Meet the Candidates Town Hall Coming to Yelm

The Yelm Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present an opportunity for local residents to connect with their candidates for Thurston County Commissioner and Thurston County Sheriff. You may submit questions to the candidates here: https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLScEBdUyBRi…/viewform… Tickets for the event are available here: https://www.eventbrite.com/…/meet-the-candidates-town… You must register to attend, as seats are limited.

Join Our Ambassador Crew!

  Join our Ambassador Crew The Ambassador Crew serves as a liaison between the Chamber and its members as a proactive link between new and existing members, and as representatives of the Chamber at Chamber and Community Events. They create a feeling of friendliness and promote a professional atmosphere to establish business contacts. The Ambassador […]

1924 Business Day Spreads Prairie Pride through Yelm

In its inaugural year, 1924 Business Day is designed to allow businesses to take part in Prairie Days. We have eight businesses offering 1924 deals this year, and we know that more businesses will want to participate as excitement grows for this discount day. On June 21st, take advantage of these deals by visiting the […]

Yelm Chamber of Commerce Awards 2021 Chamber Business Awards

In 2018, the Yelm Chamber of Commerce wanted to create a way to honor and celebrate our member businesses in specific categories, for the work that they’ve done. We convened a group to curate the Yelm Chamber Business Awards. This group came up with criteria, categories, award names, and put out the request for nominations. […]

4 Tips for Attracting More Tourists to Your Business

It’s that time of year again and many of us are preparing for a return to normal when it comes to the seasonal onslaught of tourism. Even with high transportation costs people are traveling and still—hopefully—buying. If you’d like to attract more tourists to your place of business, here’s how you can prepare. How to […]

Todd Stancil Selected as 2022 Prairie Days Parade Grand Marshal

In partnership with the Prairie Days planning committee, the Yelm Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the 2022 Prairie Days Parade Grand Marshal, Todd Stancil!   Todd was selected based on his service and dedication to the people of Yelm over the course of his nearly 30 year career. Todd started with the City […]

Prairie Days 2022: BACK TO OUR ROOTS!

Save The Date! Prairie Days is back and better than ever! We have so many things being planned and we are rolling the details out as we finalize them all! Starting off the week on 6/21/2022 is 1924 Business Day hosted by your very own Yelm Chamber of Commerce! On this day, June 21, 2022, […]

10 Things To Do For Your Business Instead of Watching TV

We all have the same 24 hours in a day. While we may have different responsibilities, the most productive people learn to use their time in valuable ways no matter how little of it there is. They quickly grasp the best way to use “stolen minutes” in between projects or appointments. Some even keep a […]

New Slate of Officers Set to Lead Yelm Chamber in 2022

The Yelm Chamber of Commerce elected a new slate of officers and directors to lead the organization starting in May, 2022, including a new president-elect in Tracie Choate, who is the owner and broker of Realty One Group Bold. Choate, who previously served on the chamber’s executive committee as secretary, will serve for two years […]

10 Reasons to Join the Nisqually Valley Home & Garden Show

10 Reasons to Participate in the 2022 Nisqually Valley Home and Garden Show Having a booth in the Home and Garden Show is for much more than just selling a product. You are meeting your customers in person, showing them you’re more than just your brand! People are more likely to make a purchase when […]