We're proud to be the Navarre area's only independent professionally run Chamber of Commerce with an office located in the "Heart of Navarre" at 1804 Prado Street.
As we have for almost 50 years, we remain focused on our mission:
"To promote civic and economic prosperity throughout our community."
"SPECIAL" Tourism Committee Meeting
Name:"SPECIAL" Tourism Committee Meeting
Date:March 12, 2020
Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM CDT
The Chamber has started receiving information from the health department and neighboring and national chambers on things to do to combat the national media attention on the Corona Virus.
Since this Thursday, March 12 at 4 pm is the Chamber’s next scheduled Tourism Committee Meeting, we will be having a "Special" Tourism Committee Meeting to devote time to this critical issue with our hospitality partners, chamber members and the community.
We know tourism effects every business in our community, and we want to help make sure that everyone has as much information as they need to support the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office's efforts.
Here is the “Tentative Agenda” for the meeting:
Update from the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office Director: Julie White
Q&A from Attendees
What are businesses seeing in revenue and traffic for the first week of Spring Break and for the upcoming Spring Break Season?
Overview of the Importance of the business community to support the efforts of the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office.
The Chamber's Tourism Committee Meeting is Thursday, March 12 at 4 pm at The Navarre Chamber Information Center at 1804 Prado Street (behind TC's Front Porch).
This "SPECIAL" Tourism Committee Meeting is Open to the Public.
The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee works hand-in-hand with the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Council, community leaders and tourism industry businesses in brainstorming sessions, task-oriented sub-committees and monthly meetings to bring more education, events and initiatives to make the Navarre Beach area experience better for both locals and visitors alike.
The Tourism Committee recognizes the importance of tourism for small business, economic development and prosperity in the Navarre Beach area and supports the branding efforts and policies of the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office that strengthens our community and Santa Rosa County.
The Tourism Committee meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at The Navarre Chamber Information Center at 4 pm.
Purpose of Tourism Committee:
The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee follows the lead of the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office on tourism efforts and initiatives in the Navarre Beach area in order to close the education and needs gap within the tourism industry.
By partnering with the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office and our community, we can ensure the growth and quality of tourism to and within the Navarre Beach area.
As the major leaders and stakeholders in the tourism market, the Tourism Committee plays an important role in making the Navarre Beach area a preferred travel destination as well as a great place to live.
Mission of Tourism Committee: The mission of the Tourism Committee is to build on the brand developed by the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office in order to stimulate positive economic impact and enrich the tourism industry businesses in the Navarre Beach area.
Projects & Initiatives:
Tunes By The Dunes Free Summer Concert Series
Hometown 4th of July Parade & Celebration
Continuously improving the education of the Navarre area on the importance of Tourists to our community.
Passport to Summer Fun program (Jun-Aug)
Tourism Section of Chamber website with link to RelaxInNavarre
Community Calendar of Events "What's Going on in Navarre?"
Shop & Dine Events
Blessing of the Beach
Educational Workshops geared towards Tourism Industry (Customer Service, Social Media, etc)
COVID-19 Testing Site to Remain Open Two More Weeks at UWF With No Pre-screening Required
A mobile COVID-19 testing site with no pre-screening required will remain open for two more weeks for Escambia and Santa Rosa County residents at the University of West Florida.
The drive-through test site will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at the SP2 parking lot, which is on the east side of campus near the East Sports Complex. Individuals are asked to remain in their vehicles.
The site was opened at the request of the Governor’s Office under the direction of the Florida Department of Health in conjunction with both Escambia and Santa Rosa counties and assistance from the Florida National Guard.
If you and your management team are wondering if your county is trending in the right direction to continue reopening your community, visit Florida's county level COVID-19 trend tracker and click on your county in the top right drop down box.