Ridgefield Chamber Moves Business Education Online

The Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce is committed to providing quality online education from local professionals to help the community as business owners plan and prepare for a post-COVID recovery. More topics will be added, see the calendar on DestinationRidgefield.com

Monday, April 13th, 7:00PM – 8:00PM    Presenter: James Osborne

Deciphering the CARES Act for Small Businesses & Self-Employed


The Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce with Envest Asset Management, LLC (a Certified B Corp and Ridgefield CoC member) invite you to a Webinar to discuss the CARES Act. Enacted on March 27th, the CARES Act provides funding sources to Small Businesses & Self-Employed, and others, to support those businesses impacted by Covid19. We will discuss how you or your company may be able to take advantage of the following:

- Economic Injury Disaster Loans/Grants
- Paycheck Protection Program
- Employee Retention Credits
- Net Operating Losses
- Unemployment ClaimsPresentation will take 20 - 25mins with Q&A afterward. Registration is required to here.

TUESDAY APRIL 14th, 12:00PM – 1:00PM    Presenter: Christine Mullen

SEO/SEM Basics and Keyword Identification

Learn the basics of SEO (Search Engine Optimization), SEM (Search Engine Marketing) and keyword identification tactics from Christine Mullen, Co-Founder and CMO of Aspire Digital Marketing. With 20 years experience as a Marketing Director, Christine has led online marketing programs in web design, online marketing campaigns and social media strategies. This event is sponsored by the Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce and open to all members of the business community. Registration is required here

Wednesday, April 15th from 2:00PM - 3:00PM  Presenter: Kate Fitzpatrick 

Facebook 101 for BusinessSocial media provides a golden opportunity for a business to interact with customers, provide them with useful information, gain valuable insight and keep your business top of mind. Facebook is the biggest of all the social networks, by far, based on just about every measure. But it’s a constantly evolving platform based on algorithm changes, new tools, and shifting demographics. Your business may have a solid marketing strategy, but are you an effective Facebook marketer? Did you know not everyone who has Liked your page automatically sees your posts? Have you seen a marked decrease in organic reach? When was the last time you checked your insights page?
Registration required for this Webinar here

Monday April 21st, 10:00AM – 11:00AM    Presenter: Jacob Cascioli

How to use your Website to Improve Customer Service 

Customer service doesn’t only exist with the physical interactions that we have with our customers. It exists everywhere a customer interacts with your business. Join the Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce and Jake Cascioli, owner of Rocket Small Business Services as we dive the best ways in which to use your website to improve customer service. Registration is required here

Wednesday, April 23rd 7:00PM – 8:00PM    Presenter: Jacob Cascioli

Effective Email Marketing for Your Local Business

When utilized correctly, email is still one of the most cost-effective ways to reach and engage your customers. Join The Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce and Jacob Cascioli, owner of Rocket Small Business Services for an interactive look at how you can start using email to win more customers for your small business. Registration required here


Follow Ridgefield HamletHub