This manual has been prepared to help familiarize staff, board and members with items not included in the organizational manuals produced for specific governance as directed by the Board. Many of the items included in this manual are cultural or decisions that the Chamber wants to document for consistency and to make sure the intent is not lost in future years or as leadership changes.
This brochure details the Chamber's four different membership tiers and the annual benefits associated with each one.
The Lenexa Chamber provides tips about how to successfully recruit and refer new members.
This document outlines the responsibilities of the NextGEN Leadership Team. The Leadership Team consists of two co-chairs and two leaders for each of the four Action Teams (Connect, Grow, Inspire, Learn).
Harriet Mize, executive director of the Carterville Chamber of Commerce in southern Illinois, explains why chambers of commerce make great neighbors, in a short piece for The Southern Illinoisan. Referring to a chamber’s impact, Mize writes, "All members have the same goal and that is to make things better, not only on a personal and business level, but on a community level." This news article is an example of a chamber communicating value within their community. Read more.
This letter from the President/CEO to Board members seeks contact information for prospective members and describes a special referral program.
Chattanooga 2.0 is a community-wide initiative for academic excellence in Hamilton County. This sample contains a sign up form to join the conversation on achieving educational excellence. See also 2017 Chamber of the Year Synopsis #1, Chattanooga 2.0.
Chattanooga 2.0 is a community-wide initiative for academic excellence in Hamilton County. This pocket card describes the goals of the initiatives, focus areas, and calls for participants to share ideas during the first 100 days. See also 2017 Chamber of the Year Synopsis #1, Chattanooga 2.0.
This is the technical document laying out the path for the activities and functions of Thrive 2055 to protect what we love about our home communities while making the most of our economic opportunities. See also 2017 Chamber of the Year Synopsis #2, Thrive 2055.
This report provides an overview of demographic, socioeconomic, and geographic forces and trends influencing the Thrive 2055 region and highlights key issues, opportunities, and constraints to be considered as part of the Thrive 2055 process. See also 2017 Chamber of the Year Synopsis #2, Thrive 2055.