For more than 90 years, the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce has been the energetic heart of a strong, sustainable local economy.
As an unusual combination of business member-driven non-profit, community hub, visitor center, and state licensing facility, the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce sits at the nexus of many aspects of Island life.
Through our public and member events we have forged relationships that have held strong for decades. Our close partnerships with local charitable and business-related organizations have allowed us to further the efforts of our economic development on the Island. Our active role in community business initiatives and local government serves to create opportunities for all local businesses to thrive.
Put simply, we are here to help – as advocates for our members, service providers to our community, and ambassadors for our island.
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: OUR OFFICES HAVE REOPENED!
As of Tuesday June 1, the Chamber Offices have re-opened to the public from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.
Our Department of Licensing agent is on vacation until Tuesday , August 3. Chamber staff is able to print online renewals. For any new transactions, visit JRO Licensing in Poulsbo.
Fish & Wildlife licenses are now available, as are Discover Passes for State Parks.
Welcome back everyone – we are excited to see you all!
- When possible, renewing your vehicles and boats online via dol.wa.gov, then electing to pick up your tabs at our office (or having them mailed to you) will expedite your experience.
- Our DOL agency does not offer services related to personal driver’s licenses or enhanced driver’s licenses — the nearest offices are in Bremerton.
- Assistance with obtaining and renewing U.S. passports is available at the City of Bainbridge Island Municipal Court location in Rolling Bay.
ISLAND BUSINESS RESOURCES FOR COVID-19
Island Volunteer Caregivers (IVC) is providing shopping and delivery of groceries and prescriptions for Bainbridge residents.
The WA Department of Financial Institutions provides financial resources for WA residents impacted by COVID-19.
Details of many kinds of economic recovery programs are available alongside free advice from the Kitsap Small Business Development Center
Disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration continue to be available in certain circumstances.
For the latest COVID updates:
THE BAINBRIDGE ISLAND GENERAL STORE IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS
The Bainbridge Island General Store is designed to make it easier to shop local for the holidays and beyond. It exists to help customers find what you need today and then pass you through to buy directly from our local businesses.
It is open to all local retailers and product creators with a Bainbridge Island business license and a 98110 or 98061 business address.
Created to showcase the best of Bainbridge by pulling together representative items from island retailers, artists, artisans, and more, the General Store gives a quick overview of what can be found in the stores, studios, workshops, and more of Winslow, Rolling Bay, Lynwood Center, Fletcher Bay, Day Road, and beyond.
The Bainbridge Island General store was launched as a public benefit campaign to assist the island’s business community as a partnership between the Bainbridge Chamber, Rotary Club of Bainbridge Island, Bainbridge Island Downtown Association, Visit Bainbridge Island, and Chemistry Productions.