The Florida Association of Chamber Professionals (FACP) recognized Florida’s top chambers of commerce throughout the state for their outstanding achievement and dedication to the industry. The awards were presented at the organization’s Annual Conference, held September 10-12, 2013. at the beautiful Sirata Beach Resort & Conference Center in St. Pete Beach.
Annually, FACP recognizes a chamber of commerce within Florida that has excelled in a variety of areas, including: financial stability, membership recruitment and retention; governmental relations; strategic planning; technology; communications; special events; innovation and accomplishments over the past three years.
This year, FACP recognized the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce in the category of chambers of commerce with an annual budget exceeding $1 million. Among the highlights noted during the presentation were two impressive accomplishments:
- Their cash position increased by 43% during a two-year period
- All four of their 2012 Small Business of the Year winners were semi-finalists for the U.S. Chamber Small Business of the Year
The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce joins an elite group of chambers of commerce that have received this award throughout the association’s history.
FACP is a statewide organization whose mission is “Advancing excellence in chamber management” and whose vision is “Enhancing Florida’s business communities by cultivating successful chamber professionals.”
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