If you are planning on doing business in Ocala, you’ve made the right choice. The Chamber and Economic Partnership (CEP) offers a variety of business services to meet the needs of our business partners. The lifeblood of the CEP is our 1200+ partners, the vast majority of which are small businesses, whose stated goal in partnering with CEP is networking and growing their businesses.
While we offer a variety of resources and programs to help businesses grow, we are focused on three key initiatives to meet our partners’ needs:
Structured networking events and forums;
Talent and workforce development;
The CEP seeks to engage business from throughout the county to participate in all Talent Development initiatives; specifically, our various Leadership programs: LOM, LOMY, ELO, and RPEG. The CEP offers a variety of networking programs ranging from our monthly Business After Hours, where over 150 partners gather each month at a host location, to our unique Net|Works program where leads and referrals are exchanged in a small group settings. Twice a month, the CEP offers opportunities for our partners to sharpen their business skills or learn about current issues impacting business through our TuesdayTalks Business Advancement Series. Whatever your industry or business size, the Chamber & Economic Partnership is working hard to ensure your success!