Chattanooga Chamber To Host Open House On Thursday

Monday, October 21, 2013

The Chattanooga Chamber is inviting the local business community to join its staff for an Open House at its office on Thursday. Visitors will have the opportunity to interact with Chamber employees and learn more about the resources and services the organization offers to businesses and professionals.

The event will also feature a Tabletop Expo of Chamber member companies, food, music, beverages, networking and opportunities to win door prizes.

The open house will be from 4–6 p.m., with a networking reception from 6–8 p.m. The Chamber is at 811 Broad St., Chattanooga, Tn. 37402. 

Limited free parking will be available on the lower parking deck at the Mountain City Club, which is behind the Chattanooga Chamber at 729 Chestnut St.

People in attendance will be:

· Ron Harr, Chamber president and CEO

· Chamber board members

· Chamber staff

· Members of the local business community

The purpose of this event is to engage the Chamber membership, introduce staff to investors, highlight Chamber members, showcase spaces available for lease and promote active volunteerism. With over 700 attendees last year, the Chamber is expecting a large turnout from the business community. This is an opportunity for Chamber members to highlight their businesses, network and enter to win a few grand prizes.


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