Berkley U Series

The Berkley U Series

Berkley U series showcases topics to grow your business and are presented by industry experts.  The goal is to feature the latest trends, techniques, and strategies that will give our members an edge in the competitive, local business landscape. Upcoming Workshops

The next Berkley U Series takes place Friday, January 31, 2020 at the Berkley Public Library, 3155 Coolidge Hwy., Berkley, MI. 

8:00 am: Networking and registration
8:30 am Program
9:30 am Program ends

Topic: A 20/20 View of a Healthy Workplace

Megan Patterson, CWWS, CIC, Total Health and Wellbeing Consultant from the Marsh & McLennan Agency will discuss best practices and the impact of good health and a healthy culture on a business’ bottom line.  Regardless of your budget, there are several steps you can take to improve this area of your business. If you have a staff, team, employee base of 1 or 50+, Megan will share healthy and mindful approaches from successful businesses; plus tactics that small businesses and “solo-preneurs” can adopt to create an optimal work environment . 

 The culture you create is the gateway to building a brand experience from the inside out.  This year help improve productivity, diminish workplace fatigue, retain employees and reduce risk factors with a fresh approach for 2020.   It’s free to chamber members and open to the public at no charge with registration.  

Register today!

Past Workshops

Friday, October 4, 2019, 8 am to 9:30 am, Sales vs. Selling: refining your style, identifying your skills and establishing your process. Berkley Public Library, 3155 Coolidge Hwy., Berkley, MI 48072.  This program helped make the most of your sales talent and selling opportunities as we move into the 4th quarter sales season.

Friday, June 7, 2019, 8 am to 9:30 am, Networking- How to Make it Work for You. Berkley Public Library, 3155 Coolidge Hwy., Berkley, MI 48072. Tonya Acha, an Asentiv Certified Trainer, shared the personality types you will encounter during networking events, sales calls and your ongoing business relationships.  Attendees learned techniques, conversation-framing, and approaches to identify, filter and convert someone you just met, into a prospect and more. 

Friday, January 25, 2019, 8 am to 9 am, New Year Tax Laws: Preparing Your Business for 2019 Business Tax Changes, Speaker is Peter Boyse, CPA, Boyse CPAs. Location: Berkley Public Library, 3155 Coolidge Hwy., Berkley, MI

Friday, March 1, 2019, 8 am to 9 am, Deep Dive into Instagram. Presented by Brett and Tara Heitz of SGH Marketing, The Wedding Shoppe, 2186 Coolidge Hwy., Berkley, MI.