January 2021 Educational Trainings Available to Stream

January 2021 was the launch of a new year of educational trainings from the Duluth Area Chamber. We are pleased to offer these events free to chamber members, courtesy of generous sponsors. In the event you were unable to attend any of the January educational offerings, we have made each available to you to view at a time that fits within your schedule. Access the recorded webinars below.


Social Media Planning and Strategies for Your Business

Presented by Melissa Goodson, PhD
Assistant Professor of Marketing and Business Management at the College of St. Scholastica

Wondering how to start planning to launch a social media page? Or are you looking to shift course to better meet your audience where they are? This session will help you to think about the strategic steps necessary to continue to craft your plan to be effective in social media efforts.


Presented on January 6, 2021

The 2021 Professional Development Series is brought to Chamber Members and their employees free of charge, courtesy of The College of St. Scholastica Stender School of Business and Technology.



Human Trafficking Awareness: How to Create an Anti-Trafficking Program in Your Organization

Presented by Rachel Johnson, Manager of Public Relations
and Lindsey Mattson, Manager of Creative Services, Precision Pipeline, LLC

As a nationwide leader in the pipeline industry, Precision Pipeline, LLC, (PPL) saw how the energy industry intersects with human trafficking through midstream transportation, construction projects, and material and fuel transportation. PPL integrated a five-step program to train people within the organization to recognize and report this crime. This session will provide the tools to start a human trafficking awareness program in your organization.


Presented on January 11, 2021

Learn more about PPL’s Human Trafficking Awareness Program https://www.precisionpipelinellc.com/social-responsibility/community/human-trafficking-awareness/

The 2021 Business & Community Alliance Series is brought to Chamber Members and their employees free of charge, courtesy of Kraus-Anderson Construction Company. 



Get Engaged with Virtual Tools

Presented by Elissa Hansen, President/CEO of The Northspan Group

Struggling with Teams, Zoom, and WebEx fatigue? Wondering what networking and community engagement could look like in this virtual world? Join us and learn how to get creative with Zoom, Menti, and Mural. Discover tools and techniques to use with your teams, colleagues, or even friends and family.


Presented on January 27, 2021

The 2021 Chamber Skills Series is brought to Chamber Members and their employees free of charge, courtesy of Lake Superior College.



The Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce hosts multiple FREE educational opportunities each month to develop the professional skill set of our member businesses and their employees. Learn about business-related topics such as marketing, conflict management, human resources and leadership with engaging educational offerings taught by local business leaders. To provide the utmost value to our members, we curate a broad list of topics taught by a diversified group of speakers. We strive to ensure there is something for everyone, from corporate to small businesses.

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