20120229 | Category: Letters from the President

Seven Reasons Every Business and Non-profit Organization Should Be A Member of Their Local Chamber of Commerce In A Challenging Economy: No. 6

Toni Rubleski, #1 Bestselling author on Amazon.com and President of the Mind Capture Group, wrote this on why every business should be a member of their local chamber. Here is No. 6! Advocacy!

“It’s Not Luck”… OMEP Workshop

        This morning we had the opportunity to hear from  OMEP (Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership)  with Chris and Larry. It was a terrific overview of 6 growth strategies that have come out of a 2009-2011 Next Generation of Manufacturing Study. Fascinating data: Scary or Opportunities???

20120228 | Category: Letters from the President

Seven Reasons Every Business and Non-profit Organization Should Be A Member of Their Local Chamber of Commerce In A Challenging Economy- No. 5

Toni Rubleski, #1 Bestselling author on Amazon.com and President of the Mind Capture Group, wrote this on why every business should be a member of their local chamber. Here is No. 5! Low Cost Advertising Opportunities –

20120227 | Category: Uncategorized

Do You Have an Actionable Disaster Recovery Plan?

By Larry Gray One of the great things about living in the Pacific Northwest is the lack of catastrophic natural disasters; they really don’t happen all that often.  The down side is complacency that dulls our awareness of the need to properly plan for potential disasters.  The reality is that a wide variety of unforeseen [...]

Seven Reasons Every Business and Non-profit Organization Should Be A Member of Their Local Chamber of Commerce In A Challenging Economy No. 4 – Networking

Toni Rubleski, #1 Bestselling author on Amazon.com and President of the Mind Capture Group, wrote this on why every business should be a member of their local chamber. Here is No. 4! Networking From seminars, leads groups, luncheons to business expos and various business and community committees, there’s absolutely no excuse for not being able [...]

20120224 | Category: Letters from the President

Seven Reasons Every Business and Non-profit Organization Should Be A Member of Their Local Chamber of Commerce In A Challenging Economy: No 3 – Ongoing Training & Education

Toni Rubleski, #1 Bestselling author on Amazon.com and President of the Mind Capture Group identified 7 reasons all businesses should join their local chamber. Here is no. 3 Ongoing Training & Education: Unless you have the luxury of a training budget or can afford to bring in local, regional or nationally known experts on different [...]

Candidate Endorsement Council Gets Underway

Your eight member CEC is fired up!     The following candidates for office have been invited to participate in our endorsement process for the spring primary – May 2012. City of Beaverton – City Council positions 3 & 4 Mayor of Beaverton – Denny Doyle (endorsed in August 2011 for re-election) Washington County Commissioner [...]

20120223 | Category: Letters from the President

Seven Reasons Every Business and Non-profit Organization Should Be A Member of Their Local Chamber of Commerce In A Challenging Economy – #2: Access

Toni Rubleski, #1 Bestselling author on Amazon.com and President of the Mind Capture Group identified 7 reasons all businesses should join their local chamber. Here is no. 2 Access! Unless you’re crazy or like consistent rejection, no one enjoys making cold calls all day long. It’s a painful, tedious process that often wastes far too [...]

20120222 | Category: Letters from the President

Seven Reasons Every Business and Non-profit Organization Should Be A Member of Their Local Chamber of Commerce In A Challenging Economy

Toni Rubleski, #1 Bestselling author on Amazon.com, wrote this piece. He is the CEO of The Mind Capture Group. His top 7: Visibility Access Ongoing training & learning Networking Low cost advertising opportunities Advocacy Dollar saving discounts We’ll highlight Visibility here

Exports are Key to our Growth!

We had a great guest speaker, Sean Robbins, Greater Portland Inc., this past Tuesday at our monthly luncheon. It was great to hear about their new strategic plan and branding process underway that is going to most importantly focus on retention and expansion of jobs in our region. Recruitment is always on the table, but [...]

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