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PRESENTATIONS & RESOURCES
City Council Candidate Forum
Tuesday, Sept. 15th
Presented by the Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce
Co-Sponsor: Palo Alto Rotary Club
Moderated by Supervisor Joe Simitian
Click here to watch the Forum on Zoom:
Presented by: Daniel Petrosian
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VIRTUAL FUNDRAISING - Best Practices
Elizabeth Santana - Palo Alto Players
Bruce Gee - Palo Alto Rotary
Kim Malhotra- AbilityPath
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Jock Breitwieser - SocialSellinator
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CHAMBER WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS
Mr. Electric Palo Alto,
Creative I Consulting,
Jock Breitweiser ; Socialsellinator
Throughout his career, Jock has worked in agencies and in-house, running global marketing programs that deliver business results. Since 2013, Jock has been very involved in digital media and social media marketing. He has achieved multiple 100k in revenues for his clients.
His agency, http://www.socialsellinatorcom helps businesses and sales teams recognize and leverage the power of social media for business and lead generation.
In 2017, he was named one of the Top 100 social selling influences.
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Webinar Series Announced
Reopening and Rejuvenating our Community
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center
Wednesday September 30th
9:30am - 10:30am
How does a single organization, serving every age and demographic, comply with multiple simultaneous COVID - 19 directives and keep its members & community safe and happy?
The Oshman Family Jewish Community Center (OFJCC) spent the spring preparing to reopen businesses as diverse as preschool, summer camp and fitness.
Successful summer openings mean the OFJCC is now providing onsite preschool, school-age online learning support, fitness and other in-person and virtual programs for all ages.
The OFJCC will share what it has learned about navigating multiple businesses safely through this new environment.
Join us via ZOOM - https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88425332618?pwd=TEUxTS9KR1FOWlZWMTNTNURGQ2tYQT09
For more information contact Sally Flinchbaugh @ firstname.lastname@example.org
SIX TIPS TO HELP YOUR BUSINESS THRIVE DURING THE PANDEMIC
PRESENTED BY PALO ALTO WEEKLY
9:30am - 10:30am
Join Palo Alto Team members Tom Zahiralis, VP of Sales & Marketing, and Emily Freeman, Director of Marketing and Audience Development, as they share six marketing strategies they are using to set Embarcadero Media and their advertising clients up for a successful future during and post-COVID - 19.
Embarcadero Media is the home of the most trusted sources of local news and entertainment in Silicon Valley and Tri-Valley -- Palo Alto Weekly/Online, The Almanac, Mountain View Voice, Pleasanton Weekly, Danville/San Ramon, The Six Fifty, and Peninsula Foodist. As a local business themselves, they've faced similar hardships as you during the current coronavirus crisis. However, they are lucky to have a team of marketing and advertising professionals who have dedicated themselves to finding ways to come out successfully on the other end of these trying times. Over the last few months, they have taken some chances, made changes and learned a number of valuable marketing tips that are producing impressive results for their own business and advertising clients.
Join us via Zoom
For more information contact Emily Freeman
Watch Here for Additional October Webinars
California expands Supplemental COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave
Coronavirus - Businness Impact Resources
Businesses will need to begin thinking more strategically and should anticipate new models for customer & guest services , here are a few articles that provide some observations on the NEW NORMAL
The new era of consumer buying and workplace behavior https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/seven-habits-digital-revolution-risto-l%C3%A4hdesm%C3%A4ki/
3 Behavioral Trends due to COVID-19: From the Harvard Business Reviewhttps://hbr.org/2020/05/3-behavioral-trends-that-will-reshape-our-post-covid-world
6 Business Trends due to COVID-19https://projekt202.com/blog/2020/6-business-trends-likely-to-stick-around-after-covid-19
A MESSAGE TO OUR COMMUNITY
In this time of challenge and outrage, as Americans across this country deal with the personal and professional disruptions from the COVID-19 pandemic and now march in protest of systemic racism and inequality, it is clear that we still have a long way to go. It is even more incumbent on us in the business community to model the behaviors and practices of acceptance, diversity and inclusiveness that have built this nation into the strongest economy in the world.
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The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center is located in a unique community: a college town with excellent public and private schools, beautiful residential areas and tree-lined shopping districts, a world-class university and top healthcare institutions, and exciting arts and culture scene -- all this enlivened by a startup culture in an international hotbed of innovation and entrepreneurship.
Our 500+ members and business professionals represent 70,000+ area employees, including global businesses, cutting-edge researchers, disruptive technologists and leading venture capitalists, as well as specialty and neighborhood retailers, a major shopping center, top-rated hotels and a city government lauded for its city services, sustainability policies and "smart city" practices.
Our Chamber leverages these enviable resources and connections to ensure a vibrant business climate. Our efforts are laser focused on promoting an enviable quality of life for residents and the local workforce, and assisting our members in maximizing their professional success through advocacy, marketing, connection and collaboration.
Learn what other members are creating in one of the smartest, most diverse communities in the world.