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June 4, 2021
Work ON your Business,
Not just in it! 
The UGA SBDC at Kennesaw State University offers educational webinars for small business owners and key employees on a variety of topics. The sessions are an economical and convenient way to learn new skills and educate your employees. Check out all of our available training programs on our Facebook Events

Upcoming Webinar


Monday, June 14
10:00 – 11:00 AM
Cost: $29

Want to leverage digital tools and platforms to help your business but don’t know where to begin? There are lots of free options available (including Canva, Mailchimp, Calendly, LucidChart, etc…) Join marketing guru Laura Thompson as she discusses the types of tools available along with recommendations for how best to support your business needs. 

Monday, July 12th
10:00 – 11:00 AM
Cost: $29

Have you tried social media marketing only to give up because you don't have time? Or because you inevitably get sucked down rabbit trails and end up wasting time? Join expert Melinda Schmiedeknecht with Resonate Marketing to learn proven techniques for creating your content consistently and managing your social media activities in about 30 minutes a day. 

Wednesday, July 21st
10:00 – 11:00 AM
Cost: $29

Cash flow is the lifeline of a business and yet it remains a mystery for many often confused with profits. For example, it’s not unusual for a company to be profitable and have negative cash flow – a situation most business owners at some time experience and have no idea why. The One Percent Solution will provide an overview of company cash flow and explain the seven levers that effect cash flow from operations and show how a small change in any one lever can have a large impact on company cash flow. Attendees receive an Excel Financial Scorecard and Budget Plan to help monitor and manage company cash flow.
To be the premier comprehensive resource for the Cherokee County business community.
To promote business and the community while expanding the economy and enhancing the quality of life.

Shepard Health Lab 
Health & Wellness

John Marion
Alpha Dog Investments
Real Estate Development
& Investment

A special thank you to the following members who celebrated their first year of membership in May!

Atlanta's Event Specialists

The Chamber is honored to announce the 2021 group of Cherokee County's Top 10 in 10 Young Professionals to Watch. The Top 10 in 10 initiative is designed to cultivate and showcase exceptional Cherokee County young professionals. The program is coordinated by the Chamber, in partnership with Enjoy Cherokee Magazine.
The rising stars recognized as Cherokee County’s next generation of community leaders include (front row, l to r): Jeremy Adams, Assistant Principal & Athletic Director, Cherokee High School/Cherokee County School District; Anna Teal, Owner, Teal Marketing, LLC; Lindsay Bowley, Coordinator of Recruitment, Cherokee County School District; Elizabeth Lanier Evans, Clinical Nurse Manager, Northside Hospital Cherokee; Robert Capovilla, Founding Partner; Capovilla and Williams. (back row, l to r): Angela Glowcheski, Deputy Director, Sequoyah Regional Library System; Brian Albrecht, President & CEO, Credit Union of Georgia; Christopher Brazelton, Executive Director, Elm Street Cultural Arts Village, Inc.; Coty Thigpen, Assistant City Manager, City of Woodstock; Savannah Holcomb, School Library Media Specialist, River Ridge High School/Cherokee County School District.
The Chamber is excited to welcome Meagan Nicholson (left) and Kaylee Jones (right) to their new roles effective June 1st. As the Education & Workforce Specialist, Meagan will coordinate Drugs Don’t Work, Going Green, Labs for Learning Webinars, Teen Leadership Cherokee along with the Education Committee and Workforce Development Council. In a newly created position, Kaylee will be responsible for member engagement support as well as coordination of Coffee & Connections…For New Members, Power Hour and Meet & Eat. Be on the lookout for these ladies at the next Chamber event!
Join us for an hour of fast paced networking with fellow business leaders as well as the Chamber Board Chair, Adam Smith, and Chamber President & CEO, Pam Carnes! Before the hour ends, you will have a chance to share about your business or organization for all to hear!


Tuesday, June 8th
10:00 - 11:00 AM

$5 for Members / $10 for Future Members

Chamber Terrace Level
3605 Marietta Highway, Canton

Advanced registration is required and due by 5 PM on 6/7.

Contact the Chamber at 770-345-0400 or
Gini@CherokeeChamber.com for more information. 

The first ten Members to register will join our Chamber President & CEO, Pam Carnes, for a chat online via Zoom. Attendees will have a chance to share what is going on in their business with Pam and other Chamber Members!

Wednesday, June 9th
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
(The meeting link will be emailed to you.)

Contact the Chamber at 770-345-0400 or
or Gini@CherokeeChamber.com for more information. 


Wednesday, June 16th
10:00 - 11:00 AM

Ditch the Pitch
Learn How to Create a 30-60 Second Conversational Elevator Introduction

Loretta Daniels
Executive Director of Corporate Relations at KSU

In this session, attendees will learn how to develop a pitch/introduction that can quickly help new contacts understand why they should connect with you or consider you when an opportunity arises.

Key takeaways include:
  • How to create an elevator introduction
  • Identify why you do what you do and explain what you do by highlighting the why
  • Communicate your unique selling proposition

Cost: $10
Contact the Chamber at 770-345-0400 or
Meagan@CherokeeChamber.com for more information. 

Labs for Learning Payment PolicyPayment must be made prior to the event date in order to hold your seat. Refunds are not offered. If you cancel 48 hours in advance, a credit for a future workshop will be issued.

Tuesday, June 22nd
4:30 - 6:00 PM

THRIVE | Coworking
225 Reformation Parkway, Suite 200, Canton
$5 for Members
$10 Future Members

Advanced Registration is required by Friday, June 18th.
We will not be able to register attendees on-site.

Contact the Chamber at 770-345-0400 or
Gini@CherokeeChamber.com for more information.  

Thursday, June 24th
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM


Join us for an hour of lunch & networking with fellow business leaders and your Chamber President & CEO, Pam Carnes!

This members-only networking opportunity will allow you to enjoy food from a Chamber Member restaurant while enjoying the company of fellow Chamber Members! 
Chamber Terrace Level
3605 Marietta Highway, Canton

 $20 (includes lunch)
Reservations are required,
& space is limited.

Deadline to register: Noon on Wednesday, 6/23.

Refunds are not provided for this event.

The lunch will include your choice of meal and a bottled water. 

Meet & Eat registration is open to all Chamber Members. 

Contact the Chamber at 770-345-0400 or
Gini@CherokeeChamber.com for more information. 

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