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 July 22-26

AZA President And CEO Dan Ashe's Visit To TN Aquarium Postponed Until August

Scenic City Concrete Pumping And Walls To Get 70 Meter Boom Pump


July 22, E-Commerce 101 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. Does selling on Amazon help you or hurt you? Which e-commerce platforms should avoid? What's the simple marketing ... (click for more)

Dan Ashe, president and CEO of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, was set to visit the Tennessee Aquarium on Friday in recognition of more than a quarter-century of continuous AZA Accreditation. ... (click for more)

Bobby Kean of Scenic City Concrete Pumping and Walls Inc will announce Friday the delivery of the newest, largest member of the Scenic City Concrete Pumping and Walls pump truck fleet. A 70 meter ... (click for more)


Business

Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events July 22-26

July 22, E-Commerce 101 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. Does selling on Amazon help you or hurt you? Which e-commerce platforms should avoid? What's the simple marketing machine you can build yourself to bring in more customers? Daniel shar es from his experience consulting with startups and multi-million dollar brands to answer the important questions ... (click for more)

AZA President And CEO Dan Ashe's Visit To TN Aquarium Postponed Until August

Dan Ashe, president and CEO of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, was set to visit the Tennessee Aquarium on Friday in recognition of more than a quarter-century of continuous AZA Accreditation. Due to severe weather in Chicago, his trip has been cancelled and will be postponed until August. "To be accredited, the Tennessee Aquarium underwent a thorough review to make certain ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Family Of Man Who Crashed Small Plane Near Dunlap Issues Thanks

The family of Murray Marien, who was injured in a plane crash in Sequatchie County on Wednesday, issued thanks to those who helped with his recovery. The family said, "As we reflect on the recent events from yesterday and focus on Murray’s recovery, we would like to thank all the members of the first responder agencies who assisted with locating and treating Murray after the ... (click for more)

22-Year-Old Male Shows Up At Local Hospital Wednesday Night With Gunshot Wound

A 22-year-old male showed up at a local hospital with a gunshot wound around 11:19 p.m. Wednesday. Chattanooga Police responded to the hospital on a report of a male party who showed up with a gunshot wound. The person shot arrived via personal vehicle. CPD Officers were unable to locate a crime scene The injury is considered non-life-threatening per medical staff. ... (click for more)

Opinion

Opinion Correction: Erlanger Does Not Offer $20,000 Nurse Signing Bonuses

An opinion in Chattanoogan.com on Monday said Erlanger Health Systems had $20,000 nurse signing bonuses. Erlanger officials said that is another local hospital - not Erlanger. Columnist Roy Exum said, "In a story that I wrote on July 15, “A Nursing Shortage?” I mistakenly identified Erlanger Hospital as one hospital that offers prospective nurses a $20,000 signing bonus. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Use 'Tags' At Erlanger

When I was a senior in high school, the Vietnam catastrophe held the guys who were in my class spellbound. Back then, and has since been proven again and again, the conflict was a terrible error in our nation’s judgment and almost 60,000 young and promising Americans died in some stinking South Asian battle zone that didn’t mean squat to our freedom or our nation’s future. In ... (click for more)