• Chamber Seminars

  • The Chamber believes in the growth and development of businesses. Through The Chamber's Seminar Team, the Chamber offers and endorses the opportunity for members to present value-added seminars to the business community. These seminars are a part of the Chamber's commitment to provide continuing education and training on various topics that effect business growth and sustainability. It also increases member visibility and additional networking opportunities among business affiliates. The seminar topics are focused on current events and issues being faced by companies and offers practical take-a-ways that can easily be implemented into daily operations.

    Please download the application below and return to cyndi.alvarado@woodlandschamber.org.

  • 2019 Seminar Schedule

  • All seminars are held at The Chamber, located at 9320 Lakeside Blvd., Suite 200, The Woodlands, TX 77381. 

    Registration is required. 

    Fee per seminar:

    • $25 for Chamber members
    • $50 for Prospective members
  • Understanding Your Financials / Cash Management

    Date/Time: Wednesday, April 24 from 9-11 a.m.

    Presented by: Lynne Abercrombie, Haynie & Company

    Description: Master the art of reading, understanding and analyzing your company's financials. This seminar will help you navigate your financials so that they become a useful tool and not a burden.

  • HR Department for Small Businesses 

    Date/Time: Thursday, May 16 from 9-11 a.m.

    Presented by: Haley Paul, Stibbs & Co.

    Description: Human resource management is one of the most important aspects of successfully running any business, big or small. It is important to be familiar with the ever-changing set of labor and employment laws passed by the state and federal government. This class will offer an introduction into the various aspects of HR management, including discussion of which state and federal laws pertain to small businesses. 

  • Mock Department of Labor Audit for Human Resource

    Date/Time: Tuesday, May 21 from 9-11 a.m.

    Presented by: Cheryl House, Marsh & McLennan Agency

    Description: Keeping up with compliance regulations is a monumental task!  With incessant regulatory changes and potential staffing transitions on your team or ours, something important might have been missed.   This session provides a high level overview to help you determine if your plan is in compliance with the Department of Labor regulations.

  • Avoiding Liability Through Entity Formation

    Date/Time: Thursday, May 23 from 9-11 a.m.

    Presented by: Clay McCollor, Knighton & Stone PLLC

    Description: The presentation will focus on helping business owners avoid or limit personal liability for business debts and obligations through the use of entity formations.

  • CRM Software Solutions

    Date/Time: Thursday, June 13 from 9-11 a.m.

    Presented by: Martin Obiozor, Empowered Pulse

  • Building Your Marketing Plan

    Date/Time: Tuesday, July 16 from 9-11 a.m.

    Presented by: Kristy Sexton, Adcetera

  • Social Media Marketing Panel

    Date/Time: Tuesday, July 30 from 9-11 a.m.

    Presented by: Martin Obiozor, Empowered Pulse and Siva Yenneti, ITVibes

  • Employee Management / Pitfalls How to Manage Your Employees

    Date/Time: Thursday, August 15 from 9-11 a.m.

    Presented by: Haley Paul, Stibbs & Co.

    Description: Humans are diverse and complex and managing them as employees can pose a particular challenge. In this class, we will examine various employee management strategies and discuss which methods tend to limit versus increase potential employer liability.

  • Sales Training Essentials

    Date/Time: Thursday, August 29 from 9-11 a.m.

    Presented by: Steve Berry, Waste Connections, Inc.

    Description: Join us for a back-to-basics sales training experience.

  • Tools for Teaching a Workshop

    Date/Time: Thursday, September 12 from 9-11 a.m.

    Presented by: P. Natalia Turnquest, Providence Corporate Services

  • Franchise Opportunities

    Date/Time: Thursday, September 19 from 9-11 a.m.

    Presented by: Josh Cherry, Delta Life Franchising; and Guillermo Medellin, Russo's New York Pizzeria

  • Alternative Funding Options

    Date/Time: Thursday, October 3 from 9-11 a.m.

    Presented by: Jay Tompkins (Baker Tilly), Mac Winton (PPCLOAN), Byron Ellis (United Capital Financial Life Management)

  • How to Keep Growing Your Business

    Date/Time: Thursday, October 17 from 9-11 a.m.

    Presented by: Megan Alarid, Heightened Leaders

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