What better way to kick off the Chamber's 100th year than by joining us for the Annual Celebration? This special evening of fun, honor and entertainment at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa is a can't-miss gathering for the region's business community. Register nowfor a cabana-style private lounge, a 10-person corporate table or individual seats.
The Chamber's Annual Celebration is sponsored by:
Change is a 'Comin
The Chamber is updating its weekly Bulletin in December. New features will include a comment/feedback link on news stories so members can offer input on Chamber events, activities and initiatives. We'll also debut a regular "Member Story" feature to spread the word about our nearly 2,000 Chamber members. Look for these exciting changes starting in next week's Chamber Bulletin.
CONNECT | Economic Development
Sub Micro Loan Workshop
The Chamber's Sub Micro Loan fund created in conjunction with Fifth Third Bank is among our most popular Access to Capital programs. More than a dozen area businesses have tapped this resource to launch or expand their operations. Join us for a workshop on Monday, December 1, sponsored by the Northwest Michigan Small Business Development Center to hear Chamber Senior Vice-President Laura Galbraith explain the fund which provides up to $7,500 in short-term financing for a wide variety of business needs. Register here.
INSPIRE | Leadership Growth
Apply for Spring Leadership Grand Traverse
On the heels of another successful semester of Leadership Grand Traverse, applications are openfor Spring 2015. Join the Chamber's signature leadership development program to learn about the institutions that drive Northern Michigan while honing your leadership skills to advance yourself, your company and community.
The reconstruction of Division Street will have a major impact on Traverse City for decades to come. The state Department of Transportation wants to hear from the business community and local residents as it redesigns this critical thoroughfare. A second MDOT Open House is coming up Tuesday, December 9 from 4 - 7 p.m. at Munson Medical Center. Learn more...
Labor Law Posts
Is your business in compliance with federal regulations on necessary employee information postings in the workplace? This week's Northern Michigan Business Blog from Government Relations Director Kent Wood explains what you need to know.