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Friday, January 24, 2020Business Development

Business Roundtable: E-Marketing - online, email advertising

Business Roundtable: E-Marketing - online, email advertising

Please join this month's Business Roundtable as we present:

E-Marketing - online, email advertising, and more!

This great session, presented by Terri Cole of Chickadee E-Marketing, will focus on marketing your company through e-blasts and other forms of online media. 

This presentation is free to Chamber members and is part of our monthly Business Roundtable workshop.

Lunch is provided courtesy of Dominos Pizza, Lebanon. Drinks are provided by the Chamber.

While the roundtable is free, registration is requested.

 

Please mark your calendars for all of our Business Roundtables:

  • February 28: Cyber-Security
  • March 27: Interviewing/Hiring/Firing
  • April 24: Franchise vs. Entrepreneur
  • May 22: Customer Service & Customer Experience
  • June 26: Updating Your Business Plan
  • July: NO ROUNDTABLE
  • August 28: Do You Speak Millennial?
  • September 25: Unemployment & Workers Compensation
  • October 23: Your Company’s Brand
  • November 20: Getting Credit for Your Business
  • December 18: Setting SMART Goals

When:
Friday, January 24, 2020 12:00 PM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon
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Thursday, January 30, 2020Business Development

Finance 101

Finance 101

Please join us for a workshop on business finances including how to read a financial statement, how to budget and prepare financial projections.

Presented by Hal Ranck, Certified SCORE Mentor.


When:
from Thursday, January 30, 2020 10:30 AM
thru Thursday, March 12, 2020 12:00 PM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon
Registration:
Free to members and non-members

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Wednesday, February 05, 2020Chamber Special Event

Economic Forecast Breakfast

Economic Forecast Breakfast

We're planning another great financial update from three phenomenal speakers. This signature event brings out our membership for a morning of networking, breakfast and great presentations.

 

Please note this event has CHANGED LOCATION. 


Presenters include:

  • M.L. Fletcher, Regional Investment Consultant, Vice President for T. Rowe Price
  • Andrew Hildebrand, Professor, Lebanon Valley College "The market is up, taxes are down, what could keep a CFO awake at night?"
  • Kevin Courtois, Congressional and Public Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce - Federal Legislative Update

 

Thank you to our presenting sponsor:

 

  

Thanks to our speaker sponsor:

 

Steve Goodhue 

 

Thanks to our Advisor Sponsors:

          

  

When:
Wednesday, February 05, 2020 7:45 AM thru 09:45 AM
Where:

NEW LOCATION

Stoneridge Retirement - Poplar Run

440 E Lincoln Ave Myerstown, PA

Registration:

$30 Members 

$45 Non-members 

Registration cancellations must be made 48 hours prior to the event or attendees will be charged. All non-members must pay in advance or at the door.

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For More Info:
Karen Groh
717 273-3727
kgroh@lvchamber.org

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Thursday, February 06, 2020Business Development

First Steps to Starting Your Business

First Steps to Starting Your Business

The Small Business Administration and Kutztown Small Business Development Center will present a "First Steps to Starting your Business" workshop.

 

This workshop covers a number of critical issues relevant to starting and operating a small business. Professional presenters include attorneys, insurance agents, accountants, financial specialists and zoning and codes staff. The workshop is designed for both entrepreneurs thinking about opening their first business and existing business owners looking for a “checkup”. 


When:
Thursday, February 06, 2020 10:30 AM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon
Registration:
Free to members and non-members but registration is requested.

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For More Info:
Karen Groh
717 273-3727
kgroh@lvchamber.org

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Friday, February 28, 2020Business Development

Business Roundtable: Cyber-Security

Business Roundtable: Cyber-Security

Please join this month's Business Roundtable as we present:

Cyber Security - Keeping Your Data Safe

This session, presented by Rodney Royer of LYLAB Technology Solutions and Robert Yeagley of Eagle Secure Solutions, will be sure to provide some insight on keeping your data safe.

This presentation is free to Chamber members and is part of our monthly Business Roundtable workshop.

Lunch is provided courtesy of Domino's Pizza, Lebanon. Drinks are provided by the Chamber.

While the roundtable is free, registration is requested.

 

Please mark your calendars for all of our Business Roundtables:

  • March 27: Interviewing/Hiring/Firing
  • April 24: Franchise vs. Entrepreneur
  • May 22: Customer Service & Customer Experience
  • June 26: Updating Your Business Plan
  • July: NO ROUNDTABLE
  • August 28: Do You Speak Millennial?
  • September 25: Unemployment & Workers Compensation
  • October 23: Your Company’s Brand
  • November 20: Getting Credit for Your Business
  • December 18: Setting SMART Goals

When:
Friday, February 28, 2020 12:00 PM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon
Registration:

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Friday, March 06, 2020Business Development

Professional Development Series: Session 1

Professional Development Series: Session 1

— a program of Leadership Lebanon Valley

Purpose: To provide education, training and tools to employees or anyone in the workforce who may be ready to advance to a managerial position. Individuals attending the training will enter the workforce with a greater skill set. This is an accelerated leader on-boarding program.

 

“The chambers Professional Development Series is a necessary investment to our employees and company. Our supervisors came back from each class with a renewed sense of enthusiasm and a greater perspective on the business world. The presenters really impressed my team and I look forward to sending another group for the next class!”

Jenn Thompson, SHRM-CP
Manager, Human Resources
 - VF Corp

 

Who might utilize this program:

  • Any member business with employees that does not have an internal training program
  • Students and individuals who are looking to advance their skills before applying for a position
  • Employees moving into entry level supervisory positions

 

Program Structure:

  • Classes will run one time a week for four weeks from 8:00 -10:30 am
  • Classes last 2½ hours each for a total of 10 hours of training

 

Program Details:

  • Each class after the first will begin with a 30-minute reflection/discussion on how participants applied their new skills throughout the previous week
  • Participants will leave with a toolkit of resources and information to back up the lessons

 

Training includes:

Session 1: March 6

Self-Evaluation – What are your professional strengths and weaknesses, how can you utilize your strengths as a leader and develop strategies to overcome weaknesses.

Presenter/facilitator: Dennis Mellott - Team Builders

 

Session 2: March 13

Professional Standards in the Workplace: ethics, behavior, time management.

Presenter/facilitator: Dr. Marianne Bartley, Time to Think.

 

Session 3: March 20

How to Manage Staff: motivation, managing difficult employees, scheduling, understanding HR and legal requirements, hiring and firing.

Presenter/facilitator: Sage Schott Reed, The Assessment Network.

 

Session 4: March 27

Becoming Part of the Company Team – advancing the mission and goals of the company, adding innovation and ideas for growth, making the change to management, managing the work-life balance.

Presenter/facilitator Robert Hadfield, Certified SCORE Mentor.

  

When:
Friday, March 06, 2020 8:00 AM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon
Registration:
Members - 4 week course: $300
Non-Members - 4 week course: $500

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For More Info:
Karen Groh
717-273-3727
kgroh@lvchamber.org

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Thursday, March 12, 2020Business Development

Customer Sales & Service

Customer Sales & Service
“Sales” is a process — your process. Master the fundamentals, add “You,” and apply it consistently. Presented by SCORE Lancaster-Lebanon Mentor Tom Burgum.

When:
Thursday, March 12, 2020 10:00 AM thru 11:30 AM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon
Registration:
Free to members and non-members

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Friday, March 13, 2020Business Development

Professional Development Series: Session 2

Professional Development Series: Session 2

— a program of Leadership Lebanon Valley

Session 2:

Professional Standards in the Workplace: ethics, behavior, time management.

Presenter/facilitator: Dr. Marianne Bartley, Time to Think.

  

Registration for this 4 week course is available through the March 6 event listing. 


When:
Friday, March 13, 2020 8:00 AM thru 10:30 AM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon
For More Info:
Karen Groh
717-273-3727
kgroh@lvchamber.org

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Thursday, March 19, 2020Business Development

Marketing

Marketing

Marketing: the art of knowing and reaching your customer so they are aware of and enticed to try and buy your products and services. Presented by SCORE Lancaster-Lebanon Mentor Cathy Bonser


When:
Thursday, March 19, 2020 10:00 AM thru 11:30 AM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon
Registration:
Free to members and non-members

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Friday, March 20, 2020Business Development

Professional Development Series: Session 3

Professional Development Series: Session 3

— a program of Leadership Lebanon Valley

Session 3: 

How to Manage Staff: motivation, managing difficult employees, scheduling, understanding HR and legal requirements, hiring and firing.

Presenter/facilitator: Sage Schott Reed, The Assessment Network.

Registration for this 4 week course is available through the March 6 event listing. 


When:
Friday, March 20, 2020 8:00 AM thru 10:30 AM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon
For More Info:
Karen Groh
717-273-3727
kgroh@lvchamber.org

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Friday, March 27, 2020Business Development

Professional Development Series: Session 4

Professional Development Series: Session 4

— a program of Leadership Lebanon Valley

Becoming Part of the Company Team – advancing the mission and goals of the company, adding innovation and ideas for growth, making the change to management, managing the work-life balance. 

Presenter/facilitator Robert Hadfield.

 

Registration for this 4 week course is available through the March 6 event listing. 

  

When:
Friday, March 27, 2020 8:00 AM thru 10:30 AM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon
For More Info:
Karen Groh
717-273-3727
kgroh@lvchamber.org

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Friday, March 27, 2020Business Development

Business Roundtable: Interviewing/Hiring/Firing

Business Roundtable: Interviewing/Hiring/Firing

Please join this month's Business Roundtable as we present:

Interviewing/Hiring/Firing

This great session, presented by Sage Schott Reed of The Assessment Network is destined to give you guidance through these difficult, and often tricky, HR issues.

This presentation is free to Chamber members and is part of our monthly Business Roundtable workshop.

Lunch is provided courtesy of Domino's Pizza, Lebanon. Drinks are provided by the Chamber.

While the roundtable is free, registration is requested.

 

Please mark your calendars for all of our Business Roundtables:

  • April 24: Franchise vs. Entrepreneur
  • May 22: Customer Service & Customer Experience
  • June 26: Updating Your Business Plan
  • July: NO ROUNDTABLE
  • August 28: Do You Speak Millennial?
  • September 25: Unemployment & Workers Compensation
  • October 23: Your Company’s Brand
  • November 20: Getting Credit for Your Business
  • December 18: Setting SMART Goals

When:
Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 PM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon
Registration:

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Thursday, April 02, 2020Foreign Tours

British Landscapes Tour

British Landscapes Tour

Join us on our next great trip!

 

British Landscapes

featuring England, Scotland and Wales

April 2-12, 2020 

$3,449 Double Occupancy  (Single $4,349; Triple $3,419)

 

This 11-day tour includes: 12 meals (8 breakfasts and 4 dinners), round-trip airfare from Philadelphia International Airport, air taxes and fees/surcharges, airport and hotel transfers, and hotel stays.

 

Tour highlights include: London, York, Edinburgh Castle, Lake District, Castle Stay, North Wales, Stratford-upon-Avon, Stonehenge and Cotswold.

 

Collette Travel Experiences

  • Behold the Crown Jewels of Scotland in a guided tour of Edinburgh Castle
  • Discover the picturesque Lake District 
  • Overnight stay in a historic Welsh castle

Must-See Inclusions

  • See the quintessential sights of London with a local guide
  • Venture to mystical, ancient Stonehenge

Culinary Inclusions

  • Enjoy a private dinner at Hall's Croft, a 400-year old Shakespeare family home
  • Dine like a Londoner with dinner at an English pub

Optional Tours

  • York - The Flavors of Yorkshire ($70 pp): Surround yourself in old-world ambiance and the fresh flavors of Yorkshire when dining in a family-owned alehouse located in the center of historic York.
  • Edinburgh - A Scottish Night Out ($110 pp): Join us for a rollicking evening of tastes, sights and sounds that are classically Scottish. Feast on a banquet prepared from a selection of local recipes.
  • London - London's Fab Food ($95 pp): Follow your guide on an engaging tour of London's more epicurious side.  

 

  

When:
from Thursday, April 02, 2020 8:00 AM
thru Sunday, April 12, 2020 8:00 PM
Registration:
Final day to register for this tour is Tuesday, December 31, 2019
For More Info:
Jessica Stankovich
(717) 273-3727
jstankovich@lvchamber.org

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Friday, April 03, 2020Business Development

SCORE Workshop: Understanding Financial Statements

SCORE Workshop: Understanding Financial Statements
To explain in plain language basic financial terms and concepts that small business owners need to know to help you understand how to do a financial SWOT and plan how you want to achieve your ROE financial objectives. Presented by SCORE Lancaster Mentor Lou Davenport.

ABOUT SCORE
Our individual, confidential mentoring services and workshops are FREE and whether you have a single question or need help designing and executing a comprehensive business strategy, SCORE Lancaster-Lebanon is here to help.

When:
Friday, April 03, 2020 10:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon
Registration:
Open to members and non-members.

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Monday, April 06, 2020Business Development

Presentation Skills: Get Your Pitch Ready!

Presentation Skills: Get Your Pitch Ready!

Please join us for this workshop as business specialist and Certified SCORE Mentor, Bob Hadfield, prepares you to make your business pitch for THE GREAT Lebanon County PITCH or any presentation. 


When:
Monday, April 06, 2020 1:00 PM thru 03:00 PM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon
Registration:
Free to members and non-members

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020Chamber Special Event

Small Business Awards Luncheon

Small Business Awards Luncheon

Please join us as we celebrate entreprenuerialism and small business in the Lebanon Valley.

We are pleased to announce this year's honorees:

 

2020 Small Businesss Persons of the Year

To be announced! 

2020 Leon Hoover Entrepreneurial Spirit Award

To be announced! 

Come and celebrate as we present awards and certificates to some great business owners. .

Join us as we celebrate and show our appreciation and gratitude for these small businesses who support the economy of the Lebanon Valley!

The luncheon attracts a large audience of business leaders from throughout the Valley.

Please let us know in advance if you have any dietary restrictions. 

 

 

Thanks to our Presenting Sponsor:

 

and our Silver Sponsors:

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

When:
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Hebron Banquet Hall
701 E Walnut Street
Lebanon
Registration:
$30 Chamber Members
$40 Public Admission
$220 for a Table of 8

Registration cancellations must be made 48 hours prior to the event or attendees will be charged. All non-members must pay in advance or at the door.

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For More Info:
Karen Groh
(717) 273-3727
kgroh@lvchamber.org

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Friday, April 24, 2020Business Development

Business Roundtable: Franchise Vs. Private Business

Business Roundtable: Franchise Vs. Private Business

Please join this month's Business Roundtable as we present:

Franchise Vs. Private Business

This session will feature a panel of franchise owners and small business entrepreneurs to provide insight on the pros and cons of both set-ups.

This presentation is free to Chamber members and is part of our monthly Business Roundtable workshop.

Lunch is provided courtesy of Dominos Pizza, Lebanon. Drinks are provided by the Chamber.

While the roundtable is free, registration is requested.

 

Please mark your calendars for all of our Business Roundtables:

  • May 22: Customer Service & Customer Experience
  • June 26: Updating Your Business Plan
  • July: NO ROUNDTABLE
  • August 28: Do You Speak Millennial?
  • September 25: Unemployment & Workers Compensation
  • October 23: Your Company’s Brand
  • November 20: Getting Credit for Your Business
  • December 18: Setting SMART Goals

When:
Friday, April 24, 2020 12:00 PM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon
Registration:

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Tuesday, May 05, 2020Chamber Special Event

Military Appreciation Breakfast

Military Appreciation Breakfast

Help us show our appreciation for the members of our armed services! Join us as we recognize and celebrate the loyal individuals who have dedicated their lives to the various branches of the United States military.

 

Our Keynote Speaker this year will be announced soon!

 

2020 General Frank Smoker Beyond the Call Award nominations are available now! Visit our "nominations" page to get the application.

 

 

A special thank you to our:

Award Sponsor:

 


When:
Tuesday, May 05, 2020 7:30 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:

NEW LOCATION 

Hebron Banquet Hall

701 E Walnut Street, Lebanon

Registration:

$10 for Active Military, Retired Military, Reserves, or Veterans 

$20 Chamber Members and Public Admission 

Registration cancellations must be made 48 hours prior to the event or attendees will be charged. All non-members must pay in advance or at the door.

Register Today!

For More Information:
Brooke Mendoff
717-273-3727
bmendoff@lvchamber.org

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Friday, May 29, 2020Business Development

Business Roundtable: Customer Service & Customer Experience

Business Roundtable: Customer Service & Customer Experience

Please join this month's Business Roundtable as we present:

Customer Service and Experience

We could all use a little insight on making our customer service and experiences better. Join us and service expert Mary Foltz of Service Counts! for this informative session. 

This presentation is free to Chamber members and is part of our monthly Business Roundtable workshop.

Lunch is provided courtesy of Domino's Pizza, Lebanon. Drinks are provided by the Chamber.

While the roundtable is free, registration is requested.

 

Please mark your calendars for all of our Business Roundtables:

  • June 26: Updating Your Business Plan
  • July: NO ROUNDTABLE
  • August 28: Do You Speak Millennial?
  • September 25: Unemployment & Workers Compensation
  • October 23: Your Company’s Brand
  • November 20: Getting Credit for Your Business
  • December 18: Setting SMART Goals

When:
Friday, May 29, 2020 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon
Registration:

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Thursday, June 04, 2020Business Development

SCORE Workshop: Marketing, Next Steps

SCORE Workshop: Marketing, Next Steps
The four P's of Marketing, Product, Price, Place and Promotion, will be reviewed with a heavy emphasis on digital promotion of your business. Presented by SCORE Lancaster-Lebanon Vice President of Marketing Joann Brayman. This workshop is free and open to the business community.

ABOUT SCORE
Our individual, confidential mentoring services and workshops are FREE and whether you have a single question or need help designing and executing a comprehensive business strategy, SCORE Lancaster-Lebanon is here to help.

When:
Thursday, June 04, 2020 10:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon
Registration:
Open to members and non-members.

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