Minority Summit to be live streamed; Twitter used for questions

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Published on Wednesday, June 6, 2012

The Minority Business Summit will be streamed live Thursday and participants watching will be able to ask questions via Twitter. The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is hosting the free event at Grace Hall, 108 Trade Street, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Follow live streaming of the panel discussion and keynote address at www.greertoday.com/tv.  The Chamber’s staff will entertain questions via Twitter. Follow @greerchamber on twitter and use #greersummit to submit questions and comments.

“We’re trying to use the technology we have and reach out to all the businesses and chambers who can’t make it to the Summit,” said Mark Owens, Vice President of the Chamber. “We’re mindful of people’s time and people can view it after the event. There is not a lot of (live streaming Chamber events) going on and we’re glad to get it started.”

Merl Code, attorney with Ogletree Deakins, municipal court judge, business owner and community leader will be the keynote speaker at lunch.

Panelists are Herb Johnson from Michelin, Magaly Penn from BI-LO, Angela Webb of CertusBank, Rich Winley of Fix the Glue, and Tina Smeerdon of A.T. Locke. They will speak on topics such as marketing and communication, career advancement, access to capital, and business logistics.

The event is free and will offer free continental breakfast and lunch catered by the Stomping Grounds. Register for businesses and staffers here http://www.greerchamber.com/calendar-event.cfm?e=774.

Greer Memorial Hospital is sponsoring the Minority Business Summit and CertusBank is sponsoring the streaming.


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