No one thought a few short months ago that life would still be disrupted by the twin threats of an ongoing pandemic and economic chaos but there is no denying that 2020 will not end as solidly as it began. It is time though to focus forward on our opportunities for growth and recovery. For…

The Chamber has been a strong advocate for beginning the process of reopening businesses that have been shuttered or severely limited due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19 in our community. We have confidence in our Mesa County Health Department and the plan they have established to go slow with and monitor the situation….

Is anyone else besides me truly glad that April is behind us? That was a month that felt like a year! The good news is that as of this writing Mesa County has been largely spared from the pandemic known as COVID-19. The bad news is that our economy has suffered and will continue to…

On March 23, 2020, the Grand Junction City Council approved Emergency Ordinance #4912. This Emergency Ordinance, a response to the COVID-19 emergency, will provide for an emergency refund and/or referral of sales, lodging, and use taxes collected in February 2020 which were paid to the City in March 2020. “I think it sends a clear…

The Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Fruita & Palisade Chamber of Commerce’s, are proud to announce the new CATALYST | CONVENER | CHAMPION – Webinar Series. Focused on issues facing business owners, employees, and the community, these helpful webinars will be held bi-weekly and are complimentary to attend. Hear from…

Many of our businesses are in need of help navigating measures to assist their employees and continue business  operations. This issue of the newsletter is filled with information on programs available to you along  with links to webinars the Chamber will be presenting later this week. We hope our timely deployment of the data and…

I’ve struggled with how to craft a message to you, the chamber membership, this month. A few short weeks ago I would have never imagined that my dining out options would be limited to take-out and dining in…or that a haircut was just going to have to wait for thirty days. This is as all…

Being strong advocates for business was cited by 40% of the Chamber’s membership in the 2019 annual survey as the top priority for the Chamber. This time of year, the organization is particularly focused on reaching out to policy makers in Denver and in Washington D.C. to ensure that local small businesses have a voice…

According to Dr. Richard Wobbekind, head of the Business Research Division in the Leeds School of Business, Colorado University, any slow-down in economic growth in 2020 could be due to a lack of available workforce and a wait-and-see approach regarding the 2020 election. But there will still be growth. Over 150 attendees gathered to listen to…

Last month, 235 members, just over 17% of those asked, responded to the Chamber’s Annual Membership Survey. Their input was invaluable to the Chamber Board and Staff as the 2020 business plan development process got underway. There were no surprises when it came to what keeps our business community members up at night. Shortage of…

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