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This checklist provides the critical steps and timeline for their completion in order to successfully implement a strategic plan.
This document explains how shortcuts, frugality and personnel issues can serve to sabotage strategic planning efforts.
This document, based on meetings with hundreds of executive directors of chambers and associations, addresses four areas of persistent concern: boards and governance, committee management, strategic planning, and policy implementation. It identifies ten challenges related to each area, and suggests perspectives and solutions for each.
This checklist of questions to consider before accepting an offer to serve on a board of directors provides information about documents that prospective board members should review, as well as what to ask about expectations, risk and compliance.
This article suggests ways to redesign board meeting agendas as a way to make meetings more productive and efficient.
This document provides a matrix of twenty-five chamber duties, assigning responsibility to several from among the chief elected officer, board of directors, staff, and committees. The remainder are left blank for chambers to complete.
This handout briefly explains the networking opportunities available at each of the chamber's monthly and annual events.
This handout explains why sponsorship of chamber events should be included in a member business's marketing plan. It lists each of the available opportunities, with information about number of attendees, target audience, and sponsorship cost.
This document, which serves as a sponsorship agreement, highlights the benefits of sponsoring the hospitality tent at the chamber's successful annual golf tournament.
This handout promotes the chamber's "Buy Local" campaign. It explains the advantages of buying local and suggests ways in which chamber members can support the campaign.