Programs & Committees

 

The Statesboro Chamber succeeds when its members and its community succeed.  The following programs and committees are designed to help our members get the most from their community of businesses.  Please review the following and think about expanding your profile by lending your talents and getting involved.

The Chamber seeks to keep its program of work fresh and relevant, hence committees are developed as opportunities emerge to benefit both member businesses and the community at large.


Community Development Division

Education & Workforce Preparedness:  Serves as liaison to primary and secondary schools (public, private and parochial), local institutions of higher learning and the business community. Focuses on workforce development. Promotes the identity of Bulloch County as an education destination and highlights its centers for workforce preparedness.Special Events: Plans, organizes and hosts events that enable the Chamber to operate its member programs and services that benefit the community’s development. The Chamber is funded by membership dues and special events.Special Events: Plans, organizes and hosts events that enable the Chamber to operate its member programs and services that benefit the community’s development. The Chamber is funded by membership dues and special events.

Special Events: Plans, organizes and hosts events that enable the Chamber to operate its member programs and services that benefit the community’s development. The Chamber is funded by membership dues and special events.

Economic Development Division

Small Business: Promotes small business among the public and encourages the community’s support of local business. Among initiatives are promotion of the Chamber’s Gifts Unlimited Program.

Industry & Large Business: Supports the interests of the larger employers in the community with programs of specific interest, and fosters the connection with the education systems to ensure availability of a quality workforce now and in the future.

Agribusiness: Organizes, promotes and presents programs that recognize the significance of Agribusiness in our community and state. The committee seeks to  introduce Agribusiness career opportunities through educational events and scholarships.

 Organizational Improvement and Public Affairs

Governmental Operations: Serves as liaison for businesses and local, state and federal elected officials and law enforcement issues that affect the business community.  Hosts seminars, networking events and forums.  Communicates regularly through the Chamber newsletter and other member communication tools.

Leadership Bulloch: Coordinates and implements each year’s class of Leadership Bulloch, a program aimed at identifying, developing and encouraging community leaders. Oversees a Youth program for 11th graders in all local schools.

Membership : Seeks to grow and retain membership through developing and communicating Chamber benefits. The committee serves as a review board for value-added member services.