Welcome to the Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce

Promote, Develop and Protect

Our Mission is to promote, develop and protect the economic vitality of the community through a positive business environment and to foster a climate in which commerce, industry and agriculture will flourish. We hope you will take time to peruse through our website! There are excellent user friendly programs and calendars available at the touch of a button.   We look forward to either establishing or continuing a solid business partnership with you. Once again, from our business to yours, Welcome to the Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce!

Membership Growth

To grow the membership over a three year period by a net of 50% by the end of 2010. This can be accomplished by a combination of enhanced membership recruiting and retention plans.

Membership Value

Communications

To provide members with first-rate value for their membership through a formal Communications Plan that keeps members informed and knowledgeable of all the benefits and advantages enjoyed by belonging to the Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce.

Programs

To provide members with outstanding value added support and services (e.g. affinity programs, educational opportunities, club service privileges  business collaboration and partnerships) that will engage our membership and increase their perceived value of membership.

Events

To provide Networking and learning venues including the creative use of technology (e.g. Virtual Chamber concept with 24/7 access) with opportunities to assist members in growing their business, encourage participation on Committees, involvement in Chamber events and sponsorships, have fun and enjoy social activities and entertainment.

Advocacy

To act as the "Voice of Eastern Maumee Bay Businesses" through advocacy with the three levels of government and the public media, giving special attention to Municipal affairs on the monitoring of public policy and community development matters and thereby promote and support Economic Development opportunities that will encourage business investment, attract new business, create jobs, and provide the foundation for a sustainable and vibrant business community.

Organizational Development

To provide Chamber staff and Volunteers with a stable, challenging and productive work environment that promotes a cohesive team within the organization and a strong support system for Chamber members.