Evaluating Programs

Chambers may use a variety of tools to help evaluate existing programs and initiatives. Special considerations include identifying and evaluating the amount of staff time versus member impact/value, strategic planning, and managing programs effectively and efficiently. Many chambers evaluate programs to determine which ones to reduce, remove, or whether to add, augment and improve offerings.


Surveys & Research

  • Quickpoll on Finances and Program Decisions (from September 2012). More than 200 respondents answered questions such as: How does your chamber decide which programs to keep and which to drop? Are program termination decisions only made during the budget process?

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Last Updated: 8/30/22/2017