Category Archives: Chamber Press Release

  1. Troy Chamber Host First CEO Series of 2019 Featuring Dan Carmody, President of the Eastern Market Corporation

    January 9, 2019TROY, MI — On Friday, January 25, the Troy Chamber will host their first CEO Series of the year featuring Dan Carmody, President of the Eastern Market Corporation! The event will take place at Hilton Garden Inn (200 Wilshire Drive, Troy) from 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. and includes a sit-down breakfast.

    In his CEO Series presentation Dan Carmody, President of Eastern Market Corporation will discuss the role of Eastern Market in fostering a stronger regional food economy in SE Michigan. While touching on the many people have family connections to the long history of Detroit’s venerable public market, few understand the pivotal role the market is playing in building a more robust food economy in the region. Demographics and changing consumer preferences are ushering in a new era in our food economy and Eastern Market has developed strong programs to incubate and accelerate new food businesses while retaining and attracting more established ones. Read the rest of this entry »

  2. Troy Chamber of Commerce Celebrates 60th Anniversary

    Celebrating 60 years of growth for both the Chamber and the city it serves.

    January 4, 2019TROY, MI — 2019 marks the Troy Chamber of Commerce’s 60th Anniversary. Established in 1959, the Chamber is proud and appreciative of the longevity it has held within the business community of Troy, MI. It has spent 60 years helping the Troy business community grow and in turn their growth has led businesses to give back to the community which strengthens the economy. When Edward Rusin first founded the Chamber in 1959 there were fewer than 100 businesses in Troy and today the area boasts 6,146. Read the rest of this entry »

  3. Hamilton Elementary Wins $1,000 Cash Prize for Step Up Program

    December 18, 2018TROY, MI — Congratulations to Hamilton Elementary School who was the winner of “Step Up to the Plate,” a partnership between Troy Chamber member restaurants and the Troy School District.  The students at Hamilton took advantage of the restaurant discounts and collected the most receipts out of all the Troy schools.

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  4. Suburban Collection discusses 70 years of vehicle sales

    TROY — In 1948, the average cost of a new car was $1,250, a gallon of gas cost 16 cents, and the average yearly wage was $2,950.

    The top-selling vehicle at Suburban Motors — which first opened its doors in Birmingham, on East Maple Road, near Woodward Avenue, in November 1948 — was the Olds Cutlass. Read the rest of this entry »

  5. Troy Chamber welcomed Chinese faculty to Inteva Products

    On October 24th, Troy Chamber partnered with Oakland Community College (OCC) and Inteva Products to host a meet and greet breakfast for three faculty members visiting Michigan from the Wuxi Vocational Institute of Commerce located in China. This is part of a 90-day development experience which allows the faculty members to observe business and English as a Second Language classes at OCC, meet with Chinese businesses and groups in the Detroit area, experience the community college culture in this country and learn more about the Metro Detroit Region. Read the rest of this entry »

  6. Simply Shopping 2018: Afterglow Gifts & Giveaways

    This year for Simply Shopping there are over 65  participating stores!

    Event attendees will receive a signature Simply Shopping bag, package retrieval to lighten the load throughout the day with free gift-wrapping compliments of The Somerset Collection, and exclusive discounts/giveaways throughout The Collection.All event attendees will be able to submit their name to win prizes and giveaways! Winners will be announced at the event Afterglow hosted by McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood & Steaks. Read the rest of this entry »

  7. Education 2.0 Event Presenting Sponsor Kelly Services Invests in Business Talent Group to Advance the Economy

    Kelly Services based in Troy, MI Invests in Business Talent Group to Advance the Gig Economy

    Not only is Troy-based Kelly Services, a large workforce solutions company, they are committed to getting involved to better Oakland County as a whole. This year they became the presenting sponsor for the upcoming Troy Chamber Education 2.0, an event highlighting the relationship between educational institutions and the future of the Michigan workforce. In addition this week Kelly Services announced it has made an equity investment in Business Talent Group (BTG), a leading market place for on-demand consultants, experts, and executives.  Read the rest of this entry »

  8. SS Digital Media Looks to Digital Summit Detroit To Expand Team

    TROY, Mich. – SS Digital Media, an integrated marketing and sales growth agency, will sponsor and present at the 2018 Digital Summit Detroit, at Cobo Center, September 12-13, 2018. The Detroit event is one of the best attended Digital Summit conferences out of the 20 held annually in the United States.

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  9. Top of Troy: Women of Influence

    Troy Chamber Event Highlights Influential Women in Local Business Community

    August 6, 2018TROY, MI — On Wednesday, September 19, the Troy Chamber will host an event highlighting four of the area’s top female business leaders for breakfast and a panel discussion. The event will take place at Beaumont Hospital Troy in the Moceri Learning Center Qazi Auditorium. (44201 Dequindre Rd,Troy) from 8-9:30 a.m. Read the rest of this entry »

  10. Live music announcement for upcoming July event, Grillin’ With The Prez

    Troy Chamber of Commerce announces live music selection for upcoming July event, Grillin’ With The Prez!

    With upcoming July event, Grillin’ With The Prez right around the corner, the excitement for one of the most looked forward to events of the year builds. One reason for the building excitement is the conformation that the live music at the event will be preformed by the Detroit-based group The Next Generation Funk Brothers. Read the rest of this entry »