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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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iFLY Ready to Take Flight in Montgomery County

As many drivers along I-270 might have already noticed, iFLY recently opened its doors to a brand new facility in Gaithersburg at 9318 Gaither Road. Since 1998, iFLY has literally been something akin to the “wind beneath my wings” for millions of ordinary Americans. It isn’t a ride or simulator–iFLY Montgomery is an indoor facility where you actually fly. If your business is looking for a corporate bonding experience, which can be enjoyed in a safe, comfortable and fun environment indoors, this is the place where your employees can literally soar. All abilities are welcome, but no experience is needed. You will be trained on-site and provided with the equipment you need.

This is a tremendous business opportunity for the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) as iFLY Montgomery brings the thrill of freefall flight to 32,000+ businesses and their 370,000+ employees. Every iFLY indoor skydiving facility is a marvel of engineering that creates conditions that allow people to lean in and float on a smooth cushion of air. With the help of iFLY certified flight instructors, customers learn to fly, control their bodies in the air and experience true human flight.

iFLY is the experiential entertainment company that created modern indoor skydiving and our members and the community can’t wait to experience it.

The GGCC will celebrate the grand opening of this new indoor facility offering businesses a safe, fun corporate retreat option on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 4:30 PM. This is the place where employees can literally soar. It will be a night filled with food, drinks, entertainment and flying. Further event detail can be found at: https://bit.ly/2y7NdWG.

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 at: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Gaithersburg-Germantown-Chamber-of-Commerce/64339954570. Or on Twitter at: @GGCCNEWS.

 

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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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