Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Hittin' the Streets - North Old Woodward Business Walking Tour

Ladies from Vibe Credit Union (left) and Schakolad Chocolate Factory (right) make a stop at the adorable Bella Belli Maternity shop.

The chamber of action along with the Birmingham Principal Shopping District hosted an enjoyable event along North Old Woodward on Wednesday, May 14 in downtown Birmingham. The Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber presented a walking business tour of over 20 + businesses. More than 55 people attended the event where they were able to view the wonderful elements the businesses have to offer. The chamber also hosted a Business after Hours event at Fleming’s Steak House to end the night with networking and socializing. There was a chance to win seven fantastic prizes such as a $150 gift certificate to Carl Sterr and a $100 valued necklace from Antonio’s Bridal. The event was a booming success and offered a great networking and promotional opportunity for those who were involved.
The next major event on the Chamber’s calendar is the 51st AnnualVillage Fair which takes place at Shain Park. The fair runs Thursday, May 29 thru Sunday, June 1. The four-day event features carnival rides, games and food that you won’t want to miss! Call for more info (248) 430-7688.

Kelsey Fettig, Intern at Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Computer-Savvy Service

Elite Networking & Consulting (ENC) have been advertised for their hard work as a growing business by Open Door Magazine in their May 2014 issue. They gave an inside look on what the company can do for those who are having technology complications.

Jon Isenberg, founder and president of ENC, launched the company in 2010 and it has grown rapidly since. The company now has eight people on staff and offer services to commercial companies, as well as residential homeowners. 

To read the article, click the title located under the picture above. 

Monday, May 19, 2014

Professional Edge Workshop

Begin with the End in Mind
Greg Coyne, sales trainer/sales force developer with Gerry Weinberg & Associates- Sandler Training 

Sales people consistently walk away from prospect meetings wondering why they didn't get a sale and feeling like a failure.  Was it my price?  Maybe I didn't show them this special feature or service that would have "WOW-ed" them?  What if I could have...Is the competition outselling you?  Is your system better than your prospect’s?  Maybe the prospect was never in need of your product or service in the first place? 

If you feel like this, maybe Greg Coyne can help. Greg is a sales trainer and sales force developer with Gerry Weinberg & Associates-Sandler Training and active since 2009.  He has 10 years of success in sales & business development.  He will help you understand the reasons why you may not be succeeding as you like. 

Thursday, June 5, 7:30-9:30 a.m.
Birmingham Public Schools Administration Building 
31301 Evergreen Road, Beverly Hills
Adjacent to Groves High School

Take what you'll learn and apply it today!

Friday, May 9, 2014

4 Days of Fun!

51st Annual Birmingham Village Fair
Downtown Birmingham, Shain Park May 29-June 1. Grab family and/or friends and swirl, twirl or go round-and-round on a fun-loving ride; bite into classic carnival food; try your luck at a game or sit back and take in the ambiance.
Purchase your Birmingham Village Fair ride vouchers at Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber, Birmingham Bloomfield Credit Union or Bank of Birmingham and SAVE $5.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

St Joseph Oakland Grand Opening South Tower

More than 75 Chamber Members previewed the New South Tower at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital on Tuesday, April 29th Healthcare Forecast Breakfast.

Opening Remarks by Jack Weiner, CEO of St. Joseph Mercy Oakland
Rob Farr, president and CEO of Bank of Birmingham
Kristi R. Gauthier, Senior Attorney, Clark Hill

Experiencing the Future of Healthcare - South Patient Tower Tour