Welcome to the
    Greater Brighton Area
    Chamber of Commerce
  • The Greater Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce

    The Greater Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce is a regional chamber with members located all across Livingston County and southeast Michigan. The Whitmore Lake  and Pinckney Putnam Hamburg Hell Chambers of Commerce fall under the umbrella of the GBACoC.

    The Greater Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce's mission is to promote opportunities for a prosperous business community. The Chamber is a large and dynamic business organization focused on strengthening, referring and connecting its members. It is an organization that promotes the local economy with large scale civic events, bringing hundreds of thousands of people to the area.

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    What Can We Do For You?

    • Networking – with over 300 opportunities to meet and network annually, you’re sure to make great connections.
    • Diverse Membership – we represent small, mid-sized, and large businesses across many industries.
    • Economic Impact – our footprint radiates to a generous thirty miles from downtown Brighton, incorporating the state's wealthiest and most dynamic county: Livingston County. The Greater Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce is at the center of economic development, partnering with Ann Arbor SPARK, MI-SBDC and SCORE. Each of these organizations has a presence in the GBACoC building. The Chamber also has a tremendous working relationship with the City of Brighton, its DDA and PSD and other local municipalities. The Chamber partners with Michigan Works!, Mott Community College, MMTC and other organizations for the training and education of  member organizations.


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  • Harvest is Saturday 9/24 8am- 3pm! The Brighton Farmers Market celebrates its 39th season in 2016.  Over 100 stalls of Michigan grown-Michigan made products featuring beautiful flowers, bedding plants, herbs, shrubs, fresh seasonal produce, local honey, baked goods (including gluten free), candy, dog treats, eggs, farm raised meats, fresh caught fish, Artisan soaps & lotions, jewelry, hand sewn, knit, crocheted items, garden art, wood craft, food concessions.

  • Ambassador of the Month Ambassador of the Month

    J.R. Atiyeh
    Financial Planning & Investments, Inc.  

    "Thank you J.R.!"


    J. R. has been a licensed investment advisor since 1979, and is also a Certified Financial Planner.  His office is currently located in New Hudson, Michigan, however he is in the process of purchasing a building on M-36 in Hamburg to house his office.

    Since 1983, J. R. has been an active Novi Chamber of Commerce member where he previously served as a board member, treasurer and chairman.  He is currently a board member of the Whitmore Lake Chamber. Since 1979, J.R. has been quoted in many newspaper articles, received numerous awards for his outstanding service and is a two time recipient of tributes from the Governor’s office recognizing services to the community.

    Some of the other community service roles that he has been involved on are:

      -Chairman and founder of the Greater Novi Chamber of Commerce.

       -Chairman of the Novi Parks and Recreation Commission.

       -Chairman of the Assessment Board of Review for Novi

    J.R. currently resides in Hamburg on the “Chain of Lakes”. While he enjoys his evenings and weekends on the lake, he has no desire to retire anytime soon. 

    s dynamic group of professionals are one of the greatest assets of our Chamber.  They represent the Chamber at events throughout the year, coordinate fundraisers, and actively welcome our members. We would not be successful without them!

    J.R. Atiyeh
    Financial Planning & Investments, Inc.  

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  •                       Business Events!                            

    Director of Business Events - Catherine Shinsky


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  • Welcome to Our New Members!

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  • Members in the News! Members in the News!


    Greater Brighton Young Professionals

    Greater Brighton Young Professionals are a dynamic group of young movers and shakers.  For more information, click here.

  • Professional Women’s Club of Michigan (PWCM)

    Inspire. Empower. Mentor.

    Want to know more about the PWCM?  Click here.



    Referral Network Groups

    Business owners today recognize the value referral network groups have to offer. Learn more about our referral network groups here.


    Chamber Ambassadors

    Ambassadors are an incredibly important asset to the Chamber. They welcome new members, attend events, and are an extension of Chamber staff, representing the GBACoC at our functions. Click here to learn more.