By Marji Graf
LUDLOW—The Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce had a strong start to 2018.
Marji Graf spoke to the Chester Select Board on Jan. 3 regarding Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce accomplishments in 2017 and goals for 2018.
On Jan. 10, the chamber held a free education seminar on cybersecurity and protecting data.
Kim Dixon of Insights LLC held a workshop on Jan. 16 titled Small Business Success. Visitors learned how to build marketing campaigns that drive action, organize campaigns, choose advertising to reach target markets without draining resources, and coordinate with chosen marketing venues with cohesive messaging.
Representatives will travel to the New York Times Travel Show to represent the region, Jan. 25.
The chamber is working on the Annual Regional Guidebook. Those who want their business or events to be included need to update their chamber membership by February 15.
Marji Graf will also be speaking with Chester Economic Development committee on Feb. 7 at 8 a.m. at Free Range.
Brewfest Beverage was honored as January Members of the Month.
The chamber held ribbon cuttings at Main + Mountain, and S.B.MacDonald Custom Instruments. A ribbon cutting is scheduled for Feb. 14 at Vermont Cannoli.
Marji Graf is CEO of the Okemo Valley Chamber of Commerce.