Here at the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce, we're working hard to help promote a thriving business environment. Please join us in welcoming our newest members, who joined in March 2020. Don't forget to visit our Business Resources page, where you'll find all of the initiatives we're working on and supporting in order to help you succeed.
Yesterday, the Small Business Administration began to offer an advance of up to $10,000 on its Economic Injury Disaster Loan for businesses being disrupted by COVID-19. For businesses that are experiencing a temporary loss of revenue, funds should be made available within three working days of a successful application. The loan will not have to be repaid. You can apply for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Advance by clicking here.
Governor DeWine signed House Bill 197 into law this afternoon. Among the provisions included is moving the state tax filing deadline to July 15.
Also today, the United States Congress approved the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). It is expected to be signed by President Trump soon.
While larger businesses have teams in place to plan and implement disruption plans, many smaller businesses typically do not have the same resources. The Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is available to assist small businesses in being prepared for an interruption in business operations, especially due to the recent spread of the Coronavirus. As events get canceled or supply chains interrupted, businesses need to be prepared for the effect these disruptions will have on their processes and workflows.
It’s common to prioritize health and fitness when setting wellness goals. While diet and exercise routines are essential, another great way to start is by knowing your biometric numbers. These are the important health scores that determine your overall health. Knowing these scores can help you identify your problem areas, set realistic goals and manage your health throughout the year.
Have you ever dreamed of experiencing the Acropolis Museum or sailing through the picturesque Corinth canal? Have you ever wanted to explore the stunning cities on Santorini and the ruins of Athens? Thanks to a partnership between the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce and travel organization Aventura World, now you can, and at an unbeatable price.
On Jan. 21, Predictive Index CEO Mike Zani discussed Talent: The New Frontier to a crowd of 600 at the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce 2020 Annual Meeting presented by Fifth Third Bank. Zani introduced a key idea: aligning talent and strategy. In other words, getting the right people in the right roles in order to unleash maximum productivity.
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.
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.
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.