Lehigh Valley Business LVB Business News http://www.lvb.com LVB News Business News en-us Copyright 2017 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Tue, 28 Feb 2017 03:08:05 EST Tue, 28 Feb 2017 03:08:05 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170227/LVB01/170229878&source=RSS BridgeTower Media acquires Color Magazine BridgeTower Media, a leading provider of local and regional business information, events and marketing services, today announced the acquisition of Color Magazine, a premiere publication focused on publishing and events for diverse business professionals. Based in Boston, Color Magazine was founded in 2007 by Josefina Bonilla. Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170227/LVB01/170229878&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170227/LVB01/170229878/AR/0/AR-170229878.jpg BridgeTower Media acquires Color Magazine http://www.lvb.com/article/20170227/LVB01/170229880&source=RSS New director at Lehigh looks to raise profile of small-business assistance program The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center network hired James Fischer as the director of the Lehigh University SBDC. Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:47:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170227/LVB01/170229880&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170227/LVB01/170229881&source=RSS Voting starts this week for Berks manufacturing video contest It&#8217s now Berks and Schuylkill County&#8217s turn to Dream it Do it. Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170227/LVB01/170229881&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170227/LVB01/170229881/AR/0/AR-170229881.jpg Voting starts this week for Berks manufacturing video contest http://www.lvb.com/article/20170227/LVB01/170229882&source=RSS For the love of engineering, peers honor their own in 'a noble profession' Before the hard work of being an engineer comes the inspiration to be an engineer, Mary Rooney told an audience of her peers Friday at the 37th annual Lehigh Valley Engineers Week banquet. Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:52:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170227/LVB01/170229882&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170227/LVB01/170229882/AR/0/AR-170229882.jpg For the love of engineering, peers honor their own in 'a noble profession' http://www.lvb.com/article/20170227/LVB01/170229883&source=RSS Some Pa. state colleges in danger of closing In the coming months, some of the schools in Pennsylvania's 14-university system of higher education may get pink slips. Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:36:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170227/LVB01/170229883&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170227/LVB01/170229886&source=RSS World Rio carnival float crushes revellers At least 20 people have been injured, three of them seriously, in an accident at Rio de Janeiro's Sambadrome, the venue for the annual carnival parade by the city's samba schools. Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:02:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170227/LVB01/170229886&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170227/LVB01/170229895&source=RSS In a crisis? Create no more victims, make it right, go public It can take decades for a company to build trust and credibility with its customers, but that brand confidence, carefully built over years, can disappear in a matter of days if a crisis occurs and isn&#8217t handled properly. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:47:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170227/LVB01/170229895&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170227/LVB01/170229896&source=RSS Outside CEO gives next gen time to grow before taking reins Not everyone wants to be in the family business. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:44:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170227/LVB01/170229896&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170227/LVB01/170229897&source=RSS A first look at Facebook's new features for businesses Customer service, research and rewards &#8211 not the first needs that business owners and managers look to fill when employing Facebook. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:37:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170227/LVB01/170229897&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170227/LVB01/170229897/AR/0/AR-170229897.jpg A first look at Facebook's new features for businesses http://www.lvb.com/article/20170227/LVB01/302249981&source=RSS Newsmakers American Bank in South Whitehall promoted three employees. Sandra Berg and Chris Persichetti were promoted to executive vice president. Berg, who has more than 40 years of banking experience, has worked for American since its inception in 1997 and served in various roles. She most recently was senior vice president and chief operating. . . Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:30:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170227/LVB01/302249981&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170227/LVB01/302249982&source=RSS For your information Certifications Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:30:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170227/LVB01/302249982&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170227/LVB01/302249984&source=RSS Calendar Monday, Feb. 27 Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:30:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170227/LVB01/302249984&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170227/LVB01/302249985&source=RSS Crisis reaction, recovery rely on flexible, rehearsed plan Disasters of major magnitude are major news again as snowstorms hit the northeastern United States this month. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:30:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170227/LVB01/302249985&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170227/LVB01/302249986&source=RSS Red Cross program helps businesses stay open post-disaster The images of devastation left behind by Superstorm Sandy in 2012 are unforgettable. The scenes of flooding, damage and loss were seen throughout the Northeast, including in the Greater Lehigh Valley. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:30:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170227/LVB01/302249986&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170227/LVB01/302249986/AR/0/AR-302249986.jpg Red Cross program helps businesses stay open post-disaster http://www.lvb.com/article/20170227/LVB01/302249987&source=RSS Planning and insurance, the two keys to disaster recovery Business owners can breathe easier when they have the proper systems in place to overcome the financial and organizational costs of a disaster. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:30:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170227/LVB01/302249987&source=RSS