SPEAKERS, SEMINARS & EVENTS
Greater Haverhill, MA - "It's 5 O'Clock Somewhere" was theme of recent Pentucket Bank Business After Hours.
Greater Providence, RI - Power Hour Seminar Series topic was "Search Engine Marketing Q & A." Chamber also presented Worksite Health Awards.
Greater Southington, CT - Second Celebrity Breakfast Series featured Attorney General Richard Blumenthal.
Hyannis Area, MA – Economic Forecast featured William J. Ryan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Banknorth Group, Inc.
Kennebunk-Kennebunkport, ME - Chamber just finished holding their Summer Solstice Festival. Information on the activities is at www.summersolsticefestival.com
Marlborough Regional, MA – Distinguished Speakers Breakfast will featured State Treasurer Timothy Cahill on June 30th.
Middlesex County, CT – UCONN Head Football Coach, Randy Edsall was the June guest speaker. Edsall was named the 27th head football coach at the University of Connecticut in 1998. He brought 19 years of coaching experience to the Husky program, including 15 seasons at the Division 1-A collegiate level and three seasons in the National Football League. Only 10 Division 1-A teams in the nation have won more than UCONN’s 13 regular season games since November 1, 2002. Nine of the 10 were founding members of Division 1-A in 1978.
Merrimack Valley, MA – Community Spirit Awards Presentation featured Massachusetts Attorney General Thomas Reilly.
MetroWest, MA - "Build your business" was theme of recent 495/MetroWest Business EXPO. It was co-sponsored with Corridor Nine Chamber, Marlborough Regional, MetroWest, and United Chamber of Commerce.
Peabody Chamber, MA - Recent Business Hours focused on the issue of Human Resource Practices. The seminar explained the difference between an independent contractor versus an employee. The seminar also focused on the issue of penalties if compliance was not done correctly…Recent seminar speaker was Patricia Morelli of Winning, Inc. She focused on businesses with the following challenges: Not enough new business being closed; Presentation/proposals end up becoming "unpaid consulting"; Goal setting, motivation and confidence are what they should be; Far too many prospects "think it over."
Quinnipiac Chamber, CT – Rich Coppola, Sports Director of Fox 61 was recent annual meeting guest speaker.
South Windsor, MA - 13th Annual Golf Tournament held at Topstone Golf Course. Entry fee of $135 covered greens fees and cart, lunch, dinner, prizes and a raffle.
Worcester Area, MA - Chief Greeter at recent breakfast meeting was Steve D'Acri - Las Vegas Entertainer.