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Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce defines their objectives and actions in this Communications & Marketing plan, developed by the Communications & Marketing division, which works to effectively communicate the initiatives, positions, programs and accomplishments of the Chamber to its members, the media and the greater Charleston community.
Championing Success: Business Organizations for Early Childhood Investments report by Ready Nation highlights chambers’ work in early education. Recognizing the vital interests at stake, business organizations have become outspoken champions of effective investments in early childhood. ReadyNation, a project of America’s Promise Alliance, worked with the American Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) to conduct a survey to document the breadth of support for early childhood policies and programs among formal business membership organizations.
Making the Case for College and Career-Ready Standards: Tips for State and Local Chambers of Commerce by Achieve provides important tips for chambers to help their communities prepare high school graduates for career and college success. This is a critical goal for our nation in today’s global economy. The business community is positioned to help improve K–12 public education, but it’s often difficult to know where to start. As a logical starting point, consider this: Advocating for the adoption, implementation and protection of college- and career-ready standards. Download the 2 page PDF tip sheet here.
Example of an event notice, hosted by 3 chambers in TX for the Tri-Ethnic Chambers Welcoming Reception for New DCCCD Chancellor. The event is sponsored by the Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce, Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce, and Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for a reception to welcome the new Dallas County Community College District Chancellor, Dr. Joe May. Event was held July 24, 2014 in Dallas, TX.
Example of an event notice, hosted by 3 chambers in TX for the Tri-Ethnic Chambers Welcoming Reception for New DCCCD Chancellor. This sample is of the Dallas Black Chamber's Constant Contact e-news announcement for the event (plus other chamber programs in July 2014). The event is sponsored by the Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce, Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce, and Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for a reception to welcome the new Dallas County Community College District Chancellor, Dr. Joe May. Event was held July 24, 2014 in Dallas, TX.
Committee members of the Billings Chamber of Commerce turn ideas into action. Working with the Chamber's professional staff, our volunteers help facilitate the programs and services that enhance the success of our members and the greater business community. This set of Guidelines provide committee members with clear descriptions about expectations, duties, and responsibilities, for Committee Chairs, Committee Members, Staff Members, Chamber Board Liaisons. Guidelines provide Attendance Policy and Quorums, FAQs, and job descriptions for the committees.
This Committee Handbook is provided to every committee member at the Champaign County Chamber. The Handbook covers: role definitions (board members, committee members, staff members, chairpersons), qualities and duties of a Chairperson, Publicity guidelines of the chamber, Committee Relationship to Staff, Committee Members and Qualification, Committee Operation (committees are action oriented), Cause for Removal, Guidelines for Successful Committee Meetings, and a signed contract form for the committee member.
The activity of the Helena Area Chamber of Commerce’s Committees is generated by interest from the membership. The board of directors adopts a program of work annually. Implementation of the Program of Work is the goal of the committees.
This job description for a volunteer Committee Chairperson outlines the function and duties to serve the chamber. The main function is "to investigate, conduct studies, make recommendations and carry out such assignments as may be delegated by the Board Chair." The Committee Chairperson reports to the Board Chair and works closely with Chamber staff.
Santa Clara Chamber's guiding document for the Role of Officers and Directors includes the function of the board, role and responsibilities of the individual board director, role of the officers, and role of the executive committee.