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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber 14th Annual Wine Tasting Held

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (May 16, 2017) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) held its 14th Annual Wine Tasting on Thursday, May 11 at the Kentlands Mansion in Gaithersburg. Over 100 area business leaders were in attendance. The Chamber’s wine tasting affords business professionals the opportunity to meet, network and share ideas over wine. The wines are paired with small bites from five GGCC Members and good conversation. It is a great opportunity to “WINE” down after work and allows guests to network & enjoy some great camaraderie with like-minded small businesses. “This is always a great event. We get…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Young Professionals Celebrate 5-Years While Supporting Operation Second Chance

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (May 11, 2017) – Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) members & guests gathered at Smokey Glen Farm Barbequers, Inc. in Gaithersburg to celebrate the five-year anniversary of the Chamber’s Young Professional Group (YPG). The Chamber’s YPG is packed with lots of enthusiasm and high aspirations. The mission of the group is to make the Gaithersburg-Germantown communities and surrounding areas a great place to live and work by harnessing the strength of our communities to make positive change. Over the past year, the group held several happy hours to strengthen their connections and improve their networking skills at…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Balcombe Receives Rocky Award

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (May 8, 2017) – Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce’s (GGCC) Executive Director Marilyn Balcombe was honored with the Rocky Award on Friday, May 5 from BlackRock Center for the Arts. “BlackRock has been near and dear to my heart since we opened 15 years ago. I was the Executive Director through the building and opening of the Center. I have also spent many years on the Board, including several years as Chair. BlackRock is a great asset to Montgomery County; providing a professional art center in Germantown. Between the gallery, the performing arts, the classes and the beautiful…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Conducts Ribbon Cutting for Lakeforest Sport & Health Club

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (May 3, 2017) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Lakeforest Sport & Health Club and celebrated the grand re-opening of their gym by conducting a “Ribbon Cutting” Ceremony for them on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. They are located at 700 Russell Avenue in Gaithersburg.         City of Gaithersburg Councilmember Neil Harris gathered with Chamber Member & guests to see check out the gyms new look that includes a new cardio theater, new strength training circuits and new cardio equipment. Lakeforest Sport & Health Club is a full-service premier health club offering fitness, strength, a nursery,…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Conducts Ribbon Cutting for Duck Donuts

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (May 1, 2017) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Duck Donuts and celebrated the grand opening of their new store by conducting a “Ribbon Cutting” Ceremony for them on Friday, April 28, 2017. They are located at 511 Quince Orchard in Gaithersburg.    What started out as a whim, a far-fetched idea is now a staple and tradition. Duck Donuts is warm, delicious, made to order donuts served with premium roasted coffees. Learn more about them at: www.duckdonuts.com

GGCC Conducts Ribbon Cutting for Security Public Storage

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (April 11, 2017) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Security Public Storage and celebrated the grand opening of their new restaurant  by conducting a “Ribbon Cutting” Ceremony for them on Friday, April 7, 2017. They are located at 1 Metropolitan Grove Road in Gaithersburg.             Security Public Storage (SPS) is a family-owned and operated self-storage company with 46 self-storage facilities located in California, Nevada & the Mid-Atlantic states. Since the opening of the first Security Public Storage in 1983, SPS has been a provider of the highest quality self-storage service in the industry. The operating…

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We’re Hiring – Director of Membership

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The Director of Membership is responsible for the (1) recruitment of new members and (2) retention of existing members. The Director of Membership will sell Chamber memberships to prospective non-member businesses by communicating the benefits of the Chamber. The Director of Membership will also track our existing members to ensure that they are actively engaged and receiving value for their membership. As part of the team, the Director of Membership will help create a robust membership program that meets the needs of our members. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Prospect and locate qualified leads Sell new memberships Meet monthly sales goals Process new…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Hosts BIG Data! Seminar

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (April 5, 2017) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) held its BIG Data for Business! Seminar sponsored by Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus & M&T Bank on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Business owners, entrepreneurs, college students and others gathered to learn how to use data. This seminar was designed to assist companies plan and implement big data initiatives. Attendees learned that big data is “truly big” and changing the business world. We had the opportunity to explore and learn what big data is, how to gather it, the impact it can have on your product…

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Local businesses learn how to use data

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ROCKVILLE, Md. – Business owners in Gaithersburg and Germantown spent the morning learning how collecting data about their customers can increase business. A data expert spoke about how that information can be useful when it comes to marketing. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce hosted the event for their members. The event organizer said she hopes events like this help business owners in the area to be successful. To read the full article and to watch the video, please click here. This article brought to you courtesy of WHAG / i270NEWS

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber BIG Data! Seminar Is For You

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (March 21, 2017) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) invites you to its BIG Data for Business! Seminar sponsored by Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus & M&T Bank on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Why should you attend? Why would you even care about data? Is this seminar even for me? IT IS! This seminar will help companies plan and implement big data initiatives and is ideal for everyone! The use of Big Data — large pools of data that can be brought together and analyzed to discern patterns and make better decisions — will become…

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