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Gilmer Chamber

Our Mission is to promote a strong business environment that enhances the quality of our community.

Our Vision is to be the leader in making Gilmer County the best place to visit, live, work, invest and play.

Our Core Values: Excellence, Membercentric, Inclusive, Proactive leadership, Accountability.

Formed in October 1978, the Gilmer Chamber is a 650+ member organization serving the North Georgia communities of Ellijay and East Ellijay. We operate as a welcome center, serve as the destination marketing agency for the county, and provide networking opportunities and business resources for our members.

We are a private, 501c(6) non-profit corporation funded through the investment of our members and our fundraising efforts such as the  Georgia Apple Festival and Georgia Apple Blossom Festival. Membership is open to any business or individual that believes and supports our mission and program of work. We would love the opportunity to talk to you about joining the Chamber and being a part of our dynamic organization.

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  • Gilmer Chamber Seeks to Hire Events Coordinator

    Gilmer Chamber Seeks to Hire Events Coordinator

    We are searching for an enthusiastic Events Coordinator with a "can-do" attitude to assist our organization in hosting events that create a memorable visitor experience.

  • Gilmer Chamber Seeks to Hire Director of Tourism

    Gilmer Chamber Seeks to Hire Director of Tourism

    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.

  • Gilmer Chamber Awards Tourism Grants

    Gilmer Chamber Awards Tourism Grants

    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 Chamber Selects New President and CEO

    Gilmer Chamber Selects New President and CEO

    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.

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