• The Addison County Chamber Provides Business Education to the Community

    The Addison County Chamber of Commerce announces their seminar schedule for 2020.
    The Chamber provides monthly seminars for members and the community each year focused around the challenges faced by small and medium sized businesses and non-profits. Typically, they include topics around marketing, human resources and organizational issues. This year’s schedule includes four seminars to support non-profits, in partnership with United Way of Addison County and non-profit consultant, Sarah Audet. See the full schedule below:  

    Date Seminar Presenter
    Jan. 21 Making Social Media Work for You Molly Goodyear (802) - Completed
    Feb. 11 Recruiting in a Tight Labor Market Laura King (MNFC) & Heather Jerome (NBM)
    Mar. 10 Fundraising & Financial Stability Sarah Audet & Panel
    Apr. 8 Leveraging Google Analytics for Growth Mike Quinlan (Clover Ridge Media)
    May 12 Ownership Succession (with ACEDC) VT Employee Ownership Center
    June 9 Strategies for Board Diversity Sarah Audet & Panel
    July 7 Gaining Customers & Loyalty Downtown Up
    Aug. 4 Asking HR HR & Legal Panel
    Sept. 10 Telling Your Story (with UWAC) VT Story Lab
    Oct. 29 Cybersecurity (with NBM) Speaker to be Announced Soon
    Nov. 5 Legislative Briefing Betsy Bishop of the Vermont Chamber
    Dec. 8 Board Governance Sarah Audet & Panel

    Rob Carter, President of the Addison County Chamber, expressed satisfaction with the 2020 schedule “We are very pleased with the strong group of speakers for this year’s seminar series, and are also very grateful for our partners for several of the events. The United Way of Addison County has been a strong supporter of our non-profit seminars and will be funding the workshop with VT Story Lab. We also continue to work with the Addison County Economic Development Corporation and the National Bank of Middlebury on topics of mutual interest to our members and customers.”
    All seminars are open to the community, with fees covered for Chamber members and others paying just $10 per seminar (all non-profits can attend the quarterly non-profit seminars at no charge). Seminars take place at locations around the county. Those interested in attending a seminar can learn more and register in advance on the Chamber website: www.addisoncounty.com.
    About Addison County Chamber of Commerce
    The Addison County Chamber of Commerce (ACCOC) is an association of individuals representing business interest, working together to promote commercial businesses, non-profit organizations, and tourism in Addison County. To learn more about membership in the Addison County Chamber you can call 802-388-7951 or go to www.addisoncounty.com/membership.
    Photo: Helena Van Voorst of UWAC facilitating seminar with panel of experts.

    Rob Carter | President
    Addison County Chamber of Commerce
    93 Court Street
    Middlebury VT 05753
    p: 802-388-7951
    e: rob@addisoncounty.com