Chippewa County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) is welcoming in 2016 with an exciting line-up of business retention events! These events and many additional programs are organized and offered by the CCEDC to grow a strong business environment in Chippewa County.
January begins with a 3-part lunch series, Attracting and Retaining Employees, presented by David Kochendorfer of Achieve Results. Session dates are January 13, 27 and February 10. Session topics are as follows: Session 1-Aligning Your Employees with your Organizations Values; Session 2 - Hiring and Recruiting Team Members; and Session 3 - Retaining your Winning Team. Achieve Results’ mission is to assist entrepreneurs and business leaders obtain what they want from their business by providing business advisory solutions for profitable growth.
On January 19th, CCEDC’s lunch and learn, SMART Marketing, will be held at Security Financial Bank in Bloomer. This event will assist you in finding and developing your market so you are more focused with your business approach. The heart of your business success lies in its marketing, and most aspects of your business depend on successful marketing. Plan to join us to learn more!
A CCEDC Roundtable Discussion Breakfast is schedule for January 21 on the topic of Building a Culture of Exceptional Business Values. This event is intended for a roundtable discussion about the basic standards for ethics within a business and the importance of establishing a culture that promotes ethical practices. Our presenter, Jim Woldhuis, a successful business owner who redirected his life-goals into ministry and teaching has lead seminars in 13 states in the US as well as numerous countries abroad.
These events are part of the CCEDC Business Retention (BR&E) Program which provides resources, training, and tools to develop the capacity of Chippewa County businesses. Economic development organizations that actively implement an on-going BR&E program focusing on the retention and expansion of local businesses will: improve the business climate, help to make local businesses remain competitive, increase employment, and stabilize the local economy.
If you are interested in getting put on CCEDC’s event contact list, sponsoring an event, or offering your expertise for a CCEDC business retention event please contact us at 715-723-7150.