Monthly educational & networking meeting for local business members
By Members. For Members.
Each month, the Chamber hosts a guest speaker (either a GCACC Member or has been nominated by a member) that will share their knowledge and expertise business-relevant topics. Some previous presenter topics include:
- Best HR practices
- Workplace safety
- Mental health awareness
- Effective marketing strategies and tips
- Building your online presence and SEO
- and many more!
Join us for POWER HOUR – Learn, network, and enjoy a light breakfast or lunch (depending on the date).
$10 – exclusively for GCACC Members!
Interested in becoming a presenter? Fill out the form below!
POWERHOUR happens on the first Wednesday of every month!
Rachel Kutay, My Business Resource
Recruiting Best Practices
The majority of employers are struggling to find qualified candidates for their open positions. We'll review a history of technology in recruiting and take a look at why these applicant tracking systems often are not as effective as we would like. As a group, we'll discuss some practical suggestions to leverage technology and improve our recruiting practices.
August 3, 2022 from 8am–9am (includes light breakfast)
$10 for members
'Rachel Kutay of My Business Resource will grab your attention and hold it – you will definitely leave better than you came."
(Testimony from WE:LEAD Women's' Business Forum attendee)
Previous POWER HOUR Programs
Stacy McPhillips, Pencil Point Marketing
5 Tips to Get the Most Marketing Impact in the Least Time
Time is valuable in the life of a small business owner. And often, marketing takes a back seat but it also drives revenue and engagement with your brand. At this workshop Stacy will give you five tips to get the most marketing impact in the least amount of time.
June 1, 2022 from 12pm-1pm (includes lunch)
$10 for members
Sheila Davis joined SWACO’s Innovation and Programs Team in July of 2021 with the task to help SWACO meet its 75% diversion goal by 2032. She helps businesses implement recycling programs, reach zero waste and zero landfill initiatives, and supports businesses on their quest to build sustainable recycling programs.
She has a degree in Sport Management from BGSU, a long history of working in manufacturing, printing, and IT as a business development manager, and gained a solid understanding of the waste industry when she spent 5 years at Kimble Companies. This background allows her to bring a variety of knowledge and expertise to SWACO and to relate with business leaders who want to implement recycling programs that work.
Sheila relocated to Columbus from NE Ohio in 2020 and has 3 rescue dogs. She has a daughter who lives in the Netherlands and a daughter who is an ER nurse at Grant Medical Center. She is a volunteer Girl Scout, an avid upcycler, a savvy thrift shopper, and an amazing paper crafter. If you have questions about travel and how to do it efficiently, she can help there too having visited 40 places in 3 years for one of her employment positions.
Sheila Davis, SWACO
Recycle Right at Work - Basics of Office Recycling
Interested in starting or enhancing an office recycling program? Attend this 30-minute virtual “lunch and learn” which will cover the importance of recycling signage, bin types and placement options for office settings, and how to provide recycling education for employees and maintenance/custodial partners to ensure everyone's aligned and working together towards a sustainable program.