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DAYTON CONVENTION VISITORS BUREAU 1 Do you or a friend or family member belong The Dayton Convention to a professional, social, civic, amateur sport Visitors Bureau represents or hobby group Econom

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FOCUS FOCUS is a quarterly publication of the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce. It is distributed to Chamber members and regional businesses. Copies are available online at The C

TAB L E O F CO NTE NTS Table of Contents FEATURE 06 Red Carpet Affair Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway looks forward to fall opening. ECONOMIC INDICATORS 10 Economic Development Highlights COMMUN

F E ATU R E STO RY RED CARPET AFFAIR Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway excited for late summer opening Prospective workers demonstrate strong interest, high quality W hen Penn National Gaming chos

He and Mara both said the grand opening will be a red carpet event, but a couple of days earlier, the racino will host a charitable evening. It will be open for several hours to invited guests, with p

M E M B E R P R O F IL E Be a Tourist In Your Own Backyard I t seems as though no matter where folks live they often take for granted or dont fully appreciate all of the things there are to see and

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ECONOMIC INDICATORS The Chambers monthly publication, Economic Indicators, provides useful information in the areas of employment trends, new construction, home sales, sales tax collection and much m

ECONOMIC INDICATORS Sales Tax Collections County Rate Mar 14 Mar 13 12 Mo. Change YTD 2014 YTD 2013 YTD Change Butler......................... 0.75 .................... 2,838,979 ................2,6

PUBLIC POLICY UPDATE Dayton Chambers Annual Legislative Day in Columbus a Huge Success F or over thirteen years, the Dayton Chamber has hosted an annual Legislative Day in Columbus focused on publi

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PUBLIC POLICY UPDATE MBP Metrics Scorecard Focus 40 Portfolio MBEs Focus 40 MBE Firms Focus 40 Aggregate Revenue Focus 40 Aggregate Headcount MBE Construction Contract Wins Influenced by MBP Committe

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M E M B E R P R O F IL E AAA Wastewater Awarded 2014 A 16 Soin Award for Innovation his the historical innovative spirit in our community. The award r recipient best demonstrates this entrepreneuri

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MEMBER PROFILE Member Pr o f ile Continued from Page 16 family, the Chambers Education and Public Improvement EPI Foundation presents the Soin Award for Innovation each year at the Dayton Area Chambe

Innovations in Plastics for Electric Motors and Ventilation. PVS Plastics Technology Corp. 6290 Executive Blvd. Huber Heights, OH 45424 Phone 1 937 233 4376 www.pvsplastics

CH AM B E R R E CAP At its meeting on May 7, 2014, the Chamber honored the following outstanding organizations and individuals Annual Member Stahl Ambassador of the year John H. Patterson Corpora

CH AM B E R R E CAP Dayton Area Chamber Calendar of Events August October Small Business Toolkit Social Media and Marketing Thursday, August 21, 2014 1100 AM 100 PM MBP Business Opportunity Breakf

CH AM B E R R E CAP Check out these Chamber members in the Arts, Entertainment Recreation Sector Company Dixie Drive In The Human Race Theatre Company Schwabe Studio, Inc. The Dayton Art Institute E

Peerless Technologies Corporation ISO 90012008 CMMI Level 3 We Support Dayton Economic Development Peerless is an awardwinning 8a Small Business providing costfocused professional services and engin

C O M M U N I T Y S E RV I C E MATHILES TO BE HONORED WITH Top Community Service Award F ormer owners of The Iams Company and community leaders Clay and Mary Mathile will be honored by The Preside

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CHAMBER ACADEMY Cash Flow and Working Capital, is there a difference and if there is, does it matter By Richard Vaughan, Business Banking Sales Leader for KeyBank C ash flow and working capital hav

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CHAMBER ACADEMY Workers comp billing system being updated, signup deadlines changing B WC is changing the way it bills for workers compensation coverage to better serve Ohio employers. For decade

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CHAMBER ACADEMY Do the Math and Grow Your Sales PART 3 E veryone is looking for the magic formula for sales. Well there is no magic formula but there are some things that can be derived to create

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