Category: Articles

Chamber names volunteers of the quarter for first quarter 2018

Date: July 11, 2018 Category: Articles

Congratulations to our volunteers of the quarter for the first quarter of 2018! This quarter, we recognized the following volunteers (Pictured L-R): Ann Riegle-Crichton, Dayton Metro Library; David Bowman, The Ohlmann Group; Julia Hall, CareWorks Comp. ...

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Voice of Business: OSHA ‘hot’ over heat stress

Date: July 5, 2018 Category: Articles

With summer here, heat stress issues can rear their ugly head – not only on outdoor worksites but also in production facilities. Don’t be caught ill-prepared for an incident and a subsequent visit by OSHA – establish your heat stress program today. ...

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Payroll ‘true-up’ reports due soon

Date: July 3, 2018 Category: Articles

An important deadline is on the way for private businesses, and if missed, it could result in the loss of major savings on workers' compensation premiums. The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) requires that employers reconcile their actual pay...

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

Date: June 13, 2018 Category: Advocacy, Articles

UPDATE: June 26, 2018 -- Dayton Area Chamber Executive Vice President Chris Kershner presented testimony before the Ohio House Ways & Means Committee advocating for this bill. Read his testimony here.   ORIGINAL POST: June 13, 2018 -- In la...

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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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