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 and special events. The consensus is the Chamber has high quality events with good energy. In 2012, we had over 2,040 people visit our events. Join in learning about the events GGCC offers the business community.

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BLOG: Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber 2021 Board of Directors Inducted

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It’s been 71 years since the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) came into being, and it’s safe to say that this year has been the most unusual of years on record. This year has not gone the way any of us envisioned it would. Keeping with unusual, the GGCC held their annual gala digitally the […]

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Blog: Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Names its Young Professional of the Year

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The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber (GGCC) awarded Eric Ashmont, a financial advisor at Edward Jones, as the recipient of the 8th Annual Young Professional of the Year Award (YPG) at the Chamber’s first-ever virtual gala. The award was presented by Laura Volovski of Adventist HealthCare. Adventist HealthCare was the sponsor of this year’s Young Professional of the […]

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Blog: Infinite Bridge Named the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber’s Small Business of the Year

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The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber (GGCC) awarded Infinite Bridge as the recipient of the 14th Annual Small Business of the Year Award (SBY) on December 3, 2020; at the Chamber’s first-ever virtual gala. The award was presented by Aj Nwoga with M&T Bank. The Small Business of the Year Award recognizes small businesses, which are a vital […]

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Blog: Local Food Delivery Service Celebrates Grand Opening

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You can now order your favorite local restaurant from a local delivery service – 301 Delivery. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a COVID-19 ribbon-cutting ceremony on November 6. 301 Delivery LLC is a food delivery service in the Germantown, Gaithersburg, and Rockville areas. They bring your favorite restaurants right to your door or […]

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Blog: We’re Here for You, Your Team, and Your Business!

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce recently hosted 83 ribbon cuttings at businesses across the Upcounty. The Chamber team sprinted from business to business with a large pair of red scissors across the Upcounty to celebrate business. The ribbon cuttings were a symbol of hope, prosperity and opportunity for a better & stronger tomorrow – all of which are needed now. It was a unique way for the Chamber to say thank you to Upcounty businesses that are open and ready to serve.

(photo credit: Laura Rowles, GGCC Director of Marketing)

We are often asked what does a Chamber of Commerce do? In short, a Chamber is a form of business network, a local organization of businesses whose goal is to further the interests of businesses. Essentially, we create an environment in which businesses can prosper. One of the many benefits from being associated with the […]

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Blog: Authentic, Upscale Barber Shop Opens in the RIO

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Sit back and enjoy the comforts of an old-school barbershop with a modern twist at the brand-new Roosters Men’s Grooming Center. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a COVID-19 ribbon cutting ceremony and joined Roosters Men’s Grooming Center to celebrate their grand opening on October 23, 2020. They are located in the RIO at […]

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Blog: Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce Conducts Over 80 Ribbon Cuttings

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When a business holds a ribbon cutting ceremony, it’s a time for owners, employees, the public, and the business community to celebrate the hope and prosperity that increased commerce represents. That is the idea behind “BACK TO BUSINESS & BETTER”, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) hosted 83 ribbon cuttings at businesses across the Upcounty. […]

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Blog: GGCC Holds 30th Annual Business Golf Classic

What a swing! Kenny Kramek, DeLeon & Stang, CPAs & Advisors; Brett Friedman, DeLeon & Stang, CPAs & Advisors; PJ Horan, Highlander Financial Group; and Sean Falk, DeLeon & Stang, CPAs & Advisors were the first-place winning team at the 30th annual Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce Business Golf Classic at Worthington Manor Golf Club. 
(photo credit: Laura Rowles, GGCC Director of Events & Marketing)

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) held its 30th Annual Business Golf Classic at Worthington Manor Golf Club, 8329 Fingerboard Road, Urbana, Maryland on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. Tournament participants enjoyed a variety of competitions in addition to 18 holes of scramble golf tournament play. “It was a great outing,” said Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC Executive […]

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Blog: Tee It High. Let It Fly. GGCC to Host its 30th Annual Business Golf Classic

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The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will host its 30th Annual Business Golf Classic at Worthington Manor Golf Club, 8329 Fingerboard Road, Urbana, Maryland on Friday, September 11, 2020. The chamber’s tournament affords golfers the opportunity to grow their business & play golf at the same time. This tournament is intended to offer enjoyable golf […]

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Blog: Chamber to Award Public Safety Officials

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce 25th Annual Virtual Public Safety Awards on Friday, August 28, 2020 via YouTube. https://bit.ly/3iO5YBN

Twenty-five years of honoring the Upcounty’s finest will continue despite the coronavirus pandemic. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will honor over twenty Upcounty Police Officers, Special Operations Teams, Firefighters, and Paramedics at their 25th Annual Virtual Public Safety Awards on Friday, August 28. This event honors our public safety personnel and first responders from […]

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