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WESTON AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Business Owner's Mastermind Group to be held Jan. 23

The Business Owner's Mastermind Group is designed to support business owners who navigate through the challenges of entrepreneurship by taking advantage of and sharing our collective experience, and stories to assist each other succeed in the business world.

AIC releases report supporting jobs in local communities, looks ahead to working Scott

The American Investment Council (AIC) released a report this week that shows how the private equity industry is supporting jobs and investing money in the communities of new congressional members.

Analysis: Florida posted 12th highest sales tax burden per person in 2018

Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, Florida ranked No. 12 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Florida State University athletes No. 1 in state for economic impact

Florida State University sports programs brought in $297,721 per athlete in revenue in 2016, meaning its athletes on average generated the most sports revenue of any school in Florida that year, according to a Florida Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

Analysis: Florida not on track to tax online sales

Florida is not compliant with a U.S. Supreme Court decision outlining how states can go about requiring online retailers to collect sales taxes on products sold within their borders, according to an analysis by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

BAY COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: First Friday to be held Feb.1

Going strong since 1957, First Friday is one of the Chamber’s most popular events.

FLORIDA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Global Florida Webinar to be held Jan. 31

International trade plays a significant role in fueling Florida’s economic and job growth engine, supporting more than two million jobs in Florida – that’s one-in-five jobs.

DESTIN AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Destin & Fort Walton Beach Chambers Create Taste & Business Showcase

On Thursday, March 28, the Destin and Greater Fort Walton Beach chambers of commerce will present a new event to the community – the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Taste & Business Showcase.

Analysis: Florida posts 12th highest drop in food stamps participants

Florida ranked No. 12 among 49 states and U.S. territories that saw reductions in food stamps participation, according to the latest numbers compiled by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

State institution: These 2-year U.S. schools attract the fewest in-state students

Wyotech-Daytona and Boca Beauty Academy enrolled the fewest in-state students of all two-year schools in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

FLORIDA FARM BUREAU: Scholarships Support Women Preparing for Leadership Roles

The Florida Farm Bureau Federation is providing more than $3,000 in scholarships for women in agriculture to attend the Women’s Leadership Conference, March 28-30, 2019.

GAINESVILLE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Lunch & Learn - Wellness at Work: Why We Need It and How to Achieve It to be held Feb. 6

This presentation will provide basic knowledge and information about mental health/wellness and how that affects the workplace.

GREATER FORT LAUDERDALE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Tax Reform Benefits for the Marine Industry

The marine industry is significant in Broward County and in South Florida; according to the Marine Industries Association of South Florida, the industry’s many local businesses provide 111,000 jobs in Broward County and 142,000 jobs regionally, driving economic output of $8.9 billion in Broward County and $12 billion regionally.

GREATER MIAMI CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: The U.S. and International Economy: Impact on Miami-Dade County in 2019

Miami-Dade County economic activity expanded at a strong pace throughout 2018, outpacing payroll employment growth of the National economy.

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