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About Your Success is Our Business by Laura Rowles

Laura Rowles is the Director of Events & Marketing for the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) serving almost 400 members by hosting over 30 networking events each year, as well as providing educational seminars and special events. The Chamber hosts numerous events each year including: breakfasts, lunches, after-five’s, ribbon cuttings... Read more

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(l:r) Tom Lonergan, City of Gaithersburg Economic Development Director; Leif Brandt, Floor & Décor Pro Sales Representative; Benjamin Whitting, Floor & Décor Chief Executive Merchant; Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC Executive Director; Stuart Barr, Lerch, Early and Brewer, Chartered Attorney & GGCC Chairman; Jud Ashman, City of Gaithersburg Mayor; and Neil Harris, City of Gaithersburg Councilmember at the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of Floor & Decor in Gaithersburg on February 11, 2016. 
(photo credit: Laura Rowles, GGCC Director of Events & Marketing)

GGCC Conducts Ribbon Cutting for Floor and Decor (PHOTO)

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The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Floor and Décor and celebrated their grand opening by conducting a ribbon cutting ceremony for them on Thursday, Feb. 11. Floor and Décor is located at 18501 N. Frederick Avenue in Gaithersburg.

Floor and Décor is a leading specialty retailer in the hard-surface flooring market, offering the industry’s broadest selection of ceramic, stone, tile, wood and laminate flooring. With a focus on residential remodeling, Floor and Décor sources directly from manufacturers around the globe to bring the world’s best and most-innovative flooring to its customers, at the lowest prices in the marketplace. In addition, Floor and Décor stocks the necessary tools, decorative materials and related accessories for flooring projects. To Learn more about them, visit the Floor and Décor website.

The GGCC is active in providing business-to-business networking opportunities throughout the year: a collective voice in local, regional, and state legislative affairs, professional development opportunities and other services that enhance the business environment.

The GGCC is located at 910 Clopper Road, Suite 205N, Gaithersburg, MD. To learn more about the GGCC visit us at www.ggchamber.org.

Find us on Facebook or on Twitter @GGCCNEWS.

Laura Rowles

About Laura Rowles

Laura is the Director of Events & Marketing for the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce - a member-based organization of businesses that have joined together for the purpose of promoting the civic, commercial and industrial progress in our communities. The area's economic well-being is a result of the caliber of work that is done by the Chamber. The Chamber has a major impact on business, income and future growth of the area. My position at the Chamber - Director of Events & Marketing - affords me the opportunity to plan quality events for our Members and market the Chamber is a variety of avenues. At the GGCC, we typically have around 30 events each year including: breakfasts, lunches, after-five's, ribbon cuttings and special events. The consensus is we have high quality events with good energy. In 2012, we had over 2,040 people visit our events. Most our events are free to Members so securing sponsorships for all events. Additionally, I am responsible for planning networking, overseeing the budget and marketing of all events in order to make them successful. Lastly, I coordinate all marketing and communication efforts of the GGCC including weekly email blasts, its quarterly newsletter, all social media platforms, media relations and community outreach. Laura authors the blog Your Success is Our Business on MyMCMedia.

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