Part of Bartow’s charm is its position as the history center for a county steeped in a rich and unique past. The Polk County History Center is located in one of Florida’s most iconic historic courthouses.
We Are Historic
Bartow is home to the Annual Alafia River Rendezvous. Visitors enjoy music, games, and see artisans demonstrating crafts such as flint knapping, broom making, blacksmithing, soap making, weaving and more.
We Are Creative
Bartow’s Annual Bloomin’ Arts Festival attracts artists from all over the country. This event draws thousands to Bartow’s historic Main Street.
We Are Accessible
Bartow Executive Airport serves corporate, recreational, flight training and governmental agency activities.
We Are Polk County’s Capital City
As the capital, a unique dynamic is created that blends the best of a small town environment with that of a bustling center of government and commerce.
The Greater Bartow Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to economic prosperity and corporate growth in Bartow and surrounding areas. It is also committed to stimulating business and the economy, regional cooperatives, education initiatives and community awareness. In order to contribute to the success of its members, the Chamber provides local industries with the networking and promotional tools needed for financial success.
The Chamber offers relevant and timely programs and resources to guide local entrepreneurs through various stages of business management. Each program, service, initiative, opportunity and event is offered only after thoughtful consideration of its value to the Chamber’s diverse membership base.
Your membership in the Greater Bartow Chamber of Commerce positions you to reap the benefits of a close-knit network of local businesses. The Chamber is dedicated to helping each member reach maximum potential, and will continue to ensure that southwest Polk County is the best place to do so.