The 2013 business plan for the Bay County Chamber of Commerce outlines goals and objectives in the following areas: administration, communications, governmental affairs, military affairs, and membership.
The Alexandria Chamber’s Strategic Plan, developed and approved by the Chamber Board of Directors at their June 2012 Planning Session, provides a framework for the Chamber and its 501(c)(3) foundation for 2012-2013.
The McLennan County Chamber Alliance, convened by the Greater Waco Chamber, brings together 10 chambers in Central Texas to serve the region's economic development and public policy needs.
The Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce serves, in part, as the Designated Marketing Organization for the Town of Bluffton, South Carolina. The chamber recently undertook a research-based brand assessment to develop a new strategic brand position for the community.
The Asheville Chamber’s AVL 5x5 economic strategy focuses community resources on five-clusters with the ambitious goal to create $500 million dollars in capital investment and 5,000 jobs within a five-year period. Historically, their capital investment high water mark was only $94 million in a year. This plan aligned both the economic development and public policy resources and has acted as a community rallying point for all members to pull in the same direction.
ACCE's strategic plan discusses how the organization will refine and strengthen core competencies, align resources, and provide support and opportunities for CEOs and staff at every phase of chamber life.
This document lists several goals from the chamber's strategic plan, each of which is assigned a lead board member. It is included with the monthly board meeting agenda, during which progress on each goal is discussed.
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.