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The Lake Havasu Area Chamber of Commerce, 2014 Chamber of the Year Finalist, seeks to improve its community through their Community Matters program. This initiative includes four main programs, Havasu Leadership Development (HLD), Advanced Havasu Leadership Development (AHLD), Ambassador Committee Community Outreach and Non Profit Marketing Assistance.
In order to 'bridge the gap' between limited resources and traditional marketing strategies, the Lake Havasu Area Chamber of Commerce offers several programs and events through their Bridge to Business initiative.
In the wake of the recession, the Putnam County (FL) Chamber of Commerce identified the need for a dedicated service to assist small businesses in keeping and growing jobs. Partnering with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the University of North Florida to establish a full-time, local SBDC.
The Asheville Chamber’s AVL 5x5 economic strategy focuses community resources on five-clusters with the ambitious goal to create $500 million dollars in capital investment and 5,000 jobs within a five-year period. Historically their capital investment high water mark was only $94 million in a year. This plan aligned both the economic development and public policy resources and has acted as a community rallying point for all members to pull in the same direction.
The Leader in Me prepares the future workforce by teaching children about leadership, accountability and teamwork - all integral skills for talent development. This initiative integrates Dr. Stephen Covey's The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People into the schools' existing curriculum. This initiative seek to differentiate Bowling Green's community from others as their workforce gains more skills that help companies compete in the global economy.
Seeing the economic impact of landing an Elite Series Tournament in 2011 and 2012, the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce went to work to earn their community a spot on the tour for the 2014 Elite Series.
Through the Business Walk, over 120 Asheville Chamber volunteers surveyed more than 450 local businesses, both members and non-members, to learn about their most significant business issues.
The Advanced Manufacturing Industry Partnership seeks to help employers recruit qualified applicants, train workers and encourage advancement on a career pathway and retain employees.
Bringing on the wrong person is expensive: the cost of one bad hire can equal 30% of that person’s first-year salary. This brief for small businesses explains the steps for hiring new employees: determining exactly what works needs to be done, finding candidates, interviewing, and welcoming and managing new employees.
This document is a comprehensive marketing plan intended to provide strategic direction to the Billings hospitality community. It includes research findings, a discussion of marketing methods, strategic goals, and a detailed budget.