Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce

12794 W. Forest Hill Blvd. Suite 19
561-790-6200

About Us

The Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce is the business support network for the heart of Palm Beach County. Born of the merger between the Palms West Chamber and the Greater Lake Worth Chamber in February of 2012, The Central Palm Beach County Chamber is comprised of more than 1,200 member businesses in 15 municipalities and distinct communities with about 400,000 residents – 40 percent of Palm Beach County--- extending from the east coast to the western sugar cane fields.

Our vision is Leading the Way in Connecting Businesses and Communities. The Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce promotes a healthy business climate throughout our diverse region while respecting the individual characteristics of each community in which we live, work and play.

We provide resources and opportunities for leadership, business growth and education, and a culture of partnership with our communities.

The Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce supports today’s boundless business climate and the desire to open a limitless client base for all member businesses. The Central Palm Beach County Chamber provides a unified voice for a diverse group of members who represent large, small, traditional and emerging businesses and industries.
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A private non-profit organization with two regional offices, the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce provides numerous networking opportunities, hosts 13 annual signature events, and offers business education and member support programs. In addition, the chamber has a philanthropic arm, the Palms West Community Foundation that provides opportunities to our members to give throughout the county while helping to achieve the foundation’s goals.


Upcoming Events at Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce

CPB CHAMBER - Progress Palm Beach County Economic Summit

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 from 8:00am to 1:30pm
West Palm Beach Marriott
West Palm Beach, FL
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October Economic Luncheon

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 from 11:30am to 1:00pm
Breakers West Country Club
West Palm Beach, FL
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Recent News

Central Palm Beach County Chamber Update - August 30, 2019

As you prepare your businesses for Hurricane Dorian, we remind you to visit the National Hurricane Center's Website for Tips on Hurricane Preparedness. Please remember to take a copy of your employees addresses and phone numbers with you so you can…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber - Emergency Preparedness Supply Drive

Did you know that 1 out of 4 households don't have an extra $400 to pay for an unexpected emergency? You can help!What to Donate:Hand sanlttierBody wipesWhistlePonchoBlankets Bug spray Sunscreen First aid kitsFlashlights AA batteriesGalton-siied…

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Leadership Central Palm Beach 2019

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber News - May 9, 2018

Click here to view the April Dashboard Annual Gala Saturday, May 19, 2018 6:30pm Cohen Pavilion at the Kravis Center 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach Last chance to RSVP! This event will sell out this week! Sponsorship's…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber News - June 20, 2017

The Mounts Botanical Garden had a dedication ceremony to celebrate their newest exhibit, "Windows on the Floating World". Congratulations to Chamber Board and Trustee Member WGI. Their Landscape Architecture Division was an instrumental part of the…

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Negative Signals From Florida Legislature Contribute to Slump in Job Numbers

Headlines across Florida are highlighting the strong private-sector jobs created in January. It's true, January was a banner month for jobs with 51,000 new jobs added in Florida. Unfortunately, that's where the good news turns to concern. That's…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber News - December 19, 2016

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber News - December 13, 2016

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber News - October 31, 2016

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber News - October 10, 2016

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Young Entrepreneurs Academy – Seeding Entrepreneurship and Instilling Business Skills

Building our next generation of Entrepreners & Business Leaders- The Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) teaches middle and high school go-getters how to start and run their own, REAL businesses.- YEA! is a cutting-edge program that takes…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber News - August 15, 2016

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber News - August 1, 2016

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The Chamber Endorses a NO Vote on Amendment 3

The Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce is endorsing a NO vote on Amendment 3. Amendment 3 would prohibit any development of motel, hotel, Condo- hotel, or apartment complexes within the Equestrian Preserve.The Chamber's role is to…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber News - January 4, 2016

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Help Shape the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs!

The Central Palm Beach Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA) needs YOU to volunteer as a Business Mentor. As a mentor, you will be assigned to a specific business idea and work with the student(s) to finalize their business plans. Students will compete…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber News - November 9, 2015

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber News - October 26, 2015

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YEA! Now Accepting Applications!

The Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) is looking for students, entering grades 6-12, who have what it takes to start their own small business, from the ground up, with instruction and inspiration from local leaders. Students must be creative,…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - June 15, 2015

Chamber NewsMaker   Cheryl Anders, Partner & Chief Innovation Officer Think Big Health Care Solutions Think Big Health Care Solutions holds a seat on the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, represented by…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - June 8, 2015

Chamber NewsMakerPoll Conducted By The Central Palm Beach County Chamber Shows Overwhelming Support For State Road 7 Extension ProjectBy a near 2 to 1 margin West Palm Beach voters support extending State Road 7 between Northlake and OkeechobeeWest…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - May 26, 2015

Chamber NewsMaker   Madeline Nava, COO Palms West Hospital Palms West Hospital holds a seat on the Central Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, represented by CEO Eric Goldman, and is also a Trustee, represented by this month's…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - May 18, 2015

Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce Announces the Launch of Central Palm Beach Leads Network  Only one representative of each "industry specialization" will be accepted.  Register fast to secure your seat for the June 3rd launch of the…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - May 12, 2015

Central Palm Beach Chamber CEO Burns Inducted into ACCE's Fellowship for Education Attainment CEO, Wayne Burns has been selected as an Education Attainment Fellow as part of a promising initiative led by the Association of Chamber of Commerce…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - May 5, 2015

Chamber NewsMaker  Medical Board of Governors, Dr. Georgis PatsiasUrologistPalm Beach Urology Associates, P.A.The Central Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce is proud to have Dr. Patsias and Palm Beach Urology Associates, P.A. as a member of the Medical…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - April 29, 2015

Chamber NewsMaker Treasurer,Executive Board Member,Sr. Vice President John Carter Minto Communities, Inc. The Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce is proud to have John Carter and Minto Communities as an Executive Board member of our Board…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - April 13, 2015

Center for Bone and Joint Surgery Of The Palm Beaches The Center for Bone and Joint Surgery is a multi-location medical practice devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of injuries and diseases of the body's musculoskeletal system. Our five locations…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - April 7, 2015

Chamber NewsMaker Vice Chair,Executive Board of Directors Laura TrosclairDomestic Retail Banking Manager Executive Vice President,Mercantil CommercebankThe Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce is Proud to have Laura Trosclair and Mercantil…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - March 30, 2015

Chamber NewsMaker  FAU President John Kelly Ph.D.Speaks at Chambers Economic Forum Strategic Plan Moving Forward for FAUFAU President John  Kelly spoke regarding  the collaboration  between FAU, Scripps,  and Max Planck to create and provide …

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - March 23, 2015

Chamber NewsMaker Trustee,Dr. Harvey Montijo Medical DirectorCenter for Bone and Joint Surgery of the Palm Beaches Dr. Harvey Montijo is a Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon and Total Hip and Knee Joint Replacement Specialist. Dr. Montijo has an…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - March 16, 2015

Central Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce WelcomesNew Board MemberMathew ChaitPartner, Shutts & Bowen LLP Matthew Chait is a business litigation partner in the West Palm Beach office of statewide law firm Shutts & Bowen LLP, which handles…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - February 23, 2015

Central Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce WelcomesNew Board MemberCheryl AndersPartner and Chief Innovation Officer, Think Big Health Care Solutions Cheryl Anders, RN, is a partner and Chief Innovation Officer at Think Big Health Care Solutions (TBHCS)…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - February 16, 2015

Chamber NewsMakerWelcomesNew Board MemberCaroline Villanueva, External Affairs Manager, Florida Crystals Caroline Villanueva joined Florida Crystals Corp. as Project Coordinator of Real Estate in July 2011. Her responsibilities include land…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - February 9, 2015

Chamber NewsmakerThe Central Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Village at Lake Worth, January 27, 2015 during their Grand Opening event. The event was attended by Mayor Pam Triolo, City of Lake Worth, Vice Mayor Scott…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - February 2, 2015

Welcome New Trustee MemberSteve PrieloznyBank of Belle GladeStephen is the President/CEO of the Bank of Belle Glade located in Belle Glade, Florida. The Bank is the oldest independently owned commercial bank headquartered in Palm Beach County. It…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - January 19, 2015

Welcome New Board MemberScott StorickStorick & AssociatesScott Storick was born and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina. He currently resides in Boca Raton, Florida and is a committed husband and proud father of three. He is an Alumni of the…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - January 12, 2015

Chamber NewsmakerKerri BurkeComerica BankKerri Burke is the Vice President Banking Center Manager of Comerica. A native of Palm Beach County, Kerri was born and raised in Delray Beach, Florida. Kerri works closely with the medical profession, CPA's,…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - December 22, 2014

Chamber NewsmakerBarbara MiedemaSugar Cane Growers CooperativeBarbara Miedema is Vice President of Public Affairs and Communications at the Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida. The Cooperative, based in Belle Glade, is made up of 46 small and…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - December 12, 2014

Welcome New Supporter MemberStella Suarez-Rita,Law Office of Stella Suarez-RitaMs. Stella Suarez-Rita owns The Law Office of Stella Suarez-Rita. Her practice areas include transactional matters in real estate, both residential and commercial, estate…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - December 1, 2014

Message from CEO, Wayne BurnsAs we embark upon our first full year as what is essentially the new Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce we are preparing to launch our 5-year Strategic Plan, focused on ALL members. Expect a comprehensive…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - November 24, 2014

Trustee Increases Commitment, Joins Board of DirectorsMark Eggen, CEOTSI Supercool Mark is a long time Trustee member of the Chamber and because of his experience over the past 12 months with the Chamber he has decided to increase his investment…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - November 19, 2014

Welcome New Board MemberDeana Pizzo, CEOI.T. Solutions of South FloridaDeana Pizzo is the CEO of I.T. Solutions of South Florida, a Technology Solutions Provider serving South Florida. Being a hands-on CEO, Deana is responsible for the company's…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - November 10, 2014

Welcome New Board MemberCarol Barrett, CFOPalm Beach PostCarol Barrett is the Chief Financial Officer of The Palm Beach Post and Palm Beach Daily News. She has been with the company 12 years and is a member of the newspapers' senior executive…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - November 3, 2014

Welcome New Board MemberRoger Kirk, CEOBethesda Hospital EastMr. Roger Kirk is the President & CEO of Bethesda Memorial Hospital and Healthcare System. He joined Bethesda in 1988 as Vice President, Operations. He was promoted to Executive Vice…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - October 27, 2014

CEO MessageWayne Burns In a recent sit down discussion I had with Governor Scott, he shared with me that the western geography of Palm Beach County is primed for competing with Texas, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and South Carolina for jobs.…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - October 20, 2014

Chamber Newsmaker Executive BoardRobbin Lee, CEOWellington Regional Medical Center Robbin Lee currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Wellington Regional Medical Center and has over twenty-five years as a seasoned, senior health care…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - October 14, 2014

Chamber Newsmaker Benjamin Boynton President Boynton Financial Group, Inc.Benjamin G. Boynton is an owner of the Wellington branch office of Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC and the President of Boynton Financial Group,…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - October 6, 2014

Chamber Newsmaker Executive BoardAngela Mattingly, VP TD BankTD Bank has escalated their leadership engagement on the Chamber's Board. Angela Mattingly is the Vice President and Commercial Lending Relationship Manager for TD Bank "America's Most…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - September 22, 2014

Chamber Newsmaker Peter SchorrPeter Schorr is the Owner/CEO for Retreat at Palm Beach County and is a new Chamber Trustee. He also owns a Retreat in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. When complete, his new location in Palm Springs, Florida will create…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - August 25, 2014

Chamber Newsmakers Philip LevinePhilip Levine is the President of South Florida Web Advisors (SFWA), and continues to serve the local community since 1996. SFWA attributes their success to providing caring and personal service that fits their…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Business Update - August 18, 2014

Chamber Newsmakers David and Kimberly Leland David and Kimberly Leland own an award winning printing company, Print It Plus. Last month, Print it Plus, located in Royal Palm Beach, won the trophy for Best Small Press in the On-Demand Stationery…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber - Announcement - March 12, 2014

My name is Steve Paulsen and I just wanted to take a minute to introduce myself as the new Regional Business Development Manager. I look forward to meeting each of our Chamber of Commerce supporters. 2014 is setting up to be one of the most exciting…

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Chamber's New Business Dashboard Newsletter - February 24, 2014

Welcome to The Palm Beach Post Business Dashboard. A snapshot of four economic indicators that are driving business in Palm Beach County. This monthly report is provided by our award-winning team of business and research reporters and editors. As a…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Update - January 13, 2014

Task Force Protects Small Businesses & Jobs From Union MandatesSmall businesses and jobs should be protected from union mandates like mandatory paid leave, a statewide task force concluded on Friday, January 10th. Read More...Wellington…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber News - New Chamber CEO

After a several month search, Wayne Burns has been named Chief Executive Officer of the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce by the Board of Directors. Board Chairman Frank Gonzalez said of Mr. Burns, "He has considerable experience in…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber News - October 29, 2013

Chamber Member AnnouncementsThe Big Deal BookPresented by Green Group StudioThe Big Deal Book is a monthly mailer that reaches approximately 5,000 selected residents within the Wellington area. The book contains dozens of deals from local businesses…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber News - October 8, 2013

Chamber Member AnnouncementsLaVida Massage Beauty & Wellness EventSponsored by Fabulous 40rties MagazineJoin us for an evening of Beauty and Wellness. Benefiting Breast Cancer Awareness for FORCE and Woman2Woman Foundations223 S H StreetLake…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Update - September 30, 2013

Royal Palm Auto Mall Golf ClassicFriday, October 4thShotgun Start at 1:00 p.m. The Wanderers Club1900 Aero Club DriveWellingtonLake Worth Rocktober BrewfestSaturday; Sunday, October 5 & 612:00 p.m. Bryant ParkBryant ParkLake WorthNetworking…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber News - September 6, 2013

Build A Successful Business Plan!The Business Planning Academy is designed to provide business people with the tools, information and training necessary to develop a new business plan or optimize their current one!The academy meets each Monday from…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber News - August 8, 2013

Women in Business PresentsLunch with Minx Boren (Limited Seating!)What in the World is Work/Life Balance? Are you living a life that gives you goosebumps? Do you spend each day overjoyed Or in overwhelm? How are you cycling through life? Are you…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber Weekly Update - July 1, 2013

Please Note: The Chamber Office will be closed Thursday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day.Networking MixerJuly 9, 20135:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.Mara Cucina Italiana - Wellington10300 W. Forest Hill Blvd. WellingtonMonthly LuncheonJuly 15,…

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Palms West Chamber Of Commerce News: Business of the Year Nominations

Do you have or know of a business that should be recognized as Business of the Year? - Is the business in good standing with the Central Palm Beach County Chamber? - Does the business project a positive image? - Is the business a…

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Leadership Central Palm Beach County

Leadership Central Palm Beach County is a developmental program for our leaders and future leaders in business, community and government.  This five-month interactive course provides a full overview of the important workings of our businesses,…

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Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce - Important Warning

It has come to our attention that there is an individual who is representing herself, in this case Maria, as being from the Chamber. She says she is working on the community calendars for the Lake Worth, Boynton and Delray Chambers.The invoice says…

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Chamber Looking For Volunteers For Salsa Fest Planning Committee

The Central Palm Beach County Chamber is looking for a group of great volunteers who want to work on the hottest event in Palm Beach CountyIf you are interested in being a part of the planning and execution of the event, respond to this e-mail with…

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