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Greater Vancouver Chamber Launches the Business POD

GREATER VANCOUVER CHAMBER LAUNCHES THE BUSINESS POD TO EMPOWER ENTREPRENEURS AND SMALL BUSINESSES  This program is designed to lead entrepreneurs, at no cost, to success through education, individual consultations, and cohort mentoring sessions.  Vancouver, WA – The Greater Vancouver Chamber (GVC) is proud to introduce the new Business POD (Pathways to Opportunity and Development), an assistance…

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“Savor the Couve” Continues Helping Businesses and Nonprofit Organizations

“SAVOR THE COUVE” CONTINUES HELPING BUSINESSES AND NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS All meals through the end of February are available for pre-order at ShopGVChamber.com.   Vancouver, WA – The takeout dining collaboration “Savor the Couve” hit its 10th week generating more than $77,000 for local restaurants and non-profits organizations in the Greater Vancouver area and supplying hundreds of…

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GVC Welcomes New Employee To The Membership Relations Team

  Vancouver, WA– The Greater Vancouver Chamber (GVC) is pleased to welcome Danny Babbitts to the team as their new Membership Relations Manager. With more than 15 years of experience in sales and marketing, Babbitts brings to the Chamber unique skills to develop the membership base and advance the organization’s programs.  Prior to joining the Chamber, Babbitts drove the business development efforts for companies and startups in the Pacific Northwest area as an account executive. His background includes experience in the hospitality industry, business-to-business (B2B) sales, account management, and customer…

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“Savor the Couve” is Back and Ready to Take Orders

Vancouver, WA– The Greater Vancouver Chamber (GVC) and Visit Vancouver USA are partnering again to produce the local, weekly  takeout dining collaboration Savor the Couve, each Thursday through the end of February 2022. Each week, restaurants, breweries, tasting rooms, and caterers will collaborate on up to 150 five-course meals, each order curated, serving two diners.  After a successful…

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“Savor the Couve” Recognized as the Best Idea Program

TAKE-OUT DINING COLLABORATION “SAVOR THE COUVE” RECOGNIZED AS THE BEST IDEA PROGRAM   Vancouver, WA– The Greater Vancouver Chamber (GVC) is proud to announce that “Savor the Couve” has been recognized with the Best Idea Program award, sponsored by Destination Marketing Association of the West (DMA West). This annual achievement award showcases innovative projects and…

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GVC Welcomes New Employee To The Sales Team

Vancouver, WA – The Greater Vancouver Chamber (GVC) welcomes team member, Jeana Fink, as the newest Membership Relations Manager, working to develop the membership base by bringing new and emerging industries as well as longstanding businesses into Chamber membership. Fink possess a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Arizona. She brings to the Chamber over 20 years of experience in…

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2021 Business and Leadership Awards’ Recipients

  Vancouver, WA- The Greater Vancouver Chamber (GVC) announced the 2021 Business & Leadership Awards’ recipients in a virtual ceremony, presented by the Port of Vancouver USA. Six outstanding business owners and leaders were recognized for their dedication and service to the community this past year.   This year’s winners were awarded for their contributions in six categories that included:…

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2021 Business and Leadership Awards’ Finalists

Save The Date   Vancouver, WA- The Greater Vancouver Chamber (GVC) is pleased to announce three finalists in six categories of recognition for the 2021 Business & Leadership Awards, presented by the Port of Vancouver USA. The awards recipients will be revealed during a livestream, available on Facebook Live and YouTube, on Tuesday, September 21, at…

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Greater Vancouver Chamber Welcomes New Team Member

VANCOUVER, WA – The Greater Vancouver Chamber welcomes team member, Lourdes Salmonte-Garcia, the newest Marketing and Communications Specialist, working to positioning the Chamber as the premier business organization in the region. Salmonte-Garcia attended University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus earning a bachelor’s degree in Art of Communications Journalism & Information obtaining the Summa Cum…

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2021 Lemonade Day

Register Sponsor Vancouver, WA  – In preparation for Lemonade Day Greater Vancouver 2021, brought to the community by the Greater Vancouver Chamber, is excited to introduce the new app: My Lemonade Day, which takes the Lemonade Day curriculum to the next level. Thanks to iQ Credit Union, Presenting Sponsor of Lemonade Day Greater Vancouver, the…

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