AN EMAIL SENT TO THE PORT OF PALM BEACH POST FROM THE PALM BEACH NORTH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE…8-4-2020…

AN EMAIL SENT TO THE PORT OF PALM BEACH POST FROM THE PALM BEACH NORTH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE…8-4-2020…

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Welcome to the Chamber Connect!
A weekly update giving you the latest and greatest news from the Chamber and the Palm Beach North community. The Chamber Connect will be delivered
every Tuesday.
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
We announced our big winner on Friday!
Congratulations to Alyssa Freeman on winning the grande prize of $1500.
Thank you to everyone who participated in the campaign and showed their love for local.
COVID-19 Updates
Mentorship Bootcamp Now First Come, First Serve
The Women in Business Council is dedicated to offering education and networking opportunities for Women in Business. WIBC Mentorship Bootcamp, presented by Lickstein Plastic Surgery, is an opportunity for women facing challenges affecting their career or business to grow personally and professionally. The three-month Bootcamp will offer one-on-one mentorship paired with a virtual classroom in three main focus areas: Public Speaking, Budgeting, and Goal Setting.
Upon the completion of the course, participants will have gained valuable knowledge and skills to advance their careers while building a network of personal and professional contacts.
Sessions include:
August 19: Public Speaking for the Virtual Speaker. Perfecting your introduction, story, and presentation.
September 16: Budgeting for Beginners, Presented by Financial Investment Network, Inc.
October 28: Goal Setting for Personal and Business Solutions, presented by Proffitt Management Solutions
Just because we are practicing social distancing, does not mean we have to stop engaging, learning and growing. We’ve got virtual events for you to keep you going.
TOMORROW
SHE Seminars: Smart. Honest. Effective.
Tomorrow @ 8AM
Welcome to our new open forum discussion with women business leaders who share ideas on ways to manage business successfully.
Topic: Professional Communication Etiquette – virtual meetings, email, social media, phone
Some ideas to contemplate:
  • How are you showing up in virtual settings? Are you dressed as if you would be meeting in-person?
  • How are you communicating with people via e-mail and even via text messaging?
  • Are you representing yourself appropriately on your social channels? Is your brand the same for your professional, as well as your personal image?
Wednesday, August 5 @ 8 AM
Members: $15 | Future Members: $25
*Women only
TOMORROW
Webinar: Working Smarter (and Saving Money!) Presented by I.T. Solutions
Tomorrow @ 11:30AM
Microsoft Teams is changing how business gets done. And chances are you’re already paying for it! Now it’s time to get the most from your Teams experience.
Forget the boring PowerPoint presentations. The “Teams Team” at I.T. Solutions of South Florida will open the Teams platform in real time and demonstrate everything from Teams basics, to how to pull off glitch-free presentations, to empowering your people to work effectively on any device, from any location, at any time.
Teams is more than just a collaboration tool. It’s already transforming how employees work, how companies sell, and how customers buy. Join us to find out how to make it work for your company.
Wednesday, August 5 @ 11:30 AM
FREE
Tech Toasts: Leadership Theme for Small Business Owners
Thursday @ 4PM
Tech Toasts are now FREE for members!
Social distancing does not have to prevent you from socializing. We invite you to join our Tech Toast each Thursday at 4 PM. Catch up with your peers and discuss how your business is dealing with the current situation.
This interactive virtual event is limited to 40 participants and we will break out into smaller groups. Feel free to bring in a glass of wine to bring the workday to a close.
This week’s theme is: The Conversation of Values in Leadership for Small Business Owners and Managers
Thursday, August 6 @ 4 PM
Members: FREE | Future Members: $10
New & Existing Member Orientation
Friday @ 8AM
The Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce invites all new members to a complimentary Orientation and Best Practices session. Attendees will receive information about the Chamber’s structure, events, community involvement, member benefits and resources, advocacy and more. In addition, we will review the various ways members can engage with our Chamber to ensure they are capitalizing on their membership.
Friday, August 7 @ 8 AM
FREE
NEXT WEEK
Young Professionals Monthly Mingle: 80’s & 90’s Trivia Night
Next Wednesday @ 6PM
Monthly Mingle is a new networking series from our Young Professionals Council. Make new connections or catch up with old friends in this laid-back, virtual setting while we continue to practice social distancing. Grab a drink and join us for 80s & 90s themed trivia night.
Although this event is hosted by the Palm Beach North Young Professional’s Council, anyone is welcome to join.
Wednesday, August 12 @ 6 PM
FREE
LOOKING AHEAD
Business Before Hours: Legislative Update
Last Wednesday we held our first Business Before Hours since the pandemic began to affect events. Senator Bobby Powell, Senator Gayle Harrell, Representative MaryLynn Magar and Representative Mike Caruso spoke about topics relevant to our local community.
With safety precautions and social-distancing in place, we had about 30 VIPs in attendance at the event, and streamed the program live on Facebook, garnering over 1.5K views. Watch here.
Thank you to our Corporate Sponsors: FPL, The Palm Beach Post, Palm Beach Kennel Club
and our Coffee Sponsor: Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith. Coffee provided by Oceana Coffee.
Watch this video from our friends at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center:
Your Safety is Our Priority - Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center
Survey Reviews from:
Women in Business Virtual Connect: Strengthen Your Mind and Body to Thrive Presented by iThink Financial (7/30)
“Loved the breakout room format and would love to participate in future events!”
“Really fun and informative. Thank you!”
“great event – do it again.”
On the first Tuesday of each month, we will feature our new members. Help us welcome the following businesses to the Chamber family!
New Trustee:
Ribbon Cutting Grand Opening LoveLee 4Life
Come join us as we celebrate the grand opening of our medical practice LoveLee 4Life on 8/5/20 at 4PM. All of our attendees will receive a 20% off gift certificate to use on either health, wellness or aesthetic services by 9/31/20. We look forward to seeing you there. Read more.
New York-based Fitness Concept to Open First Florida Franchise
Labeling herself as the most “unlikely” fitness center owner, Neiman Marcus Human Resources Executive and self-proclaimed yo-yo dieter Lianne Deitch believes being the first Florida franchisee of Journey 333 Fitness is the smartest decision of her life. The unique fitness facility is scheduled to open at Crystal Cove Plaza at 1201 US-1 in North Palm Beach this Fall. Read more.
AMB Performance Group invites chamber members to participate in ‘Business Owners Speak Out’ series
ActionCOACH – AMB Performance Group invites chamber members to participate in ‘Business Owners Speak Out” series, a collection of short interviews and education from local business owners with amazing insights into today’s challenges.  Read more.
What is “pre-suit” divorce mediation?
“Pre-suit” divorce mediation is a non-adversarial alternative to divorce litigation. It is a voluntary process chosen by couples that have decided to divorce, but who want to avoid the financial and emotional costs associated with retaining attorneys and litigating their disputes. A couple who chooses pre-suit divorce litigation is choosing to work together with their mediator to resolve all issues related to their divorce and separation. Read more.
Have a story to tell? Let us know! Chamber members can submit press releases through ChamberMaster.