Powerbites is a lunchtime enrichment and exchange offering held at the Chamber of Commerce periodically.


Another perk of membership!

Join us and enjoy lunch while you learn, or become a sponsor and support this well received initiative!


Our PowerBites programming – past highlights!

APRIL POWERBITES   – Doing Business with Seniors?  “Come to see as THEY do.”

Members experienced various types of interactive tasks using “AgePlay kits” which simulate visual loss impairments and dexterity challenges. Members brought their own logo promotional materials to read and handle using Ageplay kit gloves and tried to perform common tasks that our senior Venice demographic experience daily. Attendees received certificates of participation! THANK YOU TO BREWMASTERS who provided the lunch for our April Powerbites!

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We had such positive engagement with this particular powerbites that the chamber has extended the opportunity for Navamaze to provide more interactive workshops on a regular basis. Contact Debra Mattar dmattar@venicechamber.comcreate new email if you would like to be added to the list to be notified!


Special thanks to Manasota SCORE for the podcast version of this speaking engagement!

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on, 20 August 2018
69 – Eight Drivers of Company Value
How much is your company worth? Whether you’re growing it or considering selling it, you want it to be as valuable as possible. In these highlights from a recorded seminar, Dane DeSantis, owner of Hallmark Business Brokers, tells you eight things you can do to make your company more valuable. His experience and insight will help you get more from your business than you ever thought possible!

SCORE is proud to partner with the Venice Area Chamber of Commerce to offer podcast highlights of the Chamber’s Powerbites series to improve your business’s bottom line.

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Special thanks to Manasota SCORE for the podcast version of this speaking engagement!

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Thu, 1 November 2018
70 – Digital Marketing and Social Proof

Customers frequently rely on on-line reviews to make their purchasing
decisions, so you want to make sure that your business has a stellar
reputation.  This online reputation is known as “Social Proof”.

This presentation by Nick Choat will focus on digital marketing,
specifically focusing on how to cultivate positive and turn around
negative reviews.  Formerly a Walt Disney Company executive, Nick is
the owner of two Sport Clips Haircut franchises. He is a SCORE mentor
and international best-selling author of “Online Or Flatline: The
Small Business Owner’s Guide to Digital Marketing”.

In this presentation, you’ll learn how to make affordable yet
effective investment decisions.  Nick provides real-world,
understandable examples that you’ll be able to implement.

SCORE is proud to partner with the Venice Area Chamber of Commerce to
offer podcast highlights of the Chamber’s Powerbites series to improve
your business’ bottom line.

Direct download: Digital_Marketing
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Category:general — posted at: 12:00pm EDT


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