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We’re Hiring: Administrative Assistant

Posted on 2:17 pm in General

We’re Hiring: Administrative Assistant

The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce is looking for a full-time Administrative Assistant to join our team. See full description here. POSITION SUMMARY The Administrative Assistant is primarily responsible for assisting the President, Membership Services and Events Director with administrative and clerical duties. The ideal candidate should have excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to organize their work using tools, like Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Must be professional in attire and demeanor. EXPERIENCE,...

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WINTER PARK CHAMBER VISITOR CENTER NAMED CERTIFIED TRAVEL INFORMATION CENTER (CTIC)

Posted on 11:48 am in Featured, General

WINTER PARK CHAMBER VISITOR CENTER NAMED CERTIFIED TRAVEL INFORMATION CENTER (CTIC)

The Winter Park Chamber invites all who travel to Winter Park to stop into our newly appointed VISIT FLORIDA Certified Travel Information Center (CTIC). VISIT FLORIDA is the official tourism marketing corporation for the state of Florida, serving as Florida’s source for travel planning to visitors across the globe, according to its website. “We know that there is keen interest in Winter Park from visitors oversees and from our neighbors in Canada who like to escape the cold winter. This partnership with Visit Florida will help us reach these...

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SIP, SHOP & STROLL WINS ORLANDO DATE NIGHT BEST PERIODIC EVENT

Posted on 11:38 am in Featured, General

SIP, SHOP & STROLL WINS ORLANDO DATE NIGHT BEST PERIODIC EVENT

The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that its signature event, Sip, Shop & Stroll, has been voted Best Periodic Event in the 6th Annual Orlando Date Night Awards. This is the third year in a row that Sip, Shop & Stroll receives this honor. “We are thrilled to be recognized for this prestigious award for the third year in a row,” says Ally Stricker, Events Manager at the Winter Park Chamber. “We love to showcase our amazing merchants of Park Avenue and the Sip, Shop & Stroll events let the whole community enjoy...

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TASTE OF WINTER PARK TICKET SALES COMMENCE

Posted on 11:15 am in General

TASTE OF WINTER PARK TICKET SALES COMMENCE

The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that tickets to the 32nd Annual Taste of Winter Park presented by CenturyLink are on sale now. The annual celebration of food and wine features more than 40 of Central Florida’s top chefs, bakers, caterers and confectioners. The event takes place on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. The admission fee is $40 for Winter Park Chamber members and $50 for general admission, with the option to purchase a group of 10 tickets at a discounted rate for $350. Prices are all-inclusive and cover...

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Youth Leaders Class XVII Applications Open Now

Posted on 9:03 am in Leadership Winter Park

Applications are now being accepted for Youth Leaders Class XVII. The Leadership Winter Park Youth Leaders program is Central Florida’s premier leadership program for students entering their sophomore, junior or senior year in high school.  The program is designed to help students develop new leadership skills and expose them to opportunities for leadership within our community. Two sessions are available each summer, one in June and a second in July.  Session topics include team building, arts and culture in Winter Park, media and...

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LWP Class XXVIII applications open now!

Posted on 8:15 am in Leadership Winter Park

Applications are now open for Leadership Winter Park Class XXVIII!   Leadership Winter Park is a program of the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce that identifies and promotes potential leaders from the business community who desire to become involved in making a difference in Winter Park. The program is an adaptation of a nationwide community-awareness, leadership preparation effort and offers a behind the scenes look at and study of the critical issues and challenges facing Winter Park. To apply, please click the button...

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Calling All Artists!

Posted on 9:30 am in General

Interested in winning free booth space at the 44th Annual Winter Park Autumn Art Festival? Submit your original Winter Park or autumn-inspired artwork* for consideration to be the offcial poster for the festival to be held in Central Park on October 14 & 15, 2017 Poster Artist Recognition: Artwork featured on event posters, t-shirts, note cards and other merchandise Automatic acceptance and free booth to exhibit at the 44th Annual Autumn Art Festival (200,000+ attendance) Artwork and bio displayed in local publications, event related...

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Winter Park Chamber Welcomes Katherine Keller

Posted on 4:57 pm in General

The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce recently announced that Katherine Keller has joined the organization to oversee internal and external marketing and communication efforts. As the Chamber’s director of marketing and communications, Keller will focus on the creation of engaging digital content and targeted messaging campaigns. “I am excited to take on this new role and bring innovative and effective marketing strategies to the table. I am fortunate to join a team of capable and passionate professionals who are committed to a clear vision for...

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Saturday SunRail Service

Posted on 1:42 pm in General

Saturday SunRail Service

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) announced Monday that SunRail trains will run special service Saturday, March 18, to accommodate the attendees of major events in Central Florida, including the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival. SunRail listed eight different events and venues that are all within walking distance of its stations. The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce is delighted to be a partner in providing this special Saturday service, as it gives riders an opportunity to attend popular events without the hassle of parking....

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City Commission Straw Poll Results

Posted on 9:46 am in General

City Commission Straw Poll Results

Today, Winter Park residents, business owners and community leaders participated in the first Winter Park City Commission Straw Poll, identifying Wes Naylor as their candidate of choice for City Commission Seat 1. The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce held the poll during its Sip, Shop and Straw Poll event presented by Allegro Senior Living. The event provided attendees the opportunity to meet and greet with both candidates and cast a straw ballot prior to the upcoming municipal election. “Pairing a straw poll with our popular Sip, Shop and...

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