Committee Update

Working for You | Communications Update

Working for You | Communications Update   The Communications Committee is a standing committee of the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce Board and is responsible for the Chamber’s branding, and internal and external communications. To communicate more effectively with the Chamber’s members and Tri-Cities community, and the many benefits of being a member, the Tri-Cities Communications […]

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Working for You | Educational Update

Working for You | Educational Update Thank you for taking the time to learn more about your Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce Educational Programs.  I am Mary Vellani, the Chair of the Education Committee and look forward to hearing suggestions from you as to what programs you would like offered by your Chamber of Commerce in […]

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Working for You | Chamber Advocacy Efforts

Working for You | Chamber Advocacy Efforts Over the past 3 months, your Tri-Cities Chamber and Policy Committee have been busy on three key initiatives: Increase in property taxes along the Austin Heights corridor; 3030 Gordon and the impact on neighboring businesses; the referendum on Proportional Representation. AUSTIN HEIGHTS With the lifting of the height […]

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Public Policy Survey Summary

Public Policy Survey Summary In May 2018 we conducted a policy survey among our members to find out what business issues are most important to them. This helps us to better understand businesses needs and challenges so we can focus our advocacy efforts on what matters. Our members were clear that the increase in taxes on their businesses, such as […]

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Working for You | Bringing Events to You

Working for You | Bringing Events to You The Events Committee works hard to bring the Tri-Cities Chamber signature events to life. With a consistent line up of sold-out events, we work to bring innovative ideas to the table and increase engagement at each event. 2018 marks my second term on the Board and first year as the […]

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Working for You | The Voice of Business in the Tri-Cities

Working for You | The Voice of Business in the Tri-Cities   In 2018, the Membership Committee’s main objective is to grow our membership and reach the 1000 member milestone by the end of the year. To help us reach our goal, we have implemented a referral bonus program, added events, and programs, and offer an online platform […]

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Working for You | Canadian Economic Outlook and Emerging Markets

Working for You | Canadian Economic Outlook and Emerging Markets The 2018 Economic Summit focuses on radical and disruptive changes happening in the marketplace. With major cannabis legalization looming, cryptocurrencies tumbling up and down, and the increased popularity of blockchain, the information from this Economic Summit will edge you forward. Cannabis legalizations have left many […]

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Working for You | Bringing Business Women Together

Your Chamber Working for You | Bringing Business Women and Supporters of Women Together to Further their Success Established in the fall of 2017, the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce brought a small group of business leaders together to create a Women in Business committee. Chaired by board members Jennifer McKinnon and Mary Vellani, the committee is comprised […]

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Committee Update | Tri-Cities Young Professionals

Committee Update | Tri-Cities Young Professionals In January, the Tri-Cities Chamber launched the first-of-its-kind Tri-Cities Young Professionals (TCYP) program. The TCYP is focused on providing opportunities for the next generation of business leaders to build, impact, and grow. To help launch this program, the Board designated a specific committee – the Young Professionals Steering Committee. This committee […]

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