The city of subdued excitement gets its own game…introducing BELLINGHAM-OPOLY!

The Bellingham Regional Chamber of Commerce has partnered with game vendor Late for the Sky Production Company to create BELLINGHAM-OPOLY, a Bellingham-themed monopoly game which features local businesses, events and parks!   The game will be available for purchase in August 2018 at Whatcom County Haggen locations, Woods Coffee shops, Village Books, and the Western [...]

The city of subdued excitement gets its own game…introducing BELLINGHAM-OPOLY! 2018-04-27T15:17:46+00:00

Chamber gets new name and fresh new look!

Starting on Monday, April 2nd, the Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce & Industry will have a new name and a fresh logo! Moving forward, the chamber will be known as the Bellingham Regional Chamber of Commerce. In a year filled with energized ideas, enhanced member benefits, and innovative programming it is the perfect time to also [...]

Chamber gets new name and fresh new look! 2018-03-30T14:40:49+00:00

Introducing…the Bellingham Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce and Industry announced that they will be changing their name and branding.  "We noticed that most people who are not from Whatcom County were not aware of the county name and that they referred to the region itself as Bellingham. When I answer the phone "thank you for calling the [...]

Introducing…the Bellingham Regional Chamber of Commerce 2018-03-27T12:21:03+00:00

The Long and Short of SEO: Search Engine Optimization

by the Intellitonic staff As a business owner, you’ve likely heard the phrase “SEO” thrown about at networking events and smiled and nodded. You’re busy. You have bigger things to worry about rather than three little letters. Well, it’s finally time to stop procrastinating and join the SEO conversation. Why? Because SEO will help your [...]

The Long and Short of SEO: Search Engine Optimization 2018-02-21T11:19:59+00:00

Join the Chamber’s Team! We’re hiring!

Program & Event Coordinator POSITION OVERVIEW The Program & Events Coordinator's primary objective is to oversee all Chamber events and program activities including the Haggen 4th of July Celebration, Chamber Speaker Series, the monthly Networking Breakfasts and many more. The position is responsible for ensuring every event is successful and that all events meet budgetary [...]

Join the Chamber’s Team! We’re hiring! 2017-12-27T12:54:37+00:00

Business Resources for Native American businesses

American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians have a strong history of entrepreneurship and small business ownership. The SBA can assist you as you begin your journey into small business ownership, help you expand and create new jobs and provide the resources to help you survive and prosper through challenging economic times. In honor of Native [...]

Business Resources for Native American businesses 2018-02-21T11:21:00+00:00

How are the businesses of the year chosen?

By Liz Leighton As we approach the final months of 2017, our Annual Awards Banquet on November 30th will honor Large Business of the Year, Small Business of the Year, Green Business of the Year, and Non-Profit of the Year, among others. While the Bellingham Whatcom Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BWCCI) facilitates these awards, [...]

How are the businesses of the year chosen? 2017-10-16T17:25:16+00:00

Membership Orientation

Chamber Member Orientation: Taking advantage of your member benefits New members, new employees, potential members, long-time members - this is for you! Join us for this workshop and learn about the Chamber, our events, our programs, and ways to get involved and utilize your benefits to their fullest potential! This one-hour overview will help to [...]

Membership Orientation 2018-05-04T14:42:06+00:00

Building Whatcom County’s future leaders

by Liz Leighton Leadership Whatcom is a program developed by the Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce & Industry to help prepare the next generation of active leaders for Whatcom County. Through this program, participants learn techniques to strengthen their leadership skills, gain awareness of regional issues, and build networks across Whatcom County communities. This is an [...]

Building Whatcom County’s future leaders 2017-10-05T11:47:49+00:00

New branding

As a staff, we have been talking about changing our logos to create a cohesive look for our numerous events and program logos. With the help of Brian Hardy at FizzPop Media, we have taken the first step. Brian was working on a new logo for the Junior Ski to Sea Weekend when one small change [...]

New branding 2017-10-10T11:28:39+00:00

7 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Grow Your Small Business

Grow your small business with LinkedIn by using these seven proven tactics. There are nearly 30 million small businesses in the United States, but only half of them will make it past five years. To ensure your small business is in the successful half, we encourage you to capitalize on the various ways LinkedIn can [...]

7 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Grow Your Small Business 2017-10-05T11:47:51+00:00