Exhibit tables are available. Read below for details. One table limit per business. There are a limited number of tables still available. Just $35 prior to July 1, $45 after that. Reserve yours before they sell out.
The Penfield Chamber is one of several area chambers hosting the Eastside Business Expo and Networking Extravaganza September 17, 2013 at the Penfield Country Club on Jackson Road. The event will run from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.
Sponsored by the following Rochester Area Chambers of Commerce
Admission is free, however, advance registration is required and you must present a business card with your name printed on. All others will be $5.00 at the door. Register for the Expo now. Attendance will be limited to the first 225 people who register.
Click Here To Download A PDF Flier With All The Details
Exhibit tables are available for $45 each or $35 each when reserved prior to June 30, 2013. Delicious hors d’oeuvres will be served and a cash bar will be available. There are a limited number of exhibit tables available, so please reserve yours ASAP. Limit one table per business. Call Gordon Griffin for details at 585-305-1144 or send an email to expo@PenfieldChamber.org. Payments for exhibit tables should be made out to Penfield Chamber and mailed to PO Box 545, Penfield, NY 14526. Payments can also be sent via PayPal to payments@PenfieldChamber.org.
Advance registration is required for admission and will be limited to the first 225 people who register. Exhibitors should make sure all their people also register for admission. Register Now.
The Penfield Chamber of Commerce Annual Holiday Party will be on Wednesday, December 5 at the Penfield Country Club. Join us for a cash bar, hot hors d’oeuvres, and plenty of food, including a Risotto station, Fajitas Station, Salad Station and more. Make your reservations today. Limited to 85 people.
Annual Awards Will Be Presented
Penfield Citizen of the Year – Don Alhart
Penfield Business of the Year – Dollop Cupcakes – Heather Saffer
Community Improvement Award – DiPrima Properties – Sam DiPrima
$25.00 Per Person – Or bring two items for the Food Shelf (details below)
Help us support the Penfield Ecumenical Food Shelf and you can come to the party for FREE. Bring two items for the Food Shelf (per person) and get free admission. Reservations are required and should be made ASAP because attendance is limited to 85 people. Click here for details and to make reservations.
Cash Bar and Networking Reception – 5:15 to 5:45 PM
Food Stations Open – 5:45 to 7:15 PM
Presentation of Awards – 7:00 PM
Open to Chamber Members and Their Guests
Attendance is limited to the first 85 people to make reservations.
Reservations MUST be made by November 29 at 4:00 PM.
LUNCH & LEARN
George Cook, Former Ford & Xerox Executive and current Executive Professor of Business Administration at the Simon School of Business at University of Rochester will be speaking at a Lunch & Learn, Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at the Penfield Country Club.
Mr. Cook was employed by the Ford Division of the Ford Motor Company for 10 years in various marketing and management assignments both in the operations side of the business and in the Headquarters Marketing Staff.
He recently retired from the Xerox Corporation after 30 years of service in numerous sales, marketing and customer service assignments including: district manager, division manager, industry marketing, general manager, customer services marketing, division manager of national account service and marketing manager, TeleBusiness.
He has served as a president of the Rochester, N.Y., chapter of the American Marketing Association and serves on the new business books review board of the Journal of Consumer Marketing. Cook has recently completed a marketing case study on “JOLT, America’s Original Energy Drink!” that should be published soon. He has served as a member of the Business Advisory Council for the John Wiley School of Business at SUNY Geneseo. He was a member of the R.I.T. President’s Speakers Bureau and speaks on the subjects of quality, customer satisfaction, customer services marketing, affinity marketing and telebusiness.
Registration is required for this event. You can register by clicking here.
The first 10 people to make reservations for this event come FREE!!
The Penfield Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for its 2012 Penfield Citizen of the Year and Penfield Business of the Year awards. The awards will be presented at the Chamber’s annual awards luncheon on Wednesday, October 17th at the Penfield Country Club.
The Citizen of the Year award honors an individual resident of Penfield in recognition of their personal contribution toward making the Penfield community a better place to live and work. The Business of the Year award recognizes the contributions and impact a business located in Penfield has had on the Penfield Community.
Nominations can be made by obtaining a nomination form and submitting it no later than September 12, 2012. Click here for the Citizen of the Year nomination form. Click here for the Business of the Year nomination form.
Here is a business in Penfield that you may not know about……….
Dr. Jonathan Falanga is a graduate of Cornell University and the New York Chiropractic College. He is the owner of Serenity Chiropractic Health and has been in private practice for 19 years, 3 of those years in Penfield. Dr. Falanga provides hands-on chiropractic care, custom foot orthotics, nutrition and exercise counseling. Here are some notes from our conversation….
Penfield Chamber: What are your keys to success?
Dr. Falanga: Developing a complete custom treatment plan for each patient. Developing a personable and caring doctor patient relationship
Penfield Chamber: What makes your business unique?
Dr. Falanga: I provide a custom approach to patient care.
Penfield Chamber: What advice do you have for someone wanting to open their own business?
Dr. Falanga:Have a solid 5 year plan, and enough financial means to stick it out
Penfield Chamber: Why did you bring your business to Penfield?
Dr. Falanga: Patient diversity
Penfield Chamber: What is your favorite quote?
Dr. Falanga: Choose a job you love and you’ll never have to work a day in your life
For more information visit Serenity Chiropractic Health on Facebook or the website.
In today’s environment, time is our most precious commodity. Business owners who are focused on their company will typically push important planning to the back burner. That is a mistake that can often have devastating consequences. What if you could invest about 90 minutes for lunch to learn about important issues that can affect your business without any slides, charts or workbooks? What if you leave the lunch with a concise snapshot of the steps you need to take to avoid killing your business? Forget the what if’s the Penfield Chamber of Commerce as we present: BusinessKillers sponsored by M&T Bank.
Click below to register for this event.
Wednesday January 25, 2012
Penfield Country Club
Non-Members – $25
Join us at the March 21st meeting of the Penfield Chamber of Commerce for Speed Networking. You will have an opportunity to meet and promote your business one-on-one to all of the other people at the meeting. In place of a speaker, we will have a speed networking session following lunch.
The meeting will be at 12:00 noon at the Penfield Country Club. Cost is just $20 for Chamber members and $35 for non-members. Advance reservations are required and can be made online soon.
And the Winner is………….
Business of the Year: Dick Ide
Dick Ide Honda is a family owned and operated Honda Dealership located on Panorama Trail. The business was started in 1969, when Dick Ide opened his first dealership in Fairport. In 1973 he added the Honda franchise. A few years later, in 1977, he moved both dealerships to the current location on Panorama Trail. In 1984, Dick’s oldest son, Mitch Ide, opened Mitch Ide’s Ideal Chevy-Olds-Geo in Geneseo. Along with his wife, Anne, they ran the dealership until selling it in 2000. In 2007 Mitch took on responsibility for the Honda dealership from his father and has been involved in daily operations. Dick Ide Honda truly is family business. Mitch is the owner, Anne is the CFO, their son, Rich is the marketing director, and Rich’s wife, Stephanie, is in charge of Customer Relations. Both Rich and Stephanie have been featured in television commercials for the dealership.
Citizen of the Year: Channing Philbrick
Channing Philbrick served as Penfield Town Supervisor for five terms (1994-2003). Prior to serving as Town Supervisor, he served as a member of the Town Board for eight years. He also served as a member of the Genesee Transportation Council, Monroe County Council of Governments and various other local and national organizations. He is one of the original founders of the Shepherd Home and currently serves as Chairman of the Board. Chan is a licensed private pilot and has been a member of the Rochester Flying Club since 1996, where he served on the Board and as President. Chan has been married to his wife, Marie, for more than 55 years. They have four children: Elizabeth McHugh, Channing P., Robert and David.
Please join us on Wednesday October 19, 2011 at 12 noon at the Penfield Country Club to honor them. Click here to make your reservation.
Welcome Home Depot!
The Home Depot is the world’s largest home improvement specialty retailer, with more than 2,200 retail stores in the United States (including Puerto Rico, the U.S Virgin Islands and the territory of Guam), Canada, Mexico and China. The Home Depot’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange and is included in the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor’s 500 index.
Scott Doles has been the store manager (General Manager) for the past 3 years at the Home Depot located in Penfield and has been employed with Home Depot for 15 years.
Welcome to the Chamber Home Depot!