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Local Small Business Week is Here - Let's Celebrate!

Posted by: Tripp James on Monday, September 15, 2014
As we learned in my previous blog, the numbers don’t lie!  They strongly verify how important small business is to our way of life both nationally and locally.  The Greenville Chamber recognizes this and is proud to declare September 15-19 Local Small Business Week! The Chamber, along with the City and County of Greenville will kick off the week with a proclamation reading at 10 AM on Monday Sept 15.  Here’s a schedule of events… Local Small Business Week Events to Attend Monday, September 15 at 10 am:    Kick-Off and Proclamation Reading Tuesday, September 16 10:30am-2:30pm:  Minority Business Resource Collaborative Workshops, Business Information Fair & Networking Lunch 4-6 pm:  Business After Hours  at The Greenville Country Club Friday, Sept. 19 11am-2:30pm:   Celebration Lunch Featuring Keynote Speaker Thom Shea & Small Business Expo In conjunction with the week’s celebration, we’ve also developed an exciting phone app!  This is a great opportunity for Chamber investors to promote their businesses.  If you’d like to offer a special discount there’s still time and you can communicate it here!  We also encourage all Chamber members to download the app, view these great promotions, and do business with fellow members!  Search on your smartphone browser or search engine (not your app store) and there will be instructions for downloading the Yapp app. Finally, join us Friday, Sept 19 at the exciting culmination celebration luncheon of Small Business Week!  We’ll recognize volunteers, showcase our local community by video, and much more!  Plus keynote speaker, Thom Shea, CEO of Adamantine Alliance, Inc., former Navy SEAL and author of UNBREAKABLE: A Navy SEAL’s Way of Life, will take you on an inspirational journey that will leave you powerful in the face of difficulty!  This is a program not to be missed!! Come early and stay late to network at our Small Business Week Expo complete with a book signing by Thom Shea.  Doors will open at 11 AM and close at 2:30 PM.  Luncheon runs from 12-1:30 PM.  Learn more and register here… Small business owners are the embodiment of the American Dream!  Join us and let’s celebrate them!!


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