Do you put up a frightful and spooktacular display for Halloween? Enter the Olmsted Chamber's Fright Fight!
Residents and businesses can enter for the chance to win a cash prize, a trophy, recognition on the chamber's website and social media, and most importantly - BRAGGING RIGHTS! If you think you've got what it takes to be the spookiest spot in Olmsted, then register today!
Registration is open through Thursday, October 6 and homes/businesses must be decorated and ready for voting by Saturday, October 8. A driving map of all the contestants will be posted on October 8, and the general public will have from October 8-29 to tour all of them and vote for their favorites via an online poll. Voting closes at 11:59pm on October 29.
There is no cost to enter the contest, so submit your petrifying photos and sign up by October 6!
All winners will be selected by the general public via online poll.
Homes/businesses must be located in Olmsted Falls or Olmsted Township to participate in the contest.
Please note that all submissions will go through an initial review process by a panel of judges and only those selected as finalists will be included in the competition. Interested contestants must submit a photo or video of their display to firstname.lastname@example.org for the initial round of judging.
Those selected to be part of the competition will need to send one photo that captures their full display to be used for the online voting platform.
To learn more and sign up to sponsor, click here.
Thank you to our sponsors!
Margaret T. Karl, Attorney at LawNicole E Brewer & Crew
Inclusion by Instinct : The Financial Impact of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion for Small and Medium Sized Businesses
Presented by Baldwin Wallace & Cuyahoga Community College
This virtual series is designed to help small and medium sized business owners, professionals, and HR staff learn about the financial benefits of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. The series will look beyond internal strategies for HR, recruitment/hiring and thought leadership, and dive into how inclusive practices can help businesses attract a diverse community of customers. Attendees will get tangible tools for implementing inclusive practices as well as vital resources and community connections for professional growth.
The series will take place over 5-parts with each session featuring speakers who represent a diverse community. Through their personal and professional experiences, they will help provide tangible practices you can implement to help be part of the solution in encouraging an inclusive environment for all people.
Each session will cover areas such as:
Join us for the conversation, connection and education from an esteemed group of speakers who are working diligently to promote DE&I in the workplace and to improve our community as a whole.
Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, this series is FREE and open to all. In order to receive the Zoom link for each session, pre-registration is required.
Session 1 - Thursday, September 29: 8:00-9:30am
Focus: What is Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and How Does It Affect Small and Medium Sized Businesses? High Level Panel Discussion with group of DE&I Professionals
Join the Olmsted Chamber of Commerce plus 19 of our neighboring chambers for an after hours Mega Mixer Networking Night hosted by the Collaborative Chambers Alliance, a coalition between 20 Chambers of Commerce from around Northeast Ohio. Connect with other business professionals and expand your network. Hors d'oeuvres will be provided, and a cash bar will be available.
This is a free event that is open to all, but registration is required.
Bring lots of business cards and prepare to meet and connect with other professionals from around Northeast Ohio!
Join the Berea and Olmsted Chambers of Commerce for a fun night out great for team building, networking, date night, or just a fun night out with friends! Teams of 4 can compete to see who can complete a 300 piece Halloween themed jigsaw puzzle the fastest while enjoying pizza and soft drinks! Plus, this event is BYOB (bring your own boos) - attendees are welcome to bring their own wine and beer to enjoy, if desired.
Cost is $80 for a team of 4 ($20 per person) which includes a 1 topping half sheet pizza, water and soft drinks, the puzzle to take home, as well as the competition and chance to win cash prizes!
Doors open at 6pm. Teams will all receive the same puzzle with kick off to the competition at 6:30pm sharp. The top teams who finish assembling their puzzle and eat all their pizza the fastest will win cash and/or prizes from local businesses. Total amount of cash prizes will be determined based on the number of teams registered.
This is a great option for a team building activity with coworkers, general networking, a date night, or just a fun night out with friends!
This event is open to all and you do NOT have to be a member of the Berea or Olmsted Chamber of Commerce to participate.
Teams may compete with less than 4 people, if desired, however cost per team remains the same. If you are interested in being paired up with a team, please contact Megan Baechle at email@example.com.
Sponsors can sign up for a cost of $100. Sponsorship includes your company's logo on marketing materials, chamber website, and event registration page as well as a tag in all social media promotions (estimated reach of 20,000+).
The deadline for sponsorships is Friday, September 30. The earlier you sign up, the more visibility your company will receive!
To become a sponsor, click here.
Thank you to our Presenting Sponsors!
Session 2 - Tuesday, October 11: 8:00-9:30am
Focus: LGBTQ+ Community
Speaker:Amanda Cole - Executive Director, Plexus LGBT + Allied Chamber of Commerce
Join us for a virtual Speed Networking event with members from the 20 different regional and international Chambers of Commerce that comprise the Collaborative Chambers Alliance (CCA). Grab your coffee and prepare to meet with other professionals from around Northeast Ohio in small groups to make new connections and expand your network.
Attendees will have the opportunity to join breakout rooms with different topics to meet, network, ask questions, solicit advice and guidance, and discuss subjects pertinent to their line of business.
Cost: This event is free for Olmsted Chamber members. Non-members are welcome to attend at a cost of $10. Non-members can also try their first CCA Virtual Speed Networking event for free.
To learn more about the Collaborative Chambers Alliance, please visit: www.collaborativechambers.org.
Session 3 - Thursday, October 27: 8:00-9:30am
Focus: People with Disabilities
Session 4 - Thursday, November 10: 8:00-9:30am
Focus: BIPOC Community
Session 5 - Thursday, November 17: 8:00-9:30am
EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.orgPHONE: (440) 235 - 0032ADDRESS PO Box # 38043, Olmsted Falls, OH 44138
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