Gaylord Area Chamber of Commerce

Paul Gunderson


Welcome to the Gaylord Area Chamber of Commerce!

Welcome to Gaylord, Michigan, and the Otsego County area, a youthful community that draws strength and security from diverse industries. Since the community’s beginning, it has lived up to the meaning of its name Otsego, or meeting place. Located in the heart of the northern lower peninsula, Gaylord and Otsego County are a central distribution point for tourists, industrialists, builders, teachers, small business owners, outdoor enthusiasts, and more. Many who have enjoyed Otsego County’s abundance decide to make the area their home. They then discover the heavenly lifestyle includes top-notch public services, quality education, state-of-the-art health care, fine shopping, and dining. Come and stay awhile, or a lifetime.


The mission of the Gaylord Area Chamber of Commerce is to support the business development of our members for a stronger community.

About Us

The Gaylord Area Chamber of Commerce is the champion for business development and prosperity in Otsego County since 1940. We are continuously working to improve opportunities for education, leadership development, marketing, networking, and government advocacy for our members through strategic partnerships within the community.

At the forefront of business success

Otsego County’s economic vitality and quality of life are the results of dedicated citizens and hard-working professionals who care about this community.

The Gaylord Area Chamber of Commerce is also hard at work here, partnering to bolster what residents and business owners of this distinct region have built up and supported for decades.

When it comes to supporting business, the Chamber of Commerce is a partner for success. The staff works closely with city and county governments, the Otsego County Economic Alliance, Downtown Development Authority and state legislators to cultivate an economic climate where business thrives.

The Chamber of Commerce’s presence has been strong and dependable in the Gaylord region and its diligence in supporting business and the economy will make a difference for years to come.