Gebze Chamber of Commerce was built in 1935 as Gebze Department of İzmit Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Business life in Gebze which is growing and developing day by day made to establish an own Chamber. For this purpose, businessmen started the attempt in 1983. Second attempt’s results was good and the necessary support has been provided for creating Chamber.
Due to the support of Mr. Şükrü Yürür who is the Minister of Industry and Trade in that time, establishing permission of GTO had been provided in August 8 th, 1988. Gebze Chamber of Commerce started to work in 5 October 1988.
Kocaeli Chamber of Industry was built in 22 June 1989 thus, Gebze Chamber of Commerce and Industry was transformed to Gebze Chamber of Commerce due to legislation.