About Us

About Us

Our Staff

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Kelsey Reyes

Executive Director


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Gabi Kautz

Communications & Marketing Assistant


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Debra Williams

Chief Volunteer


GINCC History

On September 13, 2010, The Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce officially opened its doors to the public. However, it was long before this date that the effort to reorganize the Chamber began. Hard working volunteers spent the better part of a year gathering support and preparing for a new Chamber.

When it came time to officially reorganize, it was clear the business community, residents and public officials were ready for a positive organization dedicated to the betterment of Western Marquette County.

GINCC Mission Statement

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The mission of the Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce is to enhance the community by building better businesses and relationships.

The chamber will fulfill its mission through the following:

  • Promote growth & quality of life
  • Promote the chamber as an economic, educational and recreation center while providing membership services and networking opportunities for its members.
  • Develop, promote, and provide leadership.
  • Serve as a central location of information, community news and events.

It is our goal to be sensitive and responsive to the needs of businesses and the community. We encourage community involvement in pursuing our mission.

Dedicated to building great businesses, great neighborhoods, and great places to experience the U.P.

Membership Benefits & Privileges

Membership Benefits & Privileges

  • TV and radio advertising discounts
  • Insurance discounts and group rates
  • Educational Chamber Luncheon opportunities
  • Networking opportunities
  • Assistance in coordinating community events
  • FREE monthly newsletter
  • FREE weekly e-mail newsletters
  • FREE online business directory listing
  • FREE online advertising opportunities and features
  • Customer referrals
  • Website listing