The Haines City Area Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit business financed by Membership dues with the purpose of serving the NE Polk County Region. We are committed to taking a leadership role in supporting the business community and improving the quality of life in our area.
Excelsior College, Polk State College Secure National Science Foundation Grant to Develop Educational Simulations for Workforce Readiness - The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Excelsior College over $864,846 in grant funding to ensure workforce readiness. Excelsior has partnered with Polk State College to prepare technicians for skilled positions in the energy and manufacturing industries. Excelsior and Polk State College will develop simulations to teach and then assess key skills in power generation and advanced manufacturing to improve the pipeline of technicians into key economic sectors. When completed, these open education resources can be used by colleges and industry throughout the nation. Click HERE to read the press release.
Community Partner Links:
Download the file below for a list of the Chamber's Community Partners and links to their respective websites:
Thank you to our 2017 Premium Golf Tournament Sponsors
Tickets available now! - 35th Annual Pig Roast & Political Rally - Friday, October 27, 2017
The Chamber's 35th Annual Pig Roast & Political Rally
will be held on Friday, October 27th at the beautiful Lake Eva Event Center, 6 - 9 p.m. $50 per person. Tables of 8 or 10 available. Candidate Packages available - $175 (*All Candidates running for any political office MUST purchase the Candidate Package to attend).
Last year's event sold out so get your tickets now!
Call the Chamber to purchase tickets or for more information -
Mix and mingle with Incumbents and Candidates campaigning for local, county, state and federal offices at this highly anticipated event. The evening will feature a fabulous catered dinner, numerous door prizes, live band Steel Horse and much more!
Click HERE for Sponsorship Packages!
Call the Chamber for more information, to reserve tickets or tables, or to sponsor the event- 863-422-3751.
All RSVP's must be received no later than Friday, October 20th!
Please click HERE to register and pay online. Registration for individual tickets, tables and sponsorships available online.
*Pre-paid event only. Sorry, no walk-ins will be accepted.
Thank you to all who are already on board to
sponsor this year's event:
Presidential: CEMEX, City of Haines City,
Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center
Congressional: CenterState Bank, Citizens Bank & Trust,
John Michael Exquisite Weddings and Catering, Ledger Media Group
Gubernatorial: Jarrett Gordon Ford, Polk State College,
Wayne T. Fellows, Inc.
Billboard Sponsor: Koala Outdoor
Exclusive Printing Sponsor: Cromer International Press
Gift Sponsor: Intense Ink
State Legislature: ENVISORS, a Pennoni Company,
MIDFLORIDA Credit Union, Miracle Toyota,
Posner Park Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, Sofidel America Corp.
Legislative Aide: Duke Energy,
Haines City Economic Development Council, Tunno Groves
Chest of Cheer: Karen & Steve Tiner - Ameriprise Financial Advisors
Door Prize Sponsors: Poinciana Medical Center;
Teresa Connell - State Farm Insurance
Youth Leadership Sponsors
Youth Leadership Class
The Chamber's 2017-2018 Youth Leadership program will begin in October 2017. Student Sponsors enable the Chamber to present a quality leadership experience at no cost to the students.
In return for your generosity, a link to your website will be placed here on the front page and the leadership page of the Chamber’s website along with recognition of your sponsorship. The link will remain on our website through September 2018. Call the Chamber at 863-422-3751 to sponsor a student or for more information.
Thank You to the current 2017-2018
Youth Leadership Student Sponsors
A Special Thank You to:Transportation Sponsor
Thank you to our page sponsor:
Thank You to our Chairman's Circle Members:
Call the Chamber to find out how to become a Chairman's Circle Member!