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Chamber Communities Presentation 04-30-18Working Together Northwest Metroport Chamber of Commerce Argyle, Haslet, Justin, Northlake, Roanoke, Trophy Club, Westlake Seven Communities –One Chamber –One Goal –Success! Sally Aldridge Northwest Metroport Chamber of Commerce President and CEO About the Chamber Regionalizing Your Reach Chamber Stats •440+ Members •For the Year 2017: •17% Growth •132 New Members •80% Retention •10% increase in event attendance •7 Communities: -Argyle -Haslet -Justin -Northlake -Roanoke -Trophy Club -Westlake Members by Community -2017 31 different communities with no greater than 1% members per community Chamber Awards •Winner –National Communications Excellence Award for Chamber website American Chamber of Commerce Executives •2nd Place –Newsletters / Newspapers 2nd Place –Brochures Texas Chamber of Commerce Media Awards Mission, Vision, Value MISSION STATEMENT –Create, promote and enhance opportunity and growth for the business community. VISION –To positively impact leadership, stewardship and business relationships through collaboration of all communities in our Metroport region VALUE –Through leadership and integrity we promote unity and excellence 2018 Board of Directors Officers Tina Patel, ChairmanComfort Suites Roanoke Tracy Martinez, Chair ElectTexas Health Harris Methodist Alliance Glenn Wallace, Vice Chair LeadershipMedical City Alliance Don Richmond, Vice Chair Stewardship / ProsperityFidelity Investments Greg Thompson, Vice Chair Business RelationsThe Thompson Group at Classic Chevrolet Sally Aldridge, SecretaryNWMCC Hogan Page, TreasurerFirst State Bank Sam Leopard, Past ChairFastSignsAlliance Directors Von Beougher, G&A Consultants Heather Brown, Wells Fargo Alliance Craig Chambers, CoServ Becky Escott, Devon Energy Beth Gambaro, Charles Schwab Marianne Henderson, iOffice Rachel Nobles, Baylor Scott and White Grapevine Mike Patton, GE Manufacturing Solutions Chris Wells, The Classic at Roanoke 30th Anniversary What We Do for Members PROMOTE •Ribbon Cutting & Groundbreaking Ceremonies •eNews / Chamber Marketplace •Event Market Tables •Sponsorships •Publications NETWORK •Alliance Development Forum •Ambassadors •Awards Gala •Business Builder Networking Coffees •Celebrating Women in Business Conference & Expo •Golf Classic •Happy Hour Mixers •Lone Star Legislative Report •Membership Luncheons •Regional Advantage Leadership •Taste of Success •Women in Business Division ADVOCATE •State of the Communities Address •Lone Star Legislative Report •Regional Advantage Leadership Business & Community Connections and Collaboration Alliance Development Forum •7th Annual •400+ attendees / record audience •Community displays in front of real estate brokers, investors and people interested in pursuing business in the Metroport region State of the Communities •Another record-breaking attendance: 315+ attendees •7 minute updates from leaders of each of our communities to the membership Membership Luncheons •Averaging 250+ attendees •Recognizing our community leaders •Community updates ED Initiatives •Strategic Plan •ED Specialist •ED Video •ED Website –MetroportChamber.org •ED Brochure •Quarterly Mayor’s Roundtable Meetings •Monthly Economic Development Meetings •NTCAR Booth Regional Advantage The Leadership Program of the NWMCC •Raising up tomorrow’s leaders . . . today! •2016 –2017 Class: Graduated 23 •2017 –2018 Class: 26 participants •9 Programming Sessions & Graduation •Field Trip to Visit Communities •Field Trip to Austin •Class Project •Accepting applications May –June 30 Class 1: Leadership Training / Orientation Class 2: Visit our Seven Communities Class 3: Transportation / Economic Dev Class 4: State Government Class 5: Education / Health Class 6: Non-Profits & Industry Working Together Class 7: Visit the Capitol Class 8: Municipal Services Class 9: Top Private Company Site Visits Graduation at June Chamber Luncheon 2017 –2018 Leadership Class Regional Advantage The Leadership Program of the NWMCC Business Builder Networking Coffee •Averages 65+ attendees •Visit each of our seven communities –a different one every month! •Bringing chamber business members to you! Ribbon Cuttings •37 Ribbon Cutting or Groundbreaking Ceremonies in 2017 •Announced in eNews & social media •Attended by Ambassadors and general members •Photo published in eNews & social media Business Referral & Community Guide •3,500 printed. Digital copy on Chamber’s website. •Community profiles also displayed on NWMetroportChamber.org and MetroportChamber.org ED website. Business Referral & Community Guide •30th Anniversary •Then & Now Article: 30 Years of Progress & Prosperity Working Together We’re Committed to Working with You!