The Gilmer Chamber is looking to hire a new Director of Tourism to join our team. This position is essential to our program of work which includes tourism marketing for all of Gilmer County. The Director of Tourism oversees two visitor centers and manages the Information Specialists and our destination brand, marketing content, and campaign strategies. We are looking for a tourism professional who will enthusiastically market our area with a sense of pride and ownership. The Director of Tourism will be the brand ambassador for Pick Ellijay and the face of Ellijay within state, regional, and national destination marketing industry events.
On May 6th, a local tourism promotion committee of the Gilmer Chamber made up of representatives from Ellijay, East Ellijay, the Gilmer Chamber, and Gilmer County awarded $41,764 in grants to support local tourism events and programs.
Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce leaders have selected an experienced chamber and tourism professional as the new president and chief executive officer of the business organization. Jennifer Grimmer was unanimously approved by the chamber’s board of directors on Friday, January 15 to lead the 650 member chamber which serves as the Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) for East Ellijay, Ellijay, and Gilmer County.
The Gilmer Chamber has launched a search for a president and chief executive officer. The Chason Group has been retained to lead the executive search. The 42 year old organization has grown and evolved with the community and north Georgia. The business organization's focus has remained on being responsive to the needs of its members and the community.
On July 29th, the Gilmer Chamber was excited to celebrate with the congregation of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church as they cut the ribbon on their new Pavilion located on Charlie Waters Rd adjacent to the existing church facility.
Cyber security. It’s a topic that can cause a lot of anxiety in a world that is becoming more and more digital each day. While we try our best to stay safe online, there may be times when a simple click on a link can become a major headache.
Luckily, Gilmer has an amazing asset in our community who knows a lot about helping us stay safe online.