• NBACOC Committees


    Community Division 

    Christmas in the Park: Plans and implements the annual Christmas celebration for Navarre including decorating Navarre Park, JingleFest activities and the Community Christmas Parade.

    Education: Serves as liaison between businesses and schools. Markets school accomplishments and news in the E-News and Chamber newsletter; recognizes Teachers of the Quarter and Year at seven Navarre area schools; participates in the Golden Apple Awards, and selects Navarre High School Scholarship recipients.

    Fun Fest: Plans, organizes and executes all aspects of the annual Navarre Fun Fest, held the last weekend of April.

    Taste of Navarre Seafood: Plans, organizes and executes all aspects for this event to be held for the first time in 2013, this event will coincide with Fun Fest.

    Thursdays in the Park: Coordinates all aspects of entertainment line-up, marketing, concessions, public safety and sponsorships for the FREE, family oriented summer concert series May - August in Navarre Park.

    Membership Division 

    Ambassadors: Serve as the public relations arm of the Chamber, reaching out to businesses as an extension of the Navarre Chamber. Ambassadors connect businesses, strengthen membership and enhance the image of the Chamber. Additionally, they take an active role in member retention, member recruitment, and Chamber activities above and beyond Ribbon Cuttings.

    Small Business Development: Provides the Navarre Chamber General Membership resources that will help their businesses grow and prosper. Researches ways to assist current and future small business members, plans Xtreme Networking, and other small business activities (including the Navarre Small Shop Crawl) and assists with programs for JumpStart Your Business and Munch and Learn workshops.

    Mentor Committee: Supports and welcomes new members in the transition to the Chamber as Mentors.  Works with new members as they learn the ins and outs of the Chamber and how it can support them.  In addition, new members are encouraged to get involved in the Chamber.  Assists with annual Membership Campaigns, and other membership events. Assists with Chamber 101 Orientation activities.

    Progress/Development Division 

    Economic Development: Encourages and guides economic development in Navarre through advocacy, policy and program development, support of the Santa Rosa County Economic Development Office and existing businesses, and recruitment of new businesses.

    Government Affairs: Provides coordination between the Chamber and governmental bodies, Chambers of Commerce, transportation officials, and special committees. Insures the collective voice of the Navarre Beach area is represented and heard in government assemblies and is a liaison to elected officials and governmental meetings.

    Military Affairs Council: Coordinates and act as a liaison between the Chamber and the military. Seeks to enhance better understanding of military missions by hosting military briefers at luncheon meetings; host an annual military appreciation breakfast; support the awards programs for all military installations within the area; keep Chamber members aware of military affairs; promote and encourage the Navarre community to continue to provide the superb quality of life deserved by our military.  CLICK HERE for a MAC Application

    Restore Task Force: Works hand in hand with the Navarre representative to the Santa Rosa County Restore Council. Researches possible projects for recommendation to the Council.

    Signature Events 

    Health & Business Expo: Coordinates the annual event held in January at the Conference Center. Chamber member businesses set-up display booths and have an opportunity to interact with the pubic in this free event that also features free health screenings and informational workshops.
    Women's Expo: Coordinates the annual event held in the fall at the Conference Center. Chamber member businesses set-up display booths.  The event focuses on women in business and makes availabe information to support them in their day-to-day lives.