We are excited to announce that the Deerfield Beach Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce are joining forces.
We want you to be one of the first to know of our exciting, upcoming union with the GFLCC. By way of background, the DBCC Board has been working from a strategic plan developed in 2017 and 2018 that included vibrant rebranding and creating greater opportunities for our members through meaningful events, business connections and community outreach.
Our “north star” has always been focused on the need for regionalization, which provides ultimate connectivity and a wider platform for our membership.
After a great deal of research, hard work, and determination, the DBCC Board of Directors has voted unanimously to join forces with the GFLCC.
Starting November 1, 2020, the DBCC will become the Deerfield Beach Council at the GFLCC and will join other prestigious and influential councils like the Downtown Council, the Council of Economic Advisors, and the Women’s Council.
According to the DBCC Board, this is the right time to consolidate with the goal of forming a regional chamber that will truly represent the entire Broward County business community (all 31 municipalities) and beyond. Dan Lindblade, the GFLCC President and CEO stated that “welcoming the DBCC into our family strengthens our goal of regionalization to better serve more businesses across an expanded territory.”
The other excellent news is that our Executive Director, Denise Jordan, will become Senior Vice President at the GFLCC. Denise has also been asked to take a board seat at the Broward Alliance which she has accepted. Along with her new responsibilities, Denise will continue to lead the DBC and follow our goal of creating the ultimate regional chamber.
We know you have questions. And we have answers! Please take the time to read our online Q&A to further understand the great benefits of this integration.
We look forward to sharing more great news with you in the coming weeks as we prepare to transition into the Deerfield Beach Council.
With warmest regards,
The Deerfield Beach Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors