Take Away Tuesdays


Take Away Tuesdays CBA: Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2017 (application can be found below)

We will not be offering Take Away Tuesdays session in 2018 as we are working on introducing a new executive leadership series. More information is forthcoming.


Take Away Tuesday educational opportunities are offered to our

Jasmin Caldwell with CBS19 and Matt Talhelm with NBC29 present on “Getting Your Message to the Media”.
Jasmin Caldwell with CBS19 and Matt Talhelm with NBC29 present on “Getting Your Message to the Media”.

members on monthly/bi-monthly sessions February through April and October through December. These sessions, held at the Chamber offices unless otherwise stated, are designed to provide information that attendees can take away and immediately apply towards their business, professional, and personal development.

The Chamber’s Education Services Department is looking for members who are interested in facilitating a Chamber Take Away Tuesday for our Chamber Business Academy. Some of the following topics available are:

-SPEAK UP!: Overcoming Your Fear of Public Speaking
-Embracing Cultural Diversity in the Workplace
-No More Death by PowerPoint. Creating Creative Presentations
-Customer Service: It’s Not a Department, It’s an Attitude
-Making Networking Work for You
-“Excel”-ling at Excel
-Small Business Branding for Big Business Impact

Other topics for consideration: Human Resources, Leadership, Marketing, Branding, Selling, Employee Engagement, Communications and more.

The Chamber is now accepting request for proposals for our Take Away Tuesdays sessions. Please email completed RFP to Andrea Copeland-Whitsett, Director, Member Education Services.


    General Background Information

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  • Learning Objectives and Takeaways: Please use the questions below to format the presentation. Use a separate sheet as needed.

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Facilitators for these 90-minute sessions: 1) are volunteers 2) must be Chamber members in good standing and 3) must reside in the Greater Charlottesville region. Contact Ms. Copeland-Whitsett if you’re unsure of your membership standing. We enroll enterprises; therefore, your company/organization could be a member and you not know it.

Classes are $5 for Chamber Members and $15 for Non-Members. Please visit our events calendar for more information and to register.

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The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to representing private enterprise, promoting business, and enhancing the quality of life in our Greater Charlottesville communities.