Welcome to GABA, the Glendale-Area Business Association.

We’re a chamber organization designed by area businesses…for local businesses in the North Shore and beyond.

We may be new, but we have hundreds of employee-members.  See who joined here.

GABA Members as of October 19, 2021



During the COVID-19 Crisis: We are now offering online and face-to-face networking opportunities.  Members now engage in Video Networking and Online Expert Learning.  Additionally, GABA MEMBERS receive extra marketing support and visibility on North Shore Promotional Platforms.  We also assist with obtaining State and Federal grants.


Expect great deals and incentives for introductory members.

Although all are welcome to join GABA, we focus our initiatives on Milwaukee’s seven North Shore Communities: Bayside, Brown Deer, Fox Point, Glendale, River Hills, Shorewood, and Whitefish Bay.

The Glendale-Area Business Association (GABA) will operate under (dba) WELCOME TO GLENDALE. We are a 501.c4 organization.

WELCOME TO GLENDALE (The Convention, Visitors, and Business Association) recognizes the importance of providing a business association that meets the needs of its members.  To design GABA, hundreds of local businesses shared data on forming the new business chamber.  With an overwhelming consensus, businesses asked for:


GABA is operated by an impressive volunteer Board of Directors.  The primary funding will come from Membership Fees.  Additionally, funding will derive from event registrations, advertising co-op projects, professional development courses, and sponsorships.

Click here to go directly to the application.