Get involved to boost your Vail Valley business
Business these days requires work – doing business isn’t always easy and running a successful business is almost never easy, especially in these difficult economic times with a variety of uncertainties surrounding us.What can you do to help control your future? For starters, get involved. Take advantage of your membership in the Vail Valley Partnership (or your local chamber/merchant association, or better yet, all of the above). Success is often based on what you know – and who you know. Then it’s as easy as making sure people know about your business. We can help. From educational programming such as our Labor Law Seminar on June 15 (see details below), our annual Vail Valley Business Forum or our recurring Ask the Experts programs, we can help increase what you know.From small networking events such as our bi-weekly Leads Group (with another coming soon) to monthly Business After-Hours mixers, we can help you increase who you know. Join us June 16 at the Marketplace on Meadow Drive for our monthly mixer, or join us June 22 at the Vail Golf Club for another networking event.From exposure on our websites to social media exposure via our outlets to local media benefits with the Vail Daily, Vail Mountaineer, KZYR, NRC Broadcasting and more, we can help increase who knows about your business.Joining the Vail Valley Partnership might just be the best investment you can make in your business. So get involved – give us a call and we’ll be happy to review the benefits that make the most sense for your business. Of course, to fully benefit from your membership you need to get involved but chances are you’ll find ample opportunity and will find it a rewarding experience. As well as a boost to your business.Coming events:• June 15: The Vail Valley Partnership will host a free labor law seminar presented by Sherman & Howard, LLC June 15 at The Charter at Beaver Creek.This event is free to members of the Vail Valley Partnership or any other chamber or business organization in Eagle County. The event will cover topics including “Legislative Developments in Federal and State Labor and Employment Law,” an update on OSHA regulations, Independent Contractor vs. Employee status and other timely topics. The seminar will also include information about immigration and medical marijuana. • June 16: Business After Hours Mixer at the Marketplace on Meadow Drive, 5 – 7 p.m. This is a members-only event.• June 22: Vail Recreation District Hospitality Day, Vail Golf Club. Partnership members are invited to a free lunch mixer followed by a round of golf hosted by the Vail Recreation District. Learn about the district’s summer programs, camps and events and mix and mingle with other business leaders. Call 970-476-1000 or visit us online at VailValleyPartnership.com to learn more about how your business can benefit from involvement with the Vail Valley Partnership.Chris Romer is the director of the Vail Valley Partnership.