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2012 Florida TECHXPO

Monday, October 8, 6PM.
Hilton Melbourne Rialto Place 


TECHXPO Exposition
Tuesday, October 9, 10AM-4PM
Clemente Center
Florida Institute of Technology


Saturday, October 20, 9AM
Florida Tech Aviation


Friday, December 7, 6PM


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Issue: 1240September 28  |  2012
Florida 2012 TechXpo 
October 9, 2012, 10AM-5PM
Clemente Center
Florida Institute of Technology 

Don't Miss OUT - Register TODAY for Florida 2012 TechXpo!

Florida TechXpo 2012 will showcase technology companies in hot industries, including: Aerospace, Composites, Consumer Products, Emerging Technology, Homeland Security & Defense, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Robotics, Simulation, Telecommunications, & Transportation.

This event will include a full day exposition, 2 breakout sessions, a VIP luncheon and paneled discussion, and an evening awards banquet and presentation.

Florida 2012 TechXpo will take place at the Florida Institute of Technology, Clemente Center on Tuesday, October 9, 2012, 10:00am - 5:00pm.



Defenders Car Show  |  October 20, 2012  -  9AM-4PM
See awesome aircraft and totally cool cars all in one place!

The Defenders Car Show will be held in conjunction with the Florida Tech Aviation Day event on Saturday, October 20, 2012. 

Judging & Awards:
1st & 2nd Place People's Choice Awards in each category plus 2 additional best in show trophies awarded by Melbourne Regional Chamber and the Melbourne Police Foundation.


Sponsors:  Rosner Chevrolet, Glenn's Tire & Service Company, 98.5FM The Beach, Truly Nolen Pest Control.

Date:  October 20, 2012
Time:  9AM - 4PM
Location:  Florida Tech. Aviation, 801 Harry Goode Way, Melbourne 32901
Cost: FREE to the Public. Car Registration: $15 in advance, $20 day of show
$50 Corporate Vehicle Registration, $50 Auto-related Vendor Table Space.

CLICK HERE for more information and registration form. 

Weekly Calendar



Thursday, October 4th, 7AM - Business Breakfast of Champions. Location: Radisson Suite Hotel Oceanfront, 3101 N. Highway A1A, Melbourne 32903. Topic: State of the County, presented by County Manager Howard Tipton and Brevard County District Commissioners. Sponsor: Waste Management. Costs: members $18.00 prepaid online by Monday, October 1, 5PM/$25 after October 1 and at the door/invoiced; potential members $35.00. Register online at Due to limited seating, we recommend early online registration for our monthly breakfast event. For information, call (321) 724-5400, ext. 231.




Tuesday, October 2nd, 8-9:30AM - Small Business Council Meeting. 
Location: Melbourne Regional Chamber, 1005 E. Strawbridge Avenue, Melbourne 32901.


Friday, October 5th, 11AM - SCORE Small Business Counseling (FREE). 

Location: Melbourne Regional Chamber, 1005 E. Strawbridge Avenue, Melbourne 32901.  For more information, call (321) 254-2288.

R I B B O N   C U T T I N G S


SUNDAY, September 30 - 10AM-3PM -Ribbon Cutting
Sanctuary Island

Ribbon Cut Time:   10:30AM
Event Celebration:   Children's Celebration with Peter the Panda Kids Party to help Florida's military families and children facing adversity.
Event Location:   Brevard Zoo, 8225 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne 32940.
Additional Details:   Kids will meet Peter the Peteeatrick Panda. Kids games, lunch & snacks provided. Performance by Viera Studio for the Performing Arts.
Company Name:    Sanctuary Island
Company Description:   Non-profit public charity



Wednesday, October 3 - 11AM-1PM - Ribbon Cutting
Nails and More Salon

Ribbon Cut Time:   12:30 PM
Directions:   At the SE corner of Sarno and Wickham, next to 20/20 Eyeglass Store.
Additional Details:   Refreshments.
Event Location:   785 N. Wickham Road, Suite 103, Melbourne / FL / 32935
Company Description: Full Service Beauty Salon


CLICK HERE to view Flyer


Thursday, October 4 - 4-6PM - Ribbon Cutting/Grand Opening
Hello Gorgeous Hair Studio

Ribbon Cut Time: 4:30PM
Address Directions: 2447 N Wickham Rd, Suite 122, Melbourne 32935.  At the Lake Washington Square shopping plaza on the southeast corner of the intersection of Wickham and Lake Washington
Additional Details: Ana Kirby, Brevard County vocalist of the year, as well as door prizes, refreshments, giveaways, and a charity raffle.

Company Description: Full Service Hair Salon


Friday, October 5 - 7-9PM - Ribbon Cutting/Open House

Ribbon Cut Time: 7:30PM
Address: 2350 Commerce Park Dr., NE Suite 2-B, Palm Bay, 32906
Company Description: Online Polling



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Two convenient Locations to Serve Our Members:
1005 E. Strawbridge Avenue, Melbourne, FL 32901
P: (321) 724-5400    |    F: (321) 725-2093
Hours:  Mon-Fri, 9AM - 4PM

7720 N. Wickham Rd., Ste. 113, Melbourne, FL 32940 
P: (321) 622-8998
Hours:  Mon-Thur, 9AM - 3:30PM, Closed on Fridays