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Monday, December 02, 2019Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting: RADA Technologies

Ribbon Cutting: RADA Technologies

You are invited to the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony | Grand Opening of RADA Technologies, LLC. This is the first RADA on US soil. RADA Technologies, LLC (RADA USA) is a defense radar company specializing in the production of All-Threat, Air Surveillance radars. RADA offers advanced pulse-Doppler, multi mission, AESA radars for tactical applications.

 

Join the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Members & come support them! Cutting ceremony begins promptly at 4:00 PM. Refreshments & tours will be provided after the cutting.

 

If you are unable to attend the cutting, join them at their open house between 5-7:00 PM. This is the only time RADA will be open to the public. Come & discover them!  


When:
Monday, December 02, 2019 3:30 PM thru 05:00 PM
Where:
RADA Technologies, LLC
20511 Seneca Meadows Parkway
Suite 100
Germantown
Registration:
Free. Advanced registration is appreciated.
For More Info:
Laura Rowles
301-840-1400
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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Wednesday, December 04, 2019Special Event

1st Annual Holiday Sing Along & Tree Lighting

1st Annual Holiday Sing Along & Tree Lighting
Come down to BlackRock on Wednesday, December 4 from 6-8 PM for a special holiday celebration. Warm up with hot chocolate, enjoy holiday cookies and craft a unique snowflake to turn the streets of Germantown into a winter wonderland.

Local students will take the grand staircase at 7 PM to lead us in song from: Seneca Valley High School, Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School, and Great Seneca Creek Elementary School.

This event is free and open to the public. It's brought to you by BlackRock Center for the Arts, Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce, and Germantown Alliance.

When:
Wednesday, December 04, 2019 6:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
Where:
BlackRock Center for the Arts
12901 Town Commons Drive
Germantown

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Thursday, December 05, 2019Special Event

Celebration Dinner | PLATINUM GALA

Celebration Dinner | PLATINUM GALA

Join us at our biggest bash of the year the "Annual Celebration Dinner and Awards Ceremony" - Celebrating 70 Years! This event is a celebration of business in the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber, and serves as the Chamber's largest fundraiser, helping us continue our mission of strengthening businesses and the economic environment for those who work, live and do business in our community.

Join the Chamber as we celebrate the with a delicious three-course dinner, music, and more. In addition to enjoying food, drink, and music, attendees will have the opportunity to bid on outstanding auction items perfect for kicking off 2020. 


Don't miss your chance to enjoy an evening with the GGCC's movers and shakers at the Chamber's Best Night Out!


The evening events include:

  • The installation of the 2020 Board of Directors
  • Silent auction
  • Dinner
  • Music
  • Presentation of the Annual “You Made a Difference Award”
  • Announcement of the “13th Annual Small Business of the Year” award
  • Announcement of the "7th Annual Young Professional of the Year” award
  • The awarding of the Montgomery College Scholarships funded by GGCC Businesses to Montgomery College students
  • And More! 

 

Give Back to the community via the Chamber's Montgomery College Scholarship program. Every dollar counts. Round up your ticket by $25 & support the workforce of tomorrow!

 

Get maximum exposure for your business by sponsoring this event. Sponsorship opportunities at info@ggchamber.org.

 

THANK YOU SPONSORS

Title - City of Gaithersburg

Small Business of the Year Award - M&T Bank

Young Professional of the Year Award - Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center

 

Gold Sponsor
Hughes Network Systems, LLC
Johns Hopkins University MCC
Montgomery College 

 

SIlver Sponsor
Freedom Mortgage
Grossberg Company, LLP
Holy Cross Health
Rodgers Consulting, Inc.
Therrien Waddell, Inc.
Tribute at Black Hill 

 

Bronze Sponsor
Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union
Minkoff Development Corporation
Peterson Companies
 

Registration Deadline: November 29 


When:
Thursday, December 05, 2019 6:00 PM thru 10:00 PM
Where:
Doubletree by Hilton Washington DC North/Gaithersburg
620 Perry Parkway
Gaithersburg
Registration:
Cancellation Policy: Payment is expected if reservation is not cancelled within 96 hours of the event. Thank you.
For More Info:
Laura R.
301.840.1400 x14
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019Biz Networking After Five

BNAF: After Five Mixer : Chamber Open House

BNAF: After Five Mixer : Chamber Open House

ONLINE REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED, BUT PLEASE STOP BY, THE MORE THE MERRIER!

It's MERRY GGCC! Join us at the last event of 2019; make it count!

 

Enjoy good food, great networking and brighten the holidays with the GGCC!

 

Thank You Sponsors:  

  • Caribbean Caterers
  • DeLeon & Stang, CPA's & Advisors
  • Randy Scritchfield and Associates

  • NOTE: We will be collecting canned goods for Germantown Help. Their pantry is bare. Germantown Help provides emergency assistance to our neighbors in the 20874 & 20876 zip codes. Please help us help them. Thank you in advance for your assistance.

    When:
    Tuesday, December 10, 2019 5:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
    Where:
    GGCC
    910 Clopper Road
    Suite 205N (North Building)
    Gaithersburg, MD 20878
    Registration:
    GGCC MEMBERS ONLY: FREE (incl. in membership)
    For More Info:
    Laura R.
    301.840.1400
    lrowles@ggchamber.org

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    Tuesday, December 17, 2019Ribbon Cutting

    Ribbon Cutting: SERVPRO

    Ribbon Cutting: SERVPRO

    You are invited to the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony | Grand Opening of SERVPRO of Gaithersburg/Germantown.

     

    Join the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Members & come support them! Cutting will occur at 9:15 AM. Refreshments & tours will be provided after the cutting.


    When:
    Tuesday, December 17, 2019 9:00 AM thru 10:00 AM
    Where:
    SERVPRO of Gaithersburg/Germantown
    7901 Queenair Drive
    Gaithersburg
    Registration:
    Free and open to the public. Advanced registration is appreciated.

    REGISTER NOW!

    For More Info:
    Laura Rowles
    301-840-1400
    lrowles@ggchamber.org

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    Tuesday, December 24, 2019GGCC Office Closed

    Chamber Office Closed

    Chamber Office Closed

    On behalf of the staff at the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber, we're wishing you a joyous holiday season. We would like to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas | Happy Holidays and a prosperous New Year!

     

    HOLIDAY HOURS:
    We will be closed on Tuesday, December 24 through Wedbesday, January 1, 2020. We will re-open on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 9:00 AM. Enjoy your holidays! 


    When:
    Tuesday, December 24, 2019 9:00 AM thru 05:00 PM

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    Wednesday, December 25, 2019GGCC Office Closed

    Chamber Office Closed

    Chamber Office Closed

    On behalf of the staff at the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber, we're wishing you a joyous holiday season. We would like to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas | Happy Holidays and a prosperous New Year!

     

    HOLIDAY HOURS:
    We will be closed on Tuesday, December 24 through Wedbesday, January 1, 2020. We will re-open on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 9:00 AM. Enjoy your holidays! 


    When:
    Wednesday, December 25, 2019 9:00 AM thru 05:00 PM

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    Thursday, December 26, 2019GGCC Office Closed

    Chamber Office Closed

    Chamber Office Closed

    Seasons Greetings from the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber!

    HOLIDAY HOURS:
    We will be closed on Tuesday, December 24 through Wedbesday, January 1, 2020. We will re-open on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 9:00 AM. Enjoy your holidays!  


    When:
    Thursday, December 26, 2019 9:00 AM thru 05:00 PM

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    Friday, December 27, 2019GGCC Office Closed

    Chamber Office Closed

    Chamber Office Closed

    Seasons Greetings from the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber!

    HOLIDAY HOURS:
    We will be closed on Monday, December 24 through Monday, January 1, 2019. We will re-open on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 9:00 AM. Enjoy your holidays! 


    When:
    Friday, December 27, 2019 9:00 AM

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    Monday, December 30, 2019GGCC Office Closed

    Chamber Office Closed

    Chamber Office Closed

    Seasons Greetings from the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber!

    HOLIDAY HOURS:
    We will be closed on Tuesday, December 24 through Wedbesday, January 1, 2020. We will re-open on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 9:00 AM. Enjoy your holidays! 


    When:
    Monday, December 30, 2019 9:00 AM thru 05:00 PM

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    Tuesday, December 31, 2019GGCC Office Closed

    Chamber Office Closed

    Chamber Office Closed

    Happy New Year from the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber! 

    HOLIDAY HOURS:
    We will be closed on Tuesday, December 24 through Wedbesday, January 1, 2020. We will re-open on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 9:00 AM. Enjoy your holidays! 


    When:
    Tuesday, December 31, 2019 9:00 AM thru 05:00 PM

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    Wednesday, January 01, 2020GGCC Office Closed

    Chamber Office Closed

    Chamber Office Closed

    Happy New Year from the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber! 

    HOLIDAY HOURS:
    We will be closed on Tuesday, December 24 through Wedbesday, January 1, 2020. We will re-open on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 9:00 AM. Enjoy your holidays! 


    When:
    Wednesday, January 01, 2020 9:00 AM thru 05:00 PM

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    Tuesday, January 07, 2020Biz Networking Breakfast

    Coffee & Conversation with the GGCC

    Coffee & Conversation with the GGCC

    ONLINE REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED. WALK-INS ARE MOST WELCOME

    Join us for casual conversation over coffee; because coffee is always a good idea. They say happiness is coffee and a good book, today its coffee and good networking. See you there!

     

    SNOW POLICY: GGCC follows the same policy as the Montgomery County Public Schools. 


    When:
    Tuesday, January 07, 2020 8:00 AM thru 09:00 AM
    Where:
    Corner Bakery Cafe
    One Grand Corner Avenue
    Gaithersburg 
    Registration:
    Free for GGCC & First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members pay $40

    REGISTER NOW!

    For More Info:
    Laura R.
    301.840.1400
    lrowles@ggchamber.org

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    Wednesday, January 08, 2020Committee Meeting

    Events Committee Meeting

    All Chamber Members Welcome

    When:
    Wednesday, January 08, 2020 12:00 PM
    Where:
    GGCC Office
    910 Clopper Road
    Suite 205 N
    Gaithersburg, MD 20878
    For More Info:
    301.840.1400 x14

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    Wednesday, January 15, 2020Committee Meeting

    Economic Development Committee Meeting

    SPEAKER: Montgomery County Councilmember Hans Riemer, Chair of the Planning, Housing, and Economic Development Committee

     

    TOPIC: Moving our Economy Forward

     

    There are many complex issues involved in creating a vibrant local economy, including adequate transportation and housing, as well as a welcoming business climate.  As the Chair of the PHED Committee, Councilmember Hans Riemer has a firm understanding of what we need to get things moving.

     

    All Chamber Members Welcome


    When:
    Wednesday, January 15, 2020 8:30 AM thru 09:30 AM
    Where:

    Montgomery College Germantown Campus Paul Peck Building (Goldenrod Bldg)

    20271 Goldenrod Lane Room 105

    Germantown Directions: From I-270 take 118 Germantown Road Exit East, then take the 1st street EAST of I-270, turn right on Goldenrod Lane, it is the first building on the left.

     

    IMPORTANT PARKING INFORMATION - MUST HAVE PARKING PERMIT - Please contact the Chamber for pass.

    For More Info:
    Marilyn Balcombe
    301.840.1400 x15
    mbalcombe@ggchamber.org

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    Thursday, January 16, 2020Committee Meeting

    Membership Committee Meeting

    All Chamber Members Welcome

    When:
    Thursday, January 16, 2020 8:00 AM
    Where:
    GGCC Office
    910 Clopper Road
    Suite 205 N
    Gaithersburg, MD 20878
    For More Info:
    301.840.1400 x17

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    Thursday, January 16, 2020Biz Networking After Five

    BNAF: After Five Mixer: Asbury

    BNAF: After Five Mixer: Asbury

    It's a NEW YEAR! Come and start it off right NETWORKING at the first event of the year. Bring your business cards, a smile and desire to make the most out of our time together at Asbury. There will be delicious food, drinks, music, networking and more. Don't miss this signature event.

      

    When:
    Thursday, January 16, 2020 5:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
    Where:
    Asbury Methodist Village
    Rosborough Community Center
    Enter Via the Gatehouse
    301 Odendhal Avenue
    Gaithersburg, MD 20877
    Registration:
    Free for GGCC & First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members pay $40

    Cancellation Policy: Payment is expected if reservation is not cancelled within 24 hours of the event. Thank you.
    For More Info:
    Laura R.
    301-840-1400
    lrowles@ggchamber,org

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    Wednesday, January 22, 2020Biz Networking After Five

    YPG Group Happy Hour

    YPG Group Happy Hour

    Come join us on January 22 at Barking Mad Cafe and discover how you can further your career and strengthen your professional image at our Young Professionals Happy Hour!

     

    You're guaranteed to make new friends, secure new clients, and learn more about what the GGCC has to offer. Along with great drink specials, enjoy appetizing lite bites for the duration of the event.

     

    We will meet there at 4:30 PM. Cash bar. Ages 21-40 only please.

     

    Thank you to our YPG Title Sponsor Evans Legacy Group at RE/MAX Realty Group & our event sponsor Barking Made Cafe.

      

    When:
    Wednesday, January 22, 2020 4:30 PM thru 06:00 PM
    Where:
    Barking Mad Cafe
    239 Spectrum Avenue
    Gaithersburg
    Registration:

    GGCC MEMBERS: FREE (incl. in membership)
    FIRST-TIME NON-MEMBERS: FREE
    RETURNING NON-MEMBERS: $15 for Non-Members

    Ages 21-40 Only Please

    For More Info:
    Laura R.
    301.840.1400 x14
    lrowles@ggchamber.org

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    Thursday, January 23, 2020Ribbon Cutting

    Ribbon Cutting: Tribute at Black Hill

    Ribbon Cutting: Tribute at Black Hill

    You are invited to the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony | Grand Opening of Tribute at Black Hill.

     

    Join the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Members & come support them! Cutting will occur at 5:15 PM. Refreshments & tours will be provided after the cutting.


    When:
    Thursday, January 23, 2020 5:00 PM thru 06:00 PM
    Where:
    Tribute at Black Hill
    312 Baltusrol Drive
    Germantown 
    Registration:
    Free and open to the public. Advanced registration is appreciated.
    For More Info:
    Laura Rowles
    301-840-1400
    lrowles@ggchamber.org

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    Tuesday, January 28, 2020Expo

    Personal Finance for Nonprofit Professionals

    Personal Finance for Nonprofit Professionals

    Personal Finance for Nonprofit Professionals – Meet Your Financial Goals in 2020!

    Start 2020 on a high note and learn all the essentials of personal finance. This series is geared toward nonprofit professionals who often sacrifice the well-being of their finances for the good of their organizations. Nonprofit Village & the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber. alongside M&T Bank want to help you get smarter about how you save and spend your money so you have the financial freedom to live your life how you want to.

    This series is for all ages and stages of life. Whether you just graduated college or are approaching retirement each session will provide you relevant and actionable knowledge that can be applied to any financial situation. This is a free program for nonprofit professionals. This series is meant to be taken as a whole. Only sign up if you intend to attend all four sessions.

    Sessions:

    1. Money Management (January 28, 2020): In this workshop, participants will learn strategies to build a simple budget and pay off debt.
    2. Taxes (February 25, 2020): In this workshop, Participants will learn how to read/understand their tax returns, meaning of the different sections, the importance of accuracy in reporting and various tax credits available to individuals.
    3. Borrowing (March 24, 2020): In this workshop, participants will learn the importance of borrowing, when to borrow, what a credit score is, its importance, and how to read a credit report.
    4. Earnings/ Investing (April 28, 2020): In this workshop, participants will begin to prepare for retirement readiness by creating a savings plan and learning about investment vehicles that may allow them to grow their wealth.

    When:
    Tuesday, January 28, 2020 8:30 AM thru 09:45 AM
    Where:
    The Nonprofit Village
    15800 Crabbs Branch Way, Suite 300
    Rockville, MD 20855
    Registration:
    Register at: http://bit.ly/35h45p5
    This is a free program for nonprofit professionals. This series is meant to be taken as a whole. Only sign up if you intend to attend all four sessions.
    For More Info:
    Nonprofit Village
    (301) 230-0111

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