“Summer time Business Collection” – Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce

Issues are altering rapidly. After just a few months the place time appeared to tug on, the calendar is beginning to speed up once more. By some means, it’s about to be June! With a brand new month and a brand new season upon us there are additionally new constructive developments which level to the re-opening of our financial system. Right here in Tallahassee, companies are carefully following pointers aimed toward serving to them safely return to work. There may be proof of corporations hiring individuals again to jobs that briefly disappeared and plans that have been beforehand postponed at the moment are being revived. Though many challenges stay, there may be a lot to be optimistic about.

Recognizing this shift in how our group conducts enterprise, our workforce determined to do some outreach to members and measure what sources could possibly be most useful throughout this Summer time of transition. By lots of of survey responses, members shared a want to find out about a range of topics. Matters like worker motivation, the state of our financial system, dynamic management, and put up COVID-19 enterprise methods have been all on the prime of the response record.

With our member’s wants in thoughts, we created a brand new program collection for the month of June which can function webinars with each native members and out-of-market specialists. The Summer time Business Collection will kick-off subsequent week with a presentation from Tom Derzypolski, President of BowStern. On this webinar, Derzypolski will provide steering on how corporations can transition their workforce into a brand new regular of operations. The webinar collection will proceed every Thursday by way of the top of June.

As our workforce was creating the Summer time Business Collection, there have been a number of different necessary components to contemplate. We’ve got spent an ideal deal of time in latest weeks studying about how different Chambers of Commerce throughout the nation are driving worth to their members by way of digital programming that has been like ours. One of the issues that stood out is how Chambers are utilizing webinars and different applications to focus on the worth of membership whereas additionally attracting new members. Studying from our friends, we determined to make the Summer time Business Collection free to members with a nominal price for non-members.

Because the starting of the “Safer At Residence” orders, we’ve seen a report quantity of non-member members having fun with our on-line programming. That could be a signal that we’re on the proper path. Our hope is that many of these non-members will not solely proceed to attend, but additionally come to assist our mission by way of membership. If you understand somebody who would possibly profit from the collective experience of our webinars and different enterprise programming, we hope you’ll share the Summer time Business Collection with them.

The total schedule and registration hyperlinks for the Summer time Business Collection is obtainable beneath:

Thursday, June 4, 2020 – 10:00 a.m.

“Pivoting Your Business Plan: Creating Distinctive Promoting & Outreach Methods”
Thanks as at all times in your assist of our Chamber. As a result of of you and your corporation, our group is poised to make a formidable restoration from the results of this pandemic. It’s our goal to be a information for you and all of our members as we chart a course to extra affluent occasions.

Jay Revell
Vice President, Advocacy and Public Coverage


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