2016-2017 Florence Chamber Board of Directors Executive Committee

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Florence Chamber of Commerce Divisions & Programs

GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS

This division’s goal is to help to promote and enhance a favorable business climate, to serve as a voice in the halls of local and state government and to take proactive stances on policy issues, regulations and ordinances.

  • Legislative Breakfast- Education & Local Initiatives

  • Legislative Breakfast- Small & Minority Business Issues

  • Legislative Day

  • City/County Business of the Quarter

  • Washington Delegation Trip

MEMBER SERVICES

This division’s goal is to provide informative, quality programs and conducts activities that maximize networking and business opportunities and enhance membership value.

  • Annual Membership Luncheon

  • State of the City & County Luncheon

  • Business After Hours

  • Chamber Fall Golf Classic

  • Chamber Spring Golf Classic

  • Administrative Professionals’ Day Luncheon

COMMUNITY & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

The activities of this division encompass community and local business outreach, with a special emphasis on programs that provide opportunities for operators of small and minority-owned companies.

  • PRISM: Promoting the Inclusion of Small and Minority Businesses

  • Annual Chili, Brews & BBQ Festival

  • Business Seminars

  • Small & Minority Business Showcase

  • Quarterly CEO Breakfast Roundtable

  • Shop Local Program

EDUCATION & LEADERSHIP

The Chamber believes educational opportunity is a key factor in the development of our local economy and this division’s goal is to expand learning programs and collaborations with the local educational community that will further enhance a favorable business climate.

  • Leadership Florence

  • Leadership Florence Alumni Association

  • Building Bridges Diversity Program

  • Junior Leadership Florence County

  • Fellows in Education Program

  • Emerging Leaders Summer Institute

BUDGET & FINANCE

This division oversees administrative and financial planning procedures and policies of the Chamber, provides guidance in the administration of staff duties, manages facilities and equipment and helps to handle dues and retention efforts.

  • Budgeting

  • Ambassador’s Committee

  • Board of Directors’ Meetings

  • Chamber Affinity Programs

COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETING

This division is focused on enhancing the image and brand of the Chamber by providing top quality information to newcomers, current residents, local businesses and members. The division also works to improve member relations through digital, print and multimedia communication.

  • Membership Directory & Newcomers’ Guide

  • Digital Presence/Website Development

  • Member Email Event Updates

  • Social Media Interaction and Communication

  • Membership Newsletter