Throughout the year, the Destin Area Chamber of Commerce offers many opportunities for area businesses to highlight their company's name, products, and services to other Chamber members and to the community. These sponsorship opportunities include the following:
Exclusive Sponsorship of Leaders In Business Lunch – $1,800
Ten of our monthly Leaders In Business Lunches offer a single sponsor an exclusive sponsorship opportunity before a captured audience of 125 – 150 area business professionals.
Special & Mini-Expo Lunches – $100
Two of our monthly Leaders In Business Lunches offer multiple businesses the opportunity to participate in a “mini-expo” format before a captured audience of 125 – 150 area business professionals. Themes include non-profit appreciation and BusinessPalooza! – a general business free-for-all.
Business After Hours – No fee to sponsor
Always held the fourth Thursday of every month except December and January, these events are attended by 100-200 business professionals, and they offer an end-of-the-day networking opportunity to help meet new clients, gain exposure for businesses, and expand networks.
New Member Receptions – $250
Every quarter, the Chamber staff and Board of Directors invite new members to a reception to warmly welcome them and to introduce them to the benefits of their new membership.
Multi-Chamber Business Expo & Taste of Okaloosa County - $275-$600
Annually, the chambers of commerce in Okaloosa County partner to bring their members the biggest marketing and networking opportunity around – the Multi-Chamber Business Expo & Taste of Okaloosa County. The event, hosted by the Destin and Greater Fort Walton Beach chambers of commerce, is open to the public to attend at no charge. More than 500-800 people have attended the event in previous years. Booth spaces and sponsorships are available.
Tax Relief Golf Tournament – $125-$2,500
The Chamber’s Tax Relief Golf Tournament offers outstanding networking and advertising opportunities for all members – avid golfers and non-golfers, alike. All skill levels are encouraged to play in this flighted, four-person scramble. Prizes are awarded for tournament winners, as well as for hole-in-one, longest drive, putting contest, and closest to the pin.
Paddle at the Porch – $300-$2,000
Paddle at the Porch - The Destin SUP Cup is held in the beautiful emerald green waters behind one of Destin's most loved restaurants, The Back Porch Seafood & Oyster House. The event features a one mile recreational race, three mile recreational race, and a six mile elite race, to be followed by awards! This event targets local and visitors interested in the rapidly growing stand up paddle board sport, with a special emphasis on drawing those from outside our area. The event is open to the public.
Bourbon at the Bay - $250-$2,000
Sip, savor, and bid at Bourbon at the Bay, hosted by Regatta Bay Golf & Yacht Club and the Destin Chamber of Commerce. Sample bourbons and scotches, enjoy hors d’oeuvres, and kick off holiday shopping with a great selection of auction items, including trips, restaurant gift certificates, jewelry, and so much more! The event is open to the public.
Destin’s Bayou, Bay & Beach 5K Run/Walk & 10K - $250-$2,000
All courses are set alongside Destin waterways. The 10K course is USA Track and Field-certified. This race draws almost 500 participants. This event targets local and visitors interested in running, with a special emphasis on drawing those from outside our area. The event is open to the public.
For details about events and sponsorships, please call (850) 837-6241.