chamber of commerce

February 23, 2018 | Laura Rowles

So You Want to Join a Chamber of Commerce?

Chambers of Commerce exist to help local businesses prosper for a modest annual fee. A business doesn’t join just to be a member of another organization; they join an organization that is genuinely interested in promoting local business – like the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC). Membership with the GGCC is a vital investment in […]

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February 20, 2018 | Laura Rowles

The Importance of Networking

In business, it is all about connections, connections, connections and how you make those connections is something just about every business person can always improve upon. Business is all about making the right connections and getting the word out about your company, services, and products. Advertising and marketing campaigns are only one part of the […]

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February 8, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Germantown Gym Celebrates Grand Opening with GGCC Ribbon Cutting

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported ACAC Fitness and Wellness Centers and celebrated the grand opening of their Germantown location by conducting a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, Jan. 26. They are located at 20500 Seneca Meadows Parkway, Germantown. ACAC Germantown provides a fitness experience for members of all ages in a clean and […]

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December 16, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Awards $6,000 in Scholarships and Raises Another $27,250

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) is proud of its Montgomery College Scholarship Program. Our local economy relies on an educated workforce. The Chamber Scholarship provides financial assistance to Montgomery College students pursuing higher education. Each year, with the help of its donors, the Chamber awards students Montgomery College Scholarships at its Annual Celebration Dinner […]

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December 11, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Announces the 11th Annual Small Business of the Year Recipient

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber (GGCC) awarded Crown Trophy Gaithersburg as the recipient of the 11th Annual Small Business of the Year Award (SBY) on December 7, as a part of their Annual Celebration Dinner & Awards Ceremony. The award was presented by Eric Myers with M&T Bank. “The Crown Trophy story is a great small business […]

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November 24, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Members Support Toys for Tots & Have A Lot to Be Thankful For

In the words of Gandhi: “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” We give back because it teaches us find compassion within ourselves and to stay attached to values that are linked to the common good. No matter how tough you think your life is there’s always […]

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September 28, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Local Maryland Chambers Partner for Networking Event at Sugarloaf Mountain

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC), Frederick County Chamber and Clarksburg Chamber of Commerce joined forces to bring its members together for the sixth annual “Evening of Networking” at the Comus Inn at Sugarloaf Mountain on Thursday, September 22. Over 150 business people attended the exclusive event hoping to make new connections and strengthen their existing […]

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June 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, June 13, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Heat Wave: It’s going to be another hot day in Montgomery County. Here are some tips to keep cool. 2. On the Agenda: The Montgomery County Council meets today and one of the items on the agenda is the preferred Bus Rapid […]

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June 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Olney Chamber Honors Fallen Police Officer Noah Leotta

The Olney Chamber of Commerce and Fair Hill Shopping Center honored fallen Police Officer Noah Leotta on Wednesday, which would have been Leotta’s 26th birthday. Leotta, who was assigned to the 4th District police station, was struck and killed by a drunk driver in Dec. of 2015 while working as a member of the Holiday […]

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April 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Clarksburg Chamber of Commerce Launches New Website

The Clarksburg Chamber of Commerce has launched a new and improved website. The new site has a fresh new look designed to improve visitors experience using the Chamber’s resources, while being seamlessly integrated with the member database, according to Ibi Teleki Sofillas, who is the chamber’s president. Visitors are now able to locate legislative resources, business […]

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