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New Hotel for Downtown Boise

A new multi-million dollar hotel was just unanimously approved by the Boise Planning and Zoning Commission for downtown Boise. The Inn at 500 Capitol will break ground late this summer at the corner of Myrtle and Capitol, and hopes to open its doors in December of 2016. 

Click here to read why the city wants to attract more hotels downtown to aid Boise's growth (via 

Friday Phone Calls, Part 4

Word's getting out that Boise is a great place to live, and our front desk is fielding phone calls from people all over the U.S. who have questions about relocating to our City of Trees. Not to mention, spring is in the air and tourist season is just around the corner. With this influx of inquisitive callers and walk-in visitors, the past few weeks' interesting questions have not failed to disappoint us:

“Do you have things like dining and recreation in Boise?”

Holly Suit is March's Chamber Connector of the Month

The Chamber Connector of the Month for March is...Holly Suit! By bringing in over $700 in membership dues this month, Holly was awarded a referral check and chose a $75 gift certificate to Cloud 9 Brewery from our Chamber member gift card collection.

Boise Chamber Supports St. Luke's Boise Development Plan

The Chamber is voicing its support of the St. Luke's Boise Development Plan, also known as the Master Plan.

Forbes Magazine Names Boise #1 Best City for Jobs

The following is a blog excerpt from our affiliate company, the Boise Valley Economic Partnership, summarizing Forbes Magazine's recent article- "Where the Jobs Will (and Won't ) Be This Spring" in which Boise topped the rankings as the #1 Best City for Jobs. What did Forbes have to say about Boise? BVEP's Lisa Holland writes:

2015 Chamber Member Survey Winner Pays Prize Forward

As a thank you for taking the time to fill out the 2015 Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce Member Feedback Survey, we randomly awarded five of our members who completed the survey a $100 gift card to a Chamber-member business of their choice. In a surprise twist, one of the winners opted out of their prize and donated it to one of our non-profit members instead. They also matched the $100 gift card with their own contribution of a $100 gift card!

Mathnasium Opens Its Doors With Help From Fellow Chamber Members


Mathnasium of Idaho
3585 S. Federal Way, Boise, ID 83705
United States

Friday Phone Calls, Part 3

We know we've said it time and time again, but the some of the phone calls and questions that come into the Boise Chamber's front desk never cease to entertain us. Here are some of these past few weeks' most interesting inquiries that have kept us chuckling. 

“Would you say Boise is one of the larger cities in Idaho?”

“Can you tell me approximately how many days of sunshine you have in Boise?”

Boise Chamber Earns 4-Star Accreditation from U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The Boise Metro Chamber's many months of hard work were rewarded earlier this week upon receiving a call from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Phoning to inform us of the status of our accreditation application, which had been submitted following  a long and tedious application process that consumed most of last year, we received the very exciting news that we had been accredited with an exemplary four-star status. 

Welcome to the Boise Chamber, CSG Pro!

The Boise Chamber is proud to welcome our newest member- CSG Professional Services, Inc. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, CSG Pro is an integrative website development company that helps business design and manage websites using high-quality software construction. While they continue to grow their business out of their headquarters in Portland, the company is expanding its reach and has set up shop in the Treasure Valley.


CSG Professional Services, Inc.
734 N.W. 14th Ave., Portland, OR 97209
United States


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