Small Businesses are Big Targets!
Tuesday, January 8, 11:45 – 1 pm, Carl Junction Community Center, 303 N. Main.
Presented by NeoTech Solutions.
Small Business is now the #1 target of cyber terrorists around the globe. In this presentation we will discuss the cyber threats that are focusing on small business and discuss the best ways to keep your system, your business and your money safe. Utilizing his 30+ years of computer industry experience and consulting, President David Endicott will focus on the latest information technology for how to protect you and your business from cyber threats.
Cost: $5 lunch.
Reservation required. Seating is limited.
“Minute to Win It” Speed Networking
Thursday, January 17, 11-1 pm,
Carl Junction Community Center,
303 N. Main.
Presented by CJ Chamber’s Business Development Groups
Join us for an action-packed afternoon of speed networking with your fellow CJACC members! Learn how you can cross-promote your business with other members to bring in more customers. Bring your business cards and your “elevator speech” to make one-on-one connections. Don’t have an elevator speech? We’ll help you develop one!
Cost: $5 lunch.
Seating is limited.
Business Exit Planning for Dummies
Thursday, January 24
11:45 – 1 pm
Carl Junction Community Center, 303 N. Main
Presented by Attorney Chris Dumm
Basic elements of an exit strategy or succession plan
The one question that answers, “How sellable is your business?”
The primary driver is business value
Why 75% of businesses never sell
Four things that will severely devalue a business
Cost: $5 lunch.
Reservations required. Seating is limited.
First Thursday Breakfast
Network, Trade Referrals & Exchange Leads!
A great time to promote your business and network with other chamber members!
Business Expo season is upon us and what better way to prepare than attending
a DAN CHIODO LUNCH & LEARN, “GET FIRED UP FOR THE EXPO!”
This fast paced workshop will offer tips on how to make your presence at any EXPO or trade show stand out.
Find out how, Thursday, February 14th from 11:45 – 1:30, in the Media Room at the CJ Community Center, 303 N. Main.
Lunch is $5.00 and the workshop is being underwritten by BRAD McINTYRE EDWARD JONES.
Seating is limited!
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or the Chamber office 417-649-8846.
AIRE INTERNET and the Carl Junction Area Chamber of Commerce present “Disco Expo Inferno” on March 1-2.
Friday night’s “Business to Business Mixer” is open to the business community from 5:30-8 pm (adults only)
at the Carl Junction Chamber office, 205 N. Main.
On Saturday, the Expo runs from 9-2 pm at the Carl Junction Community Center, 303 N. Main, featuring over 60 vendors.
Attractions include Christi Leonard Dance Academy, DJ Steve Scott and much more!
Big giveaways for Saturday include an Echo Show, an Atari Flashback Gold Deluxe with 120 games and a Special Edition Legends Flashback Deluxe with 50 games.
Cost is FREE with free shuttle service.
CENTRAL PET CARE
JOPLIN FLOOR DESIGN
JUST CALL JO TEAM
SHOWME THE OZARKS MAGAZINE
SOUTHWEST MISSOURI BANK
STONES CORNER PHARMACY
A limited number of booths are still available.
For more information call 417-649-8846 or visit CarlJunctioncc.com.
How to Tackle Social Media Like a Pro – Lunch & Learn
March 14, CJ Community Center
11:45 – 1:30 pm
Cost: $5 for lunch
Stealth Creative will walk through the key aspects of the best channels for businesses, including audiences, users, pros and cons, and the differences of each. Next they’ll dive into more tactical aspects, including adding cover photos, bios, profile pictures and best practices for creating posts. You’ll walk away with clearer insight into which channels will work best for your business and ideas for the types of posts that will resonate with your customers as well as a better understanding of how to use key platforms, including Instagram.
Presenters: Laura Maly, VP, Marketing Strategy & Social Media, and Jill Tanner, Social Media Specialist will be traveling from Stealth’s HQ in St. Louis, MO, to give this exciting, information filled workshop. You don’t want to miss it!
THURSDAY, APRIL 11TH
MEET & GREET OUR NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ASHLEY BUTCHER.
4-6pm AT THE CJ CHAMBER OFFICE, 205 N. MAIN STREET
CRASH COURSE ON CPR
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17TH
CPR CERTIFICATION CLASS LUNCH & LEARN
11:45-1pm CARL JUNCTION POLICE DEPARTMENT COURT ROOM
302 N. MAIN CJ, MO
$5.00 FOR LUNCH
CALL OR EMAIL MARTHA AT THE CHAMBER OFFICE TO RESERVE SPOT
EL GUAPO’S AFTER HOURS EVENT
TUESDAY, APRIL 23
532 S.JOPLIN STREET, JOPLIN MO
Saturday, October 12, 2019
CJ High School Gymnasium
3rd Annual Golf Tournament, 1:00 pm Briarbrook Country Club
Who is ready to spend the afternoon of May 3 playing Golf?
The CJ Golf Tournament is this Friday!
With 22, 4 person teams, this is sure to be a great event located at Briarbrook Golf Course.
Registration will begin at 11, lunch being served at 11:30 (Catered by Granny Shaffer’s), Shot Gun Start at 1PM.
We look forward to a fun day with everyone.
Ribbon Cutting for Higher Vision
May 3rd at 9:30am
407 S Pennsylvania Avenue, Joplin
The Higher Vision team will be having a Ribbon Cutting, May 3, 2019 @ 9:30am.
Location: 407 S. Pennsylvania Ave, Joplin
May 3 – Ribbon Cutting for Binky Guy Textiles
4:30 pm, 315 S. Cox, Joplin
CPR CERTIFICATION LUNCH & LEARN
OSHA recommends, that every workplace include one or more employees who are trained and certified in first aid, including CPR… Chase Kraft will present a CPR CERTIFICATION LUNCH & LEARN, May 7th from 11:00am to 1:00pm.
The class will be held in the Court Room in the Carl Junction Police Department, 302 N. Main Street, Carl Junction.
In order to be certified, there will be a $20.00 fee and there is a limit of 12 participants.
For more information and to register for the class and the $5.00 lunch,
please call or email Martha at the Chamber office, 417-649-8846, email@example.com.
Carl Junction Schools
201 S Verbryck, Carl Junction
May 23, 2019
11:45am – 1:00pm
4000 S. Range Line Road, Joplin
Many of us fail to put a plan in place.
And those who do have a plan often make mistakes that can lead to family and financial problems down the road.
Lawyer Christopher W. Dumm will weigh in on what he sees as the biggest mistakes people make
with estate planning on May 23 from 11:45-1 pm at his office, 4000 S. Range Line Road, Joplin.
RSVP to: Martha@CarlJunctioncc.com