Economic Impacts Survey January 6, 2021 King County, the City of Seattle, the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, and Greater Seattle Partners are coordinating a regional effort to assess the economic impacts related to COVID-19. This is the third round of a regional survey, which will help us understand trends in impacts faced by businesses…Read More
2020 Reflections and Visions Forward December 30, 2020 Happy Holidays Mercer Island Community Partners, As we close out the tremendously difficult year, we look forward to a new year with hope and confidence for our local businesses. We are proud to represent them and we will continue to work hard to provide them…Read More
Extended Ban on Indoor Dining and Gyms Remain Closed- Until 1/11/21 January 5, 2021 Provided by The Hill, authored by Celine Castronuovo Gov. Jay Inslee (D) extended a statewide ban on indoor dining as well as gyms and fitness centers for at least an additional week amid surges in coronavirus infections. The restrictions began in…Read More
When your business is poised for the next level of success, every detail and minute counts. That’s why having the right tech help and tools can be so important when you are trying to grow and expand your business. Wondering what sort of help to look for? We at the Mercer Island Chamber of Commerce encourage you to consider finding tools and hiring help with the following projects.Read More
When people describe entrepreneurs and small business owners as resilient, there has never been a time when that has been truer than the past six months.
As businesses deal with a new reality and “business as usual” takes on an entirely new meaning, most businesses need to rethink and retool how they do business in order to survive. A pivot plan is critical.Read More
Walking into a room of unfamiliar faces can be daunting, especially when you’re trying to make a good impression at a networking event. As large gatherings are off the agenda due to Covid-19 you might be breathing a sigh of relief, but networking hasn’t gone away. Instead, it’s moved online. Here we take a look at the new rules of networking during a pandemic.Read More