I know that every Chairman must feel this way come November. There is a sense of bewilderment in terms of where has the year gone and a sense of both relief and sadness that the next Chairman of the Chamber is in the “on deck circle” (for all you Cubs and Indian fans). My final…

As of press time, there were 226 responses on the Chamber’s annual survey. They represent a return rate of 15% and Chamber leadership was hoping for more prior to close of the survey. Here are some of the summary information received to date: The economy weighs heavily on the minds of our members and the…

TRC Campaign Ends Friday, November 18, 2016 The Grand Junction Area Chamber is in the final three weeks of our campaign to generate financial resources to expand programs for the community and chamber members. Our goal is to secure $175,000 and 75 new members in a “total resource campaign” that will provide the Grand Junction area…

The Chamber has been hosting a series of small meetings this fall with industry leaders in business services, IT, health care and advanced manufacturing to introduce them to a new statewide movement to introduce multi-year apprenticeships to high school students. Based on the Swiss model, these apprenticeships put students in workplace learning environments for several…

Will 2017 be the year that the Grand Valley finally gets on the path to full economic recovery and joins the rest of Colorado in moving forward with job creation? We certainly hope so but hoping doesn’t make it so. For a more definitive economic outlook make plans to join us for the Chamber’s last…

Recent discussions at the local government level have focused on how to create a sustainable funding source for economic development efforts including those of the Grand Junction Economic Partnership, Business Incubator Center and the Chamber. Chamber members who collect sales tax for local governments are allowed to keep a portion of the tax (3.3%) to…

The Chamber’s Annual Banquet countdown has begun and we hope many of you are already planning to join us on January 27, 2017. Invitations will be in the mail the week of November 30th and by then you will know what our fun theme will be. But we hope you don’t wait a whole month…

Did you miss the employer breakfast in September where representatives of the Mesa County Workforce Center discussed how you can use their assessments to help you hire the right employees with the right skill sets to move your company forward? You now have a second chance! The Mesa County Workforce Center has scheduled another breakfast…

The Young Entrepreneurs toured Reynolds Polymer Technology, Inc. on October 18, 2016.  The 14 students were toured through the manufacturing facility, shown product and packaging, discussed how the business was formed and grown, and saw photos of projects in the US and other countries.  Both Paul Kobishop and Jessica Smith were terrific tour guides and…

As a business owner, manager and decision maker your time is at a premium. Taking time to look above the stack of papers and problems to assess where your business is and where you want it to go often falls to the bottom of your “to do” list. Yet, for the good of your business…

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