Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Jan. 21-25

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Jan. 22, East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Chattanooga Event Center: 2193 Park Dr.

Program: Digital Advertising Roundtable

Speakers: Cory Barnes of RallyBoost, LLC, Clay Posey of ClearBox Strategies, Inc., Shana Browne of Magnolia Heart Creative, David McJunkin of MyNooga.com & Bryan Bunch of RevLocal

$12

 

Jan. 22, Get Found on Google Search & Maps

2 to 3:30 p.m.

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (Park across the street in the Republic lot)

We’ve teamed up with local Google Partner McNair Media to help put every business in Chattanooga on the map. You will learn: how to be found by your customers by creating your FREE Google Search and Maps listings, and how to optimize this for desktops and mobile devices. Every attendee should pre-register.

Speakers: Erik McNair, McNair Media

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc/.

No cost.

 

Jan. 22, Ribbon Cutting for The Plastic Surgery Group

4:30 to 5 p.m.

The Plastic Surgery Group: 901 Riverfront Pkwy.

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for The Plastic Surgery Group.

 

Jan. 22, Ooltewah/Collegedale Monthly Mixer

5 to 7 p.m.

Springhill Suites: 8876 Old Lee Hwy.

Join the Ooltewah/Collegedale Chamber Council for their monthly mixer, held on the fourth Tuesday of every month. Complimentary light appetizers as well as drink specials.

No cost.

 

Jan. 22, International Business Chamber Council Mixer

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The Mad Priest Coffee & Cocktails: 719 Cherry St., Ste. 100

Join the International Business Council for a mixer at The Mad Priest Coffee & Cocktails. 10 percent of all sales during this mixer will go towards the Councils Scholarship Program to help Chattanooga business students study abroad.
No
cost.

 

Jan. 23, Ribbon Cutting for The Flying Locksmiths of Greater Chattanooga & NW Georgia

10 to 10:30 a.m.

The Flying Locksmiths of Greater Chattanooga & NW Georgia: 2212 Encompass Dr., Ste. 168

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for The Flying Locksmiths of Greater Chattanooga & NW Georgia.

 

Jan. 23, Social Media 101

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (Park across the street in the Republic lot)

TSBDC partners with 3E Social to deliver a seminar and discussion on how to utilize social media for your business. A brief overview of various social media platforms, their respective audiences and posting best practices on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and more.

Speaker: Lisa Brown, owner of 3E Social

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc/.

No cost.

 

Jan. 24, Enterprise Gateway Chamber Council Meeting

8:15 to 9:30 a.m.

Hospice of Chattanooga: 4411 Oakwood Dr.

Speaker: Coach Zach Ferrell, Hamilton Heights Christian Academy

$10

 

Jan. 24, Intellectual Property 101

9 to 10 a.m.

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (Park across the street in the Republic lot)

When building a business, it can be easy to forget to legally protect what you've created. Kevin Christopher, founder of Ridgeline Venture Law, will discuss IP best practices, so entrepreneurs can be better prepared to safeguard the unique attributes of their business.

Call 423.752.4301 for registration details.

No cost.

 

Jan. 24, Small Business Orientation Morning Seminar

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (Park across the street in the Republic lot)

This seminar addresses key topics of interest for individuals considering starting a business. Get to know our TSBDC staff, as we cover topics such as business entity options and tax registration, the importance of business planning, financing options and the extensive network of resources through the TSBDC. Participants receive a startup packet containing vital phone numbers and addresses for getting established within State and Federal regulations.

Speakers: TSBDC Staff

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc/.

No cost.

 

Jan. 24, Reality Check at Ivy Academy

Noon to 2:45 p.m.

Ivy Academy: 8512 Dayton Pike, 37379

Reality Check teaches ninth graders budgeting and emphasizes the connection between education and income by allowing students to roleplay as heads of household on a budget. Community volunteers are needed to assist with this event. To volunteer for this Chattanooga Chamber career readiness program, please contact Cathy Humble at 423.763.4321 or chumble@chattanoogachamber.com.

 

Jan. 24, Small Business Orientation Evening Seminar

5:30 to 7 p.m.

INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (Park across the street in the Republic lot)

This seminar addresses key topics of interest for individuals considering starting a business. Get to know our TSBDC staff, as we cover topics such as business entity options and tax registration, the importance of business planning, financing options and the extensive network of resources through the TSBDC. Participants receive a startup packet containing vital phone numbers and addresses for getting established within State and Federal regulations.

Speakers: TSBDC Staff

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc/.

No cost.

 

Jan. 25, ACEs, The Tennessee Story: Building Strong Brains Screening Series & Workshop 2-Day Session

Jan. 25, 6 to 9 p.m. & Jan. 26, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.

WTCI-TV 45: 7540 Bonnyshire Dr.

This 2-day opportunity will engage up to 140 guests in screenings and guided breakout sessions that will further educate the public on the impact of ACEs on families and the community. Participants will engage in discussions about the content of the screenings and their work in the community in order to help Chattanooga grow as a trauma-informed community.

Contact jcrutchfield@wtcitv.org to register.

No cost.


Chattanooga Chamber Of Commerce And Young Professionals Of Chattanooga Open Applications For Protégé Mentoring Program

Martin Pierce Again Named In Best Lawyers In America

Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Sept. 19-23


Young Professionals of Chattanooga (YPC) and the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce are accepting applications for the 2019-20 Protégé Chattanooga program. Protégé Chattanooga is a nine month ... (click for more)

Attorney Martin L. Pierce, a Certified Estate Planning Specialist in Chattanooga, has again been selected and is included in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Wills, ... (click for more)

Aug. 20, Government Contracting 9 a.m.-noon INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. Contracting with the federal government can open the door to many opportunities for your small business and can ... (click for more)


Business

Chattanooga Chamber Of Commerce And Young Professionals Of Chattanooga Open Applications For Protégé Mentoring Program

Young Professionals of Chattanooga (YPC) and the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce are accepting applications for the 2019-20 Protégé Chattanooga program. Protégé Chattanooga is a nine month team-based mentoring program in which early and mid-career professionals learn from local executives and their peers. Protégé offers two cohorts, day and evening, that will be made ... (click for more)

Martin Pierce Again Named In Best Lawyers In America

Attorney Martin L. Pierce, a Certified Estate Planning Specialist in Chattanooga, has again been selected and is included in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Wills, Trusts and Estates, Tax Law, Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, and Employee Benefits Law. A member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and a Certified Estate ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Man, 44, Stabbed To Death On East Main Street

Chattanooga Police said a 44-year-old man died after being stabbed in the 1200 block of East Main Street around midnight Thursday. Upon arrival, officers located a man suffering from a stab wound. Hamilton County EMS responded and transported the victim to a local hospital. Officers secured the scene and called for the Violent Crimes Bureau to respond. Investigators ... (click for more)

Gary Cross, 23, Is 4th Suspect Arrested In Shooting Death Of Tracy Calloway On July 21

On Friday a fourth suspect, Gary Cross, 23, was arrested on outstanding warrants in relation to the July 21, 2019 shooting which occurred in the 4600 block of Trailwood Drive. The victim from that shooting, Tracy Calloway succumbed to injuries sustained from that shooting on July 22. The arrest of Cross is a result of an extensive investigation by the CPD Homicide Unit. ... (click for more)

Opinion

Good Sports Bar News

Just had dinner Tuesday night at Jonathan's Grille location in Hendersonville, Tn. When in Murfreesboro or Nashville, it's one of my favs. Just a great sports bar concept and menu. So happy to hear the Revelette brothers are bringing their brand (and their pizza night) to the old 212 Market location in downtown Chattanooga. Bring it on! Garry Mac (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

As I stood in the checkout line of the Walmart in Tiftonia this week, my newest friend named Harold asked me, “What’s the difference between an outlaw and an in-law. As I searched my mind, Harold responded, “Outlaws are wanted!” I immediately accepted his joke as a good omen. It helps me to remind readers of The Saturday Funnies, I just collect them during the week and pass them ... (click for more)