Improve Your Chamber's Performance With ACCE

The Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) uniquely serves individuals who manage chambers of commerce. ACCE is your national source for education, information, and networking opportunities. See below for reasons to join, or use this quick-start guide.

It’s the Network! 

Exchange knowledge with more than 7,000 individuals in 1,300 chambers. Make connections through our established subgroups based on your job function or community type, or use our online tools or educational meetings to create your own network.

Chamber Executive Magazine

The nation’s only magazine for and about chambers of commerce, Chamber Executive provides CEOs with strategies, tactics, sources, and best practices in  communications, membership, sales, government relations, events, and more. 

Access tools, research, case studies, statistics, news, and sample documents you need to do your job more efficiently, as well as links to the work of chambers tackling similar jobs successfully.  

Information Office

Use ACCE's HERO service (Help, Expertise, Resources Online), for resources that will help advance your chamber’s goals. Chamberpedia is an encyclopedia of chamber-focused topics featuring samples, toolkits and survey data. You can even submit a question and receive a personalized response by using the Ask ACCE service!

Your Chamber’s Brand & Image 

We’ve invested $120,000 on national chamber brand research and developed key brand messages, ads, PR and other tools you can use immediately. You’ll be able to better communicate your chamber’s value to your members, prospects and community.

Professional Enrichment & Education 

We host the largest chamber convention in the world, and we offer web-based training, regional seminars, on-line resources, and publications that help CEOs and chamber staff build strategies, skills and knowledge in core management areas, and stay on top of developing trends. 

Retirement & Insurance Benefits 

ACCE’s retirement and insurance programs are overseen by a board of trustees composed of your peers. Hundreds of long-time participating chambers large and small provide the best testimonials for these programs. What better way to protect your financial future? 

Professional Certification & Recognition 

ACCE offers the only nationally recognized designation for chamber professionals, the CCE, or Certified Chamber Executive. Our awards programs recognize chamber management excellence and lifetime achievement in the profession, as well as excellence in sales, communications, and programming. 

Career & Search Committee Assistance 

ACCE provides chambers with data developed specifically for the chamber industry, including comprehensive salary data and comparative statistics on chamber operations, finance and membership. Where are the jobs, and what are headhunters looking for? ACCE shares job postings, salary ranges, and employment agreements. We regularly assist search committees seeking new talent.

Ask the People Who Know 

Sometimes you just need to ask a quick question. Whether it's our online message boards or a call to ACCE’s staff, you’ll find the solution you’re looking for. Become an ACCE member now!