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2016-17 Program of Action


Goals for the year include:


Office

Chamber is a gathering place for business resources, chamber members and a community welcome center.  The chamber staff will have a professional atmosphere to accomplish their work.                          

·         Plan for needed maintenance and possible expansion of the current office

Visibility

The community (members and the general public alike) will be aware of the value the chamber provides in growing the business community and increasing economic growth for our region       

·         Strengthen the chamber’s brand through improved marketing and media awareness

 Member Services & Programs 

The chamber’s board and staff will better understand the needs of local businesses in areas where the chamber can make an impact.

·         Survey members annually to identify their satisfaction with the ROI and ROV (Value) of their membership
·         Members’ will realize the true value of their membership through use of chamber programs, promotions and resources
·         Develop distinct program that guides  members to using specific benefits to grow their business
·         Create a ready and willing pool of volunteer leaders for the chamber.
·         Identify specific pathways for members / individuals / employees to become active / volunteers

 Workforce Development

Help our members’ businesses thrive by supporting their workforce/ professional development needs         
 
·         Increase the value of Leadership Elk River by identifying and focusing on specific leadership skills developed throughout the program
·         Brand our educational programs as a Professional Development Series

Finance & Budget

Become less reliant on specific fundraising events and programs, specifically The Business Expo     

·         Determine if the Expo needs to be changed or retired


Annual Report 2016

Click to view 2016 ANNUAL REPORT


 


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