SMALL BUSINESS & EVENTS


Located on the third floor of the Chamber building, the Small Business & Events Department offers advising by appointment through a partnership with UAH’s SBDC, hosts ongoing professional development classes, and organizes Chamber wide-events, including popular networking sessions. Professional development classes and workshops aim to fill skill gaps and give tips on how to conduct a successful business and grow professionally.

 

ANNUAL EVENTS



The Small Business & Events Department organizes the Chamber’s large annual events including: Best Places to Work®Awards, Small Business Awards Gala, the Annual Membership Meeting, and Holiday Open House.


ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETINGSMALL BUSINESS AWARDS GALABEST PLACES TO WORK®CHAMBER GOLF CLASSICHOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
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NETWORKING EVENTS



Business networking events help to establish connections between local business owners and set up chances to share opportunities and to further promote one another.


BREAKFAST & BIZBUSINESS & BREWSC-SUITE SERIESCHAMBER NIGHT OUT
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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERIES AND OTHER EVENTS



The Small Business & Events Department of the Chamber offers several workshops, classes, and educational events through collaborations with numerous area entities including the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, the University of Alabama Huntsville, Alabama A&M University, and several area businesses.

Other events such as "How to Supervise People & Lead a Team, a Glenn Shepard Seminar" and "The State of Healthcare" are hosted to support small businesses.
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WOMEN'S BUSINESS COUNCIL



The Women’s Business Council (WBC), chaired by Bonnie Powers, is an advocate for women-owned businesses with the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber. The Council strives to be the leader in developing and sustaining a fertile, creative environment in which diverse, women-owned businesses maintain a high level of success and make significant contributions to the economic well-being of our community. The Women’s Business Council creates dynamic programming and networking opportunities bi-monthly in an effort to support women in business.


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The Small Business Division, in conjunction with the Alabama A&M University Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Supportive Services, the UAH Small Business Development Center & Procurement Technical Assistance Center provides training in the form of workshops and seminars targeted toward new business owners and the small business community as a whole.

 

QUESTIONS? CONTACT:

Pammie Jimmar
Vice President, Small Business & Events
256-535-2043

Contact Small Business & Events Team