What is a Chamber?

May 25, 2017

DSC03397A chamber of commerce is a local organization comprised of members, representing individuals, businesses, organizations and industries of various sizes. The Chamber’s goal is the growth of the communities it represents and business.

The Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center works with the mission to promote and sustain the economic growth of the Calhoun County region, resulting in a community that is a dynamic place to work, visit and live. The Chamber’s focus areas are:

  1. DSC03751Advocacy: These efforts include our Public Affairs & Military & Security Affairs Committees presenting to local, state and federal elected officials, from Mayors’ Roundtables to Washington Fly-Ins.
  2. Marketing & Tourism: The Chamber also serves as the visitors center, offering resources, tours, marketing efforts and communications, elevating community visibility and capturing the attention of visitors.
  3. wowEducation & Workforce Development: From elementary and high school to high education institutions serving our communities, the Chamber strives to create partnerships between our schools a, businesses and industries, educating students of career choices, offering intern and mentorships, and targeting workforce needs.
  4. Financial Stability: The Chamber knows members want a return on their investment, so we strive to educate our membership of opportunities to promote themselves and research Affinity programs offered to chambers that could save our members money.
  5. Member Engagement: If you connect and engage in the Chamber, you can pretty much guarantee you will prosper. Our member information center is rich with resources, from posting job opportunities and hot deals to promoting upcoming events. There are also various committees member can serve on based on their interest and business focus.

This four star accredited Chamber, its board, staff and members work to continuously promote the Calhoun County area and truly represent “The Voice of Business.” By partnering with the Chamber, individuals and businesses unite to build and advocate for the success of our local economy.

Together Everyone Achieves More! Join Us! 

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