The mission of the Greater Hamilton Chamber of Commerce
is to be the business advocate, a leader for positive
economic development, and the provider of cutting edge
on the Great Miami River in the heart of the
Cincinnati-Dayton metroplex, Hamilton is a
historically-significant city with approximately 63,000
residents. As the County Seat of Butler County, Hamilton
is the area center for government, finance and industry.
Hamilton is known for its unparalleled art, cultural &
recreational activities, and also for its award-winning
and green customer-owned utilities.
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Small Business Saturday - November 29th
The Greater Hamilton Chamber of Commerce is
participating in the fifth annual
Small Business Saturday on November 29th to support
businesses in the Greater Hamilton Ohio area. Small
Business Saturday has been embraced as part of the
holiday shopping tradition as each year shoppers,
businesses and public officials come together to Shop
Small® and show their neighborhood pride.
The Greater Hamilton Chamber of Commerce is encouraging
the community to take part in Small Business Saturday on
November 29th. We invite you to explore the wide variety
of area businesses participating in Small Business
Saturday. Local businesses will be offering sales,
specials, giveaways and drawings. There will be over
$1,000 in giveaways!
for a list of participating businesses. Check back
as this information will be updated as we receive
Check back here or visit
www.facebook.com/GreaterHamiltonChamber to find
small merchants to shop at on Small Business Saturday.
Business After Hours - ArtSpace
Join us on Tuesday, December 2 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. for
Business After Hours hosted by Artspace at 222 High
Artspace and their co-developer Neighborhood Housing
Services of Hamilton, are pleased to invite Chamber
members for a tour of Artspace Hamilton Lofts.
Networking and refreshments will be held next door in
the atrium area of the Mercantile Lofts. Tours will be
conducted at 5:00 p.m. and at 5:30 p.m. and will leave
from this area. Please arrive at 4:45 p.m. if you'd like
to be in the first tour group.
the Chamber or 844-1500 to RSVP.
Volunteers of the Month
to Thomas Duris with Brown-Dawson Flick Funeral Home, he
is our Ambassador of the month!
Thomas has been a licensed funeral director and embalmer
for Brown-Dawson-Flick Funeral Home since 2010. He
attended Bowling Green State University, and received a
Bachelor of Mortuary Science from the Cincinnati College
of Mortuary Science. He enjoys being a Chamber member
because it gives him an opportunity to build
relationships, give back to the community, and help the
City of Hamilton build towards the future.
Congratulations to Lori Thompson with First Financial
Bank, she is our Membership volunteer of the month!
Lori has been with First Financial Bank for 10 years and
has been in banking for 13. She has lived in Hamilton
for 12 years and is a graduate of Eaton High School and
Miami University. Lori has been married for 7 years and
has a 3 year old son. She enjoys discussing the benefits
of the Chamber when visiting clients and learning more
about businesses at the Chamber’s Business After Hours
Citizen of the Year Nominations being accepted
It is time to nominate individuals for Hamilton's
Citizen of the Year.
The Citizen of the Year is a member of the Hamilton
community who has left a special mark on the city in
2014 and has done so in a way that transcends his or her
everyday job. The contribution represents a volunteer
effort, a financial commitment, a significant
achievement or a powerful idea that will make a positive
difference in local quality of life. The
deadline for nominations is December 3, 2014.
Click here for a Nomination form. Questions?
the Chamber or 844-1500.
Community Appearance Award Winner
Chamber's Accent Hamilton Committee is pleased to
announce that Synergy Flavors Ohio has received the
August 2014 Community Appearance Business Award.
Congratulations to the team at Synergy Flavors!
Pictured L-R - Carrie Mancuso, Lane Public Libraries
(Chair, Community Appearance Committee); Greg Bach and
Adam Schuerfranz, Synergy Flavors; and Kenny Craig,
Greater Hamilton Chamber.
Community Appearance Awards are given
to businesses or organizations in recognition of the
outstanding appearance of their properties.
If you would like to nominate a business for a
Community Appearance Award, please call the Chamber at 844-1500.
Greater Hamilton Chamber Helping to Solve the "Skills
We continue to hear concerns from businesses related to
the topic of finding and keeping qualified workers. One
of the specific concerns is that the people applying for
jobs don't have the skills necessary to perform the jobs
that are available.
We are helping to deal with this problem with the
Skills Central. Skills Central is a
supportive workforce development initiative sponsored by
the Greater Hamilton of Commerce and the Hamilton
Skills Central services are offered to job-seekers in
the Greater Hamilton area. Skills central is designed to
help individuals get the job skills needed to build a
successful future. For more information, contact
Coordinator, at 513-863-0800 ext. 33. If you are
an employer, please complete this
Greater Hamilton Chamber Online map
Search for businesses by name or by business
category with our new
East High Street Gateway Project
Read the article in the
JournalNews and keep up to date on the East High
Street Gateway road construction project. For more
the City of Hamilton's
East High Street Gateway page.
Peel to Save Cards
2014 Peel to Save Card is available!
This coupon card promotes
Chamber members, encourages shopping locally, can save you
money and includes a lot of your local favorites! The
cards have 64 coupons and are available for $10 each at the Chamber office. This card can be used for
fundraising for your club or
Click here to order cards for your group.
New Chamber Member Benefits
The Chamber is constantly striving to provide valuable
benefits for our Members. We have several new
Member Benefits including a Prescription Drug Card,
Employment Background Screening and Mike Albert Fleet
Government & Community Guide
The Greater Hamilton Chamber of Commerce proudly
recognizes that our members are actively involved in all
levels of governmental issues as it relates to their
businesses and community. As a useful reference tool, we
hope that this
2014 Government & Community Guide
will assist you in
directing your questions and concerns to the appropriate
We are your resource for BWC updates
Safety page to learn more about BWC quarterly training schedules, safety articles, CCI/RiskControl360 training events and links to the CCI, RiskControl360 and BWC websites.
Hamilton, Ohio Postcards
Order your scenic postcard packet today! These scenic
postcards include some of the finest scenes of Hamilton.