SBA: Managing Human and Social Capital in the Pandemic and Beyond
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how people work and interact with each other. Dr. Sharyn Gardner, Associate Professor of Management and Organizations and Faculty Coordinator of the Center for Small Business, and Dr. Sargam Garg, Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations, discuss how to foster positive workplace connections and how to motivate and develop employees during the pandemic and in the future.
Janelle Green, Lead Economic Development Specialist for SBA District Office, provides an overview on federal programs and services, including COVID-19 assistance, standard SBA loan programs, federal contracting programs, small business webinar trainings, and one-on-one business counseling at no cost.
Highway 50 Power Lunch - Rancho Cordova
July Host: Rancho Cordova Area Chamber of Commerce
Join Rancho Cordova, Folsom, and El Dorado Hills Chambers for the Highway 50 Corridor Power Lunch! Still virtual and still expanding your network and connecting with regional partners.
Once registered, you’ll receive the Zoom login details via email. We look forward to "seeing" you!
Making Most of Membership - July
Making Most of Membership - July
Join the Rancho Cordova Chamber of Commerce for an interactive presentation about the multitude of benefits your membership provides. We'll share tools, opportunities, background, relationships, projects, and programs - all designed to support YOUR prosperity!
Been a member for a while? We're sure there's something new to share. Join us, share your experiences, hear about new projects and programs, catch up on using what's already in place.
Zoom Meeting ~ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Thank you SMUD & Sam's Club for your continued support.
SBA: Marketing Lessons From the Pandemic and Implications for the Future
The uncertainty generated by COVID-19 has shifted consumer needs and their expectations. Those businesses built on strong foundations of marketing strategy, fueled by creativity, have been more effective at adapting. In this webinar, Barbara Read, CSUS marketing faculty, and marketing consultant for the Capital region and Sierra Small Business Development Centers, addresses how to create a resilient marketing strategy by: understanding our customers and trends, building strong customer relationships, and creating, communicating, and delivering superior value.
Janelle Green, Lead Economic Development Specialist for SBA District Office, provides and overview on federal programs and services, including COVID-19 assistance, standard SBA loan programs, federal contracting programs, small business webinar trainings, and one-on-one business counseling at no cost,
Government Relations Committee
Advocacy on behalf of our Chamber members is one of the key services provided by your Government Relations Committee. Each month members review legislation, evaluate candidates and initiatives to determine the impact on the members of our Chamber. When appropriate, the Committee, at the direction of the Board, will engage in advocacy at the local, regional, or state level. We are the voice OF and FOR business!
Rancho Cordova Luncheon - July
Join the Rancho Cordova Chamber and the Cordova Community Council for a VIRTUAL community luncheon. While we are unable to gather together, you'll still get community and business updates, and hear a terrific speaker!
This month is no exception! Joining us will be Congressman Ami Bera. What an opportunity to hear directly from those making decisions impacting us all during this challenging time.
While we are unable to gather for lunch, please consider ordering take-out or delivery from one of our local restaurants. This is the perfect opportunity to show support for our small businesses! The list of those open is on the home page of the chamber's website. RanchoCordova.org
A big thanks to our July luncheon sponsors ~ Republic Services & Quick Quack Car Wash
SBA: Tools for Planning for the Next Crisis - Risk Analysis and Mitigation
Crises often lay bare the weaknesses in our systems. They also present opportunities. The COVID-19 pandemic is no exception - revealing issues with supply chains, information systems, and organizational policies, for example, and opportunities to learn from them. In this presentation, Dr. Joseph Taylor (Associate Professor, Dept. Chair of Information Systems and Business Analytics), Dr. Yang Sun (Professor of Supply Chain Management), and Dr. Ryan Fuller (Asstant Professor of Management and Organizaitons), address how businesses can recognize risks to mitigate and minimize the effects of future crises.