Armed Forces Committee

General Membership Meeting

AFC Members are encouraged to mark their calendars for a General Membership Meeting on Friday, September 8, 2023, 8:00 a.m. at The Gallery, Hilton Guam Resort & Spa.

This meeting will feature military branch commanders who will provide updates and highlight their current & upcoming projects and happenings. This event is strictly open to AFC members only. It will not be recorded. This event is closed to the media.

If you would like to learn more about the Armed Forces Committee, please contact Rebekah, Committee Liaison Specialist of the Guam Chamber of Commerce at (671) 472-6311 or email her.


General Membership Meeting

August 30, 2023 • Westin Resort Guam

Your Guam Chamber General Membership Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, August 30, 2023, at the Somnak Ballroom, Westin Resort Guam. We encourage members to rsvp for this meeting to and make advance payment to secure their seats and for a swift entry on the day of the event. More details of this meeting are forthcoming!

Save your seat today!

2023 Legislative Scorecard is now Live

Scoring Rubric: 

80%: Voted on Legislation in Support of the Private Sector. Each vote is equivalent to one point. Any vote that is not aligned with the Chamber would be deducted.

10%: Authored or Co-Sponsored Bills Supported by the Chamber

10%: Authored or Co-Sponsored Bills Introduced by the Opposite Political Party that Impact the Business Community.

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Meeting & Greet with the Consulate

General & Secretary of the Republic of Philippines

It was a pleasure to welcome Philippine Consul General Rosario Lemque and Consulate Secretary Joaquin Aragon to the Chamber Office on Wednesday, August 2, 2023! We look forward to continuing our partnerships that benefit Guam and the Philippines.

📸 L-R: Vice Chairman of the Board, Ernie Galito, Consulate General of the Republic of Philippines, Rosario Lemque, Guam Chamber of Commerce President, Catherine Castro, and Consulate Secretary of the Republic of Philippines, Joaquin Aragon.

New Hours of Operation at Disaster Recovery Center

JIC Recovery Release No. 97

Effective August 2, 2023, the Disaster Center located at the Guam Community College will be extending its hours of operation. The new hours are as follows:

Guam Community College, 1 Sesame St, Building E, Mangilao, GU 96913, will be open from Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am - 6:00 pm, and Saturday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Sundays will be closed.

Although the deadline to apply for FEMA individual Assistance has passed, the Disaster Recovery Center at the Guam Community College will remain open to provide vital support for ongoing recovery efforts. Click here to read more on JIC Recovery Release No. 97

School Mission Completed, Residental Debris Mission Ramps Up

JIC Recovery Release No. 98

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Typhoon Maawar debris mission for the public schools has already completed debris removal from 41 schools across the island. USACE has completed this mission well ahead of their projected August 8 completion date.

The residential debris project is a free program available for all residential properties including apartments and condominiums. Two companies were contracted to carry out the debris removal project, Environmental Chemical Corp. and Pacific Federal Management.

Click here to read more on JIC Recovery Release No. 98

More than $200 Million in Federal Assistance Flows in Guam following Typhoon Mawar

JIC Recovery Release No. 99

While the application period for federal assistance has ended, federal assistance continues to make its way into the hands of the Guam survivors of Typhoon Mawar. To date, more than $201 million in low-interest disaster loans from the SBA and directed disaster assistance through FEMA have flowed into communities to help jumpstart the recovery process. Click here to read more on JIC Recovery Release No. 99

Community Outreach

Federal Contracting Roundtable

Monday, August 14, 2023

The U.S. Small Business Administration and the Guam Procurement Technical Assistance Center invite you to a Federal Contracting Roundtable scheduled for Monday, August 14, 2023, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the UOG, College Business in room 112. This meeting will feature Nicolas Manalisay, Area VI Director SBA Office of Government Contracting and Business Development.

Register today!

Employee Retention Credit Guam

Recent IRS Warning Regarding ERC Processors

The ERC understands that business owners have been receiving numerous calls from individuals offering assistance with the Employee Retention Credit (ERC). It's important to exercise caution and be aware of certain aspects of the program

ERC's partnership with a reputable tax company ensures that business owners have access to experienced Tax Directors, Professionals, and Researchers, not just agents making promises about higher ERC checks. Their team is committed to providing accurate and reliable service whole maintaining compliance with tax regulations.

SHRM Guam Chapter and United Airlines Presents

HR United - Taking HR to New Heights

2023 Annual Conference

This 2023 annual conference will feature these three keynote speakers, Keith E Sonderling, United States Equal Equipment Opportunity Commissioner (EEOC), John "JR" Register, President & CEO inspired communications International, LLC, and Dr. Milton J, Perkins, SVP, ActOne Government Solutions, Inc. This annual conference will take place at the Dusit Thani Guam Resort on Friday, August 18, 2023, from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Member fees will be a total of $200 per person, $225 for future members, and a group of eight (8) pax, with a total of $1,600. Register today by clicking here to take you to their website, or scanning the QR code. Click here to view Conference Program.

HMI Annual Symposium

August 8th - August 10th

HMI 2nd Annual Symposium is scheduled for Tuesday, August 8, through Thursday, August 10, 2023, from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm at the University of Guam Lecture Hall. This educational event is designed for Veterans, Retired, Active Duty, National Guard, and their families to navigate the VA claims process effectively. Their expert speakers will provide valuable tips and strategies, empowering attendees to confidently access the benefits they deserve.

Register today!

Manila FAME

The Philippine Consulate General provides us with the latest information about the Manila Fame, the premiere Philippines trade show for furniture, home furnishings, accessories, and lifestyle products, which will take place at the World Trade Center Metro Manila in Pasay City from Thursday, October 19, 2023, through Saturday, October 21, 2023.

In order to maximize participation of potential partners from around the world, the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions has resumed offering its very important buyer program. The Manila FAME VIB Program is a comprehensive package tailored to attract high-quality buyers across various sectors. Click here to read more, and view their website!

Be Heartfelt

Tower for Humanity

Be Heartfelt are excited for your interest and participation in their Canstruction Competition as they seek to help Guam's kids who are in need. To help with their food drive competition, they like to place a Be Heartfelt donation drive box at your organization/office and to encourage others to come out and support all of the Towers for Humanity at the Agana Shopping Center. Food and hygiene items can also be dropped off at the Agana Shipping Center at any time during the tower construction from Saturday, August 26, 2023, to Monday, September 4, 2023. Click here to view Donation List!

GDOA Invites the Community to Biannual AG Loves Guam Outreach Event

The Guam Department of Agriculture invites the community to Ypao Beach Park in Tumon Bay on Saturday, August 5, 2023, from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm for the biannual AG loves Guam outreach event! Join them in celebrating their connections to the land and the sea, and participate in fun activities to learn more about our island's natural resources. This event is free and will have fun for all ages. Click here to read more!

Resources & Training



Industry Recovery Updates

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August 2023

Training Events!

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August 2023

Training Events

Webinars are held every Thursday from 10am - 11:30am via Zoom. 

Zoom links emailed to registered attendees 30 minutes before the webinar. 

Member2Member Benefits Program

Member2Member deals provide members an opportunity to save money on services and goods. This program offers participating members a vehicle to expose their business, products, and services to thousands of employees of fellow Chamber members. Offers include discounts or very special deals on office supplies, advertising, entertainment, insurance, auto services, catering, meeting spaces, and more.

Join our member companies who have offered their special deals to Chamber Members!

Access Medical Transport

Busy Ant Marketing

Guam Baby Company

Hotel Nikko Guam

Infusion Coffee & Tea


Market Research & Development, Inc.


Norman & Son, LLC

Pacific Unlimited Inc. GU

Promotions Specialties

South Pacific Petroleum Corporation

Seas + Sidewalks

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