June 21, 2022
We're observing summer hours! Toledo Chamber business hours are currently Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Our office will be closed on Friday, but you can reach staff by phone 8:30 a.m.-noon.
Chamber supported bill assists investment in Opportunity Zones and historic buildings

Senate Bill 225 was signed by Governor Mike DeWine on June 14. The Chamber advocated for language that increases the amount of nonrefundable Opportunity Zone credits that may be issued, to $75 million in the July 2021-June 2023 biennium, up from $50 million. There are more than 20 Opportunity Zones located in Lucas County.

You're Invited to Celebrate Cornerstone Community Financial's Ribbon Cutting!

06.28 A new member is joining our Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce business community, and we're celebrating! On June 28 at 10:30 a.m., bring your appetite and your welcoming spirit, because Cornerstone Community Financial is opening the doors to its newest branch right here in the Toledo Region. We'll be gathering to cut the ribbon, enjoy light appetizers from Wixey Bakery and refreshments from Sweet Nate's Coffee, and take in a beautiful summer morning with a new neighbor business. We'll see you there!

Access Member Discounts: Office Depot's Business division announces rebranding

In order to serve business accounts better, Office Depot’s Business division has been rebranded to ODP Business Solutions. You will now see this new branding in your online account.

Access discounted prices now:
  • Login to your existing business account: odpbusiness.com
  • Request an online account: hub-365.com/odp
  • Mention the Toledo Chamber in the form to access the best pricing

You can continue using your in-store discount with the current Store Purchasing Card (SPC), but soon in-store discounts will only be available via the mobile app. Download the ODP Business Solutions app now on Google Play or in the App Store.

I-475/20A Interchange and Toledo Chamber Informational Meeting

07.14 – The project to widen the interchange at I-475 and U.S. 20A has long been a priority of your Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce, and it is now becoming a reality.

As a business leader, you have questions about what this might mean for your operations, how construction could impact the Toledo Region and how it will benefit the businesses in the area. Join us July 14 with officials from the Ohio Department of Transportation to get a better understanding of what to expect as the project begins and get your questions answered.

Clambake Presented by PNC

07.21 – Summer is heating up, so let’s celebrate! Get your fill of delicious seafood, great conversation and vitamin D in the breezy outdoor African Overlook – tickets are on sale now for Clambake presented by PNC! We excitedly welcome you back to the Toledo Zoo & Aquarium for our spiciest event of the year, so bring your appetite and some shades. While indoor tickets are sold out, you can still get your fill of evening networking and a seafood-inspired buffet. Clambake is all about celebrating togetherness and just having fun, so we’ll see you July 21!
Summer Legislative Reception presented by Charter Communications

08.12 – You deserve to know the leaders whose decisions impact your business. The Summer Legislative Reception presented by Charter Communications puts you face to face with elected officials, giving you the chance to build relationships with public officials and strengthen the connection between our public and private communities.

Members of the Ohio General Assembly, county commissioners, mayors, council members and other attendees with an emphasis on federal and statewide office holders are being invited to attend.

Export Success 2022 - A 10-session Course

Beginning 10.21 – We believe in growing businesses and reaching new frontiers. Whether you sell a widget or offer a service, your business can become more financially stable, successful and access new markets with the tools you'll receive in Export Success. This class is strategically designed to teach you how to expand your business into global markets, and you'll walk away ready to export with a plan customized for your unique needs.

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