Kathy Bibb of MKB Realtors & EyesOnRoanoke.com is Interviewed at the Business Accelerator Grand Opening

Raquel Rothe of Sleep EZ Diagnostic Center is Interviewed at the Business Accelerator Grand Opening

Jeff Sharpe of 1-800-Got-Junk is Interviewed at the Business Accelerator Grand Opening

Billy Webb of Dandy Handymen Remodeling is Interviewed at the Business Accelerator Grand Opening

Thomas Becher of TBA

Thomas Becher

Thomas Becher

Once you get to know Thomas’s strong writing skills, media knowledge and years of diverse experience, you’ll want him in your court.

He’s a former reporter and editor, learning to love deadlines and understand how the media work. He’s communicated the successes of a major university. He helped a jet-engine manufacturer change the way it communicates to employees. He led corporate communications for a publicly traded cargo airline. And he’s communicated with media around the world for one of the nation’s leading airlines.
Today as a business owner and entrepreneur, he’s helping businesses of all sizes and industries, non-profit organizations and government agencies pursue strategic, results-driven, award-winning campaigns in public relations and advertising.

Thomas is a graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s degree in newspaper administration. He has earned a Certificate of Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) from the Public Relations Society of America, a distinction demonstrating competency in knowledge, skills and abilities in PR.

Thomas is the immediate past president of the Blue Ridge Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. In addition for his passion for aviation, Thomas is a fan of hiking, kayaking and hockey, and is the proud father of two sons, Phillip and Andrew.

SOLD OUT! How To Create Social Videos To Drive More Customers To Your Website

This workshop is SOLD OUT!

Date: January 26, 2011
Time: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: 210 S. Jefferson Street, Roanoke  (Chamber building downtown)
Featured Speaker: Brian Duvall, CEO of Duvall Media
Breakfast provided by: Chick Fil A
Price: $69  (discounts available for Chamber members, Clients of Roanoke Regional Small Business Development Center and 2011 Synergy participants)

This hands-on workshop will teach you:

Brian Duvall, Duvall Media

Brian Duvall

  1. Video Production Basics – Lights, Camera, Action
  2. How To Make Your Video Social So People Will Watch & Share It
  3. How To Syndicate Your Video To Get More Customers

Reserve your ticket now by registering below. Simply click on the drop down arrow to select your price. $49 for Roanoke Chamber members, Clients of RRSBDC or Synergy Participants. $69 for others. Your satisfaction is guaranteed or you will receive a full refund of your ticket price!

New River Valley Synergy

Date: January 20th, 2011
Time: 8:30 – 10:30 am
Locations: Holiday Inn in Blacksburg, Virginia
Topic: Profitable Communication, lead by Allan Tsang, 88owls.com, with special guest Lynda McNutt Foster

Synergy Select

Date: January 18th, 2011
Time: 8:30 – 10:30 am
Location: Courtyard Marriott in Roanoke, Virginia

Lynda Foster Interviews the 2010 Roanoke Regional Chamber Small Business Award Nominees

The Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce presents the 2010 Small Business Awards Nominees.

Lynda McNutt Foster interviewed the nominees at the awards banquet October 5, 2010 at the Hotel Roanoke in Roanoke, Virginia. The videos are provided courtesy of Duvall Media and SunTrust Bank.

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Robyn Goodpasture of FitStudio 365