• Chamber Committees

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    Public Policy Committee – Many people belong to the Chamber in order to have a unified voice in public policy matters.  

    The Public Policy Committee will: 

    · Determine points of advocacy upon which we will actively monitor our local, state and federal elected officials

    · Recommend to the Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce, official positions and/or resolutions on specific issues

    · Undertake local candidate public forums prior to elections

    · Coordinate a Candidate’s Academy to provide insight for those that are interested in running for public office

    THIS COMMITTEE WILL MEET THE 4TH THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH AT 4:00PM. 

     

    Business Development Committee – This committee will seek to provide information and resources to enable extended business prosperity.  

    This committee will:

    · Provide assistance as needed in recruitment of specific commercial projects

    · Create and coordinate a unique entrepreneurial initiative designed to invigorate the growing business community in the area

    · Coordinate periodic meetings of business sector groups;  Iredell Health Forum, Real Estate Professionals, Local Restaurants

    · Support and communicate the continuation and completion of the I40/I77 construction program

    · Expand the innovative “Think Local” campaign

    · Coordinate the three/four Leads Groups the Chamber supports

    · Coordinate the annual NC Safety Awards Banquet

    THIS COMMITTEE WILL MEET THE 2ND TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH

     

    Membership Committee – The Chamber is a membership based organization that strives to grow our network of members.  This committee will:

    · Grow our list of potential members

    · Seek to expand our retention rate of existing members to 89%

    · Maintain a vigorous Ambassadors program

    · Maintain updated website (www.statesvillechamber.org) and social media promotional/communication venues

    · Coordinate Business after Hours/Ribbon Cuttings/Grand Opening celebrations 

    THIS COMMITTEE WILL MEET EVERY OTHER MONTH ON THE 2ND WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH AT NOON.

     

    Education Committee – The Chamber believes that the foundation for long term economic prosperity is great education.   

    This committee will:

    · Coordinate the annual Youth Leadership Iredell program

    · Provide assistance as needed with the LeaderinMe schools within the Iredell-Statesville Schools

    ·  Seek to find businesses that would entertain tutors and mentors

    THIS COMMITTEE WILL MEET EVERY OTHER MONTH ON THE 3RD WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH AT 4:00

     

    Troutman Business Council – The Chamber recognizes that Town of Troutman should experience significant growth over the course of the next decade.  

    This committee will:

    · Seek to engage the business community of Troutman in determining areas on which to focus to expand economic sustainability

    · Coordinate events in the community to help generate the “spirit” of Troutman

    · Serve as the liaison between the local government and the business community

    THIS COMMITTEE WILL MEET QUARTERLY

     

    Special Events – The Chamber coordinates/assists with several events designed to support the operations of the Chamber and create vibrancy in the community.  

    This committee will oversee:

    · The Chamber’s Annual Meeting

    · Business Expo

    · Birdies, Bogies and Business Golf Outing

    · Piedmont HealthCare Friday after Five

    · Spelling Bee

    · Secrets to Long Term Success luncheons

     

    THIS COMMITTEE WILL MEET AS EACH PROJECT REQUIRES

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