For the second year in a row, Solon has been named the digital capital of Ohio!  Solon is the only city in Ohio to receive the award.  This is one of the reasons why the Solon Chamber of Commerce made the decision to re-brand itself in 2013.  Read more about it here.


Empower, Educate and Engage at the Solon Chamber in OCTOBER

 NewsLetter-Masthead  October Newsletter of EVENTS and Chamber updates.

Virginia Schmidt, Commtrol

Virginia Schmidt, Commtrol

 Chair of the Board October Message

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  Chagrin Valley Soap & Salve


 Legal Update

Dave Andrews, Andrews & Wyatt LLC

Dave Andrews, Andrews & Wyatt LLC

Topic: “Bullying” the new frontier for workplace harassment & Employment Law Updates

Speaker: Attorney Dave Andrews, Andrews & Wyatt, LLC

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Signature of Solon, 39000 Signature Drive, Solon, OH  44139

Register NOW      $23 Solon chamber mbrs & guests; $40 Non-chamber mbr.


  Sales & Marketing Peer Connection Group

Mike Stelzer, Knowledge Management

Mike Stelzer, Knowledge Management

TOPIC: “Negotiate Like a Pro”

Speaker: Mike Stelzer, President Knowledge Management Services*

Thursday, October 30, 2014
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Gardiner – Training Room ,  31300 Bainbridge Road, Solon 44139

Register NOW      FREE Solon chamber mbrs & guests; $10 Non-chamber mbr.


  Solon Women in Business

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TOPIC: 3Chamber Mayoral Panel – Mayors from Solon, Aurora & Twinsburg
Mayor Drucker, Solon; Mayor Womer Benjamin, Aurora; Mayor Procop, Twinsburg

Moderator: Nick Ciofani, District Director 14th District

Thursday, November 6, 2014
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Bertram Inn & Conference Center,  600 N. Aurora Rd., Aurora 44202

Register NOW      $23 Solon chamber mbrs & guests; $40 Non-chamber mbr.




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Name Solon Chamber of Commerce  Best Corporate Golf Outing of the Year by CBC Magazine

  VOTE HERE   Vote as often as you want by December 1.


Thank you to all Sponsors, donors, golfers & volunteers!
Premier Sponsors: Cleveland Clinic Family Health Center, Solon;  Klinc & Associates; Northcoast Shredding & Record Center; Superior Beverage Group; The Solon Times

For the complete list please click here!

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Solon Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Winners

Solon Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the  2014 Solon Chamber Scholarship Winners announced at the Luncheon Tuesday, May 20, 2014. ( Back L to R) Gordon Hinchen, Kaitlyn Baerenstecher, Victoria Butts, Michael Schneider; (Front L to R) Katie Shen, Susan Ke


2014 Solon Chamber of Commerce Officers

March 27, 2014 -Welcome Alisha Caraballo, AMRESCO, the newest addition to the Board!

2014BoardThe Solon Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has elected the following officers for 2014: Chair, Virginia Schmidt, Commtrol; Chairman–elect, Greg Rosenberg, Business Communication Solutions; Vice Chairman, Robert Beattie MP Biomedicals,; Vice Chairman, Kim Lesch, Action Travel; Secretary, Jennifer Natale, Solon Chamber of Commerce; Treasurer, Kim Zagar, SS&G.  Voting took place in December with officers taking office January 1, 2014. The 2014 Board members include: Brooks Gerbitz, Swagelok; Chet Green, Northcoast Shredding & Record Co.; Tom Griffin, Mayfield Collision Centers; Joe McHenry, Superior Beverage Group; Julie Smith, InterDesign; Julie Zonneveld, Keithley Instruments; Bill Oler, Chagrin Safety Supply; Cary Root, Root InfoTech; Judi Sandbrook, AMRESCO; Anita Barnoski, Family Tree Health Care Services; Judy Caine, Prosperity NEO; Susan Drotleff, Adecco; Tom Jackson, Leverity Insurance; Jeanette Knauf, First National Bank; Stephen Fein, Mid America Management; and Carol Hawkins, Hawkins Hearing Center.


Why Join the Chamber? gazebboWelcome to the Solon Chamber of Commerce, a premier chamber in an award-winning city. Our members include hundreds of large and small businesses employing over 19,000 workers representing industrial, commercial, retail, professional and home based businesses. Solon is proud to be named in 2011 as the third best city to live in by Money Magazine thanks to our excellent businesses, schools and community. Digital_e_City_SmSolon is also proud that we’ve been recognized as Ohio’s digital capital in the 2013 & 2014 Google eCapital Awards. “Science Olympiad-winning students have made Solon a tech star, and the Cleveland suburb also leads Ohio’s digital way,” according to Google. “Its online business community connects local shops and restaurants with residents and visitors.” We are an active organization that provides opportunities to build business relationships through programs and events that target the various sectors we serve. In addition to providing programs, we serve as advocates for our business community and provide cost-saving benefits, making the Solon Chamber the perfect partner to help your business thrive. One of the reasons we were recognized by Google as Ohio’s digital capital is the Shop Solon First website created by the Solon Chamber of Commerce. It is a coalition of locally minded independent businesses, citizens, and organizations working to promote our vibrant community. Go check it out for yourself and Shop Solon First!