Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Tuesday, November 12
Business After Hours
At Glenwood Place

Join us on November 12 from 5 - 7 PM at Glenwood Place for November's Business After Hours event. Connect with community members and stakeholders at this popular after-hour social, with door prizes, delicious appetizers, and beverages. Are you interested in attending? Follow the link below for more information.
Wednesday, November 13
Leads & Needs: North County

Interested in meeting others who are as ambitious and as unique as you? On Wednesday morning from 7:30 - 9 AM, have breakfast with GVCC at Mill Creek Pub as we prepare you for fast-paced connection-making with members of our community. This structured event series is created to maximize your introductions throughout rotating, speed rounds of networking. Breakfast is always included.
Thursday, November 14
PLATINUM Ribbon Cutting

Celebrate Crown Bridal's Grand Opening with a GVCC PLATINUM ribbon-cutting. There will be door prizes, raffle drawings, giveaways, and gift certificates! Guests can arrive anytime from 4 - 6 PM, with the ribbon-cutting ceremony taking place at 4:30 PM.
Friday, November 15
PLATINUM Ribbon Cutting

The Salvation Army celebrates a Grand Opening at 1500 NE 112th Ave on November 15! Join the GVCC and fellow community members to commemorate this occasion with a PLATINUM ribbon-cutting. Guests can arrive anytime from 11 AM - 1 PM, with the ribbon-cutting ceremony taking place at noon.
Saturday, November 16
Social Media Marketing Strategy Workshop

#ThisIsHowIChamber
Posting made easy, with the help of the Chamber's Small Business Assistance Program (SBAP) and business counselor Paul Montague. Bring your laptop as you work hands-on to create a powerful social media marketing plan fit for your business. The workshop takes place from 10 AM - 3 PM on Saturday.
Wednesday, November 20
Leads & Needs
Presentation by paradigmQ

Interested in meeting others who are as ambitious and as unique as you? On Wednesday morning from 7:30 - 9 AM, have breakfast with GVCC at Beaches as we prepare you for fast-paced connection-making with members of our community. This structured event series is created to maximize your introductions throughout rotating, speed rounds of networking. Breakfast is always included.
There's still plenty of time to post!

We're excited to announce the start of the Small Business Social Media Hashtag Contest , and we want you to spread the word. Whether you have two employees or 500, everyone can contribute to growing SW Washington's pride in small-business growth.

Throughout November, member businesses with 25 Full-Time Employees or fewer qualify to be nominated to win by posting on social media (Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, or Facebook) about their company. To those that qualify: this is a no-cost opportunity to generate buzz about your business.

Use #ChamberSmallBiz on any public post mentioning the qualified organization to submit an entry to the contest. Share with friends, family, customers, or colleagues and ask them to write testimonials on your organization's behalf - this counts as a nomination, too.

Make sure these posts are public, so everyone who searches #ChamberSmallBiz can notice them!

For marketing materials and posting tips, click the button below:
Thursday, December 5
Battle Ground Holiday Luncheon

Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce is proud to invite you to the 15th Annual Battle Ground Holiday Luncheon in December, supported by Columbia Bank! This event showcases generous basket donations by local businesses for the holiday raffle, plus music, entertainment, and a plated lunch. Sponsorships are available if your company would like to get involved with this festive event.
Friday, December 6
Holiday Heroes Luncheon
Presented by Chick-fil-A Cascade Park

The Chamber celebrates the community each year with the Holiday Heroes Luncheon , recognizing the incredible volunteer work and nonprofits around SW Washington. This year, Office Moms & Dads will be the focus, an organization created to serve foster children and provide resources to foster parents and child welfare workers. This is a sell-out event each year, so make sure you RSVP soon!
Friday, December 13
2020 Legislative Outlook Breakfast

A united business community starts with you. Be a part of the discussion as we forecast hot button issues at our Legislative Outlook Breakfast looking at 2020. The GVCC, Identity Clark County, and Columbia River Economic Development Council will present our Shared Business Priorities for 2020 with attendees and our legislators at this annual breakfast event.
Upcoming Celebrations:
Is your organization having an anniversary, groundbreaking, or expansion?
Please contact us for information about how to maximize visibility to celebrate your occasion.
November's Newest Chamber Members:
  • USI Northwest Insurance (Website)
  • Children's Home Society of Washington (Website)
  • Next Trans, LLC (Website)
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of SW Washington (Website)
  • OnPoint Community Credit Union - Waterfront (Website)
  • Red Dog Fabrication, LLC (Website)
  • Aarow Timber Framing (Website)
  • ZOOM+Care - Waterfront (Website)
  • Yaskara Painting, LLC (Website)
  • Be Well Juice Bar (Website)
  • Boombacks by IACO (Website)
(Selected from October 22 - November 12, 2019.)
November 13, 2019
The DIY Marketing Center presents " How to Build Your Business with Networking ," the networking training taught by Marketing Coach, Ronnie Noize. Use the code "Friend" when registering to RSVP for only $10 (regularly $25).

November 13, 2019
Say Ciao! presents an inspiring evening of fun and creativity for a Sip & Paint with a touch of Autumn . Artist Carolyn Macpherson will teach guests step-by-step instructions to create a masterpiece.

November 15, 2019
Clark College will host the 6th Annual Clark College Fall Choral Festival on November 15 this year. In Gaiser Hall, over 20 chamber and concert choirs from around Washington and Oregon will perform.

November 15, 2019
Rocksolid Community Teen Center's upcoming Teen Takeover is this week! If you have a 5th-12th grader who wants to take photos with VIP Photo Booth, join in on Bounce 'N Battle, plus enjoy drinks, food, music, games and prizes - this is a perfect event for them!

November 21, 2019
BIA of Clark County presents the Annual Awards & Officer Installation Dinner celebrating President Michael Shanaberger's term in 2019.

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December 7, 2019
Tickets are available now for the Freeclinic of Southwest Washington's 2019 Holiday Ball . For more information about this event, connect with Pam Knepper .
The Humane Society for SW Washington (HSSW) joins the top 11% of nonprofits nationwide in volunteer management and organizational performance. Congratulations!

The Vancouver Business Journal is offering GVCC members the opportunity to subscribe to the VBJ at a discounted rate of only $59/year (regularly $149), including the 2020 Book of Lists . If you'd like to learn more about this opportunity, use the password " ReadtheVBJ " at this link .

Check out the 2019 Annual Report by Visit Vancouver USA , an info-graphic handbook giving you an inside look at our community.


Pacifica Senior Living is looking for CNA's and Home Care Aids to join their energetic, creative, and communicative team. Some requirements of the role include CNA or HCA, CPR/First Aid Certification, Food Handlers Card, and a background check. Part-Time and Full-Time positions available! Click the link to fill out an application or email your resume to Jordan Wilson .
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