Heather Tramp selected for US Chamber Foundation Education and Workforce Fellowship program

Heather Tramp selected for US Chamber Foundation Education and Workforce Fellowship program

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today announced Heather Tramp, Executive Director of the Klamath County Chamber of Commerce was selected to participate in the third cohort of its premiere business leadership program.

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UPDATED: New Fairfield Inn to break ground at TimberMill Shores, Wednesday

UPDATED: New Fairfield Inn to break ground at TimberMill Shores, Wednesday

With Lake Ewauna as a natural backdrop, Klamath Falls Mayor Carol Westfall on Wednesday will join principals of Ferguson Hotel Development, Choose Klamath (KCEDA), the Klamath County Chamber of Commerce, and Klamath Falls City and County officials to officially break ground on a new, 92-room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott at TimberMill Shores.

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Recap, Klamath Day at the Capital [VIDEO]

Recap, Klamath Day at the Capital [VIDEO]

Last week, the Klamath County Chamber of Commerce held its 3rd annual Klamath Day at the Capitol, an important day of advocacy for the Klamath Basin. The delegation met with over 40 Senators and Representatives as well as 4 different agencies to address opportunities and concerns of the local community. 

“This helps give the Klamath business community a voice with our elected officials,” said Heather Tramp, the Chamber’s Executive Director, “I believe it’s one of the most important things we can do for our membership – represent business interest and advocate for opportunity and solutions.”

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Gala Nominations Announced [VIDEO]

Gala Nominations Announced [VIDEO]

Today the Klamath County Chamber of Commerce announced the nominations for the 98th Annual Chamber Gala Awards. An awards ceremony that honors the local businesses, entrepreneurs and leaders through eight different awards categories.

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Small Business Saturday to Encourage Support of Klamath Falls Locally-Owned Businesses

Small Business Saturday to Encourage Support of Klamath Falls Locally-Owned Businesses

Klamath Falls Downtown Association (KFDA) announces that it will be supporting the nationwide “Small Business Saturday” on November 24. Small Business Saturday and the “Shop Small” movement is a nationwide effort backed by American Express to encourage people to shop at small, locally-owned shops that support economies and promote thriving communities. Small Business Saturday happens every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving and reminds shoppers to continue to support small businesses after Black Friday and through the holiday shopping season.

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Building Strong Leaders

Building Strong Leaders

Mazama High School FBLA students pilot group of Leadership Klamath Youth program

“I’ve got a question for you guys,” rancher Jason Chapman said as 12 Mazama High School students looked around his Poe Valley ranch.

“What percentage of the U.S. population is involved in agriculture?”

The students, who had spent the morning learning about agriculture in the Klamath Basin, responded thoughtfully. “Eighteen?” “Twelve?” But they weren’t even close.

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Before You Can Effectively Lead Others, You Must Learn How to Lead Yourself

Before You Can Effectively Lead Others, You Must Learn How to Lead Yourself

To be a good leader, you must first learn how to lead yourself. This idea is the theme of this year’s Leadercast Women conference led by nine academically and critically acclaimed speakers held at Klamath Community College November 8th in Klamath Falls.  

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Where Have All the Young People Gone?

Where Have All the Young People Gone?

At this year’s Rural Business and Innovation Summit, Don Macke with the National Center for Rural Entrepreneurship will address how rural communities can grow a stronger economy and community (and keep/attract young people) through entrepreneurship.  The Rural Business and Innovation Summit will be held September 13th at Klamath Community College in Klamath Falls and is the premiere conference for rural business owners, entrepreneurs, and community leaders.

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Female F-14 Fighter Pilot to Speak at Simulcast in Klamath Falls

Female F-14 Fighter Pilot to Speak at Simulcast in Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, OR — Carey Lohrenz, the first female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot in the U.S. Navy, will speak at Leadercast Live on May 4th, 2018. Lohrenz has flown missions worldwide as a combat-mission-ready United States Navy pilot.

Her experience in the all-male environment of fighter aviation and her ability to pass on the lessons learned in her career allow her to deliver insight and guidance from a credible platform on leadership, high-performing organizations and diversity training.

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Chamber Announces Leadercast 2018 Lineup

Chamber Announces Leadercast 2018 Lineup

Leadercast 2018 is locally hosted by the Klamath County Chamber of Commerce and will be held on May 4, 2018 at the Oregon Tech College Union Auditorium.  Leadercast is a simulcast of a live leadership event held at Infinite Energy Arena in Duluth, GA.

"Leadership can be tiring. This event is a great way to re-energize, refocus and revitalize to continue to grow in your leadership role," states Heather Tramp, Executive Director of the Klamath County Chamber of Commerce. 

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Chamber Awards Take Center Stage

Chamber Awards Take Center Stage

The 97th Annual Klamath County Chamber of Commerce Awards Gala was held Saturday night. It is a chance for the Chamber to recognize people and businesses for their innovation, commitments, generosity and overall positive stewardship of the Klamath Basin. 

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