About the Chamber
Who We Are
Founded in 1996, the Greater Silver Spring Chamber of Commerce is a vibrant and dynamic nonprofit organization of hundreds of businesses and thousands of professional people who are committed to the economic prosperity and civic well being of the greater Silver Spring community.
The Chamber has more than 400 member organizations that range in size from sole proprietorships to international companies with thousands of employees and include real estate management and development firms, restaurants, hotels, cutting-edge bio-technology firms, world-renowned entertainment companies, business and financial services providers, apartment communities, healthcare companies, information technology companies. Our members are located throughout the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, from Silver Spring to Burtonsville, Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Kensington, Gaithersburg, Rockville, Wheaton, and even Washington, D.C. and areas of Prince George’s County.
A non-partisan, independent 501(c)(6) organization, the Chamber is supported entirely by, and operates exclusively for the benefit of, its member companies. While GSSCC often coordinates activities and agendas with other pro-business organizations, the Chamber is not financially or organizationally affiliated with any national, state, local chamber or other organization.
A prosperous business community that contributes to a vibrant greater Silver Spring.
To enhance the economic prosperity of greater Silver Spring through robust promotion of our member businesses and unrelenting advocacy on their behalf.
We operate with integrity and respect
We think and act strategically
We are responsive and accountable
To enhance member success
To advance greater Silver Spring’s economy
To achieve organizational and financial strength