The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce has announced the date and venue for its 2022 annual meeting, celebrating 60 years of supporting island businesses. The event will take place on Wednesday, April 20, at the Sundial Beach Resort & Spa on Sanibel Island. The annual year’s review and awards presentation start at 5 p.m., open free to members. A dinner reception with cash bar follows at 6:30 p.m. Tickets for the reception are $75 per person.
RSVP for the free meeting and reception by Friday, April 15, at tinyurl.com/chamberannual <http://tinyurl.com/chamberannual> . Payment for the reception must be made at time of reservation.
During the business meeting, the chamber will introduce its new board of directors for 2022, share its 2021 achievements, and announce the winners of its annual membership awards for Business of the Year, New Business of the Year, Sue Rosica Gray Volunteer of the Year, and Citizen of the Year.
“The Chamber Annual Meeting is a great opportunity to get all our members together and share the year’s accomplishments. This year, for our 60th anniversary and the first full membership annual meeting since 2019, will be extra special,” said John Lai, chamber president and chief executive office. “Members also will hear what exciting plans we have in store upcoming.”
Presenting sponsor for the annual meeting is Captains for Clean Water. Other sponsors include: Platinum Sponsor Lee Health; Gold Sponsors Goede, DeBoest & Cross, PLLC, Island Inn, SCCF; Silver Sponsors Doc Ford’s Rum Bar & Grille, Kingfisher Real Estate, Inc., Rapid Response Team, Valerie Tutor.
ABOUT SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to promoting the prosperity of its members and preserving the quality of life of our community. With more than 460 active Chamber members from both islands and businesses from Lee and Collier counties, the Chamber plays a key role in facilitating communication and cooperation between business, residents, and government to enhance the economic health of the islands. The Francis P. Bailey, Jr., Chamber Visitor Center is located at the entrance to Sanibel Island and welcomes tens of thousands of visitors each year. VISIT FLORIDA named the visitor center one of 13 official Florida Certified Tourism Information Centers in the state. It is open 365 days a year and provides comprehensive information about things to do, places to visit, and where to stay, shop, and dine. The chamber website sanibel-captiva.org <http://sanibel-captiva.org/> receives more than 1.3 million website visits per year.
For more information about the chamber, visit sanibel-captiva.org <http://sanibel-captiva.org/> or contact Landen Collins, communications and marketing manager, at 239-472-8255 or Landen@sanibel-captiva.org <mailto:Landen@sanibel-captiva.org> .