Why Join ACCE

The Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) is a national association uniquely serving individuals involved in the management of chambers of all sizes, your national source for education, information, and networking opportunities.  Why join?

It’s the Network! 

Exchange knowledge with more than 7,000 individuals in 1,400 chambers. Make connections through our established subgroups based on job function or community type, or use our online tools or educational meetings to create your own near-to-peer groups.

Chamber Executive Magazine

 The nation’s only magazine for and about chambers of commerce, Chamber Executive provides CEOs with the strategies they need as well as the specialized knowledge chamber professionals need in the areas including communications, membership, sales, government relations, and events. 

Access to the information, tools, research, case studies, statistics, news, and sample documents you need to do your job more efficiently, as well as easy links to the work of chambers tackling similar jobs successfully.  

 Information Office

Use ACCE's Information Office - with our HERO services (Help, Expertise, Resources Online), a robust information site that provides resources that can help to advance your chamber’s goals.  The Information Office includes Chamberpedia, an encyclopedia of Chamber-focused topics, as well as samples, toolkits and survey data.  You can even submit a question and receive a personalized response by using the Ask ACCE service!

Your Chamber’s Brand & Image 

We’ve invested over $120,000 on national chamber brand research and developed key brand messages, ads, PR and other tools you can use immediately. You’ll be able to better communicate your chamber’s value to your members, prospects and community.

Professional Enrichment & Education 

The largest chamber convention in the world, web-based training, regional seminars, on-line resources, and publications help CEOs and chamber staff specialists build strategies, skills and knowledge in core chamber management areas as well as stay on top of trends and hot topics. 

Retirement & Insurance Benefits 

ACCE’s retirement and insurance programs are overseen by a board of trustees composed of your peers. Hundreds of long-time participating chambers large and small provide the best testimonials for these programs. What better way to protect your financial future? 

Professional Certification & Recognition 

ACCE offers the only nationally recognized designation for chamber professionals, the CCE, or Certified Chamber Executive. Our awards programs recognize chamber management excellence and lifetime achievement in the profession, as well as excellence in sales, communications, and programming. 

Career & Search Committee Assistance 

ACCE provides chambers with data developed specifically for the chamber industry, including the most comprehensive salary data and chamber operations, finance and membership comparisons.  Where are the jobs, and what are the headhunters looking for? ACCE shares job postings, salary ranges, and employment agreements, as well as assisting dozens of search committees annually.

 Ask the People Who Know 

Sometimes you just need to ask a quick question. Whether via our online message boards dropping your question into 100 of your peers’ inboxes, or a call to ACCE’s knowledgeable staff, you’ll find the solutions you’re looking for.  Become an ACCE member now!

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