Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Learn more about the symptoms and how you can protect yourself.
Resources for Managing Your Business During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Business Webinars

Updated June 30, 2020 at 1:45 p.m.
 
Below is a listing of business-related webinars that may be helpful.

How to Maximize Your Membership

July 9 at 10 a.m.

Learn more about the Blount Chamber and the many opportunities that go along with being a member. Learn how to make the most of the benefits afforded to you.

REGISTER HERE


Tennessee Small Business Development Center Resource Webinars

The Tennessee Small Business Development Center is hosting a myriad of online training webinars to assist you in all facets of your businesses. Take a gander at the upcoming events for July.

View a full list of upcoming workshops and trainings with the SBDC.

 July 9 from 9-10:30 a.m.

Business Start-Up: The Essentials
 
July 14 from 10:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
How to do Business with the Government, Webinar Part 1
 
July 16 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Branding Your Business
 
July 16 from 10:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
How to do Business with the Government, Webinar Part 2
 
July 28 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Get it the Game with Govt. Contracting & Surety Bonding
 
July 30 from noon - 1 p.m.
Doing Business with the University of Tennessee

Electronic Signatures Webinar

Learn how electronic signatures are being used today and their importance in an ever-changing business landscape where remote employees are the new norm. Electronic signatures can provide mobility for companies in many departments. Here are a couple examples: a sales department can use e-signatures to speed up the order process, administration can use them for having important contracts signed, and in human resources for faster employee onboarding.
REGISTER HERE
 
 

COVID-19 Community Conversation Series

Blount Partnership President/CEO Bryan Daniels embarks on journey to visit with community leaders across all areas of Blount County to find out how they've been responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Along the way, we hope to find out what they've learned and how they see themselves and their organizations in the future. So, join us and bring your questions.
 
May 20 -- Visit with Dr. Mike Winstead, Maryville City Schools
 
May 21 -- Visit with Greg McClain, City of Maryville
 
May 27 -- Visit with Rebecca Stone, Alcoa City Schools
 
May 28 -- Visit with Teri Brahams, Pellissippi State Community College
 
June 1 -- Visit with Rob Britt, Blount County Schools
 
June 2 -- Visit with Don Heinemann, Blount Memorial Hospital
 
 
 

PAST WEBINARS

April 2 -- "Making Sense of the Morass: The Impact of Workplace Laws New and Old During The Pandemic" presented by Howard Jackson and Ed Trent of Wimberly Lawson Wright Daves & Jones, PLLC.

April 3 -- "Understanding the SBA Loan Process and the Major Business and Tax Provisions of the CARES Act" presented by Chris Trump of Egerton, McAfee Armistead & Davis, P.C.

April 3 -- National Small Business Town Hall presented by U.S. Chamber and Inc.

April 6 -- "PPP Loan: Applying, Spending, Record-keeping, and not Being Bitten," presented by Tab Burkhalter of the The Burkhalter Group.

April 7 -- "Workers' Compensation and COVID-19" presented by TN Chamber and Michael Haynie of Mainer & Herod law firm.

April 13 -- "Big Picture: Road Map to Recovery" presented by U.S. Chamber Foundation Path Forward program. 

April 14 -- "Tennessee Business Response Conference" presented by TN Chamber.

April 16 -- "Deep Dive: Testing" presented by U.S. Chamber Foundation Path Forward program

April 20 -- "Childcare Barriers to Returning to Work" presented by U.S. Chamber Foundation Path Forward program

April 23 -- "Maximize Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness" presented by Chris Trump of Egerton, McAfee Armistead & Davis, P.C.

April 23 -- "Masks, Temperature Scanners and More" presented by U.S. Chamber Foundation Path Forward program

April 27 -- "Transportation: Overcoming Barriers for Returning to Work" presented by U.S. Chamber Foundation Path Forward program

April 30 -- "Integrating Employees Back Into Your Business" presented by Keeli Boyce of Express Strategic Services

April 30 -- "How is the Pandemic Influencing Consumers?" presented by U.S. Chamber Foundation Path Forward program

May 6 -- "LinkedIn Best Practices" presented by Epic Nine

May 7 -- "Lessons from Companies in Other Countries" presented by U.S. Chamber Foundation Path Forward program

May 14 -- "Sports, Entertainment & Restaurants: How restrictions to mass gatherings will impact key industries" presented by U.S. Chamber Foundation Path Forward program

May 15 -- "Respectful Workplace: It Still Matters" presented by Howard Jackson and Ed Trent of Wimberly Lawson Wright Daves & Jones, PLLC.

June 3 -- "Workplace Violence Prevention" presented by Kathryn Scourby, KNS Consulting

Search Jobs

Looking for a job in Blount County? Search our job board for current opportunties.

Search Jobs

Join Our Email List for Updates

By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Blount Partnership, 201 S. Washington St, Maryville, TN, 37804 United States. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact.