The Destin Chamber offers its members many opportunities to advertise their businesses to other members and area visitors. Just through membership, Chamber members receive a listing in our online Business Directory with a direct link to their website; the ability to publish announcements in Member News; the ability to post Jobs and Event Listings on our website; access to all of our social media fans and contacts; and speaking opportunities at our monthly events; to name a few opportunities.
Additional paid advertising opportunities include the following:
Designed as a total resource, not only for the Destin area business community, but for those planning to vacation in or relocate to our area, DestinChamber.com offers outstanding opportunities to showcase your business. Advertising on the site is sold in packages, which can be tailored to help your business target the right audience for you. Value ranges from $290 to $5,250.
The Chamber keeps members informed of all Chamber news, announcements, and events with a weekly email newsletter. This email is sent to more than 1,750 email addresses, which belong to all members and their representatives. A limited number of ads, including top banner ad placement, are available each week, and the ads may link directly to the advertisers' websites. Packages start at $150.
Special advertising opportunities will be announced throughout the year via our weekly Weekly Wave email newsletter.
Throughout the year, the Destin Chamber 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:
Our monthly Leaders In Business Lunches or Business Before Hours offer a single sponsor an exclusive sponsorship opportunity before an audience of 125 – 150 area business professionals. Value is $1,800.
For a discounted rate of $150, non-profit organizations may speak for up to three minutes at our monthly Business Before Hours event, as well as display marketing material on a table near the entrance.
Always held the fourth Thursday of every month except December and January, these events are attended by 100-125 business professionals, and they offer an end-of-the-day networking opportunity to help meet new clients, gain exposure for businesses, and expand networks. There is no fee to sponsor, but sponsor is expected to provide food and drink for guests.
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. Value is $250.
The Chamber’s 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. Value is $275-$3,200.
Paddle at the Park is held in the beautiful emerald green Gulf waters behind The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island. The event features a one mile recreational race, three mile recreational race, and a six mile elite race, followed by awards! This event targets local and visitors interested in the stand up paddle board sport, with a special emphasis on drawing those from outside our area. The event is open to the public. Value is $390-$3,500.
Sip, savor, and bid at Bourbon at the Bay. 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. Value is $400-$3,000.
For details about events and sponsorships, please call (850) 837-6241 or email mail@DestinChamber.com.
Advertising and sponsorship discounts are built into our Platinum, Chairman's Club and Trustee levels of membership. Ask our membership consultant if one of those may be right for your business.