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Excelling at Chamber Networking Events

Networking can sometimes leave a bad taste in your mouth. Even the most extroverted of professionals have settings that they just aren't comfortable with. Walking up to someone and introducing yourself out of the blue can cause some unwanted stress.
Here are some tips to help you kick butt and (literally) take names at Cheektowaga Chamber Networking Events. Check things out beforehandSometimes knowing who you're going to see and what company they represent can help! A few days before the event, ask a staff member to send you a list of confirmed attendees. If a few stick out, you can even email them beforehand to tell them you're excited to meet them. This gives you a conversation starting point.
Buddy System Did you know all Cheektowaga Chamber events are open to all employees of a company? Bring a co-worker, or even a friend or spouse to help bridge any awkward introductions you might be worried about. You might get to know a co-worker on a different level!
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Latest Members: January 2018

2018 has already brought in five new members!
But what can these members
do to help your business?

Right from the start we were impressed with La Galleria Event Venue! The beautiful space and delicious food is perfect for any event. Even if you don't have a wedding to plan in the near future, the space accommodates holiday parties, corporate events, showers, and everything in between. Their beautiful outdoor space can enhance a summer event. 
We're also welcoming BYH Marketing to the Cheektowaga Chamber. Did you know that Facebook's algorithms are changing all the time? The way you used to post and engage on social media might not work anymore. Having a digital presence is key, and BYH Marketing can help. Founder Kavon Chatman has been working with us on improving our social media pages. He will be hosting a workshop for Cheektowaga Chamber Members on February 28th at 8:30 a.m. 


Thanks to Busy Beaver Lawn and Garden for supporting our chamber this month! As snow and ice accum…