Local Business Planner

Regional Youth Leadership 2012
Jan. 10
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Sanitation District No. 1, 1045 Eaton Drive, Fort Wright

Local Government and Economic Development Session to provide students a better understanding of the process of governance.

Trade Education: Import and Export Finance
Jan. 13
8 - 9 a.m.
Northern Kentucky Chamber, 300 Buttermilk Pike, Fort Mitchell

How to handle finance and payment for imports and exports, including letters of credit, documentary support and credit card processing. Register online at www.nkychamber.com.

Eggs ’N’ Issues: “So, What’s the Big Idea?”
Jan. 17
7:45 - 9:15 a.m.
Receptions Inc., 1379 Donaldson Highway, Erlanger

What is the “Big Idea” in economic development in Northern Kentucky that will attract talent, new investment and a wave of new ideas and innovation to the region? Adam Caswell, Ben Martz and Bill Scheyer will roll out The Big Idea in more detail, explain the origins of it, and what it may mean to you and to our community’s future. $15 for Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce members; $25 for future members.

Women’s Initiative Annual Breakfast
Jan. 19
7:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Receptions Inc., 1379 Donaldson Hwy., Erlanger

Deb Moessner, president and general manager of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kentucky, will headline the third annual Women’s Initiative Breakfast. Her presentation, “Vision, Engagement, Success,” will reveal how she developed her path for success. Her advice to women wanting to succeed business is to network within your own organization and outside of it; get involved; and let yourself excel. All attendees will receive a Women’s Initiative tote bag filled with special items and discount coupons. $25 for chamber members; $35 for future members; $350 for table of 10 sponsorship, which includes breakfast.

Day and Night in Frankfort
8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Frankfort, KY

The Northern Kentucky Chamber will hold its annual Day and Night in Frankfort, where participants will meet with legislators and administrators to advocate for issues critical to economic development and business growth in Northern Kentucky. After spending the day meeting with legislators, attendees are invited to the evening reception, considered one of the “must-attend” events on the legislative social calendar. This year’s theme is “Northern Kentucky Proud!” Chamber members: both events $80 or one event for $45; future members: $55 per event.

A Chance to Meet
8 - 9:30 a.m.
Northern Kentucky Chamber, 300 Buttermilk Pike, Fort Mitchell

Learn best practices from purchasing agents from the most sought after area businesses. A Chance to Meet offers a rare opportunity for suppliers to connect with large businesses. Past “A Chance to Meet” presenters include Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America Inc., Kroger, Procter and Gamble, Cincinnati Bell, NKU, and Mazak Corporation. M/WBE certified businesses are encouraged to attend. Chamber members and partners: $15; future members: $25.