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.

 


Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events May 21-23

Tennessee's Unemployment Rate In April Remains At Historic Low

Thrive Yoga Raises $4,000 For Charity Through Community Outreach Events


May 21, Public Service Industry Council Meeting 9 to 10:30 a.m. Chattanooga Chamber: 811 Broad St. Public Service is one of four Industry Councils, an initiative of the Chattanooga Chamber, ... (click for more)

For the third consecutive month, Tennessee’s preliminary statewide unemployment rate for April 2019 remains at the all-time low of 3.2 percent, according to data released today by the Tennessee ... (click for more)

Thrive Yoga and Wellness in partnership with The Retreat at Nutrition World raised funds and awareness for McKamey Animal Center with Kitten & Puppy Yoga events earlier this month. Over ... (click for more)


Business

Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events May 21-23

May 21, Public Service Industry Council Meeting 9 to 10:30 a.m. Chattanooga Chamber: 811 Broad St. Public Service is one of four Industry Councils, an initiative of the Chattanooga Chamber, partnering with Hamilton County's Future Ready Institutes. To become involved, email Mattie Moran , mmoran@chattanoogachamber.com , for more information. No cost. May 21, ... (click for more)

Tennessee's Unemployment Rate In April Remains At Historic Low

For the third consecutive month, Tennessee’s preliminary statewide unemployment rate for April 2019 remains at the all-time low of 3.2 percent, according to data released today by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). Tennessee first set its all-time low unemployment rate in February and it has remained at a seasonally adjusted 3.2 percent each ... (click for more)

Breaking News

4 People Shot At 2 Hixson Locations; 2 Killed On Ardis Lane; 2 Men Shot At Northgate Crossing Apartments In Hixson

Four men were shot in two overnight shootings in Hixson. Two people were shot and killed on Ardis Lane. At approximately 10:07 p.m., Chattanooga Police responded to the 6700 block of Ardis Lane on a report of persons shot. Upon arrival, police located two men suffering from gunshot wounds. Hamilton County EMS responded and pronounced Kirtus Thompson, 27, deceased on ... (click for more)

Greg Vital Says Ancient Stone Cairns, Part Trail Of Tears Route Found On His Meigs Farm; Asks TVA To Reroute Project Viper Transmission Line

Lawyers for Georgetown property owner Greg Vital notified the Tennessee Valley Authority on Thursday that a second archaeological study of the site found 15 different Native American artifacts, not one, as TVA said in its official report in April. “There are 14 more historically significant cairns in a distinguishable pattern within a hundred yards of what TVA said was the only ... (click for more)

Opinion

Chattanooga's Shooting Epidemic

These shootings continue and something has to be done to try and stop them whether they are domestic, robbery or gang related. We obviously can not remove these handguns from every man, woman and child. I suggest that merchants that sell handguns raise the minimum age to 21 years for the purchase of handgun ammunition only. This 21 age requirement would not include ammunition ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Alabama’s Flat-Out Wrong

Ever since Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed into law the most nauseating abortion legislation in the history of the United States on Wednesday, I have tried to find a worse decision by the lawmakers in any state to equal such absurdity and I most certainly cannot. While I am confident those in the State house would have voted differently had each been asked, “What if it was your ... (click for more)