Venice Area Chamber of Commerce Marketing Summit 2019



Venice Area Chamber of Commerce Marketing Summit 2019 

Have you sat down to develop the marketing plan for your business and you are left with more questions than answers? Come to this 1/2 day event to hear digital and traditional marketing experts from Google and Southwest Florida share their “insider knowledge” to expand your reach and close more business.

Date: June 11, 2019

Time: 8:45 AM – 12:45 PM


William H. Jervey, Jr. Venice Public Library Auditorium

300 Nokomis Ave. South, Venice FL, 34285

“Reach Customers Online with Google”


Learn how customers find your business online and how to promote your online presence using a free business listing, search engine optimization (SEO) techniques, and online advertising.

In this workshop we’ll discuss best practices for:

  • Creating a free Google My Business listing
  • Improving your website’s visibility in Google’s organic search results, on all devices
  • Advertising your business on Google

Led by Pamela Starr

Speaker, Grow with Google



Pamela Starr Biography
Professional Trainer, Grow with Google

Pamela Starr is a leading authority on building customer loyalty and a professional speaker for Google’s Grow with Google program.  A sought-after keynote speaker, Pamela also consults for brands and elite performers.  She helps them achieve more measurable and profitable results from their digital and offline communication programs.  For all her clients, she delivers real-world tools and strategies that drive stellar results.

Pamela is known to many in the business community for her prior role as corporate Director of Product Training for North America at Constant Contact. In that position, she directed the training activities that showed thousands of small businesses and non-profit organizations how to improve their digital media marketing efforts.

Pamela has dedicated her entire career to helping businesses and top performers grow.  She has trained, coached and delivered keynote presentations to more than 80,000 professionals at more than 500 events.  In addition, she has logged more than 30 hours of live national television appearances.

Pamela has a bachelor’s degree in Advertising from the Florida State University and completed graduate-level studies in Communication at the University of Central Florida.


You can connect with Pamela on her website: or through Twitter:  @PamelaStarrFL.





Is your marketing delivering the results you expect? Do you care about mastering digital marketing? Do you wonder how to leverage the power of your brand and online reviews to grow your business? Would you like to learn how networking can boost your bottom line? If you answered yes to these questions, then you’re in luck.  

They will share their expertise and experience in navigating the rapidly evolving digital and traditional marketing landscape. The speakers will share insights on a few key marketing trends and tools, tactics, and tips that you can use to grow your business in a digital world.

The 5 member Expert Panel will take questions from the audience. 

Be ready with your branding, content, networking, SEO, website, social media, and email marketing questions.

 Nick Choat, Owner,
Sport Clips Haircuts of South Sarasota, SCORE Mentor
Barbara Langdon,  Owner,
Market Momentum LLC, SCORE Mentor

Pamela Starr
Speaker, Grow with Google

Michael D. Beatty
President, Adams Publishing Group
Venice Gondolier Sun

Gina Ferraro
President & CEO
MediaMark Spotlight

Team together to bring you this Marketing Summit.

Updated Lobby HoursLobby Hours are 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Our lobby hours for the remainder of 2020 or until further notice is from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. If you need assistance outside of that time, please call us at 941-488-2236 or email:

Thank you for your continued support of the Venice Area Chamber of Commerce, and we look forward to seeing you soon!