Education

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EDUCATION
EDC Quarterly Breakfast
The Economic Development Council hosts quarterly breakfast events which offer local economic updates and feature keynote speakers who discuss key issues and trends impacting the health of our local, state and national economy. These events also offer exceptional networking opportunities.

Council Meetings
Each of the six area business council holds regular meetings, has an elected board, and hosts a general membership made up exclusively of Chamber members with a professional or general interest in a particular geographically defined area.

LEADERSHIP
Leadership St. Johns
Through education and networking,Leadership St. Johns provides valuable tools and experiences necessary to the development of well-rounded leaders. The community as a whole benefits from having business, government, education, and community leaders who are more knowledgeable about St. Johns County.

Youth Leadership St. Johns
Youth Leadership St. Johns (YLSJ), a program of the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce, is a series of fun and educational program days designed to give high school juniors a hands-on exploration of St. Johns County!

LEGISLATIVE
Politics in St. Johns
One of St. Johns County's largest political events, Politics in St. Johns is a special event designed to connect aspiring candidates for local, state and federal offices with members of the business community. The 2012 event was held at Festival Field in St. Augustine and featured more than 30 candidates for public office, a straw poll vote and food/beverage vendors. This fun festive event is open to all Chamber members, guests and the general public. 

Day at the Capitol
Every Florida business is impacted by the work of the Florida Legislature. Through the St. Johns County's "Day at the Capitol" event, Chamber members have an opportunity to visit Tallahassee and to directly interact with lawmakers during the Legislative Session. This full day at the Capitol experience introduces members to Legislative process and participants have an opportunity to meet lawmakers, attend committee hearings and serve as advocactes for St. Johns County's business community.