The Greater Statesville Chamber’s Annual Meeting is a celebration of the business community. At this event, we present several awards including the distinguished Citizen of the Year. Our Annual Meeting is in the evening, which includes a compelling keynote speaker and a celebration of our award recipients. Enjoy a delicious meal, a networking reception, complete with complimentary local beer and wine, all while allowing guests to connect with influencers and political leaders in our area in a relaxed setting.
Conducting manufacturing plant visits for members of our chamber and their staff is a good way to build relationships for your company and increase support for a pro-growth, pro-business agenda. Likewise, they provide excellent opportunities for members to see manufacturing in the community. Hear the success stories and the struggles that manufacturers face and see firsthand how their policies work in real life. Plant tours educate on the importance of manufacturing role in the economy.
This event is a chance for residents and visitors alike to visit a diversity of farms and other agricultural businesses in our region. We select a small number of diverse farms each year. Farmers and hosts at the farms take pride in showing their farms and answer any questions you may have. A great family and educational event. You never know what you will see!
The top 5 young professionals chosen will demonstrate a commitment to Greater Statesville through civic and business involvement. They will possess values consistent with those of Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce including an unwavering responsibility to the community through involvement with local organizations that elevate the overall quality of life in Greater Statesville and our ability to attract and retain young talent.
SURGE exists to foster relationships among young professionals, develop business opportunities, support civic involvement, and promote an overall investment in the future of our community.
Ribbon Cuttings, Grand Openings & Ground Breakings
One of the most exciting events for a business, whether new or existing, is celebrating a grand opening and/or ribbon cutting The Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce offers its assistance in the planning and preparation of your Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. We provide the scissors and the ribbon. Our staff will photograph the event to "preserve the moment" and we promote your event online and on our social media outlets.
Statesville's Leading Ladies networking group strives to Empower, Equip, and Engage. This premier program provides meaningful topics that will make to grow stronger businesswomen. The goal is to share information that will lead our community of women business leaders to exercise and challenge who we are both professionally and personally.
This event offers kids in K-12 an opportunity to create, develop, and market a product or service that they are passionate about. Not only is this a showcase for kids, but an opportunity to understand the elements of owning one’s own business. The kid vendors will learn and use real-life skills such as math, communication, and creative thinking. Development and marketing of their product or service will have an impact on their sales at the event and offer them some insight into what it takes to own their own business.
The Youth Leadership Iredell program is coordinated by the Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce and Iredell-Statesville Schools. Through this program, students from diverse backgrounds, who have a commitment to quality leadership, will experience opportunities for personal growth and increased awareness of the community and county. This program is held in partnership with North Iredell High School, South Iredell High School, Statesville High School, and West Iredell High School.
Leadership Statesville has educated and equipped hundreds of Statesville residents for 31 years with information about the social, economic, and political dynamics of our community. The program challenges each participant not only to be an effective and influential leader within their own organization but to lead within our greater community through personal commitment and involvement.
The mission of the Health Forum is to serve as a catalyst to develop, nurture, and empower an effective continuum of care for citizens of Iredell County. We are professionals committed to improving the quality of life for Iredell County citizens by facilitating a cohesive system of care to address the well-being of our citizens from birth to the end of life. The group is open to anyone that is responsible for meeting the health and well-being needs of Iredell citizens. Professionals in the medical, social work, case management, health, community services, and allied fields are welcome to join our group.
This concert, in partnership with Downtown Statesville Development Corp, offers FREE entertainment to Statesville’s residents, neighbors, and visitors in Downtown Statesville May through September and features music of all styles. Whether you like Beach Music and Country or Blues and Rock and Roll, you’ll hear something you like during the Friday After Five Summer Concert Series.
The concerts are held in Downtown Statesville on West Broad Street in front of Mitchell Community College from 5:30–8:30 pm. Beer, wine, soft drinks and food will be available for purchase. Bring your chairs and enjoy a night of music, but no pets, outside beverages, or coolers are allowed.
Held in historic downtown Statesville! This event in partnership with Downtown Statesville Development Corporation, is a fun-filled annual community event, with over 100 vendors, kids zone, beer garden, music, and entertainment on three stages. You will want to bring the whole family out to enjoy this fall festival.