BUSINESS SUPPORT

The Parma area is a great place to start and grow your business. To help you make the most of your business, the Parma Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to present these resources for new and established entrepreneurs.

Starting a new business? Take the first step by downloading our Small Business Startup Workbook. This comprehensive questionnaire covers all aspects of new business development and upon completion, you will have developed the information you need to format your business plan. Download your workbook and get started today!

Business Advisory Groups (BAGs)

The Purpose of BAGs is to add value to the chamber, by assisting with support, feedback and making connections between chamber members.

  • PACC currently has 5 BAG groups with 8-14 members each with only 1 member per profession accepted
  • BAG’s are comprised of business owners & professionals who meet monthly to provide input, feedback, advice & accountability to other members on a variety of issues to help other chamber members succeed
  • Responsible for identifying potential new members for the Parma Chamber, play a strong role in the identification and selection of the Chamber’s next Leaders and Award Winners.

CURRENT BUSINESS ADVISORY GROUPS

#1 – Power of Parma, meets second Thursday of the month at 7 AM
Leaders: Nicky Sulandari – nicky.sulandari@edwardjones.com
Matt Thomson – MThomson350@dollarbank.com

#2 – Parma Area Community Crusaders, meets third Tuesday of the month at 7 AM
Leaders: Connie Bruno – iwcohioconnie@gmail.com
Katherine Kolthoff – KKolthoff578@dollarbank.com

#3 – Grow Parma Now, meets once a month at 9 AM
Leader: Nicky Sulandari – nicky.sulandari@edwardjones.com

#4 – Parma Business Youth Connection, meets third Thursday of the month at 7 AM
Leader: Bill Baraona – bill@flexmedia.com

#5 – Tri-City Business Connection, meet first Friday of the month at 7 AM
Leader: Mike Soltis – mike@brookermortgage.com


Contact a group leader to visit their next session or to join!

These links provide helpful links to relevant State of Ohio and local resources.

Helpful Links:

Starting a Business     Starting a Non-Profit      State of Ohio Business Services      City of Parma      City of Parma Heights      City of Seven Hills      CBS Connects      This is Cleveland