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  • Greater Bluffton Chamber of Commerce Newsletter: May 20, 2021

    What's Great in Greater Bluffton....
    Stay on top of what is happening around town!
    Business Tip of the Week:
    Networking Should Be Treated Like a Normal Conversation!
    When a person networks for an end result, it can be seen as inauthentic. If the approach is similar to a normal conversation, you will achieve a more successful discussion and long-term relationship. Believe it or not, individuals sense when there is an ulterior motive.
    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!
    Opportunity to Host a Chamber Event!
    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.
    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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