Brewer Elected to Board
John Brewer, CAE (Certified Association Executive), President/CEO of the Billings Chamber of Commerce was elected to a three-year term on the Board of the Western Association of Chamber Executives, an association of chamber of commerce executives and staff professionals. Brewer is also Chair of the ZooMontana Board of Directors and Chair of the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives Emerging Cities Council, in addition to serving on the Association for Chamber of Commerce Executives Board of Directors, Big Sky Economic Development Boards of Directors, and United States Chamber of Commerce’s Committee of 100.
McGinnis, Business Development Manager
Joe McGinnis has joined the Billings Chamber of Commerce as the Business Development Manager. Most recently at the Billings Gazette, McGinnis brings more than 20 years of marketing experience in Montana.
McGinnis is directly responsible for all aspects of membership development including new member recruitment, event sponsorships, advertising and connecting businesses to other Chamber products/services.
Chamber Gets Award for Website Built by Zee Creative
The Billings Chamber of Commerce has been recognized with an Award for Special Merit for its website www.BillingsChamber.com. The award was given by the Western Association of Chamber Executives during its annual convention in Henderson, NV. Kelly McCandless, the Billings Chamber’s Communications and Strategic Priorities Manager, was in attendance to accept the award. The website, developed by local firm and Chamber Member Zee Creative, aims to inform, connect and orient site visitors to Billings and the business community. It offers an in-depth advocacy platform, videos showcasing Billings, comprehensive relocation information and tools, benefit engagement information for members, and an ever-evolving stream of important community information and news.