2013 Employment Law Update

As always, there are many new issues in employment law and this year is no exception.  Attend this interactive seminar to learn about the most recent employment law developments that will help your company to avoid potential legal pitfalls.  All attendees will receive detailed materials summarizing these developments.

Brian K. Nagatani and Mary Wang, both partners with the law firm of Hixson Nagatani LLP, will present the seminar.  Cost for members to attend is $45 and non-members are $60.  RSVP’s are limited and will be accepted until February 11 or when the workshop is sold out, whichever is first.  To RSVP, please register on our website, www.santaclarachamber.org/events.  On-site registration will not be available, so make sure to RSVP today.


Nation’s Leading Travel Show Returns to Santa Clara Convention Center


The two-day Bay Area Travel and Adventure Show is returning to the Santa Clara Convention Center February 16-17, 2013. The show is your ticket to discover authentic travel experiences, snap up great deals, win trips and giveaways, and be entertained at this amazing travel extravaganza. Attendees will hear travel tips from the experts including travel legend Rick Steves, award-winning travel author and actor Andrew McCarthy, Joe Diaz, co-founder of AFAR Magazine, and best selling author Patricia Schultz.

Experience ziplining, rock wall climbing, cultural performances, and much more. Public show hours are February 16th 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and February 17th 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Adult admission is $15 per day. Children 16 and under are free, but must be accompanied by a guardian. The Convention Center is located at 5001 Great America Parkway. For more information, visit www.AdventureExpo.com.

The Power Partners 2013 Educational Series

Our Connection Clubs offer members opportunities to connect and grow their business through weekly meetings at the Chamber office.  The Power Partners will be offering an educational series in the first quarter of 2013 on the third and fourth Wednesdays of each month.  The series is open to all members to attend, but RSVP’s are requested from non-members of The Power Partners as space is limited. Topics for January and February are:

Feb. 20 – “Overcoming Objections”:  The talk is designed to help recognize types of objections and how to handle them appropriately.

Feb. 27 – “Secrets of Closing the Sale”:  Have you ever counted the money on all of the sales you ALMOST closed? Come to this seminar and learn how to put more money in your pocket!

To RSVP, please register online for the date of the event you are interested in.  Go to our website at www.santaclarachamber.org/events and click on the date of the event to register.  Chamber members have first priority seating, but make sure to RSVP as we expect each event to be “sold out.”