Ambassadors Events Committee

Positions Open: Ambassadors

The Ambassadors Committee is focused on enhancing the image of the Chamber though outreach and active involvement at events by interacting with new, existing and prospective members. The Ambassadors is select group of individuals that must be applied for and approved by the Ambassador Committee members. In addition the Ambassadors arrange for events such as lunches, Conexiones, new member orientations and the various big events like the yearly Gala.

Areas of Responsibility:

  • New/Renewing Member Contact
  • Member Orientation Breakfasts
  • Member Ribbon Cutting Events
  • Member outreach
  • Referral of possible members to development staff
  • Work with Chamber Champions/Chairman's Circle Members
  • Report to the Board of Directors

  • Identify locations for events (Power Lunches, Conexiones, Special Presentations
  • Staff the registration table
  • Arrange for thank you cards for attendees, sponsors and presenters
  • Set up and break down at event
  • Promote events through your personal connections
  • Assist with Special Events (Gala, Quinceañeras, etc)
  • Report to Board of Directors

International Enterprise Partnership

PURPOSE

  • Represent the interests of Chamber members that are active in foreign trade
  • Market and promote their business activities, products and services
  • Foster cultural, trade and investment ties between the  Sarasota – Manatee bi-county area, the
  • neighboring Fl orida Gulf Coast region and Latin America, Spain and Portugal or any foreign
  • nation interested in engaging in cross-border business activities with our local business
  • community
  • Provide a forum for the interchange of ideas, mutual cooperation and assistance among those
  • engaged in international trade; and to participate and promote workshops, seminars and
  • educational activities involving global trade and related activities.

ON-GOING PROGRAMS

  • Sister Chamber Alliance
  • Recruitment of companies in the Sarasota-Manatee and  Tampa Bay areas active in International trade activities.


Areas of Responsibility:

·         Identify local organizations with international efforts and initiate communication with them.

·         Develop MOUs with international chamber of commerce

·         Work with local governments in support of established Sister Cities Programs

·         Identify ways to provide value to international business members.

·         Report to Board of Directors


SPECIAL COMMITTEES

Quinceañeras Committee


Positions Open: Committee Members

Timeframe: through July, 2011

The Quinceañeras Committee exists to put on the annual Quinceañas event. The 

Quinceañas

 supports our Chamber Foundation which provides scholarships to deserving area individuals that may not otherwise be able to continue their education.

Areas of Responsibility:

·         Promote the event through your network of contacts

·         Identify and secure sponsors for the event and Foundation

·         Ready location on day of event and attend to last minute details

·         Provide any other support needed by Quinceañeras Chairpeople

·         Staff the registration table the day of the event

·         Report to the Board of Directors

Gala Committee


Positions Open: Committee Members

Timeframe: through December 9th, 2011

The Gala Committee exists to put on the annual Gala. The Gala supports our Chamber Foundation which provides scholarships to deserving area individuals that may not otherwise be able to continue their education.


Areas of Responsibility:

·         Promote the event through your network of contacts

·         Identify and secure sponsors for the event and Foundation

·         Ready location on day of event and attend to last minute details

·         Provide any other support needed by Gala Chairpeople

·         Staff the registration table the day of the event

·         Report to the Board of Directors

          Gulf Coast Latin Chamber of Commerce
           9040 Town Center Parkway - Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202 - ComCenters Lakewood Ranch
           Phone 941-358-7065 - Fax 941-552-1284


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