Stories tagged with: Zanesville Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce

April 8, 2016 - 2:28pm
3 weeks 5 days ago

The Zanesville Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce offers a 'Buyers Guide' for the digital age.

The now online guide offers locals a directory of over 650 businesses and offers members of the chamber a chance to update the guide at any time.

"Whenever a business goes in and makes a change, or adds an event or adds a job offering or a promotion it is real time," said Membership Director Dana Matz. "It pops up on the ZM chamber website, our Facebook, and our Twitter...

January 28, 2016 - 2:12pm
3 weeks 5 days ago

Business is good in Muskingum County. Forty-four percent of local companies who participated in a business outlook survey expect an increase in sales in the coming months.

President of the Zanesville Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce Tom Poorman said the survey helps local businesses make predictions about the future of local economy and it shows mixed reviews.

"There's a lot of optimism," said Poorman. "That was a good sign. Most of the respondents are...

January 4, 2016 - 3:53pm
3 weeks 5 days ago

Zanesville Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce is asking businesses for their opinion.

Chamber President, Tom Poorman said the chamber surveys local businesses every 6 months. The survey asks businesses to predict what is going to happen to their business and what challenges they face.

"The point of this survey is we are trying to keep our finger on the pulse on the local economic climate, the local business climate. We also what to know if there is anything we can do...

April 24, 2015 - 5:46pm
1 year 17 weeks ago

Social Media is an up and coming tool for many places in the workforce, and Friday, the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce held an event to help educate professionals. The event speaker, Lindsay Boufffard focused on social media and the workplace.

"We'll talk about what you can do with social media when you are hiring employees. Whether you can discipline employees for certain social media and how employers can avoid any snafus with social media that they might...

March 24, 2015 - 4:03pm
1 year 22 weeks ago

The Zanesville Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce has officially released its 2015 Visitors Guide.

We stopped by the Welcome Center to take a look at the booklet. We spoke to Marketing and Group Sales Manager for the Convention and Visitors Bureau, Lori Kappes who told us more about it.

"It is our most requested marketing piece for the county. Its inclusive of all the tourism related activities, restaurants, attractions, hotels, calendar of events, maps."

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December 17, 2014 - 7:02pm
1 year 35 weeks ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce is saying thank you to all those who helped with the Storybook Christmas.

This afternoon the chamber provided a luncheon at Bryan's Place for everyone who helped with the decorations and lights in downtown Zanesville, Dresden and New Concord. Membership development coordinator from the International Brotherhood of Electric Workers, Robert Norris, says they were glad to help with the lights this year.

"We're proud to call...

September 2, 2014 - 5:23pm
1 year 51 weeks ago

The Zanesville Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce is providing a seminar to help businesses improve on customer service. Its Customer-Focused Culture Seminar will focus on how to push customer service skills and attitudes through your organizations. Tom Poorman, President of the Z-M Chamber of Commerce explained why he feels a customer service seminar is important.

"As leaders of organizations, and company owners and small businesses owners, we all know that. But, what do we do...

July 31, 2014 - 4:59pm
2 years 3 weeks ago

A long time employee of the Zanesville Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce is retiring.

Information Coordinator Shirley McCallister began working on August 15th of 1985 at the Tourist Bureau which then joined the Chamber of Commerce. Mccallister took Lorena Sternwheeler Reservations, handled tourist information and contracts for the shows that came into Secrest Auditorium. She says in her 29 years of work, some of her career highlights included going to travel shows, promoting...

July 22, 2014 - 11:45am
2 years 4 weeks ago

The Chamber of Commerce in Muskingum County took advantage of a great local product.

Five Barracuda Intruder Defense Systems were purchased for the office suites in the Muskingum County Welcome Center building. The product is designed to keep doors securely locked in the event of an active shooting situation. President of the Zanesville Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce, Tom Poorman says they purchased these devices to give the individuals working in the offices a sense of security...

December 6, 2013 - 8:33pm
2 years 37 weeks ago

The 23rd Festival of Trees has come to an end.

The annual Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce Fundraiser was held at the Muskingum County Welcome Center and wrapped up Friday night. The money raised will support small business development in our area. Long time auctioneer at the event, Ron Bucci says that the fundraiser highlights the giving nature of the community.

"This community cares about business, its citizens, the less fortunate it continues to give and...

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