Category: Articles

Chamber-backed woman owned business enterprise (WBE) bill signed into law

Date: December 20, 2018 Category: Advocacy, Articles

By: Holly Allen, Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce UPDATE: This legislation went into effect on October 8, 2020. The state of Ohio is now a friendlier place for women-owned businesses. Ohio Governor John Kasich signed two of the Dayton Area Chamber's ...

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REPORT: How does the corporate world approach social responsibility?

Date: December 19, 2018 Category: Articles

By: Holly Allen, Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce For many businesses, 'doing the right thing' has always been a guiding principal. In some cases decisions are made, not based on what's best for the bottom line, but what's best for the community which t...

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$1 trillion in holiday sales is a bright spot for retail

Date: December 5, 2018 Category: Articles

Article submitted by chamber partner: Infintech  According to market research firm, eMarketer, holiday retail sales in the U.S. are projected to climb above $1 trillion this year. CNBC reported nearly a 6 percent increase from 2017 is expected for the p...

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Chamber’s proposal to cut military education costs moves toward law

Date: November 28, 2018 Category: Advocacy, Articles

By: Holly Allen, Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce DAYTON, Ohio (November 28, 2018) - A proposal to lower education costs for service men and women and their children in the state of Ohio has taken a step toward becoming a reality. The bill, known as Hou...

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10 holiday marketing tips for small businesses

Date: November 20, 2018 Category: Articles

By: Rhonda Abrams, American Express For many businesses, the holidays are the make-or-break season, but this crucial time of year can easily sneak up on you. It's time to get ready now, before you get overwhelmed by the day-to-day holiday r...

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Chamber members gear up for Small Business Saturday spotlight

Date: October 31, 2018 Category: Articles

By: Holly Allen, Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce Small Business Saturday has gained plenty of traction since American Express first gave it legs in 2010 as a way to support small businesses. The holiday falls on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, and is ...

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Real-Time Payments to Make Impact in B2B Sector

Date: October 24, 2018 Category: Articles

According to a recent survey, real-time payments technology is beginning to impress the B2B community. The survey suggests a shift in the market, with B2B businesses putting more emphasis on faster payment capabilities with the hopes that it will bolster ...

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Trustworthy resources for small business owners

Date: October 23, 2018 Category: Articles

Mari Jo Vazzo, Cox Media Group Ohio contributor There are 28 million small businesses in the US, which outnumber corporations more than 1500-to-1. Seventy percent of small business are run by a single person, which means there are a lot of small busine...

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Check Out The Benefits Guide Today

Date: October 23, 2018 Category: Articles is a handy guide to navigating health care. With informative articles written in easy-to-understand language, gives you access to a wealth of useful information. You’ll find information on regulatory updates, id...

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How medical marijuana will affect your business’s safety procedures

Date: September 19, 2018 Category: Advocacy, Articles

It may be several months before the first dispensary opens its doors in the state of Ohio, but effective September 8, 2018, medical marijuana is legal here. Many member businesses have posed questions regarding how this change will affect their approach t...

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