Business Weekly Agenda for February 11 | Business Weekly


Wednesday, Feb. 12

The TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce presents REACH to Find Harmony from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Loft at Landis Creek, 765 N. Lewis Road, Limerick, Montgomery County. Jenna Armato, chief empowerment officer of Attract, Engage, Inspire LLC will teach how to create work-life balance. Cost: $30 if prepaid before Feb. 5, $35 after Feb. 5. Details: 610-326-2900. 

Tuesday, Feb. 18

Berks Women in Motion will hold a networking lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Third and Spruce Cafe, West Reading. Cost: $12 per person; advance registration is required via liz@eb-designs.com. Details: 610-406-5414.

The Small Business Resource Association presents “Making Your Business Thrive on a Tight Budget” from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Good Life Companies building, 2395 Lancaster Pike, Cumru Township. This workshop features guerilla marketing and branding strategies for small businesses on a tight budget, presented by Mitch DuGuay of NLS Media Group. Cost: Free to SBRA members, $49 for non-members. Registration is required. Details: 814-808-7272 or lseibert@sbrassociation.org.

Wednesday, Feb. 19

The Greater Reading Chamber Alliance presents “Coffee & Convos — Small Business Certification Process” from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Center of Business Excellence, 49 Commerce Drive, Spring Township. Laurie Sterner, government marketing specialist at Kutztown University’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center, will lead a discussion on certifications for small business. Cost: Free, but advance registration is required. Details: 610-898-6766

The Manufacturers Resource Center presents “The Evolution of SEO Then & Now” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the MRC, 7200A Windsor Drive, Allentown. How to stay ahead of the SEO curve in 2020 by Liquid Interactive. Cost: Free, but registration is required. Details: diane.lewis@mrcpa.org or 610-628-4578.

The Small Business Resource Association presents “The 120 Mingle” from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at The Windsor Inn, 38 W. Lancaster Ave., Shillington. Cost: Free to SBRA members with cash bar. Non-members may request a special invitation to attend. Details: lseibert@sbrassociation or 814-808-7272.

Friday, Feb. 21

The Manufacturers Resource Center presents Supervisor Boot Camp from 8 a.m. to noon at Lehigh Carbon Community College, Schnecksville. Learn how to adapt your style to maximize effective communication and productivity. Subsequent sessions will be held Feb. 28, March 6 and March 13. Cost: $495 per person. Details: diane.lewis@mrcpa.org or 610-628-4578.

The TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce presents Refresh Friday: Insider Tips on Press Releases from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at TCACC, 152 E. High St., Pottstown. Bill Haley, founder and publisher of Route 422 Business Advisor and 422business.com, will give tips on writing press releases. Cost: Free to members and Tri-County Young Professionals, $10 for non-members. Details: 610-326-2900. 

The Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce presents “A Citizen’s Guide to Community Media” from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Reading Regional Airport, 2501 Bernville Road, Bern Township. Heather Adams, executive director of Berks Community Television, will be the keynote speaker. Cost: $15 for members and member guests; $30 for non-members. Details: 610-683-8860 or www.northeastberkschamber.com.

Wednesday, Feb. 26

The Greater Reading Chamber Alliance presents “Women2Women 2020 Vision Board and Workshop” with life coach Adrean Turner from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Center for Business Excellence, 49 Commerce Drive, Spring Township, Cost: $20 per person includes light food and beverages. Details: 610-898-7775.

Wednesday, March 4

The TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a membership breakfast featuring the topic “The Politics of a Divided America” presented by Dr. G. Terry Madonna, director of the Center of Politics and Public Affairs at Franklin & Marshall College. Cost: $26 per member if prepaid before Feb. 26, $32 after Feb. 26; non-members are $50. Details: 610-326-2900.

RECURRING

SECOND TUESDAY EACH MONTH

Berks Society of Human Resources Managers, 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Berkshire Country Club, Bern Township. Cost: $18 per members, $25 for non-members, and breakfast buffet is included. For details or to register: berkschapter179@gmail.com.

FIRST THURSDAY EACH MONTH

The Eastern Pennsylvania Business Owners Network networking meeting, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Camillo’s Italian Restaurant, 264 Greenwich St., Kutztown. Cost: $20, payable at the door. For details or to register: bonofpa@yahoo.com or 610-462-4048.

EACH TUESDAY

Berks County Networking Association meeting, 7:15 a.m., Crowne Plaza Reading Wine Room, Wyomissing. For details or to register, emailsmithmktgspecialist@gmail.com.

The Greater Reading Chapter of LeTip International, 7-8:30 a.m., Inn at Reading, 1040 N. Park Road, Wyomissing. Weekly professional business networking breakfast. Free admission for guests. Contact David Rathgeb for details or to RSVP at 610-858-2708, www.letipberks.com.

EACH WEDNESDAY

The Wyomissing chapter of Business Network International’s networking meeting, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., The Inn at Reading, 1040 N. Park Road, Wyomissing. Cost: price of your meal. For details or to register, contact Suzy Lysczek at 610-376-1128 or go to www.bnidvr. com and click on “Find a Chapter.”

EVERY THURSDAY

The Greater Reading Entrepreneurs Connection Meetup Group, Berkshire Hathaway, 2213 Quarry Drive, Spring Township, 8 a.m. For details or to register, contact Henriette Alban at nd@henriettealban.com or go to www.entrepreneursconnection.us.

EVERY FRIDAY

LEADS Group, basement of the RE/MAX building, 1290 Broadcasting Road, Spring Township, 8 a.m. First visit is free, membership is $60 per year thereafter. Information: KJ Fry, 610-670-2770.`



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