PROGRAMS & OTHER EVENTS
The Small Business & Events Division 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.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERIES
The Chamber’s Professional Development Series is a multidimensional support initiative designed to provide assistance to small businesses and middle market companies. When used as a suite of services, these courses provide solid business planning and development to strengthen local businesses.
Small Business Workshops are offered monthly. General topics include:
• Cybersecurity/Risk Management
• HR Best Practices
• Customer Relations Development
Digital Media Management Workshops are offered once a month. General topics include social media hacks, digital marketing, and online content management.
Computer Training is offered monthly and includes computer classes focused on using platforms such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. to increase workflow productivity. Presenter: the Downtown Public Library.
WOMEN'S BUSINESS COUNCIL FORUM SERIES
The Women’s Business Council (WBC), chaired by Danyell Miller, 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.
How to Supervise People & Lead a Team, a Glenn Shepard Seminar
Supervisors and Managers, listen up!
Best-Selling Author and Speaker Glenn Shepard is back to offer one of the top-rated management and front-line supervisory trainings in America. This is a full-day workshop designed for managers and supervisors who are on the front lines directly managing two or more employees. Join the ranks of the over 250 attendees who have had the opportunity to gain wisdom and develop strategies that you too can put into action back at the office. Learn how to truly manage others successfully and build a team of rock-star employees!
Bringing world-class leadership experts to one stage in a single day, Leadercast Women provides participants with a transformative leadership experience. Leaders from all walks of life can attend this event to hone their leadership skills and styles.
Leadercast Women highlights remarkable women who have made significant achievements in businesses and communities as we share their stories and insights. This event is designed to inspire and motivate our community and provide tools and insights individuals can use at their workplace.
Co-hosted with the Women’s Business Council.
Show Me the Money is a half-day event dedicated to providing small business owners and entrepreneurs with information on how they can secure capital for their business. Whether it be traditional or non-traditional capital, this event will provide attendees with insight on all the resources available to help start or grow their business.
This event will be in partnership with UAH’s Small Business Development Center/Procurement Technical Center.
The State of Healthcare within the North Alabama community is a very important topic. This event aims to collaborate with medical practices, elected officials, and other influential members of the community to discuss current issues that are affecting our area.
Learn how technology is impacting the future of medicine, as well as innovative medical breakthroughs that are changing the world. This event will focus on medical best practices, wellness trends, and policy changes. This event will also feature a well-known keynote speaker.
Pammie Jimmar Vice President, Small Business & Events 256-535-2043
Devon Elston Small Business & Events Coordinator 256-535-2089