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Conversations with Chamber Leaders that share their best ideas, best practices & recommendations to help position your Chamber as your community’s most powerful and most valuable business resource.

Chamber Leaders Podcast Marc Palud, Founder of Repstar Agencies Inc.

    • Business

Conversations with Chamber Leaders that share their best ideas, best practices & recommendations to help position your Chamber as your community’s most powerful and most valuable business resource.

    Helen Hafke of the Didsbury Chamber of Commerce

    Helen Hafke of the Didsbury Chamber of Commerce

    In this episode, our Chamber Leader Guest is Helen Hafke, President of the Didsbury Chamber of Commerce, celebrating their 60th year anniversary this year,  famous for their chili cook offs.
    Helen is currently semi-retired, brings over 35 years of business consulting experience to her Chamber, is devoted to helping local business owners and is always up for new challenges.
    Let’s listen into this podcast interview and learn more about Helen and the Didsbury Chamber of Commerce.
    Top 5 Helen Chamber Success Advice takeaways are;
    #1: Keep strong relationships and connections with local council members and governments.
    #2: Stay active and connected with your provincial Chamber of Commerce
    #3: Collaborate on initiatives and events with neighboring Chambers of Commerce
    #4: Give your business a new eCommerce web store through the Chamber and benefit from province-wide exposure of your business's products & services.
    #5: Represent and promote your local businesses.
    And #5.5 If you are in the Didsbury region during one of their Chili Cook Off Competitions, definitely plan on attending!
    If you’d like to connect with Helen, you can find her through the very active Didsbury Chamber of Commerce Facebook Page. https://www.facebook.com/DidsburyChamber
    To be notified when new Chamber Leaders Podcast episodes are posted, fill out the form at RepstarAgencies.com, in the menu, select FOR CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE and in the SUB MENU, select CHAMBER LEADERS PODCAST.

    To connect on LinkedIn with the host of the Chamber Leaders Podcast, go to: https://www.linkedin.com/in/MarcPalud

    • 20 min
    Marley Henneigh of the Drumheller Chamber of Commerce

    Marley Henneigh of the Drumheller Chamber of Commerce

    Chamber Leaders Podcast with guest, Marley Henneigh of the Drumheller Chamber of Commerce

    If you’d like to connect with Marley, you can find her on LinkedIn and post a thanks for sharing her ideas, give her some skills endorsements or if you’re an overachiever, write up a LinkedIn recommendation for her.
    (https://www.linkedin.com/in/marley-henneigh-63359455)
    To be notified when new Chamber Leaders Podcast episodes are published, fill out the email notification form at RepstarAgencies.com, in the menu FOR CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE and the SUB MENU, CHAMBER LEADERS PODCAST.
    (https://www.RepstarAgencies.com)

    Top 5.5 Takeaways from the Marley Henneigh Drumheller Chamber of Commerce episode.

    #1: Have a problem solving mindset. Be known as the Chamber Person who can help solve local business problems and community challenges. Find a local problem and work on fixing it.
    #2: Be genuinely curious and learn as much as you can about your local businesses. Know more about more businesses in your area than any one else.
    #3: Use Social Media for your chamber to make connections and have conversations, not to sell your memberships.
    #4: Seek and apply for as many grants and subsidies for your Chamber as you can.
    #5: Some of their best events are Lunch & Learns, Annual Awards Night and Women in Business Mixers.
    #5.5, The Drumheller region has a lot of visitor attractions including they Tyrell Museum, multiple campgrounds, amusement parks, splash park, go cart racing, and more than 30 dinosaur statues all over the area.

    The host of the Chamber Leaders Podcast is Marc Palud. If you would like to be a guest on the Chamber Leaders Podcast, let us know.
    You can connect with Marc Palud on LinkedIn at:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/MarcPalud

    • 24 min