Workshops


Small Business Workshop: Surviving the Hard Months
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

As a small business owner, the winter months can be difficult. Join Cindy Brown Fields, the Director of Virginia Highlands Small Business Development Center as she discusses ways to keep your business going strong in the middle of the off season. You are invited to bring a lunch during this FREE workshop. Register HERE or by calling us at 276-783-3161.
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Caching For Customers
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Geocaching is a fun, outdoor activity that can be a way to bring customers into your business! Learn how to start this easy, inexpensive, and fun way to entice potential customers to visit your location. Learn how local businesses can work together to drive even more people to visit our area! Register HERE or by calling us at 276-783-3161.
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Building Donor Relations
Wednesday April 18, 2018 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Do you want to take your non-profit organization to the next level? Learn marketing strategies to strengthen donor relationships. Wordsprint has recently completed a 10+ year study of best practices (what works and what doesn’t work) and the results are fascinating. They have developed a system of marketing based on this data that can be applied to a broad range of marketing challenges; can be executed in-house or with service partners; and can work on virtually any budget. Register for this FREE workshop today. Register for this FREE workshop today by clicking HERE or emailing info@smythchamber.org or calling 276-783-3161. If you are not a non-profit organization, then the “Marketing 101” workshop on May 16, 2018 is the one for you.
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Marketing Your Small Business
Wednesday May 16th 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Marketing your business doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Wordsprint has recently completed a 10+ year study of best practices (what works and what doesn’t work) and the results are fascinating. They have developed a system of marketing based on this data that can be applied to a broad range of marketing challenges; can be executed in-house or with service partners; and can work on virtually any budget. Register for this FREE workshop today by clicking HERE or emailing info@smythchamber.org or calling 276-783-3161. If you are a non-profit organization, then the “Building Donor Relations” on April 18, 2018 is the one for you.