Preparing students to make informed choices about career paths and courses of study they pursue while in high school is one of the objectives of the workforce development programs for the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce. To meet that objective, the Chamber recently held a Career Awareness Fair for 1,200 eighth graders at Cleveland State Community College. Read more here
Effective communication is essential to leading your potential client throughout the buying process. Salespeople need to think of themselves as a navigator, helping customers understand each stage of the process that ultimately helps the business achieve their goal and the salesperson to close the sale. Join the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, Oct. 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., in the conference center for a presentation by Gary White, Executive Director with the John Maxwell Team. Read more here
Join hundreds of business, civic and community leaders for the 2017 PrimeTime Business EXPO, on Saturday, Oct. 14, at Bradley Square Mall, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Annual EXPO allows members of Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce an opportunity to present their products or services to the community. Read more here
Detailed maps highlighting Bradley County, Cleveland and Charleston Tennessee are now available for purchase at the Chamber office for the nominal fee of $5. A complimentary quantity of maps is provided for those members at the Business Essential tier and higher. Additionally, a larger wall size, laminated format of the map is available to order for $50. Read more here
The Women’s Council of the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber will help interested individuals become the “boss of their legal affairs” on Monday, Sept. 25, at noon in the conference center. Cost is $15 for Chamber members and $25 for nonmembers and includes a buffet luncheon. Chamber members may use admission credits from their tiered investment if available. To register call (423) 472-6587 by noon on Thursday, Sept. 21. Read more here
Twenty-six exceptional young people from Bradley Central, Cleveland and Walker Valley High Schools and Tennessee Christian Preparatory School recently participated in a daylong retreat to begin their Youth Leadership Class of 2017-18 experience. Youth Leadership is a workforce development initiative of the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce. Read more here
Director of Cleveland City Schools Dr. Russell Dyer Ed.D. to be the featured speaker for the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce September “Food for Thought” membership luncheon. Dr. Dyer will be speaking on the recent developments and upcoming plans for the BLADE (Blended Learning and Digital Enhancement) project. The third-quarter “Food for Thought” noon membership luncheon will be held at the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, September 21 at noon. Read more here
The Cleveland / Bradley Chamber of Commerce welcomes Joel Henderson and Larissa Coleman to the team. Mr. Henderson has been appointed as the new communications director and Mrs. Coleman has been hired as the new membership accounts representative.
Joel Henderson will lead the communications efforts for publications, marketing, promotional strategies, digital communications and media relations. Henderson holds a bachelor’s degree from the School of Journalism at Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, Tennessee. Prior to joining the Chamber team Henderson served as the vice president of corporate communications and legislative liaison for North American Credit Services in Chattanooga. Read more here
Larissa Coleman will be responsible for ensuring the continuous and steady growth of the Chamber’s membership in further promoting new member recruitment. She will also coordinate Chamber sales and advertising services. Coleman is a graduate from the University of Tennessee Chattanooga with a bachelor’s degree in Communications. Prior to her new position with the Chamber Coleman worked with the American Red Cross Winston Salem Chapter in North Carolina. Read more here
Nestled in the heart of the Ocoee Region in Southeast Tennessee lies Cleveland/Bradley County, Tennessee. Here a small-city feeling mixes with progressive business, excellent medical, educational and cultural facilities, and thriving industry to create an ideal place to live, work, raise a family and even retire. The community offers a seasonal climate, major transportation advantages, a diversified economy, traditional family values and a natural playground set against a picturesque backdrop. What more could you want?