The Chamber provides entrepreneurs with small business start-up services including: marketing, management, technical, financial, and certification assistance through several of our area partners.
Networking is important for establishing and maintaining business relationships that produce long and short-term benefits for a regional economy and for individual businesses. The interaction of people within the business community, as well as cross-sector contacts for business people with their counterparts in the government, social services, education, clergy and neighborhoods is, in many ways, its own reward. The Chamber and various industry groups host meetings, seminars, training, and business after hours events to help companies connect.
Businesses of all sizes need resources and access to capital to grow and expand. To meet these demands, the Chamber partners with multiple local organizations that provide a variety of financial tools to meet the unique needs of every business. Such as small business lending, micro-enterprise funding, and state and local incentives, including cost savings programs.
Business operations can sometimes run into government regulations and procedures that can add stress and time to your company’s expansion plans. Whether you are expanding your facility in the Village of Holland or Springfield Township area, or expanding your customer base by becoming a local, state, or military vendor, the Chamber can help connect you with resources to help you achieve your goals.
The Chamber's goal is to foster meaningful discussions on diversity and inclusivity, as a priority in business and community. Courageous conversations to feed our fundamental need to belong; from our place of business to our place of residence. The Diversity & Inclusion education and events presented by Hollywood Casino Toledo, will include interactive and dynamic opening and keynote panel speakers, with an emphasis on exercises and activities to build awareness and understand equality to everyone
As the single point of contact for all of your employment needs, we have the resources and strategies to help your business grow and succeed. Our experts work with businesses to create a comprehensive and customized plan to get you the workers you need. Using a wide range of tools and services available through Lucas County, like online job postings, job fairs and hiring events, screening services and assessments, background checks, and skills-based testing, our employment consultants help ensure you have the qualified workforce needed to help your business succeed.
The Chamber is involved in global trade and outreach efforts on behalf of their members and communities, beginning with document certification programs and extending into conferences, consulting, and partnerships with Consulate of Mexico and beyond.
The Chamber works with businesses to develop training programs and resources to provide existing and future employees with specific skills and occupational competencies, helping the business to succeed. Such as Occupational Skills Training, Occupational Skills Training, and Occupational Skills Training.