The U.S. Small Business Administration is seeking public comments on a proposed rule that would revise the small business size standards for businesses in five North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) sectors to increase small business eligibility for SBA’s loan and contracting programs.
At a time when it may be more important than ever, the community of Beacon Lake is letting senior citizens know that they are not forgotten this holiday season.
Freedom Boat Club Jacksonville was named a winner at this weekend’s Jacksonville Light Boat Parade.
Doing Business in JAX
If you're opening or have recently opened a new business in the JAX Region, working to grow your startup and improve profitability, seeking new connections and strategic resources in the business community, or planning to expand in or relocate to Jacksonville, JAX Chamber offers the resources you need to do business in JAX.
Supporting Business Startups and Growth
Whether you are starting a new business or growing an existing one, the Chamber’s Entrepreneurial Growth Division, JAX Bridges, Small Business Center (SBC), and Jacksonville Women’s Business Center (JWBC) can help you achieve your goals through mentoring, training, resources and networking programs.
Promoting Economic Development
Approximately 200 investors belong to JAXUSA Partnership, a division of the JAX Chamber. JAXUSA’s mission is to promote economic development, recruit and retain jobs and improve the region’s quality of life. JAXUSA offers a variety of services to help your business expand in / or relocate to Jacksonville, including
- Introductions to established Jacksonville business leaders
- Access to leaders at CareerSource Northeast Florida, JAXPORT, the Jacksonville Aviation Authority, the Jacksonville Transportation Authority, JEA, Office of Economic Development and JAXUSA’s regional county partners
- State of the art GIS software
- A business intelligence database with statistics ranging from key business advantages to cost-of-living analyses