Chamber Of Commerce International Business Council Hosts International Holiday Celebration Wednesday

Monday, December 3, 2018

The International Business Council of the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce invites the entire Chattanooga community to their International Holiday Celebration Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Camp House.   

The IBC Holiday Celebration showcases holiday traditions from around the globe with speakers from various community organizations including the Chattanooga Chinese Association, Chattanooga Sister Cities, Chattanooga India Association and La Paz Chattanooga.  This event will highlight customs from Israel, China, Japan, India, France, Pakistan, Latin and South America. 

Tickets are $15  and include heavy hors d’oeuvres and one beverage; cash bar also available. Purchase tickets here or at the door.   

The Chattanooga Chamber's 12 area Councils are the backbone of the Chamber's volunteer presence. The Councils support businesses in specific geographic areas within Hamilton County, providing opportunities for Chamber members to get involved in solving problems, discussing issues and supporting events and civic projects that benefit businesses, schools and other constituencies within the Council's footprint. 

At monthly meetings, members enjoy networking opportunities and speakers. 

Each Council serves the unique needs of its members with its own board, strategic plan, annual budget, programs and initiatives.

Learn more here


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