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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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GGCC Conducts Ribbon Cutting for Launch Workplaces

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a “Ribbon Cutting” Ceremony for Launch Workplaces, located at 9841 Washingtonian Boulevard in Gaithersburg. The ceremony was conducted on Thursday, November 6.

Launch Workplaces is a hybrid workplace center that offers flexible, affordable choices of private offices, open co-working area, conference rooms and lounges. Learn more about them at: www.launchworkplaces.com.

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.

(l:r) Colby Wright, Executive Administrator, Launch Workplaces; Cathy Drzyzgula, City of Gaithersburg Councilmember; Lex Birney, CEO of The Brick Companies; City of Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney Katz; Kathleen Mayer, First National Bank and GGCC Board member; Mark McMahon, Director of Operations, Launch Workplaces; Cindie Harrison, Montgomery County Department of Economic Development; Laurie Edberg, Special Assistant to Senator Barbara Mikulski; Nichelle Dyson, Executive Administrator, Launch Workplaces, at the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber conducted Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Launch Workplaces in Gaithersburg on November 6, 2014.

(l:r) Colby Wright, Executive Administrator, Launch Workplaces; Cathy Drzyzgula, City of Gaithersburg Councilmember; Lex Birney, CEO of The Brick Companies; City of Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney Katz; Kathleen Mayer, First National Bank and GGCC Board member; Mark McMahon, Director of Operations, Launch Workplaces; Cindie Harrison, Montgomery County Department of Economic Development; Laurie Edberg, Special Assistant to Senator Barbara Mikulski; Nichelle Dyson, Executive Administrator, Launch Workplaces, at the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber conducted Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Launch Workplaces in Gaithersburg on November 6, 2014.

 

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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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