Splintering in politics and society is felt at the local level, not just in DC and statehouses. Trend is unlikely to reverse, but chambers have an opportunity in the “sane center.”
Have you staked a claim as the “voice of reason” or “sensible adult” in policy conversations in your community? To build credibility and influence, most chambers have to reach beyond existing capacity and become “smarter than we are.” Consider these strategies:
Has your organization implemented new ideas inspired by the Horizon Initiative? Email notes about your innovation to Horizon@ACCE.org to share with the chamber industry. Be sure to include links.