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Featured Programs and Events

Venture Leadership One Day + Workshop

We know as entrepreneurs, balancing business and personal schedules is quite a feat. With summertime’s busy calendar ahead, we are pleased to introduce the Venture Leadership One Day + Pitch Competition

This program consolidates the core principles of the full Venture Leadership into a one-day focused workshop.

Workshop Topics: Innovative Thinking – Leadership Performance – Leading Strategy – Engaging Leader

One Day:  Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.   + Pitch Competition: Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

$125 pp, includes all workshop materials, + session and lunch.   We expect this workshop to fill up fast. 

Register today to guarantee your seat:

JAX Chamber, 3 Independent Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32202, Ashlea Justice, 904.366.6623,    All programs are open to the general public.

Financial Matters Workshop Series

Session dates: Thursdays, August 16, August 23, September 13, September 20, September 27.  Bonus Session: October 4. Time 9:00 a.m. to noon, at the JAX Chamber, 3 Independent Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32202

This workshop series teaches entrepreneurs at all stages of development, how to read and understand financial reports and use them to make an informed business decision, as well as other financial related topics. Workshop topics include:

  •  Analyzing Your Business
  • Understanding Financial Reports
  • Pricing Your Product or Service
  • Risk Management and Avoiding Fraud
  • Small Business Insurance needs
  • Budgeting
  • Accessing Capital
  • BONUS SESSION:  QuickBooks (an intro, choosing the right platform, tips and tricks for current users)

Cost: $200, includes all course materials and bonus session. To register and pay online click here.  All programs are open to the general public.   

Questions:  Contact Kathy Bolesworth, 904.366.6633,

Jacksonville Women’s Business Center Leadership Awards

Join us Thursday, September 6, 2018 ~ 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. ~ Level Office ~ 25 N. Market Street ~ Jacksonville, FL 32202

The Jacksonville Women’s Business Center invites you to an evening celebrating the empowering spirit of entrepreneurial women and leadership in Northeast Florida. Our 2nd Annual JWBC Leadership Awards includes presenting to our first JWBC Entrepreneurial Certificate recipients as well as honoring our tireless volunteers and sponsors.

If you haven’t met or heard their entrepreneurial journey, you will be fully engaged as Ann Sabbag, Founder, Health Designs and Gwen Griggs, Founder, ADVOS Legal PLLC and Founding Chair, JWBC talk about the values of leadership. As Ann says, “I’m always inspired when I’m in the company of smart, passionate women who execute on their purpose and contribute to making the world a better place.”

Cost: $25 per person, hors d’ouerves and beverages will be served.  To register and pay online click here






Save the Date: JWBC hosts the ATHENA International National Leadership Award Luncheon

Thursday, October 18, 2018. 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Bella Sera, 919 King Street, Jacksonville, FL 32204

More details to follow soon.


** NOTE: When you register for a JWBC program or event, photography, audio, and video recording may occur.  By registering, you acknowledge these may be used to promote future JWBC programs or events, and you release JWBC, its employees from any liability and waive all rights connected with the use of photos, videos or audio recordings. Question or concerns?  Call 904.366.6600x 7795.**

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The JAX Chamber Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, was founded in 1978 and serves Northeast Florida in funding workforce development, leadership and entrepreneurial education programs in support of long-term regional prosperity.


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3 Independent Drive
Jacksonville FL 32202
(904) 366-6633



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