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­čĹŹBusiness Academy Participant Testimonials­čĹŹ

The 3rd Annual Lake Area Chamber Business Academy is nearing! Registration for the Academy is open through January 5th, but the class is limited to 20 participants from non-competing businesses so it's important to register soon! Check out what previous participants have said about attending the Academy! Academy Participant Testimonials: "This was one of the best things I have done to improve as a business owner. It forced me to think about my business, my future, and take action. Thank You!" "It was a great mix of topics to benefit business owners and employees. VERY eye opening to dive deeper into various segments." "I thought the academy was amazing. I will definitely encourage others to participate in the next session!" "Wow - this did not disappoint! As a business owner of 19 years, I still took away valuable information from every single session. Thank you, thank you!" About Business Academy: Our goal with Business Academy is to provid

­čĹÇSEE WHAT WE HAVE IN STORE: Business Academy Session Breakdown­čĄę

The Lake Area Chamber Business Academy is right around the corner & now's the time to reserve your spot! There is limited seating and the class is for non-competing businesses so reserve your spot today. The Lake Area Chamber has provided a sneak peak of the awesome sessions we have in store for attendees. Check them out: Session 1 | January 6, 2021 Cyber Security for Your Business & Your Responsibility (Liability) for Employee and Customer Data Protection Randall Cowan, OakStar Bank It's not a matter of if, it's when. At some point, your system will be compromised. Cyber fraud, phishing attempts, malware, DDOS, bots, trojan horses, ransomware, viruses … all put a business at significant risk. A compromised system or network can be catastrophic for a business on many levels. What you don't know, can hurt you. In this session, an IT Expert will detail some of the most common techniques used by hackers to compromise computers and POS systems, as well as some of

TAKE YOUR BUSINESS TO NEW HEIGHTS with the Business Academy­čôł

Registration is open for the 3rd annual Lake Area Chamber Business Academy ! Whether you're a seasoned business owner, starting up a new business, entrepreneur, or there is someone in your company you want to develop, this is the perfect opportunity. Registration is first come, first serve so hurry & get registered today by visiting our website or calling the Lake Area Chamber of Commerce .  Lake Area Chamber Business Academy Details: 6 SESSIONS - 12 WORKSHOPS Jan 6, Jan 20, Feb 10, Feb 24, Mar 10, Mar 24 (Mar 31 - Make Up Day If Needed) 8:30 AM - 12: 30 PM Location: Willmore Lodge CLASS SIZE LIMITED TO 20 PEOPLE IN NON-COMPETING BUSINESSES TUITION Chamber Members : $300 Non-members :$450 SESSIONS: Session 1 Cyber Security for your Business & Your Responsibility (Liability) for Employee and Customer Data Protection A Great Company Handbook is Critical for your Business Session 2 Be Intention About Your Business Structure 10 Business Ratios Any Business Owner Should Know Ses

Added Value of Hosting and Attending Ribbon Cuttings

Ribbon cuttings are just one of the many benefits of joining the Lake Area Chamber . Our chamber prides itself on providing amazing opportunities for our members to gain exposure and build their brands. Whether you've been thinking about hosting a ribbon cutting for your business or you're looking for a great way to meet new businesses in town, ribbon cuttings are the perfect place for all! Learn more of the perks of hosting and attending ribbon cuttings: Benefits of Hosting a Ribbon Cutting Gain Exposure Your business is in the spotlight during a ribbon cutting. This is your chance to showcase your business and what you're all about. It's also a fun way to invite friends, family, and other business leaders in the community to check out your business.  Meet Involved Community Leaders Many area leaders and chamber members attend ribbon cuttings. That means you get a chance to meet many local people who are involved in our amazing community. The connections formed at rib