impact. The Boro
2022 Preview

2022 Preview

November 18, 2021

Season 2 ends with our CEO Brent Christensen and EVP of Member Engagement Tracy Myers sharing an announcement about 2022's annual meeting and giving an update on our GROW economic development campaign. Learn more at greensboro.org. Season 3 will begin in early 2022!

Campus Greensboro‘s Talent Pipeline

Campus Greensboro‘s Talent Pipeline

November 11, 2021

Former Campus Greensboro Fellow Zachary Attucks shares how he turned his internship at Arch MI into a full time job. He is joined by his supervisor, Director of Information Security Sean Shanahan, and Campus Greensboro Student Engagement & Events Manager Mayeesa Mitchell. Post your internship opportunity with Campus Greensboro by visiting campusgreensboro.org.

Capital Connects

Capital Connects

November 4, 2021

Launch Greensboro Advisory Board Chair Kelli Frazier Reyes and Board Member Adam Duggins sit down with entrepreneurs Leah Wyrick and Rich Camacho to discuss Capital Connects, the Chamber's annual pitch competition that both participate in. This year's event is March 9. To apply to pitch, fill out this form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1fK7mpDodQB_XVbt_7l-ueysHDjfROHZK1rx89Cuhm1Y/viewform?edit_requested=true

First Launch Capital Fund

First Launch Capital Fund

October 21, 2021

Introducing First Launch Capital Fund's newest portfolio company - Beam Dynamics. Co-Founder and CEO David Kaszycki joins Fund Executive Lou Anne Flanders-Stec and board member Nathan Powell to share his story and what the Chamber's investment will mean to his growing business.

Changing the Game for MWBEs

Changing the Game for MWBEs

October 14, 2021

CC Lambeth, owner of C2 Contractors LLC, and Assistant City Manager Kim Sowell talk about their work to connect MWBE suppliers to public projects. Hosted by the Chamber's Niketa Greene, vice president for leadership, diversity and inclusion.

Run 4 the Greenway

Run 4 the Greenway

October 7, 2021

Kids, pets and fun outfits are welcome at the annual Run 4 the Greenway and Block Party on Oct. 23! Learn more from Downtown Greenway Program & Campaign Manager Laura Lorenz and planning committee member Brian Crean. Register for the one-mile walk or four-mile run at downtowngreenway.org/events.

impact. Speaker Announcement: LD Bennett

impact. Speaker Announcement: LD Bennett

September 23, 2021

LD Bennett is back for our second annual impact. Leadership Conference! Hear her audience-favorite session from last year to get hyped up for Oct. 27, when she'll take the stage at The Carolina Theatre. Purchase your ticket at impactgso.com.

Inside LaunchLab

Inside LaunchLab

September 16, 2021

Get a behind-the-scenes look at our LaunchLab programming with three volunteer session leaders: Bruce Maxwell of Maxwell Consulting, Shawn Straub of Alt HR Partners and Jeff Crosby of JeffCrosbyBrand. They share how they work with early-stage entrepreneurs to build solid foundations for their businesses. Interested in sharing your expertise? Email laflanders-stec@greensboro.org.

Pronouns in the Workplace

Pronouns in the Workplace

September 9, 2021

Our society’s understanding of gender identity has changed drastically in recent years. Ivey Ghee – an equity trainer, motivational speaker and founder of The Hospitality G – shares a primer on gender identity, pronouns and how to support LGBTQ+ employees in the workplace. Get in touch with Ivey through her website, www.thehospitalityg.biz.

 

Links to the organizations mentioned:

https://genderspectrum.org/

https://www.hrc.org/resources/workplace

https://fenwayhealth.org/the-fenway-institute/

https://guilfordgreenfoundation.org/

https://www.pflaggreensboro.org/

Say Yes Guilford

Say Yes Guilford

September 2, 2021

Learn about Say Yes Guilford, an organization that provides scholarships and support services to local students. President and CEO Wendy Poteat sits down with Chamber Marketing and Communications Manager Holly West to discuss how this program feeds into Guilford County's workforce pipeline. Take the Say Yes Guilford survey: www.surveymonkey.com/r/6X967XJ

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