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Truckee Chamber to launch ‘Knowledge Bites Series’

Special to the Sun

TRUCKEE, Calif. – The Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce announced the launch of the Knowledge Bites Series, covering the whole spectrum of doing business one bite at a time.

Knowledge Bites will provide strategies for pivotal business skills broken into digestible pieces.

“We know professionals today are very busy, so we have taken an agile approach for learning key business skills and packed them into bite-sized chunks,” said Chamber board member Dave Sick. “In just 90 minutes, attendees will learn from real-life local businesses and local experts to attain new knowledge and skills to help them grow their business in today’s constantly changing economy.”

Each session will focus on specific business topic such as marketing basics, social media or reinventing your business.

Two chamber businesses will be featured as a case study and will be examined by two chamber members who are experts in their field. The expert presentations will be followed up by questions from the audience.

“So often you attend a seminar and the information provided is so broad or abstract,” said Pam Hobday, Chamber board member. “This format provides immediate hands-on feedback for the real world. Local business experts use a case study format providing both a background of each local business and a strategy for the respective business topic in each meeting … We believe this will be a tremendous value for everyone including businesses, experts and attendees”

The first Knowledge Bites will address marketing basics, not only the process through which you get and keep customers, but how you market in today’s quickly changing world.

The case studies will be Donner Lake Marina & Watersports, and MPLA Inc, a professional landscape architecture firm. Expert assessments will be provided by Dave Sick of Brand Breadcrumbs, and Meg Urie Rab of SmallPond Studio.

The first Knowledge Bites will be held June 18, 8:30-10 a.m. at the Truckee Airport, 10356 Truckee Airport Road. Cost to attend is $10 for chamber members and $20 for non-members and includes light breakfast. Registration is required at Attendance is limited to 30 people.

Knowledge Bites will be held third Wednesdays of the month. The Knowledge Bites series is presented by the Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce and generously sponsored by Plumas Bank.

The June breakfast sponsor is the Truckee Tahoe Airport District.

For more information contact the Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce at 530-587-8808 or e-mail

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