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Small Business Programs

The Greater Anytown Chamber of Commerce wants your business to prosper and grow, and we realize the impact you and your business will have on our economic climate. That's why you come first.

Eighty percent of our thousands of members are small businesses. So the Chamber offers many programs and services designed to assist in small business development, operation and expansion.

Need some tips on current business issues? Would you like a group of peers to bounce ideas around? Recently been promoted to a managerial role and need additional training? Do you have a great idea for a business, product or service? Find out how the Chamber can be your key to business success!

These are some of our programs small businesses find helpful:

Building Block Workshops
Held monthly in various locales, topics address business issues such as marketing, sales, customer service and professional development. Local experts share their knowledge with you in weekly seminars from September through March. Call (212) 555-4321 or see our Calendar of Events for dates and times.
Sound Advice
This program offers free one-on-one expert consulting for your existing business, large or small, or potential business idea! Get advice in 14 different areas including: marketing, business plans, banking, accounting and law. You must call ahead so we can provide an expert in your area of interest. For more information please call (212) 555-4321.
New Business Challenge Contest
Here's where you can put that great business idea on paper! Watch a business plan evolve as you complete the entry form and work your way toward winning approximately $40,000 in goods and services to get your business off the ground. The contest is open to new start-up businesses and aspiring businesses. Call (212) 555-4321 for more information.
Small Business Award Program
One of the business community's top honors is to be named Small Business Person of the year. The award acknowledges the significant contributions made to the community. Past recipients include: John Smith of Smith Enterprises, Roy Brown of Brown Title, Tony Jones of Jones Printing and I.B. Rich of Business Environments. Call (212) 555-4321 for more information.
Executive Roundtable
CEOs, top managers and partners from non-competing firms end isolation in a confidential, monthly brainstorming and idea sharing session. Roundtables are limited to 12 participants. Monthly sessions, dates and times are determined by the group. Participants must meet certain qualifications. Call (212) 555-4321 for more information.
Networking Events
Step away from the office and get some real work done! Business at Breakfast and Alive After Five events mean new business contacts for you. These two monthly functions bring together hundreds of business people in an informal, relaxed setting. See Calendar of Events for specific activities and events.
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Upcoming meetings:
August 10
Alive After Five

October 2
Quarterly Membership Meeting