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Enhancing Workplace Satisfaction Through Employee Recognition Programs

Employee recognition programs are essential for boosting morale, productivity, and job satisfaction through awards, bonuses, and public acknowledgment. Such programs create a motivational environment, fostering a sense of accomplishment and belonging among employees. Effective recognition reduces turnover rates, with studies showing over 40% higher engagement and less likelihood of employees quitting when recognized. Implementing an [...]

By |2024-07-08T09:51:53-04:00July 8th, 2024|News|Comments Off on Enhancing Workplace Satisfaction Through Employee Recognition Programs

Innovative Hiring Strategies for Small Business

730 words ~ 3.5 min read Securing the right talent is crucial for growth, especially for small businesses facing unique recruitment challenges. The hiring landscape is constantly changing, requiring small business owners to be flexible and adopt innovative recruitment strategies to stay competitive. Leveraging social media and advanced technologies in recruitment can significantly enhance a [...]

By |2024-07-01T12:34:30-04:00July 1st, 2024|News|Comments Off on Innovative Hiring Strategies for Small Business

Five Time Management Strategies for Small Business Owners and Team Leaders 

Five Time Management Strategies for Small Business Owners and Team Leaders Effective time management is crucial for small business owners and team leaders to enhance productivity and maintain work-life balance. Mastering time management helps in handling multiple roles without becoming overwhelmed, ensuring long-term success. The Eisenhower Matrix aids in prioritizing tasks by distinguishing between what [...]

By |2024-06-24T10:23:57-04:00June 24th, 2024|News|Comments Off on Five Time Management Strategies for Small Business Owners and Team Leaders 

Chamber Re-Launches Bedford County Outdoor Adventure Initiative

Bedford County Outdoor Adventure Encourages Recreation Appreciation The Bedford County Chamber of Commerce has re-launched an important initiative aimed at celebrating and promoting outdoor recreation, recognizing its multifaceted benefits to both the local economy and residents' quality of life. By harnessing the region's natural beauty and recreational assets, the Chamber seeks to support local businesses [...]

By |2024-05-30T09:42:23-04:00May 15th, 2024|News|Comments Off on Chamber Re-Launches Bedford County Outdoor Adventure Initiative

Silver Lining Drive-In 2024 Summer Movie Series

Movie Schedule Includes Family Favorites, FREE for All Guests Ages 18 and Younger The Bedford County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Bedford County Fair, invites the community to the Silver Lining Drive-In for the 5th summer of movies at the Bedford County Fairgrounds. The family-friendly films, scheduled for most Summer Saturdays (except for [...]

By |2024-06-15T21:37:50-04:00May 13th, 2024|Events, News|Comments Off on Silver Lining Drive-In 2024 Summer Movie Series

Women in Business Spring Conference Details

The Bedford County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present our 13th annual Women in Business Conference, designed to educate, enlighten and inspire a regional audience of professional women: Thursday, May 9th, 2024 at the Omni Bedford Springs Resort. Spring Conference Speakers Announced The Chamber is excited to announce the speaker line-up for our 2024 [...]

By |2024-04-20T14:09:11-04:00April 15th, 2024|Events, News|Comments Off on Women in Business Spring Conference Details

Chamber Plans Spring Luncheon

Honoring Hall of Fame Inductees, Citizen of the Year, Rising Stars and More Bedford County, PA -- The Bedford County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the five (5) businesses being inducted into the Bedford County Business Hall of Fame as part of the organization’s 2nd annual signature spring awards event planned for Friday, [...]

By |2024-03-14T08:15:48-04:00March 12th, 2024|Events, News|Comments Off on Chamber Plans Spring Luncheon

Chamber & Foundation Opportunities: 2024

The Bedford County Chamber of Commerce and Bedford County Chamber Foundation are pleased to present  our Plans of Action for 2024.  This publication is your one-stop-shop for all of the opportunities available to our members and friends throughout the year, including: big-picture initiatives, program and event sponsorships, exhibitor opportunities, community impact projects and so much [...]

By |2024-01-11T14:12:39-05:00January 4th, 2024|Events, News|Comments Off on Chamber & Foundation Opportunities: 2024

Chamber Celebrates Business Community During 2023 Awards Dinner

Bedford County Chamber Honors Local Businesses, Individuals During Annual Dinner & Award Celebration Bedford County, PA -- The Bedford County Chamber of Commerce invited more than 330 guests All Aboard the Bedford County Business Express for the organization's 2023 Annual Dinner and Awards Celebration, held at the Bedford County Airport September 21st. Seventeen awards were [...]

By |2023-09-22T12:50:49-04:00September 22nd, 2023|Events, News|Comments Off on Chamber Celebrates Business Community During 2023 Awards Dinner

The Chamber Adopts Strategic Plan, DEI Statement

After eight months of thoughtful research, including more than 100 interviews with Chamber members and community stakeholders, the Bedford County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors adopted a new five-year strategic plan, setting the course for the organization. The plan, facilitated in partnership with Dr. Allen Sell, was derived from a process of Appreciative Inquiry; [...]

By |2023-03-25T10:58:41-04:00March 9th, 2023|News|Comments Off on The Chamber Adopts Strategic Plan, DEI Statement
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