Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce

SBA Virtual Summit Play Back Available! 

During this year’s National Small Business Week, September 13-15, the U.S. Small Business Administration will spotlight the resilience of America’s entrepreneurs and the renewal of the small business economy as they build back better from the economic crisis brought on by the pandemic. The SBA will share important information about the many services and programs to help individuals start and grow businesses, build resilience, support and retain employees, discover new markets, and join key networks.  

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Upcoming Training:

Constant Contact Presents

Power Hour: Pro Series

Live virtual events featuring renowned entrepreneurs and industry experts giving timely advice to help small business owners navigate the new normal.



BizSuccess Tips


9 Steps To Hiring The Right Person

To run a successful business, you need to attract and recruit exceptional talent. Finding the right person for your empty position can be difficult. Here are 9 tips to help streamline the process and find your perfect employee.


8 Steps To Develop a New Product

We rounded up 8 professionals who have successfully developed and brought their products to market. Below are their essential steps to an effective product development process! Read their advice.

Steps for Starting a Business in the U.S. If You're Not a U.S. Citizen

Neither citizenship nor residency is required to start a small business in the U.S. There are rules and processes that non-citizens must follow to make their dream a reality. Follow these 7 steps.


How to Explain Your Products and Services with Infographics

October 8 | 1 PM ET

Sponsored by Easelly. Learn formats and strategies for tackling an infographic’s writing and development so that your customers can move forward with a purchase.


Women-Owned Startups in Rural America - Learn About Useful Tools & Resources

October 14 |1 PM ET

This lively discussion will delve into the available training and resources for women business owners and entrepreneurs in rural America.


Where’s The Money NOW? Position Your Business for the Future of Small Business Lending

October 15 | 1 PM ET

Sponsored by Nav. Identify the crucial factors lenders are evaluating now, and steps you can take to position your business for financing in the coming months and years.


Increase Your Sales with Online Reviews

October 20 | 1 PM ET

Sponsored by Deluxe. Actionable strategies to increase sales and influence customers by increasing online reviews.


Planning Tips to Make Your

E-Commerce Business Thrive During Peak Season

October 22 | 1 PM ET

Sponsored by FedEx. Get some creative ideas to help you boost sales during the peak holiday season and improve the customer experience.


Funding Options for Hispanic Owned Businesses in the "Missing Middle" Gap

October 29 | 1 PM ET

Access to capital continues to be one of the major factors blocking the progress and growth of Hispanic business owners.


SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. We have been doing this for more than 50 years. 

Because our work is supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration, and thanks to our network of 10,000+ volunteers, we are able to deliver our services at no charge or at a very low cost.


Find out more about our mission, vision and values.

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.


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Score is hosting weekly webinars for small business owners filled with tips and strategies.  SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. Score Webinars 

QuickBooks TownHall Series


The "Leadership During COVID-19" webinar series will be made complimentary to fellow professionals through the OSU Leadership Center. We would like to welcome and encourage you to participate in these live discussions and educational sessions on how to work through the daily changing environment we currently live in. We will be discussing a wide range of topics. If you are unable to join us, these recordings will be uploaded to our YouTube channel

Currently, recorded sessions include "Dealing with Interpersonal Conflict" and "Maintaining a Positive Attitude." 

We will now be offering a complimentary individualized one-on-one coaching for professionals and their businesses. From there, we can listen and discuss your personal needs and concerns in order to customize an approach to maximize positive results. 

We understand and are able to relate to you during this stressful and unsettling time. Allow us to assist and support you. Our team of qualified experts are dedicated to providing leadership-based education and research to all.

More than ever, we are accessible, affordable, and accountable. 

Contact Beth Flynn, Flynn.61@osu.edu, for additional information and to sign up for this limited time offer.

Have you participated in one of our StrengthsFinder workshops? If so, you qualify for a complimentary 30 minute one-on-one coaching session. Beth Flynn, a certified Gallup Strengths coach, will cover how to utilize your strengths, identified within the session, to best handle stress during these uncertain times. 

Contact Beth Flynn, Flynn.61@osu.edu, for additional information. 




Leadership Institute: Effective Coaching and Emotional Intelligence


EQ: Don't be a Sheldon online




Using Your Strengths @ Work online


Leadership Compass


Working with Emotional Vampires



Managing Multiple Generations online


Problem-Solving, Teamwork and Creativity for Success



The Joyful Professional: Insights from the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu


Why Can't We All Just Get Along?

PREVIOUS TRAINING-Additional Resources

Click the image above to view the video  the training time.  The Zoom Recording for those that orginially attended online. 

View training and discussion led by Bob Bethel, VP of HR and Learning Services at The Employer's Association.

COVID-19 Return to Work and Racial Tension in our Nation effects on the Workplace

Managing Remote Workers During Extraordinary Times: Presented by Dave Tippett of The Employer's Association

We are living the gray area right now.  During these times,  let's focus on communication, care, grit and balance...Watch the presentation: 


Federal Stimulus and CDBG Funding Webinar

Presentation link: https://montrosegroupllc.com/2020/04/montrose-group-covid-19-economic-recovery-strategies-federal-stimulus-cdbg/     Recording of the webinar:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/5006877291881100811   

Thank you to the Oregon Economist Development Foundation and the The Montrose Group, LLC for hosting and presenting. www.montrosegroupllc.com

All Business is Essential Training

Thank you to Liamer Media for presenting at EMBCC and OEDF joint training "All Business is Essential".  This training discussed the importance of 3 digital platforms that as business we must remain relevant in as we pivot our business during the this unprecedented time on our economy and look toward the future: Facebook, Google and our business websites.  

Link to the digital media content planner discussed at the beginning of the webinar:


Copy of the Presentation slides

Interested in speaking our presenter?  Contact: Joshua Randell | Business Development at Liamer Media

P: 419.665.6409

C: 419.819.7575


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