The Bellingham Regional Chamber of Commerce offers speaking opportunities to members who stand out as experts in business-related fields regardless of their level of membership. Members who have knowledge or expertise in a certain topic can share that information with fellow members and will have opportunities to speak in one or more of our programs. The information must be beneficial to local businesses and the speaker must be engaging and entertaining.
Members listen to an On Topic speech
In this monthly series, we invite members to discuss a certain topic or training that may be helpful to member businesses. This gives the speaker a chance to make an impression on chamber members and is beneficial to local businesses. Attendees will learn new skills or more about a certain issue.
On Topic speeches are free to attend, free to speakers and are usually held at the chamber office.
Past topics have included: Tax Reform, Sick Leave Law, SEO, Team Building, Social Media for Business and Employee Benefits.
Chamber Speaker Series
Mayor Kelli Linville speaks at the Chamber Speaker Series
This speaker series consists of a professional speaker or high-level expert that will address an issue of interest to a large number of local businesses.
The series is usually held on a quarterly basis and attendees pay to attend. These speeches usually attract 60-100 attendees.
Past speeches have included: State of the City & County with Mayor Linville and County Executive Louws, State of the State Legislative Update, Cyber Security, Marijuana in the Workplace and Disaster Preparedness.
Whatcom Report Radio Program
Whatcom Report host Meg Weber chats with Laura Ann Poehner of Skookum Kids.
The Bellingham Regional Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with KGMI 790 AM / 96.5 FM offers a weekly hour-long business-centric radio program. Chamber members that have expertise in a certain subject that is pertinent to the business community are invited to participate.
Contact our friendly staff at 360-734-1330 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for membership.
Contact Shelli Jones, email@example.com or 360-746-2433, for marketing and speaking opportunities.