Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley

Event Listing


Thursday, December 07, 2017Lunch & Learn

Lunch & Learn Hosted by Appalachian Computer Systems

Lunch & Learn Hosted by Appalachian Computer Systems

Join us for an informative lunch session with new Chamber member Appalachian Computer Systems! SPECIAL TOPIC: "Benefits of Cloud Managed Computer Networks for Small Businesses"

Find out more about the "Cloud" and what all it pertains. You will also learn how your small business can benefit from the Cloud when it comes to managing your computer network.  There will be a presentation explaining Cloud Managed Computer Networking hardwareand experts will be on hand to answer any questions. For those who are interested, there will also be opportunity to set an appointment for a free network consultation.  You will even have the chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card! Lunch will be provided.

Due to limited space, we will only be taking up to 20 registrations for this event..be sure to register today! 

Friendly reminder that due to space constraints and the popularity of our Lunch & Learns, attendance is limited to no more than 2 attendees per membership.


When:
Thursday, December 07, 2017 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
MOV Chamber Office
501 Avery Street, 9th Floor
United Bank Building
Registration:
For More Info:
Megan
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017New Member Orientation

Chamber 101

Chamber 101
Chamber 101 is a fun orientation to the MOV Chamber.
Spend an hour with our Chamber Champions for an informative and interactive session in which we orient members to all the benefits of the Chamber.

New member of the MOV Chamber?
This is a perfect opportunity to get a quick snapshot of all the Chamber has to offer.
New employee in your company and want to take advantage
of your organization's Chamber membership?
Join us for lunch, fun and fellowship at Chamber 101.

Feel free to bring business cards or brochures for your organization
as our Chamber Champions are excited to learn more about your organization too!

When:
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
West Virginia Central Credit Union
809 Division Street, Southside Parkersburg
2nd Floor Conference Room

*Special thanks to WV Central Credit Union for providing this space for us
For More Info:
Megan
(304) 422-3588
mhardway@movchamber.org

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017Committee Meeting

Government Relations Committee

Government Relations Committee reviews proposed Legislation and recommends action to be taken on behalf of our members. The Committee maintains strong relationships with our local elected officials. This committee now meets meets bi-monthly. Please RSVP by clicking the link if you are planning to attend this Government Relations Committee meeting.

When:
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
WV Federal Central Credit Union
Division Street
Parkersburg
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Monday, December 25, 2017Committee Meeting

CHAMBER OFFICE CLOSED

We would like to wish all of our members a safe, happy and healthy holiday season!

When:
from Monday, December 25, 2017 9:00 AM
thru Monday, January 01, 2018 5:00 PM

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Thursday, December 28, 2017Open House

Anniversary Celebration at El Mariachi

Anniversary Celebration at El Mariachi
Come in on Thursday December 28th to El Mariachi and help us celebrate the restaurant's 20 year anniversary being in business! We will host a ribbon cutting ceremony at 12:30pm. Be sure to stick around for lunch specials and other fun events to follow throughout the day!

Open to all Chamber members. Please RSVP if you would like to attend this event.

When:
Thursday, December 28, 2017 12:30 PM thru 01:30 PM
Where:
El Mariachi
2107 Pike Street, Suite #2, Parkersburg
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Wednesday, January 03, 2018Committee Meeting

Schools & Business Committee

Schools & Business Committee
The School & Business Committee focuses on the relationship between education and the business community. They work closely with our local education system to provide opportunities to highlight students, educators and Chamber members through the Partners in Education Program and annual teacher recognitions. Please RSVP by clicking the link if you are planning to attend this Schools & Business Committee meeting.

Not on the roster? Email us at info@movchamber.org and we'll get you added for meeting reminders and updates!

When:
Wednesday, January 03, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
TBD
Registration:

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018Committee Meeting

Chamber Champions Committee

Chamber Champions Committee
The Chamber Champions are Ambassadors that serve as representatives of the Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley. The goal of the Chamber Champions is to facilitate contact with existing Chamber members and work to identify new members through their contact efforts.
Please RSVP by clicking the link if you are planning to attend this Chamber Champions Committee meeting.

Not on the roster? Email us at info@movchamber.org and we'll get you added to receive meeting reminders, updates, etc.

When:
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
MOV Chamber office
501 Avery Street, 9th Floor United Bank Building
Parkersburg
Registration:

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Thursday, January 11, 2018Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting for Sheetz


When:
Thursday, January 11, 2018 10:00 AM thru 11:00 AM

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Friday, January 12, 2018Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting for PARS Diner

Ribbon Cutting for PARS Diner
Please join us to celebrate the official ribbon cutting of PARS Diner, a new lunch option located inside PARS Brain & Spine Institute.

Come out to take a tour, try some delicious samples and learn about their catering options. Stick around after the ceremony for lunch! All proceeds benefit the PARS Charitable Giving Foundation for children's art and music education.

Open to all Chamber members and invited guests of PARS Diner.  Please RSVP to the link below if you plan to attend.

When:
Friday, January 12, 2018 10:30 AM thru 11:30 AM
Where:
PARS Brain & Spine Institute
1212 Garfield Avenue
Parkersburg
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018Committee Meeting

Special Events Committee

Special Events Committee
The Special Events Committee members possess interest and skill in event planning and fundraising while marketing and networking with a variety of businesses.
Please RSVP by clicking the link if you are planning to attend this Special Events Committee meeting.

Not on the roster? Send us an email at info@movchamber.org and we'll add you to the list to receive our updates, meeting reminders, etc.

When:
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
MOV Chamber Office
501 Avery Street, 9th Floor United Bank Building
Parkersburg
Registration:

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Tuesday, February 06, 2018Legislative Meetings

MOV Chamber Day at the Capital

MOV Chamber Day at the Capital
Road Trip!!

The Government Relations Committee is coordinating MOV Chamber Day at the Capital on Tuesday, February 6.
All Chamber members are welcome to join us!

The 2018 Legislative Session is only 7 days in, but already over 926 bills have been introduced in the House and Senate.
Are you making your voice heard about the things that are important to you and your business?
Do you know how the actions in Charleston may affect you and your business?

Join us on February 6 for a front-row seat to the legislative process.  
Attend Committee meetings and the General Session.
Have lunch with our elected officials and special guests.
Share your concerns, but more importantly, take time to learn.

We will have the Governor's Cabinet & Conference Room (adjacent to the Secretary of State's wing) reserved from 10:30am - 2:30pm. Lunch will be served from 11:00am to 2:00pm.

Please plan to spend some time in the Conference Room as our legislators will stop by in between committee meetings and session to join us for lunch.  I encourage you to bring any talking points or handouts pertaining to your organization to share with our elected officials.

The registration deadline is Wednesday, January...  More >>

When:
Tuesday, February 06, 2018 10:30 AM thru 02:30 PM
Where:
West Virginia State Capitol, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. East, Charleston, WV
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Wednesday, February 07, 2018Committee Meeting

Schools & Business Committee

Schools & Business Committee
The School & Business Committee focuses on the relationship between education and the business community. They work closely with our local education system to provide opportunities to highlight students, educators and Chamber members through the Partners in Education Program, annual teacher recognitions, and even a recent job shadowing sub-committee.
Please RSVP by clicking the link if you are planning to attend this Schools & Business Committee meeting.

Not on the roster? Email us at info@movchamber.org and we'll get you added for meeting reminders and updates!

When:
Wednesday, February 07, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Williamstown Elementary School
418 Williams Avenue
Williamstown, WV 26187
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for Unity Cafe

Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for Unity Cafe
Join us to celebrate the Grand Opening celebration of our new member, Unity Café! We will cut the ribbon at 11:45am. Stick around after the ceremony to meet the staff, enjoy $4 crepes, specialty drink samples, and more! This event is open to all MOV and Belpre Chamber members. Please RSVP if you plan to attend this event.

When:
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 11:30 AM thru 12:30 PM
Where:
Unity Cafe
212 7th Street, Downtown Parkersburg
Registration:
For More Info:
Megan
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018Committee Meeting

Chamber Champions Committee

Chamber Champions Committee
PLEASE NOTE: We will not host a formal meeting this month. Instead, please join us for a ribbon cutting ceremony at Unity Cafe (212 7th Street, Parkersburg) starting at 11:30am. Following the ceremony, we will head off to some member visits around the Parkersburg/Vienna area. Please contact Megan at mhardway@movchamber.org for a list of our confirmed visits.

The Chamber Champions are Ambassadors that serve as representatives of the Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley. The goal of the Chamber Champions is to facilitate contact with existing Chamber members and work to identify new members through their contact efforts.

Not on the roster? Email us at info@movchamber.org and we'll get you added to receive meeting reminders, updates, etc.

When:
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Saturday, February 17, 2018Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting & Grand Re-Opening for Emerson Library

Ribbon Cutting & Grand Re-Opening for Emerson Library
Grand Re-Opening for the Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library:
Saturday, February 17 at 3100 Emerson Avenue, Parkersburg

Meet & Greet from 11:00am - 12:00pm
Speeches and Ribbon Cutting from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Please join us to celebrate the Grand Re-Opening of the Emerson Library on Saturday, February 17.  Brian and his team are excited to showcase the new entrance and other renovations after several months of construction.  Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library and the Blennerhassett Chapter of the DAR.

Free for all Chamber members.

When:
Saturday, February 17, 2018 11:00 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
3100 Emerson Avenue, Parkersburg, WV
Registration:

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018Committee Meeting

Government Relations Committee

Government Relations Committee

Please note: The Feb 21 Government Relations committee meeting is cancelled.

 

Instead please join us on WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21 for a special presentation for all Chamber members, area businesses and municipalities to learn more about Foreign Trade Zones, import/export and the tax advantages they offer!

 

Foreign Trade Zone presentation

Wednesday, March 21

11:30am - 1:00pm

Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport Williamstown, WV

 

The MOV Regional Airport, MOV Chamber and Wood County Economic Development Authority are excited to offer a special presentation for area businesses to learn more about Foreign Trade Zones from David Warner (WV Economic Development Authority) and Major Collins (US Customs and Border Patrol).

 

Learn how FTZs:

  • Offer tax advantages for import/export
  • Streamline customs paperwork and procedures
  • Provide efficiency to your import/export processes

 

Who should attend?

  • Manufacturers
  • Anyone already doing import/export
  • Anyone considering import/export
  • Municipalities and elected officials
  • Economic Development teams

 

Lunch will be provided.

Pre-registration is required. Deadline to pre-register is Wed, March 14.

$10 per attendee

Click here to RSVP:

http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ef58etta15539231&llr=n5aoz5cab

 


When:
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Cancelled for Wed, Feb 21 See note above about special presentation on March 21
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Thursday, February 22, 2018Lunch & Learn

Lunch & Learn Hosted by Netranom

Lunch & Learn Hosted by Netranom
SPECIAL TOPIC: Technology Time Savers for Your Business.

Join Netranom for an informative Lunch & Learn workshop!

Topics will include:
· How to efficiently and effectively back up your data
· What to do with those pesky software updates
· Managing your technology vendors
· Other helpful technology tips to save time and increase productivity during the work day

This event is open to all Chamber members. Lunch will be provided. Seating is LIMITED due to space constraints. Please RSVP if you plan to attend this event.

When:
Thursday, February 22, 2018 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
West Virginia Central Federal Credit Union
2nd Floor Conference Room
809 Division Street, Parkersburg
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018Business After Hours

Business After Hours Hosted by Habitat for Humanity

Business After Hours Hosted by Habitat for Humanity
Join our Business After Hours host Habitat for Humanity for an enjoyable evening with members of the Belpre, Marietta and MOV Chambers. Take a tour of the ReStore, enjoy hors d’oeuvres, door prizes and a fun networking game! Free for all Chamber members. Please RSVP if you plan to attend this event.

When:
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 5:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
Habitat for Humanity ReStore
600 16th St, Vienna, WV 26105
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting for Sheetz

Ribbon Cutting for Sheetz

Stop by the new Sheetz location between 10 am - 12 pm on Wednesday, February 28th for the grand opening of Store #643! They will have samples of their delicious Made To Order food & beverages, a prize wheel, and giveaways too!

If you bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to Mountaineer Food Bank, you will receive a Sheetz branded bag (Limit one per customer while supplies last 9AM-11:30AM).

10:15 am - $250 Z-Card Giveaway

10:30 am - $250 Z-Card Giveaway

10:45 am – Grand Opening Ceremony

11:00 am – Ribbon Cutting, $1,000 Z-Card Giveaway, Store Officially Opens!


When:
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 10:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Sheetz, Store #643
1102 7th St, Parkersburg, WV 26101
Registration:

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018Committee Meeting

Special Events Committee

Special Events Committee
The Special Events Committee members possess interest and skill in event planning and fundraising while marketing and networking with a variety of businesses.
Please RSVP by clicking the link if you are planning to attend this Special Events Committee meeting.

Not on the roster? Send us an email at info@movchamber.org and we'll add you to the list to receive our updates, meeting reminders, etc.

When:
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
MOV Chamber Office
501 Avery Street, 9th Floor United Bank Building
Parkersburg
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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