Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley

Event Listing


Friday, August 10, 2018Lunch & Learn

Lunch & Learn Hosted by Peoples Bank

Lunch & Learn Hosted by Peoples Bank
Join us for an informative Lunch & Learn session with our friends from Peoples Bank!
Special topic: 6 Keys to Effective Networking
Lunch will be provided. Open to all MOV Chamber members.
Space is limited to the first 20 registrants. Please RSVP by Tuesday, August 7.

When:
Friday, August 10, 2018 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
MOV Chamber Office
501 Avery Street, Parkersburg
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018Open House

Education Meet & Greet

Education Meet & Greet
MOV Chamber members are invited to a morning Meet & Greet with the new President of West Virginia University at Parkersburg (Dr. Christopher Gilmer) and the new Superintendent of Wood County schools (Mr. William Hosaflook.)  

Join us for coffee and light refreshments on your way to work on August 14.  We are excited for the opportunity to hear from Dr. Gilmer and Superintendent Hosaflook on their goals for their respective organizations.  This morning session will also allow the representatives from the business community to reinforce the importance for a strong education system in our region.  After each has talked for 5 - 10 minutes, we will moderate Q&A from the audience.  

This event is open to all MOV Chamber members.
Pre-registration is encouraged by Friday, August 10.

When:
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 8:15 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:
Hosted by the Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library
3100 Emerson Avenue, Parkersburg WV  26101
Registration:
For More Info:
MOV Chamber
304.422.3588
info@movchamber.org

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018Committee Meeting

Government Relations Committee

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.


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

When:
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
WV Federal Central Credit Union
809 Division Street
Parkersburg
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Friday, August 17, 2018Ribbon Cutting

Grand Opening Ceremony for Hot Dog Willy's

Grand Opening Ceremony for Hot Dog Willy's
Join us in celebrating the official ribbon cutting of Hot Dog Willy's new location in the Point Park Marketplace! Come hungry and stick around for lunch!Open to all MOV Chamber members.

When:
Friday, August 17, 2018 11:00 AM
Where:
Hot Dog Willy's
New! At the Point Park Marketplace
113 Ann Street, Parkersburg
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Friday, August 17, 2018Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting & Open House for Simply Sophia's Merle Norman

Ribbon Cutting & Open House for Simply Sophia's Merle Norman
Please join us to celebrate the brand new location of Simply Sophia's Merle Norman at their new home in Vienna! Come take a tour, enjoy refreshments and meet their friendly team! Open to all Chamber members. Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

When:
Friday, August 17, 2018 12:00 PM thru 02:00 PM
Where:
Simply Sophia's Merle Norman
NEW LOCATION!
506 Grand Central Avenue, Vienna
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018Business After Hours

Business After Hours Hosted by Grae-Con Construction

Business After Hours Hosted by Grae-Con Construction
Join us for an evening of networking with fellow MOV Chamber members!  Spend some time networking with new and familiar faces of the MOV Chamber, all while enjoying delicious hors d'oeuvres, complimentary beer and wine and non-alcoholic refreshments.

Don't forget to bring your business cards to be entered in for door prize drawings!

Open to all Chamber members.
Please RSVP below by Friday, August 17.

When:
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 5:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
Where:
Grae-Con Construction
101 Industry Rd, Marietta, OH 45750
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Wednesday, August 22, 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, August 22, 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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Thursday, August 23, 2018Ribbon Cutting

Open House Celebration for SW Resources Warehouse Expansion

Open House Celebration for SW Resources Warehouse Expansion

Mark your calendars to celebrate with SW Resources! Last September, we gathered as they officially broke ground to commemorate the start of a more than 11,000 square foot expansion to their warehouse. Join us as we celebrate the completion of this project with tours, refreshments, and an official ribbon cutting ceremony. Stay tuned for more details!

 

 

When:
Thursday, August 23, 2018 2:00 PM thru 04:00 PM
Where:
SW Resources
1007 Mary Street
Parkersburg
Registration:

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting for MCNB Banks

Ribbon Cutting for MCNB Banks
Join us to welcome new member MCNB Banks and cut the ribbon to celebrate their Grand Opening! Area Executive Michael McCartney is excited to showcase his new location and meet fellow members. Open to all members. Please RSVP if you would like to attend this event.

When:
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 11:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
MCNB Banks
1119 Garfield Avenue, Parkersburg
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Wednesday, September 05, 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, September 05, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Wood County Christian School
113 W 9th Street
Williamstown, WV 26187
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Thursday, September 06, 2018Open House

Grand Opening for WVU-P Entrepreneur Center

Grand Opening for WVU-P Entrepreneur Center
Join us for the Grand Opening of the brand new Entrepreneur Center at WVU-P! Come out to help us cut the official ribbon, take a tour and learn more about how that you can get involved! Stay tuned for more details!

When:
Thursday, September 06, 2018 5:30 PM
Where:
West Virginia University at Parkersburg
Workforce & Economic Development Building
300 Campus Drive, Parkersburg
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Friday, September 07, 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, September 07, 2018 7:30 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:
Sam's Club
1100 Grand Central Ave, Vienna, WV
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Wednesday, September 12, 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, September 12, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Location varies; Contact the Chamber at (304) 422-3588 for more information.
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Thursday, September 13, 2018Business After Hours

Launchpad

By now most of the civilized world has seen an episode of "Shark Tank." An entrepreneur is launching a new business or posing the next great invention to a panel of judges, hoping one of them will approve of the concept and invest in the venture.

What if you had the chance to do that locally?

Guess what? You will!

For the last two years, a committee of the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Council (MOVRC) has organized a business pitch contest called "Launchpad" (our version of "Shark Tank.") We are proud to share that Year 3 is upon us!

How can Chamber members get involved in Launchpad?

#1 Sponsor the event
We already have several area businesses and state-wide organizations who have expressed interest in helping to sponsor the pre-launch and prize award, but additional support is greatly appreciated to fully cover the costs. The chairperson for the Launchpad is Jody Murphy, executive director of the Pleasants Area Chamber of Commerce and he can be reached at (304) 684-9909 if you would like more details about sponsorship.

#2 Offer in-kind services to the Launchpad winner
Accounting, legal, marketing, IT - just to name a few of the areas that a new...  More >>

When:
Thursday, September 13, 2018 5:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
Where:
Parkersburg Art Center

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Wednesday, September 26, 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, September 26, 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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Thursday, September 27, 2018Social Event

Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneurship Expo

Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneurship Expo

What is MOVEE? The Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneurship Expo is a one-day conference that brings aspiring and existing business owners and their employees together with educators, industry experts, students, and resource providers. Participants will hear inspiring stories from successful entrepreneurs; attend a variety of workshops that provide specific tools and information on timely topics related to marketing and promotion, management, finance, accounting, insurance, and legal issues that affect businesses. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to network with other business and community leaders during the Resource Fair and Networking session of MOVEE.

Registration is $25 to attend.

REGISTRATION LINK: https://khorassj.wufoo.com/forms/zuniarb05c6swa/

For more information, please visit https://www.marietta.edu/movexpo


When:
Thursday, September 27, 2018 8:00 AM thru 04:30 PM
Where:
Marietta College, 215 5th Street Marietta, OH 45750
Programs will be held in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center and Legacy Library.

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Wednesday, October 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, October 03, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Edison Middle School
1201 Hillcrest Street
Parkersburg, WV 26101
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588q
info@movchamber.org

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Thursday, October 04, 2018Social Event

Amazing Chamber Chase 2018

Amazing Chamber Chase 2018
We are excited to continue our Amazing Chamber Chase scavenger hunt in Downtown Parkersburg this year! This was such a fun, well-attended event last year and we had some GREAT costumes! Join us at Bicentennial Park for a fun, outdoor team activity in Downtown Parkersburg. Gather a team of at least 4 co-workers, friends, family. Stay tuned for more details to follow!

When:
Thursday, October 04, 2018 5:30 PM thru 07:30 PM
Where:
Bicentennial Park
300 block of Market Street
Downtown Parkersburg

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Wednesday, October 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, October 10, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Location varies; Contact the Chamber at (304) 422-3588 for more information.
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Thursday, October 11, 2018Business After Hours

Business After Hours Hosted by Pickering Associates

Business After Hours Hosted by Pickering Associates
Join us for the annual Pickering Associates Fallfest Business After Hours in conjunction with the MOV, Marietta, Belpre and Pleasants County Chambers. Stay tuned for more details to follow.

When:
Thursday, October 11, 2018 5:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
Pickering Associates
11283 Emerson Ave, Parkersburg, WV, 26104
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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