Congratulations to Campbell & Company on being named the Regional Chamber's Member of the Month for February 2021!
Due to COVID-19 Restrictions, the 2021 Bridging Partnerships Small Business Symposium has been canceled. Plans are already in place for the 2022 event, which is scheduled to take place April 13th and 14, 2022 at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick.
Businesses are encouraged to register and attend the virtual Alliance Northwest government contracting conference, to be held March 11, 2021. This event will be held on a professional virtual platform that allows for networking and quality training for small businesses. For information, go to https://alliancenorthwest.org or contact local PTAC Counselor, Jody O’Connor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Regional Chamber is distributing 100 cases of free hand sanitizer to small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The sanitizer was donated by UniFirst Corporation and Tri-Cities Battery.
Each case contains 24 8 oz. bottles of sanitizer. The cases will be given away "first-come, first-served" at the Chamber office (7130 W. Grandridge Blvd., Ste. C, Kennewick, WA 99336) from Monday - Thursday from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (lunch break between 12 - 1 pm). Limit of one case per business.
Regional Chamber Marketing & Communications Director Named to Western Association of Chamber Executives Emerging Leaders Council
The Western Association of Chamber Executives (W.A.C.E.) announced the newest members of its Emerging Leaders Council during its annual conference on Wednesday, February 3. The Regional Chamber's Marketing & Communications Director, Austin Regimbal, was one of five new members appointed to the council.
The Emerging Leaders Council was formed to identify & recognize future leaders (all under 40) in W.A.C.E. and the chamber of commerce industry. Members of the council will be asked to provide program feedback and ideas for the good of W.A.C.E. and will serve as advisors to the association's Board and President.
"Austin joined the Tri-City Regional Chamber nearly four years ago and has made an indelible mark on our organization," said Lori Mattson, Regional Chamber President & CEO. "As the Marketing & Communications Director, Austin has been exceptional in his role and in taking our videos, newsletters, social media, and graphics to a new level. His enthusiasm and willingness to learn new skills has been especially valuable during 2020, as we have embarked on several new projects and initiatives in response to the COVID-19 pandemic."
W.A.C.E. is an association of chamber of commerce executives and staff professionals with members in 19 Western states and Canada designed to promote and enhance the professional development of chamber of commerce executives.
With approximately 800 members, W.A.C.E. is the largest state or regional association of chamber of commerce executives in the United States.