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Alliances and Partnerships

Chambers of Commerce, Economic Development organizations, other trade organizations and associations form alliances and partnerships. Many factors, from better performance to institutional crises to cost reduction, are driving these alliances.

Partnership Examples

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  • Greater LeHigh Valley Chamber of Commerce Affiliates (Pa.) - The Chamber is the biggest regional business networking organization in the Lehigh Valley and On Every Main Street serving nearly 5,000 members with more than 200,000 employees. And our thirty-plus affiliated chambers, councils and committees are On Every Main Street with more than 1,500 community focused volunteers.
  • Greater Topeka Partnership (Kan.) - Serves as an umbrella agency for 9 distinct efforts that support the enhancement of economic development and quality of life in Topeka and Shawnee County.
    • Read more in Midwestern Momentum, ACCE Spotlight Blog post by Ben Goldstein, highlighting consolidation changes and the strategic planning process. (Nov 2017)
  • South Shore Chamber of Commerce Affiliates (Mass.) - The Chamber is affiliated with local Chambers of Commerce Braintree, Rockland, Marshfield, and Weymouth, as well as the South Shore Young Professionals. See their example Affiliation Agreement template used with the partner chambers.
  • United Chambers of Commerce (Calif.) - A Coalition of 32 Chambers & Business Organizations and serves as "The Voice of Valley Business Representing over 21,000 businesses that provide over 387,000 jobs."


Merger Examples

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FAQ My chamber is considering a merger - what other chambers have merged?

Email HERO@acce.org for a contact list of chamber CEOs who have performed successful mergers and acquisitions.


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