The Next BIG Thing Hosted by Walton Area Chamber of Commerce Seeks Speakers

Open Call for Annual Symposium at Hilton Sandestin Beach on September 6, 2022
The Next Big Thing Venue

The Walton Area Chamber of Commerce will host The Next BIG Thing on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022, at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort and Spa and is seeking speakers for this year’s event.

The Walton Area Chamber of Commerce is looking for experts in topics such as leadership, entrepreneurship, women in business, and women empowerment to speak at the annual symposium. Those interested in being featured must fill out an application no later than Monday, August 1, 2022. Visit the website to view and submit an application.

The annual symposium has three distinctive growth tracks, including Leadership Development, Entrepreneurship, and Women in Business. Together, each track will bring in several dynamic speakers who will address topics beneficial to empowering individuals professionally and personally, developing emerging and existing entrepreneurs, and help create rising leaders.

Registration and check-in begin at 8:30 a.m. with a continental breakfast in the vendor ballroom. The Next BIG Thing will begin promptly at 9 a.m. with welcoming remarks from Walton Area Chamber of Commerce CEO, Megan Harrison. To conclude the event, the Chamber will host a cocktail reception featuring light bites, cocktails and raffle prizes. More details to come soon.

Area businesses interested in sponsoring this year’s event should contact Gabrielle Kilgore at (850) 892-3191 or

The Walton Area Chamber of Commerce was established in 1925 and provides leadership for a healthy business community. As the area’s leading voice of business, the more than 800-member organization represents the interests of business with government, promotes the local community, and provides business education and networking opportunities toward building a strong Walton County economy. 

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