Category: Articles

Chamber’s logistics group advocates for tax change; legislation now under consideration

Date: June 13, 2018 Category: Advocacy, Articles

In late 2017, the businesses that make up the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce’s Dayton Area Logistics Association (DALA) saw a problem that was costing them a lot of money. The state of Ohio was charging hefty sales tax on items like forklifts, conveyor...

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What young professional programs (like our own Generation Dayton) do for Dayton

Date: April 30, 2018 Category: Articles

In 2017, Millennials were documented as the largest generation of youth in history, and worldwide made up almost 50 percent of the global workforce, (Lovell,, 2017). How is Dayton capitalizing on this new talent? Attracting and retaini...

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If you don’t know who’s supplying your natural gas, you could be leaving savings on the table

Date: April 16, 2018 Category: Articles

Fluctuating energy costs can wreck a small business’s budget. In fact, according to the National Federation of Independent Business’s Energy Consumption poll, energy costs are one of the top three business expenses for 35% of small businesses. The goo...

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What does tax reform mean for your business?

Date: March 13, 2018 Category: Advocacy, Articles

The news after Washington made sweeping changes to the tax laws in the U.S. was inundated with businesses declaring bonuses for employees, and plans to pass tax savings on to customers in the form of major price cuts. But some business owners have paused ...

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Local university boosts innovation in Dayton

Date: March 9, 2018 Category: Articles

The chamber’s young professional organization, Generation Dayton, is exploring how Dayton fosters innovation in order to continue the growth of our community for years to come. One of the biggest key players in fostering continued growth and improvem...

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Chamber names volunteers of the quarter for fourth quarter 2017

Date: February 26, 2018 Category: Articles

Congratulations to our volunteers of the quarter for the fourth quarter of 2017! This quarter, we recognized the following volunteers (Pictured L-R): Natalie Burke, Kettering Health Network; Jake Current, Miami Luken, Inc.; Nick Ripplinger; Kate Vriner, S...

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Do you know someone who knows someone?

Date: February 9, 2018 Category: Articles

You’ve heard the saying, ‘it’s all about who you know’. Turns out, it’s absolutely true. While skill sets are still paramount, researchers have found that who you know matters more than we once thought. The website took a look at m...

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Credit card brands are saying goodbye to signatures

Date: February 1, 2018 Category: Articles

The rise of mobile payments, such as Apple Pay and Google Wallet, have set the stage for consumers to have an improved shopping experience when purchasing goods or services. With the influx of convenient payment methods, credit cards companies are continu...

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Chamber members named ‘Best of Dayton’

Date: January 30, 2018 Category: Articles

Dayton Magazine's 'Best of Dayton' recognizes outstanding options the Dayton region has to offer, and as expected, Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce members made a great showing again this year. Please join us in celebrating the following chamber member win...

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Dayton Area Chamber member partners with U.S. Chamber to produce middle-market report

Date: January 15, 2018 Category: Articles

RSM US LLP (RSM), a Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce member, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce have joined forces to present the RSM US Middle Market Business Index (MMBI)—a first-of-its-kind middle market economic index developed in collaboration with Mo...

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