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Welcome to the view from inside the West Coast Chamber. Keeping you on the leading edge of business innovations, trends, and best practices. Keeping you in the know about what's happening in the West Michigan business community.

Where We’re Going: The Role of the Chamber (Mike Novakoski)

July 2, 2020
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Where We’re Going: The Role of the Chamber. Talking with Chamber Executive Committee Member, Mike Novakoski, President and CEO of EV Construction.

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Listen, Learn & Act on DEI, Part II

July 1, 2020
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Listen, Learn and Act: A DEI Call to Action, is the West Coast Chamber’s diversity, equity and inclusion conversation with LEDA’s Gloria Lara & Holland Museum’s Ricki Levine.

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Member Question of the Day: When Can an Employee Refuse to Work Due to COVID Concerns?

July 1, 2020
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In this episode, Don Lawless explains the legal circumstances surrounding employees refusing to come back to the workplace due to covid concerns.

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Top Three Reasons to Use the Website Info Hub

June 25, 2020

The Info Hub is your business’ portal on the Chamber website, and hare the top three reasons you should login. Don’t leave these benefits on the table.

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Listen, Learn & Act on DEI

June 25, 2020
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Listen, Learn and Act: A DEI Call to Action, is the West Coast Chamber’s diversity, equity and inclusion conversation with LEDA’s Gloria Lara & Holland Museum’s Ricki Levine.

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Where We’re Going: The Role of the Chamber (Mike Dykstra)

June 25, 2020
Future And Vision Signs

Where We’re Going: The Role of the Chamber. Talking with Chamber Executive Committee Member, Mike Dykstra, CEO of Zeeland Lumber and Supply.

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Member Question of the Day: What Workspace Changes Might We See in Offices?

June 24, 2020
Nikki Probst Member Question of the Day on Changes in the Office Workspace

In this episode, Nikki Probst of Custer, Inc talks about what workspace changes we might see as employers being staff back into the office post-quarantine.

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Member Question of the Day: What are the Do’s and Don’ts for Using Video for Marketing?

June 23, 2020
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Member Question of the Day with expert advice on do’s and don’ts for using videos for marketing your business as you reopen.

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Member Question of the Day: Help Me Understand EIDL and PPP Emergency Funding?

June 22, 2020
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Liz Hoffswell from the SBDC shares updated advice to help us understand SBA EIDL and PPP emergency funding options. EIDL Applications reopened on June 15.

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Member Question of the Day: How Can I Network While Social Distancing?

June 18, 2020
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Marketing advice on how to communicate a welcome back message that encourages customers to return and strategies to maximize communications.

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