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Friday, April 28, 2017Workshops

Compensation Strategy and Market Pricing 101

Compensation Strategy and Market Pricing 101
This workshop is for owners and managers responsible for developing an organization’s compensation strategy and making compensation decisions.  The first part of the workshop will focus on compensation strategy, including a model for driving organizational performance.  In the second part of the workshop, participants will learn:

· Compensation basics, including resources for survey data and guidelines for selecting survey data
· Common approaches to designing base pay programs and strategies that are a best fit for each approach
· Strategies for using variable pay programs (i.e., bonus, incentive, and recognition programs) to drive organizational performance and to help manage rising cost of base pay programs

By participating in this workshop, participants should gain an understanding of how to use compensation to drive the achievement of organizational goals and different approaches for designing compensation programs.

When:
Friday, April 28, 2017 9:30 AM thru 10:30 AM
Where:
Session held at the:
Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce
134 Court street
Plymouth, MA 02360

Conducted By:  Pamela Sande, Managing Principal
Continental breakfast and coffee included.
Registration:
No cost to attend, but registration is required.

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For more information:
Amy Naples
508-830-1620
amy@plymouthchamber.com

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Monday, May 01, 2017Workshops

ServSafe

ServSafe
This course meets the MA and RI certification regulations. All aspects of food sanitation and safety are reviewed. Topics include the flow of food, proper hygiene, HACCP, pest control, time temperature requirements and food allergies. Certification exam is given the 2nd half of the last class.

When:
from Monday, May 01, 2017 8:30 AM
thru Monday, May 08, 2017 1:00 PM
Where:
Session held at:
Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce
134 Court Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Presented by Massasoit Community College

2 Part Class: Sessions Monday, May 1 & Monday, May 8
Cost::
$199.00 + 99.00 for Exam
To register::
Steve Litcoff
508-588-9100 x1322
slitcoff@massasoit.mass.edu

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Wednesday, May 03, 2017Workshops

Advanced Excel

Advanced Excel
Advanced Excel
Topics will cover:
·Excel database functions of Creating
·Sorting and Querying a Table
·Creating and applying criteria ranges subtotals
·Database functions
·SumIf and CountIf functions
·Pivot tables if majority of class with benefit from this topic
·Importing Excel into Word creating Linked and Embedded features.

When:
Wednesday, May 03, 2017 9:00 AM thru 11:00 AM
Where:
Session Held at
Curry College
20 North Park Avenue
Plymouth, MA
Cost is $35 for members & $45 for non-members
Registration is required.
Registration:
Online registration is required to reserve your space.

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For more information:
Amy Naples
508-830-1620
amy@plymouthchamber.com

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Saturday, May 06, 2017Event

Bark in the Park Walk, Run Wag

Bark in the Park Walk, Run Wag
Fetch your sneakers and your furry friend for a Run, Walk, Wag event scheduled for May 6th at Nelson Park. Join your fellow dog lovers for this 2-mile jaunt along Plymouth’s beautiful Rail Trail. Race will begin at Nelson Park at 10:00 am and number pick up and registration begins at 9:15 am.
Entry fee of $15 & includes a bandana for your pooch. The race is a non-competitive fun run for participants of all ages but we do have some rules to obey.

When:
Saturday, May 06, 2017 9:00 AM thru 10:00 AM
Where:
Nelson Park
Plymouth, MA 02360


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Sunday, May 07, 2017Event

Plymouth Bark in the Park

Plymouth Bark in the Park
Bark in the Park is the ultimate fun filled day for pet lovers and a day packed with loads of excitement for our furry friends! Bark in the Park starts the day off with a 2 mile run, wag, wag race along the beautiful rail trail (a well maintained dirt path that runs along the beautiful Plymouth bay) and then after the race, the festival beings.  Event activities that include approximately 30 pet related vendors & non-profit organizations, food vendors for both pup and people alike, live entertainment, adoption parade, contests, rabies vaccine, Police k-9 demonstration, blessing of the dogs and so much more!  This event puts the “wow” in “bow wow”!

When:
Sunday, May 07, 2017 10:00 AM
Where:
Nelson Park
Corner of Nelson Street & Water Street
Plymouth, MA
Registration:
Please contact the PACC for vendor opportunties.

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Friday, May 12, 2017Ribbon Cuttings

Q Spa Ribbon Cutting

Q Spa Ribbon Cutting
We cordially invite you to the Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Q Spa!

Q Spa is a new Beauty, Cosmetic & Personal Care service located in downtown Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Join Us at Q Spa where our mission is to make you look good and feel good. So just sit back and relax.

When:
Friday, May 12, 2017 10:00 AM thru 11:00 AM
Where:
Q Spa
6C Court Street
Plymouth MA 02360
Registration:
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Wednesday, May 17, 2017Workshops

Driving Accountability in your Organization

Driving Accountability in your Organization
Accountability in an organization is just as important as anything else people do on the job. It means that every single team member has made a personal commitment to meet or exceed the company's goals. It's not a bullet point on a job description but rather a mentality embodied by all. In this environment, employees never stop asking themselves, "What else can I do to ensure that I am performing at optimal levels?" And it starts at the top… with the Leader.
In this workshop, you will learn:
· What a culture of accountability or non-accountability looks like
· How you build a culture of accountability
· What it takes to reset a company culture
The single event cost for this May 17th seminar is $20, and all of the proceeds will be donated to The Plymouth Recovery Center (a non-profit organization that will support post-recovery support and counseling for those who have walked the opioid addiction path.
Those attending will leave with priceless solutions to improving their business performance, in the second part of a 3-part leadership development series that also includes “The 7 Cardinal Sins of the Small Business Owner” (April 19) and “The Ideal Customer Profile for...  More >>

When:
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 8:30 AM thru 10:00 AM
Where:
Seminar held at:
Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce
134 Court Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Presented by Will Shain, Founder and President of Peer Group Advisors, dba, The Alternative Board
Registration:
Members & Non-Members are welcome to attend.
Seminar cost is $20 or $49 for the 3 Part Series
All proceeds will be donated to The Plymouth Recovery Center (a non-profit organization) that will support post-recovery support and counseling for those who have walked the opioid addiction path.

The 3-part leadership development series that also includes  “The 7 Cardinal Sins of the Small Business Owner” (April 19) and “The Ideal Customer Profile for You and Your Team” (June 14). The series is offered at a discounted rate of $49, with all registration fees donated to The Plymouth Recover Center.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017Workshops

DIY Digital Video for Small Businesses Workshop

DIY Digital Video for Small Businesses Workshop
At this workshop you will learn how to create, edit, and post interesting video content online with in-house resources.

This will involve techniques for conceiving and producing high quality videos with a smartphone or consumer video camera in a way that utilizes affordable tools in the best way possible. We will also cover the technical aspects of filming and editing, plus ways to engage audiences with various types of distribution (blogs, video series, etc).

When:
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 9:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce
134 Court Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Presented by Four String Films
Cost: $30 per person
Registration:
Members & non-members are welcome to attend, but registation is required.

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For more info:
Amy Naples
508-830-1620
amy@plymouthchamber.com

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Thursday, May 18, 2017Women Mean Business Lunch

2017 Empowering Women Business Panel

2017 Empowering Women Business Panel
Join Us for Lunch & Spirited Conversation at the Plymouth Area Chamber's Fourth Annual Empowering Women's Panel.

The Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce is please to present the 2017 Empowering Women's Panel Luncheon highlighting the position of women as strong and powerful employees, consumers and leaders in the workforce. The event will comprise of a designated panel of five influential business women from different industries and professions that will openly discuss how they and others can make a difference in their communities, conquer the workplace and maintain a positive balanced lifestyle.

A Women's Business Showcase will take place before and after the presentation from 10:00am-11:00am and 2:00pm-3:00pm.

Registration and Expo- 10:00am-11:00am

Lunch- 11:00am- 12:00pm

Panel Discussion- 12:00pm-2:00pm

Member Pricing: $55.00
Non- Member Pricing: $75.00
Table of 8 (includes Expo Booth): $400

Business Expo- 2:00pm-3:00pm

When:
Thursday, May 18, 2017 11:00 AM thru 02:00 PM
Where:
Waverly Oaks Golf Club
444 Long Pond Rd
Plymouth MA 02360
Registration:
Registration and payment are required to attend event.
For More Info:
Meg Doherty
508-830-1620
meg@plymouthchamber.com

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Thursday, May 25, 2017Business After Hours

Business After Hours- Eastern Bank

Business After Hours- Eastern Bank
"Chamber After Hours" are FREE business networking events for current and future members of the PACC. Bring some business cards and be prepared to shake some hands and meet some new faces. There will be food and drinks and fun...and most importantly...NETWORKING!

Make sure to bring plenty of business cards!

When:
Thursday, May 25, 2017 5:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
Eastern Bank
West Plymouth Square
71 Carver Rd
Plymouth MA 02360
Registration:
Registration is required to attend event.

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For More Info:
Meg Doherty
508-830-1620
meg@plymouthchamber.com

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Thursday, June 01, 2017Business After Hours

VET-WORK, Job Connection Mixer

VET-WORK, Job Connection Mixer
Are you a Veteran or Military Spuse in the Job Market?

VET-WORK
A Job Connection Mixer coming to Plymouth may be the link to your next job!

Take advantage of this chance to meet and interact with local businesses from Plymouth and the surrounding region.
This special opportunity offers a welcoming atmosphere designed exclusively for veterans and military spouses.

Our participating companies are hiring and they recognize the values that a military background brings to any business!

Mix and mingle with representatives from several industries & connect with fellow veterans.

When:
Thursday, June 01, 2017 5:30 PM thru 07:30 PM
Where:
Tavern on the Wharf
6 Town Wharf
Plymouth, MA 02360
Registration:
The event is free to attend, but registration by May 29, 2017 is required.

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Thursday, June 08, 2017Women Mean Business Lunch

Women Mean Business Luncheon- Plymouth Yacht Club

Women Mean Business Luncheon- Plymouth Yacht Club
Join the Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce at the Plymouth Yacht Club for the Women Mean Business Luncheon!  Luncheon will be a buffet provided by Alden Park

Luncheon will feature guest speaker: Deborah O'Brien from Bliss Full

Dress to Express Your True Self Program.
    
Part 1: An introduction to the 4 elements that are basic to your type of beauty- Nitrogen, Oxygen, Hydrogen, and Carbon. I talk about how we have all 4 elements in us, but we lead with just one and that one is called our dominant energy. Our dominant energy is what makes you, you and me, me.
  
Part 2: Energy profiling. Through energy profiling, I can determine what a woman's dominant energy is. When we know what the dominant energy is, we can determine the type of clothing a woman can wear too be true to herself.
  
Part 3: Five elements: Design Line, Texture, Fabrications, Patterns, and Color.
The workshop is designed to help women learn what type of clothing looks best on them and that is true to their unique energy, so they can reflect the best version of themselves with confidence, style and grace. This workshop will take the guess work out of getting...  More >>

When:
Thursday, June 08, 2017 12:00 PM thru 01:30 PM
Where:
Plymouth Yacht Club
34 Union Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Registration:
Luncheon is sponsored by Benchmark Mortgage

Registration is required for event
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Thursday, June 08, 2017Business After Hours

Plymouth Pilgrims Opening Night- Chamber Night!

Plymouth Pilgrims Opening Night- Chamber Night!
The Pilgrim Have Landed Again...

Join the Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce and the Plymouth Pilgrims for Opening Night!

Game starts at 6:30pm.

The Plymouth Pilgrims baseball club is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and a member of the New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL), one of the premier summer collegiate baseball leagues in the country and a top destination for high-level baseball talent.

When:
Thursday, June 08, 2017 6:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
Where:
Forges Field
10 Forges Field Rd
Plymouth MA 02360
Plenty of Parking!
Registration:
PACC Members get in to the game for free! Please bring colleagues, friends and family to enjoy a great game!

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017Econ-Dev Bus Tour

Plymouth Economic Development Bus Tour

Plymouth Economic Development Bus Tour
This 4-hour tour will highlight several projects and areas of development in the Plymouth Community by expert tour guides.  Attendees will hear the latest status on all development properties and commercial real estate in the region.  All attendees will also receive a detailed briefing book, and have the opportunity to network while on board the bus.  
The Pit-Stop is also a Bus Tour Highlight.

When:
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 8:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Traveling through Plymouth
Bus Tour begins at Electrical Wholesalers
430 Court Street, Plymouth MA

Registration & Networking 8:30-9:00 am
Bus leaves promptly at 9:00 am

Breakfast provided by Electrical Wholesalers
Registration:
Cost is $35 to attend and includes breakfast and lunch.
Space is limited, so register today!

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For more information:
Amy Naples
508-830-1620
amy@plymouthchamber.com

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017Workshops

The Ideal Customer Profile for You and Your Team

The Ideal Customer Profile for You and Your Team
Everyone knows that you need to create a successful marketing strategy in order to have a successful business. But this fundamental requirement isn’t always formalized in a small business, and it begins at the top... with the Leader. Therefore, before you decide how to market to potential customers, make sure you first take the time to figure out who your company is going to market to. And if the Leader can’t articulate it clearly and unambiguously, how is the rest of the organization expected to create winning strategies directed to these ideal customers?
Don’t neglect one of the most important aspects of marketing: defining your ideal customer profile (ICP).
In this workshop, you will learn:
· Why it’s important for the Leader to be clear and unambiguous about the ICP
· How to define the ideal customer in a manner understandable to your team
· Why the ICP is one of the most important things you can do for your business
The single event cost for this June 14th seminar is $20, and all of the proceeds will be donated to The Plymouth Recovery Center (a non-profit organization that will support post-recovery support and counseling for those who have...  More >>

When:
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 8:30 AM thru 10:00 AM
Where:
Seminar held at:
Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce
134 Court Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Presented by Will Shain, Founder and President of Peer Group Advisors, dba, The Alternative Board
Registration:
Members & Non-Members are welcome to attend.
Seminar cost is $20 or $49 for the 3 Part Series
All proceeds will be donated to The Plymouth Recovery Center (a non-profit organization) that will support post-recovery support and counseling for those who have walked the opioid addiction path.

The 3-part leadership development series that also includes  “The 7 Cardinal Sins of the Small Business Owner” (April 19) and “Driving Accountability in your Organization” (May 17). The series is offered at a discounted rate of $49, with all registration fees donated to The Plymouth Recover Center.

Register Here!

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Thursday, June 22, 2017Event

Atlantic Link Project Informational Forum

Atlantic Link Project Informational Forum
In August 2016, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts enacted H.4568, An Act to Promote Energy Diversity, which authorized the procurement of approximately 1,200 MW annually of hydropower and on-shore wind.
To meet this need, Emera Energy is proposing to build the Atlantic Link Project -- a proposed high voltage direct current (HVdc) transmission line that will deliver 900 megawatts (MW) of clean energy from Atlantic Canada directly to Massachusetts, through a landing spot in Plymouth.
Please join us to learn more about the project from Emera representatives.

When:
Thursday, June 22, 2017 8:30 AM thru 09:30 AM
Where:
Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce
134 Court Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Registration:
Members & non-members are welcome to attend. The forum is free to attend, but registration is required.

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For more information:
Amy Naples
508-830-1620
amy@plymouthchamber.com

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Thursday, June 29, 2017Business After Hours

Business After Hours Aboard Plymouth Cruises

Business After Hours Aboard Plymouth Cruises
Join Us Aboard Plymouth Cruises!

Boat will depart the dock at 5:30 pm. (Arrival and boarding at 5:15 pm). Please arrive 15 minutes early.

Cruise will be for 2 hours. Light appetizers and hors d'oeuvres. Cash Bar.

Space is limited & only available to members so register today!

When:
Thursday, June 29, 2017 5:30 PM thru 07:30 PM
Where:
Plymouth Cruises
9 Town Wharf
Plymouth MA
508-746-5342
Registration:
Registration is required
For More Info:
Meg Doherty
508-830-1620
meg@plymouthchamber.com

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Thursday, July 13, 2017Women Mean Business Lunch

Women Mean Business Luncheon at Carmela's Restaurant

Women Mean Business Luncheon at Carmela's Restaurant
Join us for July Women Mean Business Luncheon at Carmela's Restaurant!

Good Food. Good Wine. Good Friends. Great Times

Delight your taste buds as you indulge in authentic Italian fare, great networking, and wonderful connections!

Menu:

Simple Salad

Choice Of:

Chicken, Broccoli Ziti
or
Eggplant Parmesan

Luncheon is sponsored by Benchmark Mortgage

When:
Thursday, July 13, 2017 12:00 PM thru 01:30 PM
Where:
Carmela's Restaurant
138 Main St
Kingston, MA 02364
Registration:
Registration is required to attend event- Spaces are limited.
For More Info:
Meg Doherty
508-830-1620
meg@plymouthchamber.com

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Friday, July 14, 2017Workshops

SkyMed Informational Session

SkyMed Informational Session
The Plymouth Area Chamber is delighted to announce a major expansion of its benefit offerings for PACC members: members-only discounts on medical evacuation memberships in SkyMed International.

Join us for a short but important briefing to learn: -What SkyMed is -What It Does -How it Works -Your New SkyMed Benefits as a PACC Member

When:
Friday, July 14, 2017 8:00 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:
Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce
134 Court Street
Plymouth, MA 02360

Free to attend, but registration is required.
Presentation will contain details on SkyMed from area representative, Jeff Berger, who is based right here in Plymouth.
Registration:
Free to attend, but registration is required.

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017Ribbon Cuttings

Hair Cuttery Ribbon Cutting

Hair Cuttery Ribbon Cutting
You are cordially invited to attend the Hair Cuttery Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.

Stop by the salon to meet the great staff and take a tour of the beautiful new facility.

When:
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 8:30 AM thru 10:00 AM
Where:
Hair Cuttery
MYLES STANDISH PLAZA
113 SAMOSET STREET SUITE A-123
PLYMOUTH, MA 02360
(508) 746-8200
Registration:
Registration is required to attend

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October17

Franchising:Truths, Myths & Other things you thought you

October17

Franchising:Truths Myths & Other things you thought you knew

October19

Women Mean Business Luncheon at Kingsbury Club

October25

Morning Mixer hosted by Soothing Touch To Go LLC

November07

VET-WORK Free Job Connection Mixer

November09

Women Mean Business Luncheon- Bar Rustic