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Market Your Business with Social Media

The Chamber is pleased to partner once again with member and social media expert, Java Media to offer 3 hands-on workshops to help you grow your business using social media.

Insights:  Using Facebook for Business on Tuesday, October 21st, and Advertising for Facebook on October 28th.  Each session will take place a the Chamber office from 2pm – 4pm. Click here for complete workshop details.

Cost for each workshop: $75 (prospective members); $50 chamber members. Laptop or tablet helpful. Limit 10 people per workshop. WiFi Available. *Registration reserves your spot in the class. Since we are offering a limited number of seats, you will still be charged for your space if you do not attend. If you cancel 48 hours in advance and we are able to fill your spot, we will refund your registration fee.


Entrepreneur CaféEC_logo_2014_72dpi_STANDARD-FOR-WEB

Tuesday, October 21st | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Holiday Inn & Suites

Are you a budding entrepreneur? Or an existing business that needs a financial boost to add a new product line, expand your product or just gain new customers?  Apply today to be a participant…… The Entrepreneurs’ Café is designed to encourage the development of an entrepreneurial class in our community. The café will provide a forum where Entrepreneurs can gain exposure while addressing funding needs. Café programs provide small (micro) awards to entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs seeking financial support present their project- 5 minute presentation & 5 minutes for questions/answers from the audience regarding their goals, experience and business plan – when all the presentations are complete, the attendees get to vote for their favorite project. The project that receives the most votes receives the case reward. Members of the community are invited to participate for a $10 fee. This fee is their “investment” in their business community.   Dr. Miles Davis, Dean of Harry Byrd Business School at Shenandoah University will be keynote speaker at the event.