Stories tagged with: Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce

May 27, 2014 - 8:07pm
6 weeks 3 days ago

The National Road can expect to see a little extra traffic in the coming days as shoppers try to hunt for a good bargain.

The 11th annual National Road Yard Sale kicks off Wednesday and runs through the weekend.  Here in Zanesville, over 20 businesses will also be participating this Saturday.

"There are a lot of people that will participate, a lot of businesses that are open having specials and having sales, so something for everyone," said Kelly Ashby, the...

February 17, 2014 - 11:49am
20 weeks 5 days ago

The Columbus Zoo's known for it's customer relations and now they want to share their secrets with you.

In January, the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce postponed a customer service event with Columbus Zoo Guest Relations Lisa Kristensen. The event has been rescheduled for March.

"She's going to take a couple of hours. She's going to talk about their approach to customer service and how they train employees," said Zanesville Muskingum County Chamber of...

January 20, 2014 - 7:30pm
24 weeks 4 days ago

The Muskingum Growth Partnership is accepting nominations for their Awards for Community and Economic Success.

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce President Tom Poorman, says starting a business in any community is a risk, and the annual "ACES" awards is a way of recognizing local businesses for their success, and thanking them for their investment they've made here in Muskingum County.

"The whole point is to celebrate economic growth that's...

May 23, 2013 - 6:15pm
1 year 7 weeks ago

The Muskingum Growth Partnership was started in 1989 to advance economic growth and development within Muskingum County using private sector leadership and resources. The commissioner's received an update on how things are going.

"They, along with the city invest a lot of money in economic development every year through the Port Authority and we try to be a good partner to the Port Authority. So we just wanted them to know what we were up to on the private sector side," said...

February 8, 2013 - 7:02pm
1 year 21 weeks ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce is jump-starting their tourist season with a new golf guide.

The guide features all of the area's golf courses, making it easier for golfers to find the perfect place to play. The county typically sells many golf packages so they want to get the word out in advance of the spring rush.
 

"Muskingum County is known as a golf destination and we do go to about eight golf trade shows to promote the county as a place...

January 30, 2013 - 5:33pm
1 year 23 weeks ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce is extending its nominating period for this year's awards for community and economic success.

The ACES awards are meant to celebrate the economic growth and development that occurred in the community in the last year. Any business that experienced accomplishments in 2012 has the chance to have their successes recognized at the Chamber's spring break event in March.

"This is a great way to tell our success stories and...

December 14, 2012 - 6:27pm
1 year 29 weeks ago

While out shopping this holiday season, keep Muskingum County in mind.

The Chamber of Commerce wants to encourage holiday shoppers still out looking for Christmas gifts to not forget all the unique gifts the entire county has to offer. 

"You can travel national road east and hit a lot of the great specialty stores the strip malls, the Maple Avenue area and we are certainly known for our pottery and our other unique items," said Kelly Ashby of the Zanesville-...

October 8, 2012 - 5:41pm
1 year 39 weeks ago

The Chamber of Commerce is now accepting entries for an annual holiday tradition.

The Festival of Trees auction will take place at the end of November and entries are being accepted from now until November 1st.

Membership Services Director Dana Matz said the three-day event is a great way for local businesses to promote their products and services.

"The last couple of years we've had over 200 entries and again those are from small trees and wreaths to large trees and...

October 8, 2012 - 5:15pm
1 year 39 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for its annual Economic Outlook Breakfast.

The event kicks off October 18th from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Zanesville-Muskingum County Welcome Center.

Chamber of Commerce President Tom Poorman said business leaders in the area will discuss their plans for next year and talk about new businesses and industries that will impact the community.

"The Ohio Oil and Gas Association is going to tell us what they see...

June 25, 2012 - 4:31pm
2 years 2 weeks ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce has a new initiative to help local businesses market their services to the oil and gas industry.

The Muskingum Oil and Gas Coalition was created last month and consists of about 30 businesses that will be networking their skills to different oil and gas companies working on the Marcellus and Utica shale projects.

Chamber of Commerce President Tom Poorman said he has already received a lot of interest from several companies.

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