Chamber, DVA host Tweet-Up

Owners can learn how to use Twitter for their business from local experts.

The Greater Vernon of Chamber of Commerce has a full agenda over the next few weeks.

On Wednesday, chamber and Downtown Vernon Association members can attend Tweet-Up, an in-person gathering of people on Twitter.

They can learn how to use Twitter for their business from local experts.

“We hope to inspire our members to utilize Twitter to enhance their business by showing them the value it can offer,” said Dan Proulx, Dan Proulx, chamber membership and events co-ordinator.

The event will be held at Triumph Coffee from 7:30 to 9 a.m.

“This is a casual, drop-in open house event,” said Hailey Rilkoff, DVA events and promotions co-ordinator.

The #vernontweetup is a B.C. Small Business Week event. Learn more by calling the DVA at 250-542-5851 or the chamber at 250-545-0771.

More chamber events

On Oct. 28, the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce will host a session on maximizing the value of your membership.

It runs from noon to 1 p.m. at the chamber boardroom.

“Come to our luncheon and learn about the benefits that come from being a member of the largest business network in the world,” states a release.

Lunch will be provided  and an RSVP is required.

Contact the chamber office at 250-545-0771 or info@vernonchamber.ca.

Governance 101 is the topic of a session Oct. 31 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the chamber boardroom.

This is a workshop for board directors, chief executive officers and those who want to become directors.

“This is a workshop that will help you and your board function more effectively than ever before.,” states the chamber.

“Learn the essential strategies and best practices of boards and board directors who have discovered how to govern in ways that are effective, efficient and results oriented.”

The session will be led by Deb McClelland.

She specializes in governance matters, board and director development, strategic planning, assessment of board performance as well as CEO performance evaluations.

The cost to attend is $50 for chamber members and $75 for non-members. To register, call 250-545-0771.

 

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