• Our mission is to be the "voice" of local businesses and to provide valuable resources and opportunities. 

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    What's Great in Greater Bluffton....
     
     
     
     
    Stay on top of what is happening around town!
     
     
    Business Tip of the Week:
     
    Don't Over-Rehearse Your Elevator Pitch
     
    We have all been told how important it is to have a polished elevator pitch. However, it is also important that we don't ramble through our entire professional background. Hone in on your personal elevator pitch, which should include WHAT you do and WHY it matters.
     
    Boogaard, Kat. “18 Networking Tips You Need to Know in 2021.” GoSkills.com, GoSkills, 23 Sept. 2019, www.goskills.com/Soft-Skills/Resources/Networking-tips. 
     
     
    Member Spotlight!
     
    Upcoming Events & Member Opportunities:
     
    Are you interested in expanding your network with fellow Young Professionals? Looking for professional development opportunities? Don't wait to become part of BCYP!
     
     
    Request for Action!
     
    How did your business approach marketing in 2020? Dick Broadcasting has partnered with the national media research firm, Borrell Associates, Inc., to assess just that. We encourage you to take a few minutes of your time to complete the survey by Friday, May 14!
     
    With the waning interest in the COVID-19 vaccine, we would like your feedback in regard to accessibility. Please take two minutes to provide us with your feedback.
     
    Is your business interested in hosting an upcoming in-person event? As we begin to resume in-person events, we would love to showcase your business by hosting an event in your space! Don't forget that this is great publicity for your business!
     
    Chamber Member Benefits!
     
     
    Don't forget to post your job openings...
     
     
    Promote your business by exposing a new audience to your products and services...
     
     
    Increase your exposure by sharing your businesses news!
     
    Promote your upcoming event to a wider audience!
     
     
    Let us celebrate your momentous occasion!
     
     
    Use the Member Information Center to update your personal and company profile, pay invoices online, manage events, and much more!
     
     
    Let us feature your business in a Member Spotlight while helping you share your story!
     
    Chamber & Community Events
     
    Want to know when the next chamber event is scheduled or when town committees meet?
     
    Stay on top of what's going on in the Chamber and with our community partners through our event calendar and community news page.
     
     
     
    Featured Events:
     
     
    Have you seen all of the events that SCORE has added to the Chamber Event Calendar? There are plenty of opportunities for you to take advantage of to help your business! While you are viewing the upcoming events, don't forget to share yours too!
     
    Non-Profit Feature:
     
     
    SBA COVID-19 Resources
     
    Did you know that there are still COVID resources available to you and your business? Below are resources that are still available:
    • Shuttered Venue Operators Grand (SVOG)
    • Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF)
    • Reevaluation of a declined Targeted EIDL Advance Application
    • Increased lending limit for COVID - 19 Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL)
    • Extended deferment period for all Disaster Loans, including COVID-19 EIDL Program
    • Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) extended to May 31, 2021
     
    For more information...
     
     
    or contact us at: info@blufftonchamberofcommerce.org or 843-757-1010
     

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