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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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During the years 1834 to 1900 other commercial associations were founded, notably that of Pernambuco in 1839, and Bahia in 1840.
The Santos Commercial Association was founded in 1870 by a group of men in the coffee trade the cornerstone of the city's progress, with the purpose; "to associate without distinction of nationality of all those who dedicate themselves to commerce and industry in the city of Santos.
As with residential condo CIDs, commercial association dues are generally collected monthly or quarterly.
With more than 15 years of experience in the industry, LaBar specializes in commercial association set up and management, CID management, business development, training and quality control and has worked with numerous high profile developers in the Orange County area.
The annual awards, which began in 2002 are sponsored by SINDICAFE, The Sao Paulo Roasters Union, the State Secretary of Agriculture, the Santos Commercial Association, ABIC, the Brazilian Coffee Industry Association and APAS, the Sao Paulo Super-Market Association.
He is a member of the Urban Land Institute and the North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors/NAR.
Redmond is a past Women in Business award winner and has received numerous professional accolades, including the Triangle Business Journal's Lifetime Achievement award for Women in Business, Business Leader magazine's Woman Extraordinaire and the Triangle Commercial Association of Realtors' Realtor of the Year award.
Buffalo Niagara Enterprise (BNE), the region's eight county marketing, business and economic development organization, and the WNY Chapter of the New York State Commercial Association of Realtors (NYSCAR), announced their partnership with GIS Planning which has resulted in the launch of a new commercial listing system for the Buffalo Niagara region.
The Santos Commercial Association, sponsors of the Santos International Coffee Seminars, will hold its bi-annual seminar May 16-19, 2006 at the Casa Grande Hotel in Guaruja, Brazil.
As a very active industry participant, Jessica is a member of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), The Real Estate Council (TREC) -- Research & Development Committee, SMU Real Estate Society, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) -- Texas Convention Committee-Capital Markets, Young Professionals in Finance, RealTech, and North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors (NTCAR).
Kreider recently received the Triangle Commercial Association of REALTORS[R] (TCAR) 2012 Million Dollar Land Sales Club award for the second year in a row, as part of meeting the requirement of having a minimum sales volume of $2,500,000 in land sales for 2012.

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