Week of: April 2, 2018
JARI will be the collaborative force that enhances all aspects of our region to grow a diverse economy and build vibrant communities.
Showcase for Commerce
Linda Thomson

Registration is open for Showcase for Commerce, May 30-June 1, 2018.
Showcase brings local, regional, national and international businesses together to expand business opportunities. Join us to learn the latest news from acquisition and legislative leadership. Network with other businesses or explore possibilities to grow into new markets or build your supply chain. 
Look for upcoming announcements about this year's special guests and speakers. For more information or to register, please visit  www.showcaseforcommerce.com .
2 More Days for the Early Bird Deadline!
Debi Balog
Director, Workforce Development

Time is running out to get your registration in at the early bird rate for the 2018 Cambria County Job Fair. Register by this Friday, April 6th for the Early Bird discount of only $95! All registrations after April 6th will be $120.

The Cambria County Job Fair will be held on Tuesday, May 1st from 1 PM - 5 PM at the Frank J. Pasquerilla Conference Center in downtown Johnstown.

For exhibitor registration and sponsorship information click  here , visit our  website  or contact Debi Balog, director of workforce development, at (814) 262-8366 or via email at  dbalog@jari.com .
Entering the Downstream Petrochemical Value Chain Workshop
Catalyst Connection

Catalyst Connection is offering the Entering the Downstream Petrochemical Value Chain  workshop next Wednesday, April 11th from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM to manufacturing companies looking to enter or grow market share in the existing and emerging shale gas sectors.

This workshop will focus on opportunities in the downstream petrochemical economy as a result of new natural gas refinery plants (such as Shell Chemical’s “cracker plant”) that are currently being built or planned.

The cost of this workshop for attendees (valued at $300) has been subsidized with a grant provided by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) through the West Virginia University Research Corporation. Each attendee will only pay $50 for the day!

Click here to view the workshop agenda and to register.
Leading With Your Heart, Managing With Your Mind
Michele Clapper
VP, Economic Development

Tuesday, April 17 th , Corey Christman, Vethos LLC, will present “Leading With Your Heart – Managing With Your Mind.” Attendees will have an introspective review of who they are and what they stand for, while also exploring the Stimulus Response Theory. They will also learn the power of vulnerability and how to embrace empathic communications to be able to relate to one another in the workplace.
This Lunch & Learn will be held at JARI Center (160 Jari Drive, Johnstown, PA) from 12 PM to 1:15 PM. The cost to register is $5 per person and lunch will be provided. Click here to register by April 16th.
Managing Your Stress in Your Small Business
Michele Clapper
VP, Economic Development

On Thursday, April 19th, regional experts from a variety of fields will discuss the definitions, triggers, physiological effects, varying intensities, and progressive stages of stress and its impact on us. Attendees will learn how to balance the demands of their career, family and personal life as well as rethinking priorities each day to be in control, keeping high energy levels and become a more productive business owner by reducing stress levels. Attendees will also be able to walk away with the knowledge to effectively manage stress.
The following professionals will serve on the panel: Peter Kosanovich, Penn Highlands Community College; Amy Nielsen, Croyle-Nielsen Therapeutic Associates, Inc.; and Michael Stohon, In-Shore Technologies.
This Lunch & Learn will be held at JARI Center (160 Jari Drive, Johnstown, PA) from 12:00 PM to 1:15 PM. The cost to register is $5 per person and lunch will be provided. Click here to register by April 17th.
Showcase for Commerce
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