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Find educational seminars, online resources, and other important need to know material to aid your business operations.  And be sure to check back often as new information is continuously being added to this page. *green text is a clickable link*

Member Resources

Better Business Bureau

  • Trust Matters. Become a BBB Accredited Business and show your customers that you are an honest, ethical business that they can trust. Get Accredite with the BBB by applying today here!

Chardon Biz

  • Get to know your fellow Chamber members as Dave Nelson interviews local Chardon business owners on this well received Podcast!  To listen to the Chamber + City 1st Quarter update, click here!

Chardon Chamber Luncheon Videos

Chardon Local School District

City of Chardon

Geauga Growth Partnership

  • Grow your business in Geauga County with the many tools + resources provided by GGP.  If you are looking for professional development, peer to peer round tables, or would like to contribute to Youth Workforce Development, click here

Lake Erie College

  • Lake Erie College School of Business is offering Chamber Members their first free Master's Level Course.  Choose a course in leadership or organization behavior, both taught online, and earn 3 credits towards your Master of Business Administration or Master of Professionals Studies Degree.  Click here to find out how to apply.

Leadership Geauga

  • The signature 10-month program is designed for adults across all sectors who want to gain a deeper understanding of local issues, connect with other key decision makers, and explore ways to better serve our community.


  • Cost Saving Solutions - Find a program in which you can save your business or organization money while performing day to day operations!

Nonprofit & Public Service Center at Lakeland 

  • The Nonprofit & Public Service Center offers professional and organizational development opportunities by drawing upon expertise within the college and by partnering with other service providers.  For more information and to tap into these resources, click here!

Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation 

  • At the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation's website, employeers can search their database for resources to help guide them through various topics or seek out forms to establish workers comp coverage.  Click here for more information.

Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services

At Ohio Means Jobs, you can tap into top talent to find your next empolyee(s).  Resources provided here will also help you in hiring, promoting, and retaining employees.  Hire a veteran, or someone with disabilities, or sponsor an apprentice program.  Many opportunities to build your workforce!

Ohio Employee Ownership Center - Kent State University

  • The Ohio Employee Ownership Center (OEOC) is a nonprofit outreach center who provides support and assistance for business owners interested in selling their business to their employees; technical support for entrepreneurs interested in creating a start-up employee-owned business; training and education programs for existing employee-owned companies through Ohio's Employee-owned Network; and perform research and outreach regarding employee-ownership and its impact on our communities.
  • To view their Succession Planning Workbook, please click here
  • To view their Succession Planning presentation, please click here

SBDC at Lakeland Community College

  • Need help in developing a business plan, market research, social media and customer outreach? Unsure about financing options, loan packaging and accounting?  Our team can provide the assistance, coaching and resources you need to achieve your business goals! Contact us to connect with the Ohio Small business Development Centers by clicking here!

SCORE Cleveland

  • SCORE Cleveland offers free mentorship opportunities for Northeast Ohio business owners, and provides guidance with the aid of their many webinars which cover almost every business topic you can imagine.  Browse their extensive calendar for a wide range of business related topics by clicking here.

United Way

  • 'We’ve all experienced setbacks that disrupt our daily lives and can affect us at work – the furnace goes out, your car needs repairs, a medical emergency. The Bridges@Work program provides assistance to Geauga County employees who are coping with challenges that affect productivity at work.This innovative program provides employees with resources and services to help them maintain employment and succeed in the workplace. A dedicated, on-site Resource Coordinator assists with financial issues, childcare, substance abuse, housing, transportation, eldercare and more.  Bridges@Work is offered at no cost to employees who work at partner locations. Employees also have access to Personal Finance Classes which are available onsite for employees to learn about managing personal finances, navigating financial challenges, and working toward financial stability.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

  • 'The Chamber of Commerce of the United States is the world’s largest business organization. Our members range from the small businesses and chambers of commerce across the country that support their communities, to the leading industry associations and global corporations that innovate and solve for the world’s challenges, to the emerging and fast-growing industries that are shaping the future. For all of the people across the businesses we represent, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is a trusted advocate, partner, and network, helping them improve society and people’s lives. ' To view the CO (publication and resource articles) which includes funding and grant information, please click here.
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