Chamber awards will be presented at our Annual Meeting on March 13th in the following categories: “Most Involved Volunteer,” “Emerging Business,” and “Established Business.” We are proud to announce our winners in each category:
Most Involved Volunteer - Katie St. John, An Occasional Florist
Emerging Business of the Year - Crumbz Cakery
Established Business of the Year - DogWatch Hidden Fences of Columbus
Please come to honor these deserving chamber members at the annual meeting on March 13!
The Hilliard Chamber of Commerce has a LinkedIn Group which we would encourage you to join! As LinkedIn is the professional platform of social media, we want to connect you to others in generating meaningful conversations about business issues. Please look for our group and become a member.
A Taste of Tyrol-Innsbruck, Austria from September 18-26, 2015!
Enjoy a tour of Austria for nine days, seven nights from September 18-26, 2015, including hotel, meals, day trips and round trip airfare from Columbus, Ohio! This tour will feature the legendary Oktoberfest event. An optional Nurnberg extension is available.
The early-bird price of the trip is $2,949 per person (double occupancy) if you make your deposit by March 1, 2015. The price of the trip after March 1, 2015 will be $3,099 ($150 more). Do not delay as space is limited! You can see how wonderful this trip will be by viewing the brochure below! This trip is open to everyone in the US and you do not need to be a chamber member.
The pricing of trip insurance has gone down. The new rates for trip insurance are $219 for $2,001 to $3,000 total cost of trip or $269 for $3,001 to $4,000 total cost of trip. If you are planning to turn in a registration form, please be sure to also include a photo copy of the picture page of your passport.
CHAMBER MEMBERS: Connections and Coffee will meet on Friday, March 13th from 8:00am to 9:00am at Scrambler Marie's, 3939 Britton Parkway in Hilliard.
Click HERE to search open jobs posted by our members.
Recently, The Schapiro Group, an Atlanta-based strategic consulting firm, released a national survey of 2,000 adults that indicated significant benefits for businesses active in their local Chamber of Commerce.
When a small business is active in a Chamber of Commerce:
Major Impact on Small Businesses
Small businesses represent the largest segment of most local chamber membership rolls, and the study indicates that chamber membership has consistent and powerful benefits for small business members—if consumers are aware that the small business is involved with its local chamber.
Visit and patronize the members of the Hilliard Chamber! If your business is not a member, join us in 2015! We look forward to connecting you with other business leaders in the community and working with our elected leaders to keep a positive business climate in our area.