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For the most up-to-date information from our local, state and federal partners:

                                 

                  

Volusia County Public Information Network (PIN)                                        Volusia County COVID-19 Rental Assistance

Volusia County Beaches and Parks Information

 

Webinar Recordings

As webinars are conducted, the recordings of these programs will be listed here as soon as they are available. Please check the Daytona Regional Chamber's Events Calendar for scheduled webinars.

Real Deal Discussions: State of Florida CFO Jimmy Patronis

Two significant issues that have arisen resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak in Florida are reductions in the amount of sales tax revenue generated in the state and the question of business liability related to the outbreak.

State of Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis joined members of the Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce for Real Deal Discussions on Thursday, June 18. Patronis discussed a number of issues including the impact of decreased revenues on the state budget, liability protection on COVID-related lawsuits, and much more, as well as how all of these concerns affect Volusia County businesses.

Virtual Learning: Cybersecurity for Remote Workers - 06.09.2020

Cybersecurity Tips for Remote workers - if you're a business owner with employees working remotely, you should be concerned about the increased risk of data loss and data theft. Todd Huffstickler, Executive Vice President, Vann Data Services, will cover topics on maintaining control of your company's data assets, threat vectors and how the bad guys get in. If you work remotely, we'll talk about your role in what you can do to protect yourself, your business, your family and your data.

Virtual Learning: Reinforce Your Brand, Accelerate Your Recovery - 05.08.2020

Your brand is the sum total of your client’s experiences with your company and what distinguishes you from your competition. Leveraging your brand can help you navigate a crisis and speed your recovery. Our panel of experts discuss the basics of branding, managing a crisis situation like the COVID-19 pandemic, and tips on recovery and messaging. Panelists Jeannette Duerr, APR, Duerr Communications; Michael Jiloty, Michael J. Jiloty Marketing Consultant; and Kevin Hayworth, Hayworth PR, offer insight into the power of thoughtful branding, as well as short checklists of both helpful tips and pitfalls to avoid. Real-life success stories will help guide your recovery.

Business Continuity - Steps to Reopen & Plan for Future Business Success - 05.01.2020

The Florida Chamber of Commerce and the SBDC at FIU present this webinar on reopening through the phases established by federal and state guidelines. 

Real Deal Discussions: Rep. Tom Leek on Reopening the State - 04.30.2020

Rep. Tom Leek (FL-Dist. 25) discusses the strategy of the Governor’s Task Force to reopen Florida’s business community and economy safely. Sponsored by Florida Power & Light.

Due to a recording glitch, the video picks up a couple of minutes into the program with Rep. Leek discussing the status of concerns relating to the compensation of executives of the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Following those remarks, he shares his view on the plan to reopen Florida and answers questions from participants.

Virtual Learning: Home Office Hacks - Business, Boundaries, and Bathrobes? - 04.29.2020

A large number of businesses have transitioned at least a portion of their teams to work from home environments. But there is more to being productive in a home office than your IT settings and Wi-Fi connectivity. The Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce is proud to present a panel of experts with experience in both corporate and home work environments, who will offer key strategies to boosting your productivity.

Virtual Learning: Cowboy, Prophet, or Coach - The Nature of Entrepreneurship - 04.24.2020

Mike Bowers, Ph.D., Founding Director and Professor, Center for Entrepreneurship at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, discusses the principles of entrepreneurship for new business ventures to get started and for existing businesses to thrive.

Real Deal Discussions: City of Daytona Beach COVID-19 Assistance Recovery Effort (CARE) Program - 04.22.2020

Daytona Beach City Manager Jim Chisholm discusses the features of the City’s COVID-19 Assistance Recovery Effort (CARE) Program, including the suspension of building permit fees for 90 days from March 25, and the impact it will have on Daytona Beach’s recovery from the outbreak. Sponsored by Florida Power & Light.

Real Deal Discussions: Emergency Paid Sick Leave and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act - 04.15.2020

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act provides emergency paid sick leave regulations for some businesses and employees. Larry Bucholz, H.R. Director at Vision H.R., and business law attorney Greg Snell of Snell Legal, PLLC will outline the requirements of the legislation and the impact on your business.

CARES Act: Major Provisions, Implementation, and Resources - 04.13.2020

Moore Hallmark, Vice President of Regional Affairs and Advocacy for the United States Chamber of Commerce discusses the CARES Act. This session includes an overview of the major provisions of the act, information on its rollout, as well as a brief Q&A at the conclusion of the presentation.

Virtual Learning: Coping with COVID-19: Supporting Each Other to Survive Isolation - 04.09.2020

Shawn Proctor, BA, Mental Health Awareness Training Coordinator from SMA Healthcare, discusses ways to maintain your mental health as well as recognizing signs and symptoms of anxiety, depression, and other risks from social isolation.

Real Deal Discussions: Tom Daly, Director, Florida SBDC at Daytona State College - 04.06.2020

Florida SBDC at Daytona State College Director Tom Daly shares information on the Florida Small Business Emergency Loan Program.

Real Deal Discussions: Robin King, President & CEO, CareerSource Flagler Volusia - 04.02.2020

CareerSource Flagler Volusia President & CEO Robin King provides insight on the following: tips for businesses to ensure their employees qualify for Unemployment Compensation, Unemployment Compensation access for self-employed individuals, Short-Time Compensation, and tips for first-time applicants.

Virtual Learning: Navigating Disaster Relief Applications and Loan Programs - 03.30.2020

Attorney Victoria Zinn, Zinn & Guardiano, P.A., will guide viewers through the basics of disaster relief applications and the various loan programs designed to assist businesses struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Virtual Learning: Business as UNusual - 03.27.2020

With a focus on maintaining business momentum as much as possible during a crisis, this webinar features the Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Daytona Beach News-Journal/Gatehouse Media on these key topics: gathering credible relevant information with which to make business decisions, communicating with your team especially in a remote working environment, and connecting with your clientele in meaningful ways.

 

Tips and resources on various business topics related to COVID-19/Coronavirus:

Paycheck Protection Program Forgiveness Guide                                         Business Reopening Digital Resources - U.S. Chamber

Summary of Families First Coronavirus Response Act - FFCRA                  Summary of Keeping American Workers Paid and Employed Act

Emergency Bridge Loan Program for Small Businesses - Florida               Loan Programs for Small Businesses - Federal                                             

Coronavirus Small Business Guide - U.S. Chamber                                        Strategies to Help Your Business in the Wake of Social Distancing 

Preventing the Spread of COVID-19/Coronavirus                                          Customizable Safety Precautions Flyer - U.S. Chamber of Commerce 

Employer Tips                                                                                                           OSHA Workplace Tips

Department of Labor Tips                                                                                     Hospitality Industry Tips

Meetings and Events Tips                                                                                      Travel Tips

Resilience in a Box - U.S. Chamber of Commerce                                           Combating the Coronavirus - U.S. Chamber of Commerce

National Restaurant Association - Reopening Guidance                             SBA Loans - Participating Financial Institutions

Independent Contractors' Guide to CARES Act Relief - U.S. Chamber      Paid Leave Programs Guide

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance FAQ                                                      Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Guide for Claimants

COVID-19 Pandemic Scenarios and Benefits Available                                Recovery Readiness Guide

Florida Dept. of Health COVID-19 Toolkit