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CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. A society of the principal merchants and traders of a city, who meet to promote the general trade and commerce of the place. Some of these are incorporated, as in Philadelphia.

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A press conference to announce a partnership between the Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, other local chambers of commerce, and California-based ebizmatching, will be held at the office of the Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce tomorrow, July 12, from 11:00 to 11:30 AM.
On behalf of our Board of Directors and the 215 Chambers of Commerce nationwide that we represent, it is an honor and a privilege to ring the NYSE closing bell," said Mr.
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Founded in 1916, The Florida Chamber is Florida's largest federation of businesses, chambers of commerce and associations with more than 137,000 member businesses who represent three million employees in every legislative district in Florida.