Event and Scholarship Forms

 

2017 Beach'N Food Truck and Music Festival

Saturday, April 8th, 2017   10AM - 10PM

Coquina Beach, Anna Maria Island

Just south of the Coquina Beach Cafe
2650 Gulf Drive South
Bradenton Beach, FL 34217

This festival is a celebration of music, food, arts and crafts. There will also be an AMAZING Classic Car show featuring exotic, vintage, and muscle cars on display from 10am until 3pm. A special Kids Zone will have fun and games for the kids!

This is a family friendly event, there is no entrance fee to join in on the fun! Featuring entertainment for both adults and children.There are plenty of opportunities for shopping as well, showcasing vendor booths with unique, one-of-a-kind gift items, jewelry, local artists’ works, collectible items and much more. Live music from truly awesome, local talented musicians to keep you energized and dancing all throughout the day into the night!

Band Line-up 10am-10pm: 

Saturday’s music lineup:

Emcee Mike Sales -  10am-10pm

Renegade - 11am - 12:30pm

Dr. Dave - 1pm - 2:30pm

Whiskey Blind - 3pm - 5pm

SoulRcoaster - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

The Karen & Jimmy Band - 8pm - 10pm

Fantastic Food Trucks will be cooking up a storm!!

Tantalize your taste buds with a wide array of yummy and unique food from some of the area's favorite food trucks. Something for everyone, including adult beverages, and sweet treats to boot!

Hosted by the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce, the festivities begin at 10am, Saturday, April 8th, 2017 and go on all day and evening until 10pm. A portion of the proceeds go to support the AMI Chamber's scholarship fund for Manatee County seniors.

There is lots of parking at the south end of the island by the festival, but we encourage people to find alternate island parking and ride the trolley straight to the festival!  Ride the free island trolley to Coquina Beach from the Manatee Public Beach or any of several trolley stops on the island. The Trolley runs until 10:30pm.

Come out and enjoy this great festival at Coquina Beach!


Click here for Food Truck Vendor information & Application

 

Click here for Arts and Crafts Vendor Application




Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce 2017 Scholarship Application

The Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce is offering four $1,000.00 scholarships to 4 Manatee County graduating seniors seeking Business degrees. Please download the application below.

We are accepting applications through April 28th, 2017. The recipients will be notified by phone in mid May. The scholarship awards will be presented at our May Business Card Exchange (location TBD) on May 24th beginning at 5pm, 2017 where we ask recipients to be present to receive their scholarships.

Click below for application:
 




2017 Annual Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing

download Click here to download more information and the application

PLEASE JOIN US: At The AMI Chamber Golf Outing
- It's fun for EVERYONE!!
The EXCITING NEWS: This year it is ON A FRIDAY. IMG Academy has agreed to give our turnament EXCLUSIVE use of their greens for this tournament! This tournament is open to member AND non-members who want to bring themselves or a team.

Date/Time:  FRIDAY, May 19th: 11:30 Check-in Starts/12:30 Shotgun Start

Where: IMG Academy - 4350 El Conquistador Parkway, Bradenton.

You don't want to miss this opportunity. We will have exclusive use of IMG's golf course for golfing and their lovely Grille Room overlooking the bay for a delicious, vast buffet dinner! Call the AMI Chamber NOW! :-)

Not a golfer?  Not to worry, this tournament is for anyone who wants to come and have a ball while networking on IMG's beautiful golf course. Not a member? No need to be a member to play with us! Don't have a team? Not a problem, we love singles & doubles as well a 4-somes. We will pair you up with others to create your perfect 4-some.

Who Benefits:

1.) The Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund: Proceeds from this event go to The Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce College Scholarship Fund, which awards fourscholarships each year to local graduating seniors who have decided to continue their education in a business field of study.

2.) Your Business: EXCELLENT MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES (EVEN IF YOU DON'T REGISTER): Whether you attend the event or not.

a.) GET MENTIONED: Donate a gift for raffle prior to May 19th for display all day at the tournament and get thanked/mentioned at the banquet awards dinner raffle. Local businesses donate all kinds of free services, products from their stores, overnight stays at hotels, trips to time-shares, etc. You can even purchase a gift certificate from another of our members to donate. The donation item will always list the name of the actual donor.

b.) AMI Chamber Members can donate all kinds of great promotional items to our "goodie bags", give to all golfers who play in this event (about 100 or so bags). If you would like to put a gift/promotional item of some kind in the bag to market your business, we will be happy to accept them. Please bring your useful or fun promo items to the AMI Chamber by May 18th (the sooner we get them, the easier it is to get them in the goodie bags). (or call us and we can try to pick them up for you) for placement in the goodie bags.

c.) Sponsor a Tee or a Green sign, prominently displayed on the course at the tees or greens throughout the day, showing your company name as a sponsor of this charitable event. Again, you do not need to participate in the event to sponsor a Green or Tee sign. $100/Tee or $50/Greem

3.) You Benefit:

a.) Some of our best chamber member partnerships have been formed and renewed on this day so get in on the fun!!

b.) Enjoy great food and beverages, ice cold margaritas, beer and more (all included in your registration) all day while you golf.

c.) Participation includes outstanding dining at the awards banquet immediately following your day of golf in IMG's beautiful upstairs "Grille Room".

d.) Win great prizes - Last year the AMI Chamber gave away total prizes valuing at over $7,000 collectively!

FAX registrations to the Chamber of Commerce - 941-778-9679

 OR

Email to: debbie@amichamber.org  We thank you for your participation and support.




2018 11th Annual Anna Maria Island Chamber Business of the Year

It's time to give your company VALUABLE recognition. The AMI Chamber recognizes exceptional businesses each with this prestigious award. Any Chamber Member may nominate themselves or another AMI Chamber Member in good standing. You don't want to miss the opportunity to get this well deserved recognition in your community. Winners are promoted throughout the year in many ways! Top rated applications in each category (Small, Medium, Large Businesses) will be selected for in-person interviews.

Completed Forms should be mailed to:

          Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce
          Attn: Deborah Wing
          5313 Gulf Drive
          Holmes Beach, FL  34217


DEADLINE:  October 6th for Applications  |  INTERVIEWS:  Thursday, October 19th beginning at 8:30am. Winners remain confidential until they are announced at our Installation Banquet on November 6th. Winners must be present.

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