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Thank you to Cody Martin with Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home for speaking and sponsoring our May Business Matters! Cody spoke about the funeral home business, and gave a wonderful presentation!

Make sure to join us this month as we hear from Landy Fuqua, Director at the Tennessee Small Business Development Center at the UT Martin REED Center!

First we heard from Thunderbolt Broadcasting about their annual 104.9 KYTN Festival coming up on May 4-5. Click here for more info. Our programming was sponsored by Center Point Business Solutions, LLC ! Kim Watts with Center Point also gave an awesome presentation titled #MeToo : How to Stay Out of The Headlines. Did you miss this month? Make sure to mark your calendar for the 3rd Tuesday of every month so you don't miss out!

Thank you to Twin Oaks Technology for sponsoring our March Business Matters! the Co and Kevin Adelsberger of Aldesberger Marketing joined us at the Obion County Public Library for our monthly event. Kevin spoke to our attendees about entrepreneurship and afterwards we got to check out the 3D printers, virtual reality googles, drones, and all the other COOL stuff on the bus!! Thanks to everyone that attended!

Thank you to Union City Insurance for sponsoring our February Business Matters! We had a wonderful turnout and appreciate our speaker, Nick Hall, for giving a great presentation and keeping our members on top of the important issues surrounding cyber security!

Make sure to join us on March 20th at 7:45 AM at the Obion County Public Library for our next Business Matters! We are looking forward to a great presentation on entrepreneurship! Don't forget to attend for your chance to win Small Business Spotlight and a bag full of swag from Obion County chamber members!

Thank you to ATA for sponsoring our January Business Matters! We appreciate everyone being flexible when we had to reschedule and for braving the ice, snow, and freezing temps to join us! Art Sparks gave a fantastic presentation on how to prepare you and your business for tax season. We started the year on a great note!

Make sure to join us on February 20th at 7:45 AM at the Obion County Public Library for our next Business Matters! We are looking forward to hearing about Cyber Security from Nick Hall of Union City Insurance Agency. Don't forget to attend for your chance to win Small Business Spotlight and a bag full of swag from Obion County chamber members!

Thank you to Davis Wealth Services for sponsoring our December Business Matters! They also brought an awesome hot chocolate bar for attendees to enjoy. Given that is was 30 degrees outside, it was great! Chad Davis great a great presentation on End of the Year Financial Planning Tips. Thank you to everyone that joined us, we ended the year on a great note! Make sure to join us on the 3rd Tuesday of every month from 7:45-9:00 at the Obion County Public Library for Business Matters! We are looking forward to a great year and have some great speakers and topics. Don't forget to attend for your chance to win Small Business Spotlight and a bag full of swag from Obion County chamber members!

This month we heard from our Membership Director Lauren Tanner as she updated attendees on the latest news from the Obion County Chamber of Commerce and Joint Economic Development Council! Afterwards, she opened the floor for discussion about what other initiatives the Chamber can be taking to improve on its service for our members and for Obion County.

This month we loved hearing about Carl Perkins Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse and their work in Obion County and the surrounding areas! Thank you to Twin Oaks Technology for sponsoring our breakfast!

Thank you to Leader's Credit Union of Union City for sponsoring and speaking at our monthly Business Matters! Coffee, networking, and a great presentation made for a wonderful morning!

We hope to see you Tuesday, October 17th at 8 am for our October "Business Matter's" where we will hear from our local Carl Perkins Center!

Thank you to Dyersburg State Community College for speaking at and sponsoring our August Business Matters! They gave a great presentation on courses and employee training that business and industries can take advantage of. Bobby West from Greenfield Products gave a great testimony on the positive impact these training's can have if businesses participate.

Thank you to the Obion County Fair for speaking at and sponsoring our July Business Matters! We are excited about this years theme, "Country Pride, County Wide."

We had a wonderful turnout as several speakers gave a presentation on this years fair and all of the exciting events happening! For more information on the Obion County Fair, please visit their website at www.obioncountyfair.net or pick up a fair book at the Obion County Public Library or the Obion County Chamber of Commerce!

Business Matters is held the 3rd Tuesday of every month from 7:45 am to 9 am at the Obion County Public Library.

Click here to check the events schedule.

Business Matters Thank you to Adult Leadership Obion County for sponsoring and providing our programming for June! Several class members spoke on behalf of the program and the positive experiences they have had. ALOC is a 9 month long program that meets once a month. Each monthly session explores a different aspect of Obion County. From agriculture and arts & entertainment all the way to law enforcement and legislative day, you will learn everything about the place you call home.

Business After Hours - June 2017 We had a wonderful Business After Hours at Discovery Park of America celebrating their newest traveling exhibit! We had a wonderful turnout and encourage everyone to take advantage of it until September!

"Made in Tennessee: Manufacturing Milestones is a traveling exhibition organized by the East Tennessee Historical Society in Knoxville, Tennessee. The exhibition project was made possible through an educational grant from the Alcoa Foundation to highlight Tennessee's manufacturing story - past, present, and future. The grant was awarded in honor of Alcoa Tennessee Operations 100th Anniversary and the announcement of its automotive expansion project on May 2, 2013. Additional support comes from the Tennessee Valley Authority. Made in Obion County Exhibit is in addition to the Made in Tennessee: Manufacturing Milestones. Guests can learn about the local impact that industries had and continue to have in this area. Discovery Park of America is adding a section dedicated to the manufacturers in Obion County, including: Blue Steel Tool, Inc.; KMI; Blue Steel Tool & Die; MIA Seating; Darling Ingredients; Premier Buildings; G & H Tool & Die; Reelfoot Metal; Green Plains; Titan Tire - Fleming Fabric & Wire; High Note Solutions; HTS Mixing; RPG Physical Testing Labs; Greenfield Products; Tyson; H & O Tool & Die; Waymatic; Jiffy Steamers; Williams Country Sausage"

Business MattersThank you to the new Center Point Business Solutions for sponsoring our April Business Matters! Kim Watts, COO, gave an awesome presentation on "Building A Culture of Service". Thank you to everyone who came out and participated!

Business MattersThank you to the Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Newbern for sponsoring our May Business Matters! Jeff Nicks gave an awesome presentation on training programs. Thank you to everyone who came out and participated!

Business MattersThank you to the new Director of Industry and Government Affairs, Jeremy Heidt, and Amy Schaftlein with the Tennessee Housing Development Agency for sponsoring and speaking at our March Business Matters!

Business MattersOur February Business Matters had over 50 attendees! Thank you to Union City Electric for sponsoring and for the great presentation on fiber coming to our area.

Business Matters - October

Our Business Matters speaker for October was Chad Davis with Davis Wealth Services in Dyersburg!
He spoke about money in politics — a discussion about the stock market and presidential elections.
We had an awesome turnout and even enjoyed blind bacon tasting!!

Business Matters - NovemberOur Business Matters topic for November was fraud within our elderly communities. Magnolia Place in Union City provided the speaker and were our sponsor as well.

BUSINESS MATTERS THIS MONTH WILL BE ON TUESDAY DECEMBER 13TH FROM 7:45 AM - 3 AM

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