Articles for January 2013

Shop The Shores Plans for 2013

Plans for 2013 
It’s never too early to mark your calendar for some fun up-coming events:
  • Rummage Sale             November 9th
  • Small Business Day    November 30th       
  • Christmas Parade       December 7th    

All of these events were very successful in 2012 and we’re sure you are going to want to plan for 2013.  We need you help.  Please volunteer to head a committee or just be part of one.

January Social Hour brings in 30 Businesses!

If you missed our January Social, you missed networking with over 30 new friends and business associates! Great turnout at last night’s Social Hour at the Acapulco Hotel & Resort ! We welcome all 30 business owners & reps that showed up. It’s going to be a fabulous 2013

Our hostess Libby Gallant is the new Sales Director at the Acapulco Hotel & Resort where they provided a lovely evening in their lounge. First time attendees included representatives from Coast Atlantic Real Estate Services, Connie’s Bookshelf, Boogie Down Rentals, Wells Fargo, Beachside Billards, The Tennis Club, the new owners of I-Hop Restaurant, Rose Marie’s Jewelry and of course the old guard making over 30 people.

Louie Matthews told us about a new business he and his partners want to open at 2304 S. Atlantic Avenue that
would include golf cart and bicycle rentals. We offered our support when it comes before City Council for approval.

The DBSBA Newsletter accepts Business Spotlight’s each month in our E-news.
We invite you to write a short 3-line bio about your business and submit to Make sure to thank your customers, tell them how valuable they are to you, and share your efforts to promote Shop The Shores! (And send a photo too)

Happy New Year from the DBSBA!


Photo by: Daniel Schwen, Creative Commons

The DBSBA has wonderful plans that we hope to accomplish in the coming year. In addition to the continued promotion of our landmark Shop the Shores Initiative (to learn more, click here), we are excited to announce that we will soon be offering to the public a DBSBA Preferred Shopper Card! This card can be presented at local businesses displaying the “Shop the Shores” logo for the cardholder to receive valuable discounts and membership perks. More information coming soon!

DBSBA Creates “Shop the Shores” Initiative to Boost Local Economy

cropped-shop-the-shores.pngA group of local businesses in Daytona Beach Shores have banded together to encourage a local economy which has seen its fair share of struggles over the last few years. This band of entrepreneurs, execs, and owners of small mom ‘n’ pop shops have made it their business to help get the word out about how shopping local can support communities and lead to improved quality of living for residents and visitors alike. To learn more about the Shop the Shores Initiative, click here!