Join members of the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce this Friday, February 14 for Morning Access presented by AT&T, an opportunity to network and connect with elected officials about the issues that are important to you and your business. This dialogue is designed to foster economic growth and prosperity, making the region a preferred place for diverse talent and innovation.
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.
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:
Here at the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce, everything we do ties back to one thing: fostering economic growth and supporting a thriving business culture throughout the region. We advocate for a successful and progressive business environment and we lead the charge in talent and workforce by attracting talent to the region and helping our members to retain that talent. Finally, we provide various series and resources to our members in order to connect them with opportunities for growth.
This Saturday, Nov. 30, you might still be feeling full from too much turkey or pie, and you might be feeling exhausted by the bombardment of international retailers as they tempt you into buying something you may or may not need. However, with American Express' Shop Small Saturday, you can feel good about purchasing from local small businesses.
The owners of Fowl and Fodder, Adams Street Cafe, and Poco Piatti teamed up to bring free driver service, the Lunch Limo Loop, to drive hungry downtown workers to the Adams Street Business District. The service began Oct. 7.
Build a Stronger Team through TRCC’s Re-Entry Development Initiative and Diversity and Inclusion Series
On Sept. 24 at United Way of Greater Toledo, the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce and esteemed panelists discussed the benefits, barriers and difficulties surrounding fair chance hiring.
The ReEntry Development Initiative discussion, as part of the Chamber U Diversity & Inclusion Series, was paneled by Jeffrey D. Korzenik, senior vice president and chief investment strategist for Fifth Third Bank; Sarah Pawlicki, attorney for Eastman & Smith Ltd.; Lisa Bloomfield, president of Credit Adjustments, Inc.; and Matt Grafton, regional director for A Renewed Mind. The TRCC’s own Brian Dicken, MOD, IOM, vice president of advocacy and public policy, moderated the discussion.
Thinking about starting, buying or expanding your new business? It can be a scary thought, but there are tools and resources available to help you conquer those fears and chart your course to feeling confident in your adventure towards success.
The 18th edition of the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce’s public service leadership program is set to begin in January. Every year, the program graduates individuals representing a cross-section of the area who go on to improve the region and advance their own professional goals. The program is the longest running of its kind in the state. More than 300 leaders from around the Toledo Region have graduated from the program.
The Institute for Leadership & Advocacy is a 10-week course designed to prepare emerging leaders to effectively serve their communities and work with public officials. Participants engage in discussions about the issues, requirements and expectations associated with public service. Sessions are taught by highly experienced professionals comprised of public officials and other regional leaders. The Institute includes year-long engagement in activities and events.
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Verb :: to make, invent or fabricate
We’re making it in Toledo. Smart things like solar panels and biotech. Iconic things like Jeep® brand SUVs and Libbey glass. Best of all, we’re making it together, thanks to our dynamic culture built upon a heritage of hard work and a can-do attitude.
In the Toledo Region, It Matters Where You Make It ®. Which is why, when the US Census Bureau announces Manufacturing Week and the 7th annual observance of Manufacturing Day, we have major cause to celebrate. Many of our region’s top employers and a significant share of small businesses have a major manufacturing component and a giant impact on the local economy.