Business Resource Council's Area of Focus and Objectives
The Business Resource Council (BRC) works toward attracting, strengthening, retaining and expanding small business in central Brevard. BRC offers business counseling, reference materials, seminars and networking opportunities. It also serves the partnership, as well as consumers and the general public by working with the Better Business Bureau of Central Florida in the adherence to ethical business practices and addressing consumer complaints. This Council hosts the Business Champion of the Year Awards & December's Wednesday Friendsday. As eighty-five percent of Chamber partners are small business, this council is one of the most active and proactive within the Chamber. Membership is open to all Partners.
Acts as a catalyst for business success by providing partnerships, education, and recognition to enhance business capabilities in the community.
Sandy Owens, Director of Operations
Phone: (321) 454-2026
Business Champion of the Quarter
WHY JOIN BRC?
BRC business members have made a "Pledge of Excellence" by committing to ethical business practices and to keeping a good standing with the Better Business Bureau. BRC members are already identified with Gold Stars next to their name in the Partnership Directory (web & printed) to identify this commitment, and will also have a Gold Star next to their name in the printed 2011 Partnership Directory.
Only $75.00 per individual for the year
Business Resource Council Board of Directors meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month, at 8:00 a.m., in the Chamber's boardroom. The meeting is open to all the Business Resource Council (BRC) members and prospective members.
CONGRATS to the 24th Annual Business
Champion of the Year Award Winners!
Minority Owned Champion – Island Boat Lines & Indian River Queen;
Emerging Business - Taylor Plumbing Services, Inc.;
Professional Services Champion – Blue Sky Insurance Agency;
Professional Services Champion (20+ Employees) – NdtArtemis;
Professional/Technical Services Champion – Space Coast Intelligent Solutions, Inc..;
Non-For-Profit (1-20 Employees) – Volunteers of America of Florida;
Non-For-Profit (20+ Employees) – Hospice of St. Francis;
Services Industry Champion - Cocoa Kennels;
Services Industry Champion (20+ Employees) – Courtenay Springs Village;
Hospitality Champion (Food Industry) – Hayes Meats & Gourmet Foods & Produce;
Hospitality Champion (Hotel Industry) – International Palms Resort & Conference Center Cocoa Beach FL;
Chamber Service Award – Aoy Trisophon, A Taste of Thai Cuisine and Land & Sea Thai fusion Sushi & Martini Bar.
~Courtesy of Florida Today