As your 2015 Chairman of the Board I know I have some big shoes to fill following in the footsteps of 2014 Chairman Greg Motz. I was amazed when I read the 2014 Business Plan and realized how much of our goals and strategies had actually been achieved. I hope I can carry on that…

The Chamber Board recently adopted the 2015 Business Plan after soliciting input from members and other community stakeholders.  The goals and some key action steps are shown below: Goal 1:  Develop a skilled workforce by working collaboratively with education and industry partners Strategies include: Develop skilled employers who can successfully manage the multigenerational work environment…

Bring your wallet to the Chamber “SUPER” Banquet! The Chamber’s Banquet Auction Committee has been hard at work for six months and many of you have also helped assemble an outstanding selection of items for our live and silent auction on January 30th. Benefits from this auction are used for our Young Entrepreneurs Academy and…

Colorado Mesa University and its two-year division, Western Colorado Community College, will continue its innovative partnership with the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce to help local businesses assist employees in furthering their education. The Grand Junction Chamber Workforce Development Scholarship, equal to 25% of in-state tuition for up to six credit hours per semester,…

The 15 students in the Young Entrepreneurs Academy which started in mid-September have been hard at work gaining a basic understanding of business principles, developing business plans and getting ready to launch their new businesses. We wish to once again thank our major sponsors, City of Grand Junction, CAPCO, Home Loan and Investment, WPX and…

Before you plug in that iPhone do you ever wonder how the electricity gets to your house or office? Find out at this informative briefing. Presented by: Fred Eggleston Xcel Energy January 14, 2015 12:00 Noon Holiday Inn & Suites 2751 Crossroads Blvd          Cost: $15/GJACC Members Register: Online: www.gjchamber.org PH: 970.242.3214…

Each year the Chamber attempts, with the help of volunteers, to physically visit as many of our members as possible to drop off the 2015 membership directory and plaque insert.  This is important in an age where so much of our communication is via the internet.  Nothing beats a face to face conversation for building…

Want to be a noticeable presence at the Chamber Annual Banquet, January 30, 2015 at the largest gathering of members in all of 2015? Consider being one of our sponsors! While Wells Fargo is our event sponsor, Two Rivers Winery is our wine sponsor and Express Employment Professionals is our VIP Reception Sponsor we still…

With the beginning of the New Year comes a new program that Chamber members may want to utilize. In 2015, on the third Wednesday of each month from 2:00 to 4:00 PM researchers from the Mesa County Library will be onsite at the Chamber to assist in developing lists of potential customers contact information. Not…

The Colorado General Assembly convenes on January 7th and the Chamber’s Governmental Affairs convenes their video conference series beginning January 20th. There are still limited opportunities to sponsor these important briefings held at 7:00 AM in the Gallegoes Board Room, CMU. For sponsorship details contact Betsy at bbair@gjchamber.org or call her at 970.263.2917. Shown below…

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