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The Chamber of Commerce Hosts a Cultural Celebration

By Makayla White | 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…

Breakfast at William Penn Inn with Your Representatives

By Makayla White | 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…

Choosing the Chamber that’s Best for Your Business

By Amanda Frattarelli | 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…

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

By Amanda Frattarelli | 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…

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

By Linda Ryan | 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…

The Great Resignation Propels New Business Growth

By Pamela Kelly | 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…

The Chamber to Celebrate Businesses and Community

By Pamela Kelly | 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…

Helping to get our community back to work

By Pamela Kelly | September 22, 2021

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Montgomery County along with PA CareerLink will be hosting a job fair on Thursday, September 23rd, 12-5pm at Montgomery Mall in North Wales to showcase the many employment opportunities in the area. With the end of federal benefits, the increase in help wanted signs and local businesses adjusting their…

Chamber of Commerce Presents COVID-19 Vaccine Update for Business Leaders

By Pamela Kelly | February 1, 2021

One year after the CDC confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in the United States, the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Montgomery County hosted a program to present a vaccine update for business leaders. The program was designed to address questions including how a vaccine was developed so quickly, the safety profile, legal issues related…

Together We Thrive. A Celebration of Innovation and Resiliance

By Pamela Kelly | December 8, 2020

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Montgomery County hosted Together We Thrive: A Celebration of Innovation and Resilience on Thursday, November 12, 2020 via Zoom. The virtual event was emceed by local comedian, motivational speaker and Chamber member Theresa Hummel-Krallinger of High-Five Performance and featured an opening comedy routine followed by the presentation of awards…