Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events May 13-17

Friday, May 10, 2019

May 13, How to Give a Technical Presentation with Vincent Phipps

1 to 3 p.m.

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

ChaTech is hosting a one-session professional development course on how to give a technical presentation, in partnership with Vincent Phipps of Communication VIP. Utilizing his A.M.P.L.I.F.Y. technique, Vincent Phipps teaches technical and IT professionals how to deliver engaging presentations. Polish speaking skills to deliver conference talks, make sales presentations or pitch your new business.

Register at eventbrite.com/e/how-to-give-a-technical-talk-with-vincent-phipps-tickets-58574237120.

$114

 

May 13, Ribbon Cutting for Class 101

4:30 to 5 p.m.

Class 101: 739 Ashland Terrace, Ste. 110

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Class 101.

 

May 14, Hixson Community Coffee

8 to 9 a.m.

Hixson High School, Commons B Room: 5705 Middle Valley Rd.

Join the Hixson Council for their monthly Council Coffee at Hixson High School, Commons B room.

No cost.

 

May 14, INCubator Alumni Social

5 to 7 p.m.

Heaven and Ale: 300 Cherokee Blvd., Ste. 101

Are you an INCubator graduate looking to reconnect with our entrepreneurial ecosystem? Join the INCubator team as we reunite with old faces at our first alumni social. 

Register at eventbrite.com/e/incubator-alumni-social-tickets-60893687659.

No cost.

 

May 15, Southside Community Coffee

8 to 9 a.m.

Feed Table and Tavern, Event Space: 201 W. Main St., Enter Thru Alley

Join the Southside Council for their monthly Morning Joe. Held monthly on the third Wednesday of each month.

No cost.

 

May 15, Ooltewah/Collegedale Chamber Council Meeting

9:15 to 10:30 a.m.

Collegedale City Hall: 4910 Swinyar Dr.

No cost.

 

May 15, Hixson Chamber Council Meeting

11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

North River Civic Center: 1009 Executive Dr.

Speaker: Hamilton County Office of Emergency Management on how businesses can engage with HCOEM and help during crisis

$10

 

May 15, Facebook Marketing Strategies

3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

INCubator (100 Cherokee Blvd.)

You have a Facebook page for your business, now what? In this seminar, Lisa Brown of 3E Social will demonstrate best practices for small business Facebook pages. Topics covered will include: content strategy tips, increasing website traffic, understanding analytics and an overview of Facebook’s Business Manager, Ad Manager and Power Editor tools.

Speaker: Lisa Brown (3E Social)

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc/.

$25

 

May 15, ChaTech Connect on IoT and MLK Smart Corridor

4 to 5:30 p.m.

UTC SimCenter Auditorium: 701 E. MLK Blvd.

ChaTech’s May Connect is a discussion around IoT (internet of things) in Chattanooga. Researchers at UTC, in partnership with the City of Chattanooga Department of Transportation, installed a testbed for MLK Smart City Corridor. Listen to this panel discussion to learn how this information is being collected to help officials plan safer streets.

Register at eventbrite.com/e/may-connect-iot-and-the-mlk-smart-city-corridor-tickets-56596876782.

Members: No cost

Non-Members: $20

 

May 15, Ribbon Cutting for Advanced Center for Sleep Disorders

5 to 7 p.m.

Advanced Center for Sleep Disorders: 6624 Lee Hwy.

Join the Chattanooga Chamber for a ribbon cutting event for Advanced Center for Sleep Disorders.

 

May 15, ChattaNewbies at Moxy Chattanooga

5:30 to 7 p.m.

Moxy Chattanooga: 1220 King St.

Come mingle with ChattaNewbies + Chattanooga locals to learn what is going on in #CHA. Grab all the newbies you know and join us for this casual happy hour. Learn more about this event & ChattaNewbies at facebook.com/chattanewbies/.

No cost.

 

May 16, 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)

Have you been thinking about starting your own business, but don't know where to begin? In this seminar, we will cover business entity options, tax registration, the importance of business planning, financing options and more.

Speaker: Sarah Mattson (TSBDC)

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc/.

No cost.

 

May 16, North Hamilton County Chamber Council Meeting

11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Budweiser: 200 Shearer St.

Speaker: Maury Nicely, Evans Harrison Hackett PLLC Attorneys at Law

$10                                                                                       

 

May 16, Find Your Funding

1:30 to 3 p.m.

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

In this seminar, we will help you explore your funding options. We'll cover traditional loans, crowd funding, bootstrapping, angel funding and venture capital funding. An SBA representative will be present to discuss loans specifically for small businesses.

Speakers: Lynn Chesnutt (TSBDC) & Jackie Merritt (SBA)

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc/.

No cost.

 

May 16, Business After Hours | Cyclebar Chattanooga

5 to 7 p.m.

Cyclebar Chattanooga: 2372 Lifestyle Way, Ste. 162

Business After Hours brings an average of 100 business people together for networking and refreshments. Business After Hours in May is sponsored by Cyclebar Chattanooga.

No cost.

 

May 16, Effective Workforce Planning for Everyone workshop
5:30 to 7 p.m.
The Edney, FL Five: 1100 Market St.
Learn how any employer can avoid workforce problems, build critical capabilities and compete stronger through workforce planning. This free workshop for small businesses and nonprofits walks you through the basics and provides practical tips and tools for getting the right people in the right place at the right time.

Register at eventbrite.com/e/effective-workforce-planning-for-everyone-t.

No cost.

 

May 16, Small Business Orientation - Evening Seminar

5:30 to 7 p.m.

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

Have you been thinking about starting your own business, but don't know where to begin? In this seminar, we will cover business entity options, tax registration, the importance of business planning, financing options and more.

Speaker: Sarah Mattson (TSBDC)

Register at tsbdc.org/chscc/.

No cost.

 

May 16, Learn from the Pros: Journalists + PR Professionals Share Their Secrets

6 to 7:30 p.m.

The Edney, FL Five: 1100 Market St.

In this class, public relations professionals and journalists with decades of experience discuss best practices and ways for each group to work together.

Panelists: Chloe Morrison (NoogaToday), Karlene Claridy (Claridy Communications), David Martin (Heed PR), Jim Tanner (McCallie School) and Dr. Felicia McGhee (UTC Communications Department)

Register at thechattery.org.

No cost.

 

May 17, East Brainerd Chamber Council Coffee

8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Jason's Deli: 2115 Gunbarrel Rd.

Join our East Brainerd Council for their monthly coffee on the third Friday of every month at Jason's Deli.

No Cost.

 

May 17, 2019 Leadership Luncheon

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

Chattanooga Convention Center: 1150 Carter St.

The Chattanooga Chamber’s 2019 Community Leadership Luncheon will recognize the graduates from the 2018-19 Leadership Chattanooga Class.

 


Amazon Offering More Than 2,000 Full-Time Jobs To Seasonal Employees Across Tennessee

Georgia Reports Record Unemployment Rates Across State

FourBridges Expands Restructuring And Debt Financing Advisory Practice


In March, Amazon announced it would hire more than 175,000 temporary full- and part-time roles across its North American operations network to help provide for communities relying on Amazon’s ... (click for more)

The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) announced on Thursday that April’s unemployment numbers for Georgia’s Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs), regions, and counties are at a reported all-time ... (click for more)

FourBridges Capital Advisors announced Wednesday the expansion of the firm’s Restructuring and Debt Financing Advisory practice, adding five senior professionals with backgrounds in restructuring ... (click for more)



Business

Amazon Offering More Than 2,000 Full-Time Jobs To Seasonal Employees Across Tennessee

In March, Amazon announced it would hire more than 175,000 temporary full- and part-time roles across its North American operations network to help provide for communities relying on Amazon’s service and keep as many people working as possible during the coronavirus pandemic. This included more than 3,500 new employees hired in Tennessee. Like other companies, Amazon brought ... (click for more)

Georgia Reports Record Unemployment Rates Across State

The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) announced on Thursday that April’s unemployment numbers for Georgia’s Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs), regions, and counties are at a reported all-time high across all categories. Regional commissions reported unemployment rates at all-time highs in Atlanta, Coastal Georgia, Georgia Mountains, Northeast Georgia, Northwest Georgia, River ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Protestors Damaged Property Throughout Downtown Chattanooga; Threw Rocks At Police; Fought Officers; Blocked Roadways

Chattanooga Police said protestors damaged property throughout downtown Chattanooga, threw rocks at police, fought with officers, and blocked roadways during several hours of tumult early Sunday morning. Twelve were arrested, including several from out of town. After the arrests the group of around 150 protestors surrounded the downtown jail and courts area before finally ... (click for more)

Health Department Suspends Distribution Of Cloth Face Masks It Got From The Governor

The Hamilton County Health Department is suspending distribution of the cloth face masks that were distributed throughout the state by the Governor’s Unified Command Group. It has been reported that the cloth masks, manufactured by Renfro, are coated with Silvadur. Silvadur is an anti-microbial substance commonly applied to fabrics to reduce odor causing bacterial growth. ... (click for more)

Opinion

The Court Of Public Opinion Has Ruled

Since the court of public opinion has already judged the officer in Minneapolis, the city should save money and not even have a trial. Let a volunteer, one of these tough guys who run around blindly shooting at people and setting fires, let that guy execute him. With all due respect to our police chief and I mean that sincerely, I disagree with your view. Chief, you should know ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: These Riots Are Surreal

On Monday, when an unarmed black man was killed by a white policeman in Minneapolis, there were 28 others, predominately black, shot within the city limits of Chicago on the very same day. The “Bloody Monday” came after 50 others in Chicago were shot (10 fatally) during the Memorial Day weekend – that’s 78 human beings in just four days – and since “Bloody Monday” through 6 o’clock ... (click for more)