Advocacy & Public Policy

The primary functions of a Chamber Government Relations Committee are:

  • To monitor, analyze and prioritize public policy issues which impact chamber members and the greater Venice Area business community.
  • To recommend to the board of directors, policy positions regarding local, state, and federal legislation and proposed regulations.
  • To prioritize issues that may require special attention by the chamber.
  • To prepare plans of action for the chamber staff and volunteers to participate in the government, community, business, media, and other arenas to achieve action on the policy positions adopted by the chamber.
  • To assist the chamber in developing and maintaining positive relationships with local, state, and federal officials.




The Venice Area Chamber of Commerce Supports:

COVID-19 Liability Protections

Main Street Fairness 

Joining other Chambers in Support of Main Street Fairness:

  • Amplify Clearwater
  • Boca Raton Chamber
  • Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches
  • Citrus County Chamber
  • Clay County Chamber
  • Coral Gables Chamber
  • Coral Springs Coconut Creek Chamber
  • Dade City Chamber
  • Daytona Regional Chamber
  • Delray Beach Chamber
  • Destin Chamber
  • East Orlando Chamber
  • Gainesville Chamber
  • Hernando Chamber
  • Hollywood Chamber
  • Fort Lauderdale Chamber
  • Fort Myers Chamber
  • Gulf Coast Minority Chamber
  • Hobe Sound Chamber
  • Indian River Chamber
  • Jackson County Chamber
  • JAX Chamber
  • Key Largo Chamber
  • Lakeland Chamber
  • Marathon Chamber
  • Manatee Chamber
  • Miramar Pembroke Pines Chamber
  • Nassau County Chamber
  • Northeast Polk Chamber
  • Ocala Metro Chamber & Economic Partnership
  • Orlando Economic Partnership
  • Ormond Beach Chamber
  • Oviedo-Winter Springs Chamber
  • Palm Bay Chamber
  • Palm Beach North Chamber
  • Palm City Chamber
  • Palm Coast – Flagler Regional Chamber
  • Pompano Beach Chamber
  • Port Orange Chamber
  • Riverview Chamber
  • Sanibel Captiva Chamber
  • Sarasota Chamber
  • Seminole Chamber
  • South Tampa Chamber
  • St. Johns County Chamber
  • St. Petersburg Chamber
  • Tampa Bay Chamber
  • Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber
  • Tarpon Springs Chamber
  • Tallahassee Chamber
  • Venice Area Chamber
  • West Orange Chamber
  • Winter Haven Chamber
  • Ybor City Chamber
  • Zephyrhills Chamber



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