Workshop Schedule

Workshops

 

Inclusive Growth: Policy, Programs and Progress

Facilitator: J. Mac Holladay, CCE, PCED, LM, HLM, CEO, Market Street Services; Panelists: Bob Morgan, CCE, President & CEO, Charlotte Chamber Courtney Ross, Chief Economic Development Officer, Nashville Chamber

Date: August 10, 2016
Time: 10 - 11:15 a.m.
Room #: 103

Summary

What does it mean to be an inclusive economy? How do you respond to actions by elected officials? What are the new benchmarks for success? Explore how and why chambers are building inclusion into their economic and community development practice.

Higher Education Attainment of Incumbent Employees

Date: August 10, 2016
Time: 10 - 11:15 a.m.

Summary

As communities increasingly experience a shortage of skilled workers, this session will offer approaches to engage your business community and colleges to create public/private partnerships to assist employers with “upskilling” the existing workforce.

Keeping a Strong and Relevant Membership Pipeline

Shari Pash, Owner, Strategic Solutions for Growth

Date: August 10, 2016
Time: 10 - 11:15 a.m.
Room #: 100

Summary

The key to growing new members is successful recruitment. Learn strategies to keep your pipeline filled with targeted, relevant prospects.