Membership Information

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Clearwater Beach Chamber of Commerce is to promote and position Clearwater Beach as the premier tourist destination and to be the advocate and resource center for the development and success of our membership, as well as the entire community.



Elite Sponsors 

 What is an Elite Sponsor?

  • Elite Sponsors are members that have a made a certain resolute decision, through significant investments and participation in many of our Signature Events, to show their support for the Clearwater Beach Chamber of Commerce, its Mission and Values, and the improvement of the entire community.

  • Elite Sponsorship boosts a company's recognition both socially and economically and is the ultimate way for a company to showcase their commitment to the community and fellow members.



About Clearwater Gas:

  • CLEARWATER GAS SYSTEM (CGS) is owned and operated as an enterprise utility by the City of Clearwater and operates over 800 miles of underground gas main and handles the supply and distribution of both Natural and Propane (LP) gas throughout northern Pinellas County and western Pasco County.  CGS provides gas appliance sales and service, construction and maintenance of underground gas mains and service lines, and 24 hour response to any gas emergency call within the service area.

  • CGS is regulated for safety by the Florida Public Service Commission and the Federal Department of Transportation.

  • CGS has been serving customers in the Clearwater area for over 90 years (since 1923) when operations were begun with a manufactured gas plant operation.  In 1959, when natural gas transmission lines were extended to peninsular Florida, CGS discontinued the manufacturing of gas and began receiving piped natural gas from Florida Gas Transmission.

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About Shephard's Beach Resort:

  • Purchased by the Shephard Family in 1977, the quiet Lagoon Resort Motel has evolved into Clearwater Beach’s Premier Entertainment Resort.

  • Over the last 40 years Shephard’s has added two towers and 2 garages. The first garage was completed in 2001, which was the first free standing garage built on the Beach.

  • Shephard’s 300 seat waterfront restaurant Ocean Flame is the only buffet style seafood and prime rib with an interactive kitchen on the Beach.

  • The second Tower was completed in 2013, boosting 90 new modern rooms and a 7,000 square foot tropical pool terrace.

  • Shephard’s Tiki Bar and Wave Night have become one of the most famous venues for local and national acts on the West Coast of Florida.

  • Nearly every weekend there is a wedding being performed at the waterside of the resort.  Meetings and catered events for 20-2000 people, can be held in various locations inside and outside.

  • Shephard’s Beach Resort has evolved from a small beach side motel to one of the most unique and popular destinations in all of Florida, employing over 200 people.

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  • With over 35 years of experience and more than $500 million in sales, Proforma remains clearly focused on providing solutions to businesses worldwide for their graphic communications needs.

  • A leading provider of promotional products, printing services, business documents, and eCommerce solutions, Proforma has received numerous awards and is recognized as one of the top five largest companies in our industry.

  • Proforma serves approximately 60,000 clients through more than 750 member offices across the globe, backed by more than 130 Team Members in the Proforma Worldwide Support Center located in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Annual Awards Banquet



What's this event all about?

Each June the Clearwater Beach Chamber of Commerce holds this banquet to recognize outstanding businesses and individuals among the membership community. We are so very proud of our members and their accomplishments and this is our way of showing that their efforts do not go unnoticed! This event also serves as the platform for us to announce the winner of the highly coveted 'Best of the Taste Fest' Award. All members are welcome to attend! We hope to see you there!

In order to further recognize the achievements of our members, this year we will present 13 business awards:

  • Best Attraction
  • Best Shopping
  • Best Transportation
  • Best Wedding Venue
  • Best Hotel/Motel/Inn
  • Best Resort & Spa
  • Best Vacation Rental
  • Best Waterfront Dining
  • Best Family Dining
  • Best Fine Dining
  • Best Pub/Bar/Nightclub
  • Oustanding Services
  • Outstanding Real Estate Services

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