It's said the term "chamber of commerce" was first recorded in Marseille, France in 1599 as a means to describe a unified forum of merchants and traders and craftsmen coming together to discuss issues facing them as a business community. Read more
In 1911, President Taft issued a letter to Congress explaining the need for a unified representation of U.S. business interests. Read more
The Chambre de commerce internationale was formed in 1919 in Paris, France. The ICC was established to set rules, handle disputes and advocate policy in global business matters. It continues to operate at the global level, supporting many governing bodies on behalf of international business. Read more
Your Cutlerville-Gaines Chamber
We serve to bring value to our membership body, and encourage you to come check us out!
Join: By joining you gain exposure. We host a variety of events to connect your business or organization to this community. Our online directory, website, newsletter and social media feeds all work towards furthering your reach.
Learn: Through workshops and electronic resources, we offer professional development. Parley with a Purpose, our quarterly round-table luncheon, brings in guest speakers to help you stay abreast with the latest in your industry.
Thrive: Chamber members have an opportunity to share a common voice. Democracy is built upon this voice, and our local governing bodies exist to hear you, work with you, and provide ample opportunity for your perspective to be considered.
Meet our Board
Drew DeVries -Executive Director Jim Haan -President John Huizinga, Sr. -President Emeritus Beca Emaus -Treasurer Sandi Gabrielse -Secretary Bob Stroo Monica Ranier Stacie Newmann
Wednesdays & Fridays (office hours from 9:00a.m. - noon).