The Walton Area Chamber of Commerce is an activist organization boasting over 1200 members. The Chamber's slate includes advocacy on behalf of business interests at all levels of government, relationships with the region's strong military presence and business development programs and opportunities for its members. Its community leadership school is a model for such programs nationwide.
The Workforce Development Board of Walton & Okaloosa Counties and its Career Source centers furnish comprehensive workforce and placement services to both employers and job seekers, and always at no charge. The Board coordinates with vocational programs at various technical schools and at Northwest Florida State College, always with an eye to the needs of current and future employers.