Network building… “Ambassador Style”

By: Shawna Speake, Fresno Chamber Ambassador Co-Chair, Business Development Officer with Valley Business Bank They say if you want to benefit from membership then get involved. That is exactly what Chamber Ambassadors accomplish! Ambassadors are focused on building connections – connections with existing Chamber members, connections with new Chamber members and connections within the community. …

Member visibility enhanced with the Ambassador Blog

By: Shawna Speake, Fresno Chamber Ambassador Co-Chair, Business Development Officer with Valley Business Bank It’s an exciting time to use social media and the Fresno Chamber Ambassadors are on board. The Chamber has numerous ways for members to communicate with the newly redesigned website, weekly e-News and monthly Fresno Chamber Connect magazine, in addition to…

Ribbon cuttings

By: Vickie Goudreau, Fresno Chamber Ambassador Committee Member, Owner at Innovation Commercial Flooring Supporting the mission of the Fresno Chamber of Commerce is the top priority of the Fresno Chamber Ambassadors. In fact, one of the core objectives of the Chamber is to “provide opportunities to network and build relationships,” and the Chamber Ambassadors help…

Supporting business, education partnerships

By: Doug Betts, Business/Education Committee Chairman Members of the Chamber’s Business/Education Committee meet monthly to provide updates on the work of many organizations in the greater Fresno region that are charged with helping adult and youth students to pursue higher career ambitions. Our committee’s task is to engage more businesses in this work. In that…

Enhancing interaction between business and education

By: Doug Betts, Business/Education Committee Chairman Fresno lost another batch of local paychecks!  In a recent meeting with local businesses I learned that one of our local adult education institutions recently ran advertisements to hire staff for a new online division they wanted to base in Fresno. The responding applications consisted of a low percentage of…