Ever wondered about what motivates one of your co-workers? Do you feel like you are generations apart in how you think, how you communicate and how you ultimately come together as a team to complete projects in the workplace? The Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley will give you the chance to explore "Navigating Generational Differences in the Workplace" at the 2013 Annual Dinner & Awards Banquet.
This year's annual dinner and awards banquet will be Nov. 21 at the Parkersburg Art Center.The evening will begin at 5 p.m. with a social hour, followed by dinner, our keynote speaker and awards presentations.
After dinner the attendees will be entertained by keynote speaker Gregg Gregory. Gregory is known nationwide for his corporate training programs in the areas of leadership, team building and communication. Gregory's presentation, entitled "Navigating the Generational Differences in the Workplace," is known to recharge the batteries of teams, build trust and create a culture where everyone plays nicely in the sandbox.
Following the keynote speaker, we will honor and recognize 10 area businesses and individuals for their accomplishments over the past year in the following categories:
If you would like to submit a nomination, go to our website at www.movchamber.org and download a nomination form. Self-nominations are also accepted. The deadline for submissions is Oct. 28. Please note the judging panel will give preference to Chamber members in reviewing the nominations. The most current member listing can be found on our website under "Member Directory" if you want to review whether your nominee is a member of our Chamber.
Tickets for the annual dinner are $50 a person and include two drink tickets to use during the social hour or during the dinner, followed by a cash bar. DaVinci's will once cater the social hour and buffet dinner. Chamber members may also purchase a table of eight. Table pricing varies based on the membership tier, starting at $400 a table.
Sponsorships are also available for members to support the annual dinner. The various levels are:
Sponsors to date include The Parkersburg News and Sentinel, First Energy/Mon Power and Hall Financial Services.
The deadline to be a sponsor or make reservations for the annual dinner is Nov. 8. Seating is limited to 300 so we encourage you to make your reservations as soon as possible.
We are looking forward to a fun and entertaining evening at the Chamber's Annual Dinner & Awards Banquet. You won't want to miss it.
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Visit this space every other Sunday for more Chamber news. We also invite you to call us at 304-422-3588, email us at email@example.com, or stop by the Chamber office at 409 1/2 Market St. in Parkersburg.
Jill Parsons is president/CEO of theChamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley