The Business Retention & Workforce Development committee met on March 15th at 8:30 am. This meeting was primarily used to discuss the results of the first Breakfast Networking event held on February 27th and continue the planning process for the next Breakfast on April 24, 2018, focusing on Business Structure
, beginning at 7:30 AM at the Community Center located at 15500 Perdido Key Dr., Pensacola, FL 32507.
The upcoming breakfast networking event, Early-Risers, will showcase one keynote speaker to discuss the ins and outs of how to structure your business. Glenn McDuffy, a business consultant from the Small Business Development Center at UWF, will attend the event to share information to all business owners or aspiring business owners about how they can get the most out of their business. He will also be happy to answer questions about what business entities will be best for your business and any and all on-going compliance requirements that all small businesses should be aware of! You can find McDuffy’s complete bio here
. Registration for this event is required. You can register online
or you can call the chamber office at 850-492-4660 or email email@example.com
to reserve your seat!
Based on interest from the attending audience, the Business Retention & Workforce Development Committee will consider adding an additional workshop for the topic of Business Structure for those who would like to go into more detail on a specific subject. The more in-depth workshop would be held in May 2018, either as a morning “Breakfast Brief” or a “Lunch & Learn” located at the Chamber office.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018- Workforce Development
Tuesday, April 24, 2018- Business Structure
Tuesday, June 26, 2018- Social Media
Tuesday, August 28, 2018- Community Update
Tuesday, October 23, 2018- Business Plan/ What’s Your End Game.
Meetings are open to all members, their employees, and prospective new chamber members. Breakfast will be served, so please mark your calendars
now! Plan to attend to enjoy some networking, meet new potential customers, learn invaluable information to help your business grow and hear about what your chamber is doing for you!
if you have any questions regarding the Business Retention & Workforce Development committee or the Early-Risers Breakfast networking events, please contact the committee chair, Jim Beran
The next meeting will be Thursday, April 19, 2018, at 8:30 am at the Chamber office. If you have ideas that you would like to share, or would like to take part in the decision making, feel free to join!