CHEYENNE, Wyo. (RELEASE) - The Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce strives to provide opportunities for businesses to grow and succeed in our region’s evolving market. During the month of October, the Chamber will continue to stand up for and protect local businesses as COVID-19 significantly challenges communities.

This year, we are facing unique challenges together; however, local businesses continue to play a central role in building a strong country, prepared for future obstacles. To recognize these critical contributions, the Chamber of Commerce will be highlighting businesses each day throughout the month of October on social media.

Additionally, the Chamber of Commerce will be hosting three events, virtually and in-person, during Business Month to help acknowledge outstanding achievement, strengthen our economy, and care for our people.

Circle of Champions Luncheon presented by DAPCPA | October 6th | Little America & Zoom Video Call

Core community leaders are annually inducted into the Chamber’s Circle of Champions. This event honors those who have tooled and crafted the community. This year, we are honoring Chairman of the Board of Halladay Motors Inc., Tim Joannides.

Joannides has presided over unprecedented growth in both the number of vehicle franchises and in company sales and revenue at Halladay Motors. He is a philanthropist, entrepreneur, and a true icon of the City of Cheyenne. Moderated by LCCC President, Dr. Joe Schaffer.

Economic Forecast presented by DAPCPA | October 16th | Little America & Zoom Video Call

A panel of business professionals including Curtis Dubay, senior economist of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and Dr. Anne Alexander, Associate VP Undergraduate Education at the University of Wyoming, will be providing an economic forecast.

This information will be essential as our businesses look to pivot and recover towards a stronger economy. Learn about the impacts of COVID-19 on our nation and state.

The Big Picture | Annual Awards presented by Halladay Motors | October 30th | Little America & Zoom Live Stream

The Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce awards local businesses and professionals for outstanding achievements each year. This year, our members have faced an unprecedented set of challenges amidst an ongoing health and economic crisis.

Despite these hardships, we have fought tirelessly to survive the pandemic and have joined together to strengthen the community. “The Big Picture” is designed to celebrate this collaboration.

Don’t miss this unique celebration that will inspire and encourage as we finish the year strong -- Together, we create a bigger picture.

Our future is reliant upon local businesses and their success. We must continue down a positive path with business as the centerpiece. Join your Chamber of Commerce this October and celebrate our community.

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About the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce:

The Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce was founded in 1907 and is currently 1,023 members strong. Using guiding core competencies, the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce demonstrates leadership by being an advocate for business on all levels of government and promoting our community to make this a better place to live, work, and do business. The Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce is also active in the Wyoming Business & Industry Federation, Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Visit cheyennechamber.org for more information.

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