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  • By Bridget
  • Posted January 22, 2018
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Meet the Interns: Jordan Hook

  “Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game” Hailing from Chicago Illinois, Jordan fell in love with Florida when she came on a family vacation to Disney World. But it wasn’t working for the mouse, that sparked her interest in event planning– it actually came from a rather unlikely […]
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  • By Bridget
  • Posted January 17, 2018
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Meet the Interns: Taylor Linton

  “Life is too short when you’re not in love with what you do.” It was in Ft. Myers working for wedding planner that Taylor had found her calling. It was the high adrenaline rush and having to keep after the bride–actually scratch that–groomzillas that where giving this young intern a run for her money. […]
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  • By Bridget
  • Posted December 20, 2017
  • In brand awareness, measurable results, sponsorship
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What Makes a Sponsorship Successful

When you are a sponsor – or when you think about a sponsorship for your business – what is the end result that qualifies it as successful?   This answer may be different for each business.   MEASURABLE / QUANTIFIABLE RESULTS   For Sprint, it’s all about activations on site. They have certain goals for […]
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  • By Bridget
  • Posted December 5, 2017
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Five More Ways to Improve Displaying Your Business at an Event

  DO have knowledgeable staff. Attendees have questions that require knowledge of your business. As pictured, Stevens Kitchens is able to answer the questions that can start their business relationship.    DO be personable. Having the right people in your space can make or break your success at an event. It’s easy to walk past a […]
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  • By Bridget
  • Posted December 4, 2017
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Four Ways to Improve Displaying Your Business at an Event

A lot of businesses participate in events….some a few times a year and others every weekend or more! It’s community outreach and getting those face-to-face interactions. Those that are great at it are able to capture information and collect leads that land them new customers.   TIPS for setting up your space    DO let […]
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  • By Bridget
  • Posted November 15, 2017
  • In community, free space, organizations, spread the word
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It’s all about Community

One thing I have noticed since working in the Oviedo-Winter Springs area is that we have an amazing, giving and very close community. It makes me smile when I see businesses or organizations connecting and helping each other out!   Taste of Oviedo is looking for community organizations If you know a non-profit organization that […]
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  • By Bridget
  • Posted November 10, 2017
  • In advice, blog, chamber, events, experience
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Who wants to start a blog?

Me!   I have been at the Oviedo-Winter Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce for over 6 years and have a pretty good grasp of my job. Having set up 19 festivals, I thought I would share some insight, give advice and maybe have a bright idea in the mix! Who is the chamber? I love our […]
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  • By Intern
  • Posted November 1, 2017
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Poster Contest 2018

Bring your most spectacular Oviedo-themed art piece to the chamber offices and submit them to Bridget Lake at the Oviedo-Winter Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce located at 376 North Central Ave. Oviedo, FL 32765 or by email at Bridget@oviedowintersprings.org by January 8th. Any medium is accepted. The winner receives $100, plus a booth space with […]
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  • By rkcorbes
  • Posted November 1, 2017
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Citrus & Celery Celebration at Taste of Oviedo!

The Oviedo Preservation Project’s Citrus & Celery Celebration offers an appetizer, main course, dessert, and drink that features one or both ingredients. Each year showcases a different country’s cuisine, and while tasting food with flavors from one country, we vote (via donations) for which country should be featured next.  Why Citrus & Celery? Citrus & […]
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  • By Intern
  • Posted February 15, 2017
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Taste of Oviedo Singing Contest!

CONTEST DETAILS: Two age groups: Ages 5-11 Ages 12-17 1. Submit a 2-5 Minute a cappella video. After you submit your video, we will upload it to The Music Box’s social media pages for voting to begin. 2. From now until March 8, 2017, the videos with the most likes/ shares on social media and […]
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