Walmart today announced it will give hiring preference to military spouses, becoming the largest U.S. company to make such a commitment.
The Jacksonville Children's Chorus (JCC) continues its tradition of celebrating the holidays downtown by illuminating the outside of its office, located at 225 East Duval Street with festive lights synchronized to recorded songs of the season performed by the JCC's singers.
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