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The Chamber’s Business Partnership Network, A Tested Alternative to National Referral Networking Groups

By growthzone | August 1, 2022

Business Partnership Network (BPN) was conceptualized in 2014 by eight Chamber members that were exasperated by the high dues, structure, and strict participation requirements they experienced belonging to a national business networking association.   After fervently seeking out a referral based, weekly networking alternative to no avail, they approached the Chamber for assistance in organizing…

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The Chamber’s Business with a Purpose Network Supports Nonprofits

By growthzone | June 30, 2022

The Chamber’s new Business with a Purpose (BWAP) is a volunteer network of young professionals that are committed to working with local nonprofits to further their missions, by donating their time and services pro bono.   The network is open to professionals 45 years and under, who have demonstrated a drive to connect community and…

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The Chamber Launches Made in Montco to Highlight Local Manufacturers

By growthzone | June 1, 2022

With a plethora of unique manufacturing businesses in Montgomery County, the Chamber is offering a look at these organizations from behind the scenes. Made in Montco is a new program designed to highlight the diverse array of products being manufactured and distributed locally, nationally and throughout the world.   There are 1020 manufacturers in the…

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The Chamber of Commerce Hosts a Cultural Celebration

By growthzone | May 2, 2022

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Montgomery County hosted A Cultural Celebration luncheon on April 28. The event took place at the Montgomery Township Community & Recreation Center in Montgomeryville, Pa. Six amateur chefs cooked a variety of international dishes from their cultural heritage, in conjunction with a Cultural Engagement presentation by Kareem Afzal, CEO…

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Breakfast at William Penn Inn with Your Representatives

By growthzone | April 14, 2022

The Chamber’s Government Affairs Committee is pleased to welcome Congresswoman Madeleine Dean and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick for an in-person update and breakfast. They will share their perspective on issues of concern for businesses and individuals in their district, and what initiatives are planned moving forward. Topics will range from the economy, to healthcare and foreign…

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Choosing the Chamber that’s Best for Your Business

By growthzone | February 9, 2022

Joining a Chamber of Commerce should be a key element in your business or organization’s marketing and development strategy, given its affordability and potential for exposing you to prospective customers, clients and new business associates. But choosing the right Chamber to join may be a little more difficult, especially when there may be multiple Chambers…

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Three Great Reasons to Use an Off-site Conference Space for Your Next Meeting

By growthzone | January 25, 2022

Whether your office environment is in-person, remote, or a combination of the two, your occasional use of an external conference room for team events or meetings can be a welcome, affordable, and much-needed change. Here are three reasons why renting a conference space is a good idea for your company.      Visiting an external…

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Hiring in 2022? Three Smart Reasons to Exhibit at a Job Fair

By growthzone | January 18, 2022

For the past two decades, employers have recognized the ease and value of using online job banks and career centers to find talent. In fact, according to their website, Indeed.com has over 250 million unique visitors to their site every month. While there’s no denying the opportunities available to employers using online job sites, in-person…

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The Great Resignation Propels New Business Growth

By growthzone | January 13, 2022

In an economic news release on January 4, 2022, the Labor Department reported there were 4.5 million individuals in November, 2021 who voluntarily quit their jobs. Now being referred to as “The Great Resignation,” this exceptionally high number represents a shift in the economy where an increase in workers are leaving their companies and re-evaluating…

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The Chamber to Celebrate Businesses and Community

By growthzone | November 29, 2021

As 2021 comes to a close, The Chamber is looking forward to recognizing outstanding individuals and organizations for their contribution to its mission and to the community. Two events will be held to celebrate the award presentations. Three outstanding individuals and a successful business will be recognized at the Annual Awards Celebration on December 8th…

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