Chamber of Commerce Events 8-16-21

Dr. Jennifer Cook, Advanced Spine & Joint Medical Center, is offering Free Lunch & learn on September 1st at her place of business… Do you suffer from back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain or knee pain and want an alternative to surgery?  You must Call 863-763-4320 today to RSVP.  Space is limited so don’t wait to reserve your spot.

The Chamber of Commerce and Okeechobee Main Street are excited to announce that SBDC is offering Better Business classes to all our local businesses. The total cost for all Better Business classes is only $15.  You can attend one or all classes for the $15. However, you must pre-register for each class so that the instructor will be aware of how many will be in each session.   You will be able to register at  The classes will be scrolling on the left side of the page.  Click on the class or classes and register.  Payment can be made by credit card online.

Please see the schedule below for dates and times and the location for all classes will be at IRSC, Williamson Center, Room C-112.
The SBDC Better Business program provides business counseling, technical assistance and training for small business owners and merchants. The purpose of the Better Business program is to enhance Business & Entrepreneurial skills, create jobs and assist in the expansion and growth of our existing business community.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 – Introduction to Internet Marketing
Thursday, September 23, 2021 – Financial Literacy (Capital Access, Record Keeping, Etc.)
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 – Time Matters
Thursday, September 30, 2021 – Understanding Sales and Marketing
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 – Social Media in Today’s Changing Environment

Chamber Business of the Year Awards dinner — Grab your partner and plan to attend the Business of the Year Awards on Saturday, October 23rd from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Downtown Venue. Yes, you read that correctly, the actual 2021 Business of the Year Awards Presentation will be held that evening.  The BOYA Event has been transitioned from an annual luncheon to an evening event with networking, great food, a chance to dress up, and a ton of surprises along the way! Tickets go on sale August 16th!  Mark your calendars now and be ready to reserve your table when the tickets go on sale.  No tickets will be sold at the door, so make sure to get yours early!  Limited seating.

  ONLY TWO SPONSORSHIPS are still available, please call the Chamber at 467-6246 for all the details.  Don’t miss out on the opportunity to showcase your business in front of the Okeechobee Business Community. 

Currently our Gold Sponsor is SouthState Bank, our Silver Sponsor is Treasure Coast Hospice.  Thank you to each of them for their support!