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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…

Montgomery County Chambers of Commerce Announce the Formation of an Alliance

By Pamela Kelly | October 1, 2020

Montgomery County Chambers of Commerce Announce the Formation of an Alliance Ten Chambers of Commerce in Montgomery County collectively announce the formation of the Alliance of Montgomery County Chambers of Commerce. The Alliance is a collaboration of chambers serving members in Montgomery County. The mission is to provide a vehicle for open dialogue on current…

Getting Back to Business

By Pamela Kelly | August 17, 2020

Following fourteen weeks of various stages of quarantine under the color-coded system of reopening, Montgomery County businesses entered the green phase on June 26th. This has not been without a great deal of pain and loss.  Many restaurants, retail stores and service providers have made the heart wrenching decision to close their doors afterin many…

An Important Message from the Board of Directors

By Pamela Kelly | June 5, 2020

We have been horrified by the recent events.  As we look around us and face the uncertainty of moving forward after COVID-19, it is truly disturbing that we are still looking at the ugliness of racism in our society. The civil unrest that is erupting in our surrounding areas is heartbreaking. The abuse of any…

The Chamber Supports Our Community with Gift Card Match Program

By Pamela Kelly | March 30, 2020

Small businesses, restaurants and nonprofits are being hit very hard as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Montgomery County has developed an economic stimulus initiative to help support businesses and charitable organizations through a gift card match program.  Purchasing a gift card today will help businesses with some much…