On Wednesday the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce will join state tourism leaders and legislators to foster awareness of the state's third largest industry.
Cape Cod Chamber Of Commerce
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Visitors to the Cape and Islands will have one more tool to help map out their itineraries. The Cape Cod Chamber, in partnership with the Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard Chambers, will launch an Arts App this spring.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
The Cape Cod Chamber is hosting an overview on the state of the Cape's economy and what we need to do as a community to make this a great place to live, work, play and be creative.
Friday, March 8, 2013
Gov. Deval Patrick visited Hyannis on Thursday afternoon to speak with community leaders and members of the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce about his budget proposal.
Governor Patrick arrived at the Cape Codder Resort shortly after 12:30 p.m., and took the stage to pitch his budget proposal to more than 100 business owners, chamber members, and local officials. Over the course of thirty minutes, Governor Patrick spoke at length about the need to make significant investments in public education and transportation infrastructure. Following his remarks, the Governor fielded questions from the crowd, including Dr. Mary Czajkowski, Superintendent of Barnstable Public Schools. Czajkowski praised the Governor for his commitment to education, and applauded his proposal to make major investments in Massachusetts’ public schools. “We have found in Barnstable, especially in our Hyannis West population, that …
Friday, November 16, 2012
The head of the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce is taking on a new role in business. Wendy Northcross was elected President of the New England Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (NEACCE).
Wendy Northcross, CEO of the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce, was appointed to the position at the organization’s annual meeting at the Wequasestt Resort in Chatham this month. The NEACCE is comprised of more than 100 Chamber executives from Rhode Island, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Northcross is excited to take on the new role and collaborate with neighboring states. “I am honored to have been selected by my peers to lead this organization for the coming year,” Northcross said. “We have just delivered a new website for our members, and we are planning forums on key issues affecting the six New England states such as transportation and health care insurance.” Northcross previously served as the organization’s Vice …
Sunday, November 11, 2012
The Cape Cod chamber of Commerce will promote local artists, galleries and theaters with a new ArtsApp.
The Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce is accepting enrollment from artists, galleries, centers, museums, and theaters for its new ArtsApp. The ArtsApp Cape Cod is an interactive mobile app, available on all Apple, Android, and mobile-web enabled smartphones and devices, designed to showcase the wonderful arts offerings across the Cape--a guide for art-loving tourists, second- homeowners, and residents, according to a press release. The ArtsApp is a low-cost, low-maintenance way to get information about arts and culture locations and events to a large number of smartphone and tablet wielding art-enthusiasts. It’s easy to use and allows participants to quickly update info, announce events, display photos and link to their own websites. The Cape …
Monday, November 5, 2012
The Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce hired a social media expert that will help local businesses across all communication platforms.
The Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce appointed Courtney Wittenstein as the Communications and Member Services Manager. The newly created position will provide members with benefits across all channels of social media. Wittenstein was raised in Chatham and recently moved back to Cape Cod after working as an administrative assistant for the Bowdoin International Music Festival in Bowdoin, Maine. Wittenstein also worked for the Cape Cod Chronicle as both a reporter and advertising representative. - Written from a press release.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
The Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce is hosting a candidates forum Thursday morning.
The forum will feature candidates in contested races for Federal, State and County offices. Matt Pitta, News Director for Qantum Communications will moderate. Incumbent State Representative Randy Hunt and challenger Patrick Ellis will discuss issues in the 5th Barnstable District. Senate President Therese Murray and challenger Tom Keyes will also be in attendance. Chris Sheldon and Daniel Botelho, candidates for the newly drawn 9th Congressional District, are also expected to attend; both are running against incumbent Bill Keating. Brian Mannal, State Representative candidate for the 2nd Barnstable District will be in attendence. Incumbent County Commissioners Sheila Lyons and Pat Flynn will also attend, as well as their challenger, Eric …
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Most key indicators rose.
The Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce Board met this morning. At the end of the agenda, board members, business owners, share the state of their businesses. They had, mostly, encouraging things to share this morning. “Everyone is very pleased with the summer,” Chamber CEO Wendy Northcross said. “It was better than last year. They weather was a big factor.” The rate of hotel room occupancy rose as compared to last year and people paid more for their stay. More people dined out, especially at restaurants with outside seating. Visits to the National Seashore increased. Those increases follow a trend. The Chamber tracks key visitation indicators - rooms tax, traffic at the airport and over the bridges, reservations. They all fell in 2008 and have…
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
The Senate passed funding for regional tourism councils including the Cape Cod Chamber.
On Friday the Senate passed a balanced budget along with $6 million in funding for regional tourism councils including money for the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerece, Senate President Therese Murray (D-Plymouth) announced. “The Cape Cod Chamber is grateful for the recognition of the Massachusetts Senate by funding regional tourism marketing at an equitable level again this year,” said Wendy Northcross, CEO of the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce and chair of the statewide Regional Tourism Councils. “The tourism industry is helping Massachusetts achieve an economic recovery and has led job growth in the Commonwealth, accounting for 4,800 new jobs in February, or 53 percent of the new jobs created in Massachusetts. We thank our Senate President and…