The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce is convening its fourth annual Chamber Jobs Action Summit, on Wednesday, September 14th at the Holiday Inn – Emmet Street, laser-focused on area on-going and future action plans to assist job creation and retention.
The 2017 Chamber Jobs Action Summit is underwritten by– Wells Fargo, University of Virginia Community Credit Union, Adams & Garth Staffing, Central Virginia Partnership for Economic Development, CBRE, Dominion Power, Great Eastern Management Company, and Virginia National Bank.
The 2017 Chamber Jobs Action Summit also will feature the Free Enterprise Forum Luncheon –Keynote Speaker Mark Lautman, an economic development professional and author of “When Boomer’s Bail” a revealing depiction of the tectonic demographic workforce shift as each day 10,000 more Baby Boomers exit the workforce with following smaller generations filling those jobs. “When Boomer’s Bail,” written in 2009 during the “Great Recession,” describes the challenge of “full employment” and “winner” & “loser” communities competing for the smaller pool of workers qualified for today’s and tomorrow’s jobs.
The 2017 Chamber Jobs Report, which will be presented at the Summit outset, is underwritten by Wells Fargo, Adams & Garth Staffing, and the Central Virginia Partnership for Economic Development. The Summit will include two strong workforce panels with ample time for discussion, questions & answers.
Individuals, businesses, and civic organizations are encouraged to register early, as there already are 90 advanced pre-registrations toward the 200 person limit, including the luncheon. Attendance for the Summit is $45 per person, members and non-members. A limited number of reserved tables of eight (Chamber members only) are available at a cost of $400. Attendees can register online at cvillechamber.com. You can contact the Chamber with questions at 434.295.3141.
The Charlottesville Regional Chamber is dedicated to representing private enterprise, promoting business and enhancing the quality of life in the Greater Charlottesville communities. Founded in 1913, today the Chamber’s more than 1,200 member & affiliate member enterprises employ more than 45,000 people in Greater Charlottesville, representing an estimated total payroll of more than $1.75 billion a year.