Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley

Event Listing


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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Friday, March 02, 2018Breakfast

Sam's Club Breakfast

Sam's Club Breakfast
Sam's Club Breakfast for Chamber members.
The MOV, Belpre and Marietta Chamber members are invited to stop by for breakfast from 7:30am-9:00am at Sam's Club. Free to all Chamber members; Sam's Club membership not required.

When:
Friday, March 02, 2018 7:30 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:
Sam's Club
1100 Grand Central Ave, Vienna
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Friday, March 02, 2018School & Business

Planning Meeting for the 2018 Partner in Education Luncheon

Planning Meeting for the 2018 Partner in Education Luncheon
The 2018 PIE Luncheon will be held on Thursday, April 19 at WVU-Parkersburg and we are looking for members who would like to help plan a fun outing for students, school personnel and business partners.  Each year approximately 300 people attend and enjoy a delicious lunch catered by the AVI team at WVU-P.  After lunch we typically have an "activity" with each table that consist of 2 students, 2 school personnel and 2 reps from the business partner.  It's always a fun time to celebrate the special partnerships developed in Wood County between our public/private schools and area businesses.  

Think you might want to help us plan the activity/luncheon?  We would love to have your ideas!
Feel free to bring your lunch and join us for a working lunch meeting.

When:
Friday, March 02, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Chamber Office
501 Avery Street, 9th Floor
Parkersburg, WV
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Wednesday, March 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, March 07, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
North Christian School
3109 Emerson Avenue
Parkersburg, WV 26104
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Thursday, March 08, 2018Open House

NOE Office Equipment Open House/Rebranding Celebration

NOE Office Equipment Open House/Rebranding Celebration
Come check out everything new NOE has to offer and their remodeled showroom!
Meet with top executives from Donnellon McCarthy Enterprises & NOE’s new
vendors. See how NOE can improve your office technology.Hors d’oeuvres & wine will be available. Open to all Chamber members. Please RSVP if you plan to attend this event.

When:
Thursday, March 08, 2018 3:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
NOE Office Equipment
610 Green Street
Parkersburg, WV
Registration:
For More Info:
MOV Chamber of Commerce
304-422-3588

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Wednesday, March 14, 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, March 14, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
This month's meeting will be held at the WV Polo Club
1023 Depot Street, Parkersburg
Lunch is dutch treat.

Our meeting will follow various member visits in the process of being scheduled.
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Friday, March 16, 2018Lunch MOB

Lunch MOB at I Don't Care Eatery & Spirits

Lunch MOB at I Don't Care Eatery & Spirits

The Chamber Lunch MOB will be held at I Don't Care Eatery & Spirits. This quarterly event encourages local patrons to grab lunch at one of our Chamber eateries on a specific day and time. 

Our goal is to encourage folks to swing by and have lunch at a place that might be new to them, or maybe it's a place you frequent often, or maybe you just haven't been there in a while. 

This Friday (and all Fridays through Lent) the special will be Coleman's Fish!

Bring a co-worker and support a fellow Chamber member!


When:
Friday, March 16, 2018 11:00 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
I Don't Care Eatery & Spirits
6255 Grand Central Avenue, Parkersburg
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018Business After Hours

Business After Hours Hosted by First Neighborhood Bank

Business After Hours Hosted by First Neighborhood Bank
Join us for an evening of networking with MOV Chamber members at First Neighborhood Bank! Stay tuned for more details to follow.

When:
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 5:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
First Neighborhood Bank
4416 Emerson Avenue
Parkersburg, WV
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018Committee Meeting

Foreign Trade Zone Special Presentation

Foreign Trade Zone Special Presentation

ON-LINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND, PLEASE CONTACT THE MOV CHAMBER DIRECTLY AT 304.422.3588 

 

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

 


When:
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 11:30 AM
Where:

Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport

Williamstown, WV 

  
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Friday, March 23, 2018Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting & Open House for Audiology Services of WV

Ribbon Cutting & Open House for Audiology Services of WV
Please join us to celebrate the new office location of our member, Audiology Services of West Virginia!

Beginning at 10:00am, two guest speakers will present on the topic of "Managing Hearing Loss in 2018"

Spenser Miller, Au.D Starkey Hearing Technologies 

Ashley Barr Au.D from Cochlear Implants

SEATING IS LIMITED! Call (304) 428-2403 to reserve your spot for this presentation. 

 
 TO ATTEND THE RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY at 12PM, PLEASE RSVP BELOW:

When:
Friday, March 23, 2018 10:00 AM thru 02:00 PM
Where:

Please note new office location!

Audiology Services of West Virginia 2012 Garfield Avenue, Suite 4 Parkersburg

Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018Women in Leadership

CANCELLED: Special Events Committee

CANCELLED: Special Events Committee

This meeting has been cancelled. If you are a committee members, please watch for a follow-up email regarding some assignments we have left to fill to get our Conference materials ready to be sent out.

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

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Wednesday, April 04, 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, April 04, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Blennerhassett Elementary School
448 Jewell Road
Parkersburg, WV 26101
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Wednesday, April 11, 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, April 11, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
This month's meeting will be at the North End Tavern and Brewery
3500 Emerson Avenue, Parkersburg;
Following our meeting we will have various member visits.  Lunch is dutch treat.
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Friday, April 13, 2018Committee Meeting

Launch Meeting for Chamber Health Insurance Plan!

Do you provide healthcare coverage to your employees?  Are you looking for a plan that may be more cost efficient?  
Has the cost of insurance kept you from offering healthcare insurance to your employees?  

Announcing a new option for MOV Chamber members to consider!

We are proud to announce that WV small businesses with 2-99 employees who are members in good standing with the MOV Chamber of Commerce can now access a new insurance program to provide healthcare coverage to your employees.  This program is structured as a multiple-employer welfare association (MEWA) and was put together by the Wheeling Chamber and The Health Plan (THP).  Because of our collegial relationship with the Wheeling Chamber, the MOV Chamber and other Chambers in the state have been approved to offer this program to their members too!

We will hold an informational meeting on Friday, April 13 from 10:30am - 11:30am at the Judge Black Annex, 317 Market Street, Parkersburg.  Our role as a Chamber is to share news of this great member benefit to you and to get you in contact with one of our insurance members who are licensed to broker this plan to small businesses.

Representatives from THP and our...  More >>

When:
Friday, April 13, 2018 10:30 AM thru 11:30 AM
Where:
Judge Black Annex
317 Market Street
Parkersburg, WV  26101
Registration:
For More Info:
Jill Parsons
304.422.3588
info@movchamber.org

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Friday, April 13, 2018Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting for The Puppy Muffin

Ribbon Cutting for The Puppy Muffin
We are excited to welcome our new member, The Puppy Muffin, to the MOV Chamber! Owner Robin Stutler is excited to showcase this unique bakery and boutique, featuring top of the line fashion products, beds, leashes and special treats for your furry friends.

Join us to cut the ribbon at 2:15pm. There will be cake, punch and hors d'oeuvres available to enjoy and even an appearance from the sweet, Khloe Noel (Robin's puppy). Please RSVP if you plan to attend this ceremony.

When:
Friday, April 13, 2018 2:00 PM
Where:
The Puppy Muffin
1505 Grand Central Avenue, Suite 1
Vienna, WV
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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