This section contains surveys, research and the resulting information that effect and relates to chambers of commerce. This includes ACCE survey initiatives as well as research from outside sources. ACCE relies on our members for suggestions and contributions, so please use this form to provide suggestions.
ACCE's Annual Operations Survey runs from February 1 to March 1 annually and provides chambers with data they can use to establish comparisons and benchmarks with similar chambers of commerce. As a participant, you can access the results from multiple years’ surveys here.
This is a mini-publication from the Operations survey report. It contains benchmarking data about membership, such as member retention rates, market penetration rates, and more. It is free to all ACCE members.
The most accurate and reliable compensation resource developed specifically for the chamber industry. The salary survey is ongoing and ACCE member CEO's may take the survey and download results anytime. As a participant, CEO members have 24/7 access to the compensation data to benchmark their chamber with their peers. Log in here and follow the green links to participate in the survey or to access the results (open to ACCE member CEO's or delegates. Note: For Non-CEOs, the salary survey download option is not available upon logging in. However we can provide access with written permission from member CEOs. For questions or more information, please email email@example.com.)
These anonymous polls are only a couple of questions that take only minutes to answer. The answers to these polls are a snapshot of what other chambers are doing or experiencing.
It is critical to assess a candidate’s fit for key positions in your Chamber, and you need the tools to do so. TalentQuest is building customized profiles for critical positions in the chamber profession, to ensure you are making the right selection decisions to make your Chamber successful. We need your participation to make this research impactful.
Find a variety of research here for and about chambers of commerce, including information about the updated 2012 Schapiro Report.