Date: June 1, 2020

Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Event Location:
This event will be offered virtually through Zoom. A Zoom account is not required to participate, and participants will receive a link to join prior to the meeting. Special accommodations for those with disabilities will be considered. Please let us know by May 27  if you require special accommodations.

Admission Info:
This conversation is open to all businesses, and there is no cost to attend. Each Innovation Hour is limited to 10 people to provide for meaningful conversation and ideation, so register early!

The Chamber’s newest virtual program series, Innovation Hour, was inspired by the Genius Hour concept adopted by many businesses throughout the world. The Genius Hour encourages employees to use 20% of their time to work on their own projects. Companies found that encouraging employees to step back from their day-to-day responsibilities and follow their own passions leads to increased creativity and innovation. When Google implemented this strategy, their employees’ innovative spirit led to the creation of Gmail, Google News and other common tools that we use today.

Innovation is good for business, and your Chamber is on a mission to energize the region with an innovative, profitable business community. In the wake of COVID-19, fostering innovation and facilitating connections is more important than ever. Our world is not going back to what we once knew, and the way we do business is going to look different. 

For this community to recover and come back stronger, we need to rebuild together. Innovation Hour provides you with the opportunity to share ideas, build connections and collaborate on our region’s recovery with individuals across all business sectors.