The Halifax County Chamber of Commerce is a member driven business organization. It unites hundreds of business and professional firms, thus creating a unique central agency working to improve business and build a better community. The Chamber membership includes business from sole proprietors to companies with over 415 members.
Most importantly, the Chamber is people. People who realize that through the Chamber they can accomplish collectively what no one of them can do individually. The strength of the Chamber lies in attracting the greatest number of members and creating a pool of resources from which the organization can draw energy, ideas and finances.
The Halifax County Chamber of Commerce is...
Leading the way in improving economic opportunities for all businesses, large and small.
Creating a climate of growth and laying a foundation for success that will be strong for years to come.
Keeping businesses connected to important issues that affect the economy and lifestyle of our community.
Providing a platform of opportunity where individuals and businesses can make a difference.
Proactive, Pro Business, Progressive
The vision of the Halifax County Chamber of Commerce is to be a proactive business organization with an influential voice dedicated to economic success and quality of life.
The mission of the Halifax County Chamber of Commerce is to serve the interest of its members by providing products, programs and services that are of direct benefit to the members, and by influencing issues that affect the economic vitality of our community.
The initiatives outlined in this Business Plan will move the Chamber's Strategic Plan forward and allow this Chamber to carry out its Vision and Mission for our members and community. Programs, products and services are listed along with their desired outcomes.
In 2010-2011, the following strategic plan will focus on the following key strategic priorities:
Business Development - fostering activities and supporting the needs of the business community.
Workforce Development - advancing workforce development so that a skilled workforce exists that meets the needs of the business community.
Leadership Development - fostering a spirit of collaboration, recognizing the worth of community leadership, and nurturing the development of future leaders.
Public Policy - supporting business, political and economic development beneficial to our members and to our community.
Membership Development & Services - Provide value-added programs, services and information designed to retain and grow existing member businesses.
Quality of Life - committed to creating and maintaining a rich sense of community and an unrivaled quality of life.