If you’re a business owner or entrepreneur, getting involved with GBCC can be a valuable way to network, learn from other professionals as well as promote your business. Our chamber is a resource for local businesses, providing interesting programs and networking events on behalf of our membership.

Here are some tips on how to get more involved with our chamber.

Attend events

One of the best ways to get involved with GBCC is to attend our events online or in person. Whether you are a current member or not, most events are open to everyone. We host gatherings where you can meet other local business owners, learn about industry trends and promote your own business. In addition, you can gain rare access to our local politicians at our legislative updates.

Join committees

GBCC has committees that focus on specific issues like membership and programs. Joining a committee can be a wonderful way to get more involved and make a meaningful contribution to our business community. Look for committees that align with your interests or expertise. Don’t be afraid to lend us your time and skills.

Volunteer at events

We can’t survive without the help of volunteers at events and other activities. By volunteering your time, you may not only support the chamber, but also meet new people and maybe even learn something. Contact us to learn how you can help.

Sponsor events

Sponsoring events can be a valuable way to promote your business and support the chamber. By sponsoring an event, you will raise brand awareness of your business and demonstrate your commitment to our entire community. We love our sponsors!

Utilize chamber resources

Finally, be sure to take advantage of the resources offered by GBCC. Besides getting to know lots of other businesspeople in the community, we have more tangible rewards. Our Member-2-Member deals and affinity programs will help your business save money.

In conclusion, getting involved with GBCC can be a valuable way to network, learn and promote your business. By attending events, joining committees, volunteering, sponsoring events and utilizing chamber resources, you can make meaningful contributions to our local business community and build valuable connections that will help your business thrive.

Holli Friedland is a freelance writer, graphic artist and social media maven. She is a board member of the Chamber. Reach her via email or her website, www.socialsquids.com.