• Public Policy

  • Mission: We are the proactive business advocate at local and state levels, educating members on issues and fostering relationships with elected officials.

    Ensuring that laws and legislation remain conductive to Statesville's healthy and vibrant business climate is a top priority for the Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber provides a structure for business leaders to communicate effectively with government.  We are your direct connection to local, state and federal governmental officials and policy makers.  Through public policy programs and events, Chamber members have an opportunity to stay up to date on top business, civic and social priorities.

  • Write to your officials in under 2 minutes!

    Resistbot is a service that people in the United States can use to compose and send letters to elected officials from the messaging apps on their mobile phones, with the goal being that the task can be completed in "under two minutes".

    CLICK HERE for the LINK

  • 2019 Academy of Political Leadership

    Hosted by Lake Norman Chamber & the Greater Statesville Chambers of Commerce

    The academy is a nonpartisan program designed for members of the community interested in running for elected office. Training sessions will feature presentations and discussions on ethics, campaign planning, research, targeting voters, fundraising, and communications and get out the vote efforts.

     

    There are two sessions from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM and one session dedicated to communications and will be done individually.

     

    Session I: Laying the Groundwork for your Campaign

    Saturday, April 27, 2019

    Location: Lake Norman Chamber

     

    Session II: Communication

    Saturday, May 4, 2019 

    Location: WSIC Radio, with Joe Vagnone, Local Biz

     

    Session III: Nuts and Bolts 

    Saturday, May 18, 2019

    Location: Statesville TBD

     

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  • UP COMING: The US Chamber of Commerce GoACT! program provides our Chamber Federation grassroots partners with training in effective issue advocacy and helps them establish or strengthen programs in government affairs and political action at the local, state, and federal levels.

    Successful chambers of commerce today are those with strong programs in government affairs, advocacy, and political action. Businesses are increasingly targeted by intrusive regulations and burdensome tax loads. It is the responsibility of chambers of commerce to serve as the voice of business and to influence public policy to improve the business climate and strengthen the economy.

    DATE to soon be announced!


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