Photos from Past Events

Professional Edge Workshop

February 1, 2023

Our Professional Edge Workshop featured Gleba & Associates discussing “How to Grow Your Business: How to Attract, Retain and Reward Employees.” A wealth of knowledge was shared! Our Professional Edge Workshop Series is sponsored by Michigan United Credit Union.

Grow Your Business and Retain Employees Presentation

Member Coffee

January 26, 2023

Thank you to Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union for hosting our January Member Coffee at their Bloomfield Hills location! Wonderful turnout (despite the snowy weather) and many connections were made. 

Business After Hours “Back to Business” Mixer at Zao Jun

January 12, 2023

Dozens of Chamber Members and guests enjoyed appetizers and networking at our “Back to Business” mixer signaling the Chamber’s return to events after the holiday break.  Zao Jun hosted us with incredible food offerings and cocktails.  A great time was had, business relationships were strengthened and many new connections were made.

Member Coffee

We held our final Member Coffee of the year at Michigan United Credit Union’s Birmingham branch. Dozens of members gathered for informal networking and coffee.

Annual Holiday Mixer

The Chamber held their annual Holiday Mixer on Thursday, December 8 at the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center. Guests enjoyed appetizers and drinks while able to peruse incredible works of art as well as shop in the art center’s holiday shop. Thank you to our host sponsor: Bank of Ann Arbor for a fun and festive night! We are thankful for our Members: Venus Muse Bartending, Andiamo, and Tiffany Florist, for providing wonderful drinks, food, and flower centerpieces, respectively. 

75th Annual Meeting

The Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber celebrated a significant 75 years at their Annual Meeting on Thursday, December 1. During the event, new and retiring board members were recognized and the Chamber presented two awards. Chamber Member Brian Mutter of Forward Mortgage was selected as the Ambassador of the Year and Marx Layne & Company was presented with the THRIVE Award. The Thrive Award is given to a company that is notable for it’s contribution to the community. The breakfast event was held at The Community House.

Legislative Reception

On Tuesday, November 29, we were joined by many local legislators for our Legislative Reception at The Townsend Hotel. It was wonderful to get to know community leaders.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Poise Wealth

The Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce was thrilled to host a grand opening ceremony for Poise Wealth is located at 251 E Merrill St., Suite 204, Birmingham, MI 48009.

Photos by Doug Ashley

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for American House at The Village of Bloomfield

The Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce was thrilled to host a grand opening ceremony for American House at The Village of Bloomfield, which is located at 1957 S. Telegraph Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48341.

 Photos by Doug Ashley

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for O2PT in Birmingham

The Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce was thrilled to host a grand opening ceremony for O2PT, which is located at 715 E Maple Rd, Birmingham, Michigan 48009.

Photos by Doug Ashley

Member Coffee

Thank you to Hästens Beds in downtown Birmingham for hosing this morning’s Member Coffee! Hästens Marketing & Sales Specialist Desmond Jones offered fellow Chamber members a warm welcome with Starbucks Coffee, muffins and bagels. 

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Professional Edge Workshop

This morning’s Professional Edge Workshop at the Birmingham Public Schools Administration Building featured speaker, George Haralampopoulos of One Degree Principle, who did a wonderful job encouraging us to step beyond our comfort zones and teaching us how to strengthen our mindsets to achieve our business goals and highest aspirations by using business and neuroscience principles. 

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Partnr Haus The Studio

The Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce was thrilled to host a grand opening ceremony for Partnr Haus The Studio during their Oktoberfest celebration. Partnr Haus The Studio is located at 933 Eton Street, Birmingham, MI 48009.

Photos by Doug Ashley

Member Coffee

Wednesday, October 16, 2022

This morning’s Member Coffee was hosted by the Chamber’s Business Pioneers Action Group at M1 Concourse and featured fantastic networking, fresh coffee and European pastries!

Community Leadership Breakfast

Our annual Community Leadership Breakfast featured a non-profit expo and an inspirational message from Molly MacDonald, Founder and CEO of the Pink Fund. The event was held at The Village Club in Bloomfield Hills.

The event was sponsored by: Bank of Ann Arbor, Michigan United Credit Union, Leadership Oakland, Beaumont Health, Chief Financial Credit Union

Photos by Doug Ashley

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for The Avalon of Bloomfield

The Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce was thrilled to host a grand reopening ceremony for The Avalon of Bloomfield during their Oktoberfest celebration. The Avalon of Bloomfield is located at 100 W. Square Lake Rd., Bloomfield Township, MI 48302.

Photos by Doug Ashley

Member Coffee

Our monthly Member Coffee was held Thursday, September 29 at Samaritas Bloomfield Hills. Members enjoyed coffee and networking at this beautiful, newly renovated space.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Ortiz EduCare

The Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber celebrated the new downtown Birmingham sweetgreen with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.  Ortiz EduCare is located at 1160 Grant Street, Birmingham, MI 48009.

Photos by Doug Ashley

18th Annual Vine & Dine

The Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber’s 18th Annual Vine & Dine presented by Chief Financial Credit Union was held on Tuesday, September 20 at The Kingsley in Bloomfield Hills. Guests enjoyed an evening of food and wine to benefit Gleaners Community Food Bank of SE Michigan.

Thank you to our sponsors:
Presenting Sponsor: Chief Financial Credit Union
Platinum/Entertainment Sponsor: Citizens State Bank
Silver Sponsors: Bank of Ann Arbor; Fenner, Melstrom & Dooling, PLC, Comcast Business, Beaumont Health
Bronze Sponsors: Birmingham Shopping District
Media Sponsor: Downtown News Magazine
With Support from: Axis Music Academy, English Gardens, The French Lady and Tiffany Florist

Featuring: Bill’s, Cafe Ml, The Community House, Eddie Merlot’s, Escape, Fogo de Chao, Hazel’s, Kingsley DoubleTree Bloomfield Hills, The Morrie Birmingham, Joe Muer Seafood, Nothing Bundt Cakes, The French Lady, Roberts Restaurant Group, , Elie Wine Company, ML Spirits, Woodberry Wine, Hills Fine Wine & Spirits, Venus Muse Bartending, Michigan Beer Growler, Great Lakes Wine & Spirits

Chamber 411

New and prospective members experienced an opportunity to meet Chamber staff, Ambassadors and longtime members to learn how their companies may benefit from Chamber Membership. The event was hosted by WorkCo Birmingham and sponsored by Comcast Business.

Member Coffee

Members of the BBChamber gathered at Oakland County Bar Association for our monthly Member Coffee for great networking, fresh coffee, bagels and pastries.

Young Professionals Network

Our Young Professionals enjoyed an evening of fun at Escape in Troy!  The group spent time networking, eating great food and playing games. Thank you to Escape for sponsoring the event!

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at sweetgreen

The Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber celebrated the new downtown Birmingham sweetgreen with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.  sweetgreen is located at 167 N. Old Woodward.

Photos by Doug Ashley

Breakfast with the Superintendents

Birmingham Public Schools hosted us at the Groves High School Little Gem Theatre where Dr. Embekka Roberson, Superintendent of Birmingham Public Schools and Patrick Watson, Superintendent of Bloomfield Hills Schools gave insight into the upcoming school year.  The event was moderated by Kelly Bennett, Marketing & Events Manager of the Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber and sponsored by Michigan United Credit Union and Oakland Community College.

In case you missed it, watch the event here.

Photos by Alan Ledford, Digital Media Producer, Birmingham Public Schools and Chamber Staff

Professional Edge Workshop

Lana Mini, Vice President at Marx Layne shared a wealth of information on social media best practices with our members who gathered at All Seasons in Birmingham.  Click here to view her presentation.

Member Coffee

Members of the BBChamber gathered at Partnr Haus Interiors + Coworking Den for our monthly Member Coffee and enjoyed fresh coffee, bagels and pastries.  It was a dynamic start to the day!

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Congratulations to Hästens of Birmingham on their grand opening!
Hästens of Birmingham is located at 100 South Old Woodward Ave., Birmingham, MI 48009.

Photos by Doug Ashley and Marcus Turner.

Golf Outing

Photos by Doug Ashley

It was a fiery hot, fun-filled day at Indianwood Golf & Country Club.

Congratulations to our winners!

 

Lowest Score: Team 18A
Bryan Frank
Duane Garcia
Jan Prusinowski
Kenny Allen

Longest Drive
Men: Kenneth Allen
Women: Katelyn Young

Closest to the Pin
Men: Jason Canvasser
Women: Katelyn Young

And thank you to our sponsors!

Platinum Sponsor: Bank of Ann Arbor
Reception Sponsor: Mercantile Bank
Goodie Bag Sponsor: Michigan United Credit Union


Tee & Green Sponsors:
Andrews Hooper Pavlik PLC, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, BSD, Capital One Business, Clark Hill PLC, Comcast Business, DTE, Emerson-Prew Agency, Gallagher, Habitat for Humanity, The Goddard School, JMB Financial, John Frank Rare Coins, Michigan United Credit Union, Natalie Ericson Agency – Farm Bureau Insurance, Near Perfect Media, Oswald Companies, RGS Workspaces of Michigan LLC, Team One Credit Union, VantagePointe Financial Group, Yeager Foundation

In Kind Sponsors: Gardner Signs, Inc. and KTM Logo Gear LLC

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Congratulations to of Majda Diamond Vault on their grand opening!
Majda Diamond Vault is located at 230 E. Merrill St., Birmingham, MI 48009.

Photos by Doug Ashley.

Member Coffee

Record turnout at today’s Member Coffee hosted by The Avalon of Bloomfield!  Over 70 BBChamber Members met in their beautiful courtyard for coffee and networking.  We also used the opportunity to present over $17,000 in donations to our non-profit network for their assistance during the recent Village Fair.  Photos by Chamber Staff and Douglas Ashley

Business After Hours at The Morrie

The Morrie Birmingham hosted a wonderful Business After Hours for us last night, Thursday, June 16, and showcased  wonderful food and drink specials.  The event was enjoyed by 40 BBChamber Members and guests!

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Congratulations to WorkCo Birmingham on their recent Ribbon Cutting ceremony to celebrate their one-year anniversary.  WorkCo Birmingham is located at 280 N. Old Woodward Ave., Suite 100, Birmingham, MI 48009

Chamber 411

The Chamber 411 this morning was hosted by Partnr Haus  and sponsored by Comcast Business.  Chamber 411 details the benefits of Chamber membership and how to get involved with the BBChamber.

57th Village Fair

The Chamber had a great weekend celebrating the return of the Village Fair after a two year absence!  Thank you to our sponsors: Chief Financial Credit Union, Helping Hand Nursing Services, Renaissance Contracting and Roofing, Academy of the Sacred Heart, Michigan United Credit Union and Andrew Smith State Farm.

Member Coffee

Our Members gathered at Team One Credit Union in Bloomfield Hills for our monthly Member Coffee on May 26.  We enjoyed lots of coffee and lots of donuts!

Young Professionals Happy Hour

Our Young Professionals enjoyed cocktails and charcuterie at The Strand in Pontiac.

Professional Edge Workshop

BBChamber Member Laura Khalil of Brave by Design shared tips on “How to Build a Highly Referable Business.”  The presentation was held at The Avalon of Bloomfield Hills.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Congratulations to MassageLuXe Bloomfield Hills on their recent Ribbon Cutting ceremony.  MassageLuXe Bloomfield Hills is located at 2125 S. Telegraph Rd., Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302

Photos by Doug Ashley and Rachel Devries

Member Coffee

Charlie Wickins of Medicare Matters sponsored this month’s Member Coffee at Hazel’s in downtown Birmingham.  Hazel’s provided a wonderful spread of coffee, mimosas and breakfast pastries.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Congratulations to Maple Eye Care & Eyeware on their recent Ribbon Cutting ceremony.  Maple Eye Care & Eyeware is located at 3683 W. Maple Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301

Photos by Doug Ashley

Government Forecast Breakfast

On Wednesday, April 20, the BBChamber was joined by State of Michigan Budget Office Director Chris Harkins and the State of Michigan Treasurer Rachael Eubanks. The event was moderated by Delbert J. Chenault, Director of Governmental Affairs at Clark Hill.  The event was sponsored by Clark Hill, Bank of Ann Arbor, Mercantile Bank, Fenner, Melstrom & Dooling, Comcast and The BSD

Event Presentation

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Congratulations to @properties on their recent Ribbon Cutting ceremony.  @proprties is located at 400 S. Old Woodward Ave., Birmingham, MI 48009

Photos by Doug Ashley

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Congratulations to American Acupuncture Center on their Ribbon Cutting Ceremony held on Thursday, April 7.  American Acupuncture Center is located at 4120 W. Maple Rd. Suite 104 in Bloomfield Hills. Photos by 4 Scott Photography.

Business After Hours

Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber members were hosted by Citizens State Bank at their beautiful Royal Oak location on April 6, 2022.