September 29, 2022

Chamber Weekly Survey
How significant of an impact does
the lack of housing have on your
ability to hire & retain staff?
Please select one answer from below.
Very Significant
Not Significant
Irrelevant to My Business
Results from Our Recent Survey

Would you support a community-wide 'shop local
for the holidays' promotional campaign?
*Survey questions are run for 2 weeks to capture all of our readers.
The Greater Kitsap Chamber is committed to learning how best
to serve our business membership and community. Your participation
in poll questions like these help us to work better for you! 

Does your business want to participate in the Chamber's Gnome on the Roam shop local program this holiday season? Contact David at the Chamber to sign up.

These 5 Facts Show
How Badly Inflation is Hurting Small Business
This quarter, the MetLife and U.S. Chamber Small Business Index found that small businesses’ concern about inflation has reached the highest level since Q3 of last year. Here are five data points from this quarter’s report that show how inflation is hurting small business owners.


Now is the Perfect Time to Tell Your Business Story
Telling your business story is a compelling way to get your audience more invested in you and to help build know, like, and trust. But your business story shouldn’t be a dry About Us page filled with dates you first opened and how many locations you’ve been through over the course of your business history.

Your business story is a lasso that draws people in and holds them there. But it can also be a feel-good moment in a sea of dread. With the pending recession and economic struggles most are enduring, now is the perfect time to cultivate and share your business story.


How to Spot Signs
of 'Quiet Quitting'
Published in the Seattle Times

“Quiet quitting” is taking the workforce by storm, but you might not have noticed.

The term is a bit of a misnomer, because quiet quitters aren’t walking away from their jobs. Instead they’re renouncing hustle culture, quitting “the idea of going above and beyond at work,” as TikTok user zaidleppelin said in a July post that has amassed more than 3 million views and helped popularize the phrase. The trend is resonating strongly with those Gen Z and Millenial knowledge workers who are fighting to rewrite the rules of the workplace.

Nominations Open: Inaugural GKC Business Awards Gala
We are now accepting nominations for the
Inaugural Business Awards Gala for the Greater Kitsap Chamber
Nominations are open until September 30, 2022

Tickets go on sale Monday, October 17, 2022
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Bremerton Office (360) 479-3579 | 4th & Pacific Downtown Bremerton
Silverdale Office (360) 692-6800 | Kitsap Mall next to Macy's
PO Box 1218 Silverdale WA 98383
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