Grinnell Chamber

Bite Sized Learning









Bite Sized Learning is an educational series where attendees will learn about various topics and techniques applicable to community organizations, small businesses and large corporations. Attendees are invited to join us over breakfast & coffee to learn about these various topics aimed at helping their business thrive. 


All sessions run from 8:30 - 9:30 AM at the Drake Community Library in the Community Room. A light breakfast and coffee is provided by HyVee. 



Spring Topics/Speakers

Thursday, January 25: Social Media Update with Chris Snider

  • Chris Snider is currently an assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication  at Drake University.
    • Chris will share more about what new platforms have arrived, what the algorithm are favoring and how to maximize your social platforms to work for you. 

Thursday, March 21: Understanding and Implementing AI with Rebecca Wildeboer

  • Rebecca Wildeboer is the CEO of Eventscaper, assists people in hosting their perfect event.
    • Rebecca will walk participants through how she uses AI to accomplish elements of her job and will then give attendees a case study to try AI on their own. Make sure to bring a laptop or tablet to this session if you want to participate in the case study.

Thursday, May 9: Recruiting & Retaining Employees in Post-COVID Times with Melissa Grabiner

  • Melissa Grabiner is the Senior Talent Acquisition Leader of Christine Mathews Consulting and has earned a Top Recruiting Voice badge through LinkedIn.
    • Melissa will walk through the tips and tricks she has discovered for both large and small businesses on how to keep their current workforce happy and attract new talented employees to your business. Whether you're a small team or a large company Melissa has insights to share! 

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