At the Chamber of Commerce, we offer a variety of networking opportunities throughout the month and at different times of the day to meet everyone’s availability. Check out the list of our networking events that will meet your needs.
The Chamber of Commerce offers a wide variety of special events throughout the year for everyone. From business events to family friendly events, check out the full list of special events that take place throughout the year.
We offer two Farmers Markets that are overflowing with fresh, local and healthy produce, fruits and foods, along with vendors that offer a variety of products. Check out the locations and times for all your fresh and location needs.
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Do you have a community event that you would like posted on the Community Calendar? Submit your local meetings, events, programs and more here.
Business Card Exchange
For the early birds, the Business Card Exchange is designed for those who cannot get away midday. From 7:30am – 8:30am, this is your time to meet members of the Chamber or host this morning event. You will mind members passionate about networking the first Tuesday of each month at the Business Card Exchange.
General Membership Lunch
These membership meetings occur on the second Wednesday of every month. This is your chance to network with the Board of Directors, staff and 100 Chamber members. For New Members only, bring your company brochures/business cards to be displayed on a table near the check-in table. A reservation is required and can be made at (239) 549-6900 x300.
Business After Hours
Join fellow chamber members the third Thursday of each month from 5:30pm – 7:30pm and enjoy the opportunity to network with 60 plus members. We always have networking activities, great giveaways and sponsorship opportunities to expose your business at the Business After Hours
Networking at Noon
For the midday getaway networking, join us at the Networking at Noon and bring plenty of business cards and be ready to network. This networking event is held on the fourth Friday of each month from 12:00pm – 1:00pm.
Let us host a ribbon cutting ceremony to expose your business to the community. Your picture and business information will appear in the Chamber Trends Magazine and the Chamber Trends Community Publication.
Secrets To Your Chamber Success
For new and existing members of anyone interested in learning more about chamber benefits before joining, join us on a quarterly basis to find out the Secrets to your Chamber Success. With so many opportunities within your Chamber, stay on top of how to make the most of your membership.
Casino in the Cape – March 24, 2023
Each year, the graduating class from our Leadership Cape Coral program presents Casino in the Cape as their class project to raise funds and awareness for local charities. 100% of the proceeds from this event go to those selected organizations. Since its inception in 2011, this event has raised more than $175,000 for local organizations throughout our community.
Chamber Golf Tournament – April 14, 2023
The Chamber Golf Tournament and Million Dollar Shoot out is presented every spring. Enjoy a fun day out on the course. Enter our Hole-In-One Contest for a Chance to win $1 Million dollars while raising money for the Cynthia Gallagher Jr. Leadership Memorial Scholarship.
Excellence in Education – May 8, 2023
This annual event honors one educator and one student from each of our local schools. Each honoree is presented a plaque and gifts provided by local businesses. Scholarships are awarded to some of our community’s finest high school seniors. Family members are invited to accompany the recipients as local business leaders, school district officials and area government officials honor them for their achievements.
Freedom 5K – July 4, 2023
Kick off your July 4th celebration with the Priority Business Solutions Freedom 5k and Gunterberg Charitable Foundation – Culliton Family Kids Fun Run, presented by the Chamber of Commerce of Cape Coral. This challenging 5K will take you over the Cape Coral Bridge and back. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Brotherhood of Heroes Resource Center and Museum and the Special Operations Communicators Association.
Women’s Leadership Conference – September 1, 2023
The Women’s Leadership Conference was customized to female leadership development. This one-day conference will focus on issues that affect women in today’s business. The seminar will include several local businesswomen speakers,
breakout sessions on specific topics in small groups, and special keynote speakers.
The Chamber of Commerce of Cape Coral would like to promote women’s leadership and professional development. This is a great opportunity to network, support your
community and highlight women leaders in the Southwest Florida are. Now is your
chance to be a part of this wonderful opportunity.
Chamber Poker Run & Car Show – October 7, 2023
Join us for the Annual Poker Run where bikes and vehicles are welcome. The event starts with breakfast at 9am and kickstands up at 10:30am. An epic afterparty will begin at 3pm to finalize this fun event. You won’t want to miss this day of fun!
Principals Luncheon – November 8, 2023
Hosted by our Education Committee, this annual luncheon honors our local Principals and brings them together with the business community to network and identify needs and challenges facing our schools.
Holiday Festival of Lights – December 2, 2023
For more than 30 years, this holiday celebration has been a shining example of community support, holiday spirit and fun for the whole family! All attractions are FREE to the public, including pictures with Santa, a 20 Ton Snow Drift Slide, Tiny Tots Train around Snowcap Square and more!
Taste of the Cape
Through a partnership between the Chamber of Commerce of Cape Coral and Gulf Coast Symphony, this community event held in Cape Coral celebrates both the culinary arts and live music. This annual event highlights some of the best restaurants in Cape Coral and brings premier live entertainment, including a full symphony performance. The event draws thousands of attendees each year.
Cape Coral Farmers’ Market
The Cape Coral Farmers’ Market has been a favorite Saturday morning destination for over 25 years. Over the years, we have grown to over 125 vendors. We are confident that we have all the delicious foods and local crafts that you love to shop for.
Fresh, local & healthy fruits and veggies, including Certified Organic produce, are the core of the market along with homemade and handmade foods and crafts. Fresh baked breads & pastries, homemade pickles, jams & jellies, Gulf fresh seafood, fresh meats, homemade pet treats, handcrafted soaps, essential oils, local honey, made-on-site guacamole, fresh, cut flowers, native plants & trees are just some of the fantastic products available.
We are also proud that we were the first market in Lee County to offer Fresh Access Bucks to our EBT/SNAP customers. This program gives $40.00 extra to purchase Florida grown fruits & veggies at the market. A healthy community is a great outcome.
The market can also be very entertaining with great musicians perform during the season.
We hope that you choose to make the Cape Coral Farmers’ Market your Saturday Morning Destination!
Mid-Cape Sunshine Market (New Location, New Name!)
The Mid-Cape Sunshine market offers a Year-Round shopping experience to Cape Coral from 10am-3pm every Tuesday at The Mercola Market & Cafe.
The Market is filled with friendly and knowledgeable vendors offering fresh, healthy & local produce; seafood, fresh bakery items, Micro-greens, handcrafted soaps & lotions, cheese, pickles & olive mixes, local honey, fresh-cut flowers, jams & jellies and so much more.
Join us year-round on Tuesdays at the Mid-Cape Sunshine Farmers Market!