Festival was cancelled due to Hurricane Matthew, the show lives on via a Pop-Up Shop inside the Winter Park Welcome Center. The shop is half gallery exhibit and half store with about a dozen framed festival posters adorning the Galloway Foundation Gallery walls. The store includes the 43rd Annual Autumn Art Festival poster by Don Sondag, as well as t-shirts, tote bags and note cards. The poster...

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Chamber & Welcome Center Close for Matthew

Posted on 10:22 am in Featured, General

The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce will be closed from noon on Thursday, October 6 – Sunday, October 9 so our staff may prepare for and stay safe during and after Hurricane Matthew. The office intends to reopen for normal business hours on Monday, October 10. We regret that the 43rd Annual Winter Park Autumn Art Festival has been cancelled. The festival will not be rescheduled. In addition, Saturday SunRail service for October...

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