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:

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. 

Why Oregonians Love Idaho

The Chamber's affiliate, the Boise Valley Economic Partnership (BVEP),  just shared an article many Boiseans might be able to identify with. Whether they've relocated from the Beaver State or just have a favorite vacation spot  (the rocky coast, culturally hip epicenter Portland, or the charming, laidback mountain town of Bend are a few of ours), it's no secret that Idahoans love Oregon.

"A Love Letter to Boise"

Our beloved "City of Trees" has been in the press quite a bit lately, making all sorts of top ten lists and garnering attention from national publications such as The Wall Street Journal and Forbes Magazine for its cultural and recreational draws (you can view a complete list of Boise’s accolades here).

Larry H. Miller Subaru Boise Selected for Automotive News' "Best Dealerships to Work For"

Congratulations are due to one of our longtime members, Larry H. Miller Subaru Boise! The dealership was recently named a "Best Dealership to Work For" by Automotive News for 2014, and was the only store in the state of Idaho that was selected. For the third year, the industry publication identified dealerships that excel in workplace satisfaction amongst employees, retain talent, and provide a high-quality work setting.


Larry H. Miller Subaru
9380 W. Fairview Ave., Boise ID 83704
United States

Boise Chamber Honored as ACCE Chamber of the Year Finalist

We are thrilled to announce that the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce is an ACCE (American Chamber of Commerce Executives) Chamber of the Year Finalist! Chamber of the Year is the nation’s only award recognizing the dual role chambers have in leading businesses and communities. This achievement comes in a year during which ACCE received a record number of applications from Chambers across the country.

Boise Ranked 2nd Friendliest City for Small Businesses

Our members’ growing businesses are not the only sign the City of Trees is thriving economically. A recent study published by in partnership with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation recently released new data showing that Boise earned an A+ for its friendliness towards small businesses.  

Chamber Member OPEN TABLE CATERING Wins 'BEST CATERING' Award From Idaho Event Professionals

Congratulations to one of our members, Open Table Catering, who received the Best Catering at an Event award from the Idaho Event Profes


Open Table Boise
1402 W. Grove St., Boise, ID 83702
United States

Members Doing Business With Members

We love to hear about Chamber members doing business with other members! Recently, we heard about a good experience between Justin Bell, owner of Window Genie and Steven Vugrin, the sales manager from VRI Technology. Here’s what Justin had to say:


VRI Technology
P.O. Box 513, Star, ID 83669
United States

Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce Honored as Three-Star Chamber of Valor

Recently, our Chamber received wonderful news. Last month, we submitted an application for the U.S. Chamber's "Chamber of Valor" program and were honored to learn that we have been recongized as a three-star Chamber of Valor.

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