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Team SBA Financing Roundtable @ Oakland County Small Business Resource Center
May 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Do you know the secret to getting a business loan? Attend this free Financing Roundtable and find out how banks look at your application, what you can do to improve your chances for a loan and how Small Business Administration loan guarantee programs can help you get the financing you need.
This session is best suited to those who have good credit, a solid business idea and some money to invest in their business. NOTE: The SBA does not provide loan guarantees to real estate investment firms, including purchasing and rehabbing houses for resale and this type of financing will not be discussed.
Cost: Free – Registration Required. Email to register!

Women’s Business Enterprise Certification Orientation @ Oakland County Small Business Resource Center
May 23 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Learn about the benefits and process of becoming part of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). Accepted by thousands of corporations throughout the country and a number of federal and government agencies, your WBENC certification will be an important marketing tool for expanding your company's visibility among decision makers in corporate procurement. Presented by the Great Lakes Women’s Business Council. Please call 248-858-0783 or email to register.
Cost: $25 per person – payable to Great Lakes WBC – Registration Required

Chamber Member Orientation @ Waterford Township Public Library
May 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

May OrientationChamber Membership Orientation is an informative event that provides a comprehensive overview of Chamber events, programs, services and committees. Also featured is interactive, member networking information geared to polish networking and promotional skills. You will meet key staff, board members and have the opportunity to network with many other business owners and professionals. Most importantly, you'll learn how to utilize your membership to its fullest.

This event is ideal for new members, prospective members, members who want to be sure they are utilizing the chamber to the fullest extent and those who are interested in getting reconnected with the Chamber. Sign up today and get connected!

B.U.I.L.D. I @ Canterbury-on-the-Lake
May 24 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Build logoThis industry exclusive leads group meets the 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month from 8-9 a.m.
For more information about this group or other leads groups, please contact the chamber at 248-666-8600 or

Luncheon Mixer (Joint w/Clarkston Chamber) @ Parker's Hilltop Brewery
May 24 @ 11:30 am
B.U.I.L.D. 2 @ Oakland County International Airport
May 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Build logoThis industry exclusive leads group meets the 2nd & 4th Friday of each month from 12-1 p.m. For more information about this group or other leads groups please contact the chamber at 248-666-8600 -

Perking Up Morning Networking @ Hersh-Beattie Orthodontics
Jun 5 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Perking JuneThis event is from 8-9 a.m. at a member location.
$10.00 for advance RSVP's (Members)
$15.00 (walk-ins and prospective members)
Prospective members call for reservation information
Sorry no refunds

Ribbon Cutting at Studio 59 Fitness! @ Studio 59 Fitness
Jun 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


Join the Waterford Chamber of Commerce in celebration of our new member Studio 59 Fitness!

Discover Why Your Business Value Matter @ Skyline Club
Jun 7 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Are you ready for a smooth transition down the road!

At this workshop, you’ll learn more about:
• Business valuation methods and techniques
• The benefits of knowing the value of your business
• The importance of a current and accurate buy-sell agreement

Most business owners have likely asked themselves the following questions at some point:
How much income will I want the business to pay me during my retirement?
Who would be a good potential buyer of the business?
What is the business worth, and what would I sell it for?

Have you answered them all? If not, don’t worry. With a little planning, you’ll feel confident and poised for the future so you can focus on your every-day challenges.

Roger Nelson

Marcella A. Evans
Financial Professional
RAM Insurance & Financial Services

Brenda Oldham
Financial Professional
RAM Insurance & Financial Services

Feel Free to bring a guest, breakfast will be served
Please R.S.V.P by 6/1/18 Cost $40.00 per person or at 248.425.4588

Concerts in the Park @ Hess Hathaway Park
Jun 7 @ 6:00 pm