Job listings for DENSO have been added to
, so check it out if you're looking for a career move.
Read our 42nd and 43rd installments of The Dialogue at the bottom of this email where we visit with Chris Kilby, co-owner of
Mountain Mini Golf
in Townsend and Thomas D. Garner (Tom), Executive Director/Founder of
STATE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT MEETING
Join Blount Partnership President/CEO Bryan Daniels for a briefing on the state of economic development in Blount County, Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 3 p.m., at the Blount Partnership, 201 S. Washington St., Maryville.
WOMEN IN BUSINESS SET FOR SEPT. 19
Make plans to attend our next
Women in Business
meeting on Monday, Sept. 19 at Noon at Airport Hilton. The topic will be "Time Management- Meaning And Its Importance" by Sharon Hannum.
This will be a Dutch Treat lunch from Cooper's Restaurant. You can either do soup or salad bar for $8.95 + tax, this includes drink, and dessert or the whole buffet for $12 (including tax) and includes drink, buffet and dessert.
WANT TO GET MORE OUT OF YOUR MEETINGS?
Studies have determined that on the average 75% of people's time is wasted in meetings. Should you be brave enough, do a rough estimate of the money invested in a year in meetings to have an idea of the potential savings available. If you are interested in learning how to stop this waste please attend this session as you will learn how.
What: How to hold more effective and efficient meetings
When: Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016 from 8-9 a.m.
Where: Blount Partnership Board Boom, 201 S. Washington St., Maryville, TN
Cost of the Workshop: Free; provided by EQ Consulting Services
Cost for a Light Breakfast: None
EQ Consulting Services:
Jim Rose bio
Questions: Call Jim Rose at 865-207-4480
Email to Jim Rose
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION EVENTS
The Small Business Administration is coming to the Blount Partnership on Thursday, Sept. 22 to present two programs. The first is entitled Financing Your Business the SBA Way (9-10 a.m.) and the second is Understanding the Affordable Care Act (11 a.m.-noon). Both seminars are free. RSVP to
if you wish to attend.
THERE'S GOOD STUFF IN THE MEMBER-TO-MEMBER PROMOTIONS
Check out the updated
for September. New offers are being posted weekly, so check out the Blount County Chamber of Commerce Member-to-Member promotions online. This Member-to-Member Promotional Program offers you and your company the opportunity to market your products and services to the membership.
Here's how it works:
1. Submit a PDF of a service, product or discount you'd like to offer to the Chamber membership to
. Be sure to include an expiration date.
2. An email with all the promotions will be sent out on the final Monday of every month to our member database.
3. All promotions will be posted on
USING SLN TO ITS FULLEST: KEEPING UP WITH YOUR IMPRESSIONS
One of the best things about SLN is that it allows you to check in on the status of your email campaigns and content through our Impressions page. So, why does this page deserve your attention? Allow me to explain.
Read more here
Learn more about marketing your small business in a digital world, ask questions about social media, and take the time to discuss future campaign ideas. What are you waiting for? It's free with your chamber membership.
Schedule your FREE session today
If you have any questions regarding your free digital marketing member benefit (
Save Local Now
), your digital platform, or online marketing in general please reach out the Blount Chamber's
. She is here to help you in the year ahead and will keep you on track as you fulfill your resolutions in 2016.
REMEMBER TO SHOP LOCAL
Think local first + Buy local when you can = Being a local!
Small businesses help give our community its distinct personality.
GOT AN EVENT OR NEWS? WE'D LOVE TO HEAR ABOUT
Is your organization hosting an event in the community? Submit it
on our community calendar. If it's a tourism event, please email
so she can post it on
any news releases or good news about your business. We'd love to share it with the community.
"What's Love Got to Do with It," by Tina Turner was in the midst of a three-week run atop the Billboard Music Charts this week in 1984. It was taken from her fifth solo album,
and became Turner's most successful single. In 2012, the song was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame giving Turner her third Grammy Hall of Fame Award and her 11th Grammy Award.