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Greer Chambers Community Commerce Convention Offers FREE Business Seminars


March 30, 2010

The Greer Chamber’s Community Commerce Convention presented by Prudential C. Dan Joyner is excited to offer six Business Seminars for the community for FREE. The Convention is set for Thursday, April 8 at the Marriott Greenville beginning at 8:00am. Over 400 people are anticipated to attend this year’s event. Seminar topics include: Tweet Your Marketing with Social Networking, Business Plans: Start from Scratch or Re-Evaluate, Tax 101: Last Minute Advice and Get a Jump on 2010!, Sales Strategies for Success, Making Your Website Googlicious, and VOTE for YOUR Business: How Legislation Impacts Business.

The Community Commerce Convention will also feature an exhibit area for local businesses to showcase their products or services. Exhibit booths cost $200 for Chamber members and $250 for non-members. The Annual Small Business Award Luncheon will be a part of this convention which includes the Outstanding Woman Award along with the Annual Small Business of the Year award. This year’s speaker is John Warner, Clemson MBA Professor and creator of the InnoVenture conference.

For more information, please visit www.greerchamber.com or contact Mark Owens at 864-877-3131 or by email at mark@greerchamber.com.

Event Details:
When: Thursday April 8, 2010
Where: Marriott of Greenville 1 Parkway East
Price: FREE to attend the exhibits and breakout sessions!
$30 luncheon ticket

Schedule of the Day:
8:00-8:45am Coffee and Exhibits
8:45-9:15am Welcome and Introduction
9:15-10:00am Breakout Session #1
- Tweet Your Marketing with Social Networking
- Business Plans: Start from Scratch or Re-Evaluate
10-10:30am Break and Exhibits
10:30-11:15am Breakout Session #2
- Tax 101: Last Minute Advice and Get a Jump on 2010!
- Sales Strategies for Success
11:15-11:45am Break and Exhibits
11:45-1:00pm Small Business Awards Luncheon
1:00-1:15pm Break and Exhibits
1:15-2:00pm Breakout Session #3
- Making Your Website Googlicious
- VOTE for YOUR Business: How Legislation Impacts Business

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary, non-profit organization that represents approximately 600 businesses in the Greer area. The mission of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is “To Champion Economic Prosperity for our members and the greater Greer community.” For more information on the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, call 864-877-3131 or visit www.greerchamber.com.

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