Grounded In Your Priorities
We deliver relevant programs and events and create meaningful connections for you and your teams.
* Due to Covid-19 all events are currently virtual. Please check our event calendar for further details.
GBA Ambassadors are volunteer members who serve as an extension of the GBA team, assisting in the attraction and retention of members, and supporting effective communication and promotion of its work throughout the community.
Good Morning Gaston
Good Morning Gaston is a bi-monthly meeting where members are invited to breakfast, network and hear a variety of guest speakers covering hot topics within Gaston County, the region and the business community.
Professional Women’s Association
The Professional Women’s Association meets four times a year for an engaging program and lunch. The mission is to support and encourage women to reach their fullest potential by providing opportunities for networking, sharing, and educating.
Mount Holly Morning
The Mount Holly Chamber, an affiliate of the GBA, sponsors breakfast, networking and a diverse array of programs focused on issues critical to the Mount Holly business community. Mount Holly Mornings are a great chance to learn more about the opportunities and excitement in Mount Holly.
Leadership Gaston is a leadership development program designed to identify and select highly motivated leaders and potential leaders of our community. The program will teach the participants to examine and respond to the needs of the community and the dynamics of social and economic change.
The GBA annually hosts several unique events like the Salute to Business & Manufacturing, the Day-Night Glow Golf Classic, the Mount Holly Community Awards, Women Who Rock, Candidate Forums, and our Annual Celebration. These events provide our members with opportunities for education, collaboration and connecting with the community.
Small Business Activities
At its core, the GBA is working to enhance our community by building business success. When our members thrive and prosper, so does the economy in Gaston County. We’re here to support your business with access to ribbon cutting ceremonies as well as advertising and sponsorship opportunities to effectively reach your customers.
Business After Hours
Business After Hours is a casual, friendly and free networking event that features great food and drink and display the incredible variety and quality of our Member’s businesses. All Members are invited to connect with other Members, develop new leads and contacts, and just have fun.
The GBA’s annual Economic Summit illustrates the true regional impact we have on the business community. The Economic Summit brings renowned economic experts to present the latest projections and trends affecting our region, our community, and your business.