During the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce's 2020 Annual Meeting, participants learned all about The Predictive Index (PI) and how it's used to optimize talent and make teams better from Mike Zani, CEO of PI. The PI team has 17 Reference Profiles that group people by the characteristics they share. How well do you know your Chamber staff? Let's take a look at each Chamber staff member's PI Reference Profile, and what they mean.
By: Bob Savage, Savage Consulting
This Friday, business members and educators will get together and learn more about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) completion rates among our students and what impact that has on our community. As we gear up to learn and get ready to host Randy Gardner, Chancellor of the Ohio Department of Higher Education, there are a few things about FAFSA you should know:
Recently the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Center for Regional Development at Bowling Green State University, launched the Toledo Region Data Center (TRDC), bringing a powerful and free-to-access library of resources to the Toledo region.
On Jan. 9, the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Regional Growth Partnership (RGP), along with key northwest Ohio-based exporters and future exporters, met at Manhattan's Pub 'n Cheer to discuss the impact exporting abroad can have on local business, what exporting means to the global economy, and how business owners not currently exporting can take advantage of local resources and begin to export abroad.
When the census takes place every 10 years, a great deal of the attention for counting the number of people living in the United States is placed on how many members each state will get in the U.S. House of Representatives. In a similar manner, Ohio and other states use this information in redrawing state House and Senate district lines. Who represents you in Columbus and Washington absolutely matters.
The Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce our new members who joined in December 2019. Remember, it's not too late to make your New Year's Resolution! We'd love to invite nonmembers to join and we hope to see existing members at our exciting upcoming events.
At Toledo City Council’s regular meeting on January 14 at 4:00 p.m., a vote is possible on Ordinance 2-20 which would require additional construction contractors to complete examinations and obtain a local license to perform work in the city. The Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce strongly opposes this ordinance due to its potential negative impact on business growth and jobs.
Due to the potential negative impact on business growth and jobs, the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce opposes Toledo City Council Ordinance 2-20. This proposal would require additional construction contractors to complete examinations and obtain a local license to perform work in the city. A hearing will take place before Council’s Regional Growth, Development & Small Business Enterprise Committee on Wednesday, January 8 at 2:00 p.m. on the first floor of One Government Center located on Jackson Boulevard in downtown Toledo.