We Connect


We bring people together – growing your professional network.

Connect in person at a few of our events. Check out our full list of events.

Annual Meeting
A celebration of Chamber accomplishments coupled with a keynote address by a national speaker.

Business on the Green
A relaxed outing that tees up golf, relationship-building, lunch and prizes.

Coffee & Contacts
A morning network of professionals ready to initiate new relationships, exchange business cards and enjoy fresh-brewed coffee – a great way to jump-start your day.

A breakfast lecture series for the creative community. Everyone is welcome. Everyone is creative.

Member Marketplace
A place for motivated members to get together for the express purpose of buying, selling and doing business together.

Member Success Orientation
Learn how to get the most from your membership and meet others who’ve recently joined or are simply updating their knowledge.

Speed Networking
Our way of helping you build connections – faster! While the clock is counting down, you’ll be able to interact one-on-one with other professionals, gain valuable visibility, and market your company’s products and services.

YP Welcome Brews
Make new connections and reconnect with old at this happy hour-minded, networking-loving young professionals monthly meet-up event.

Professional Groups

Harness the power of fellow members to help your business succeed.

Boss & Co.
The next iteration of the Chamber’s popular BOSS program, open to all presidents/CEOs/owners and their potential successors. Gain first-hand insight into community happenings and build a network of professional peers with similar challenges and successes.

Executive Dialogue
Non-competing business owners serve as an informal board of directors for each other, meeting monthly to discuss business issues, strategies and best practices.

Referral Groups
Meet weekly with non-competing members to exchange tips, leads and referrals; build lasting relationships as you help each other succeed. Offered through partnerships with BNI of the Heartland and Center Sphere. Special pricing available for Chamber members.

Young Professionals Council
A passionate group of volunteers dedicated to shaping the community.

Council of Companies
Engage with young professionals and leaders of internal employee resource groups within other organizations around the region.

Volunteer Opportunities
Build lasting relationships.

Engagement Council
An energetic group who work to integrate new members into the Chamber network and maximize member value.

President’s Club
Join our elite volunteer sales force, a dynamic group of individuals who strengthen the Chamber while connecting with each other and our community.



  • 3,100+ businesses and organizations in our local network
  • 13,000 individuals with whom we communicate directly
  • 15,500+ individuals and businesses in our social media networks
  • 67% of consumers think Chamber membership shows a good reputation*
  • 8,400 individuals attended a Chamber event in 2015

*Source for data Schapiro Group, Atlanta, GA, December 2012

For the last 12 years I have seen a startup company flourish with their Chamber membership. Growing from eight to 220 employees and expanding into other business ventures and geographic regions. The owners and I have become friends and I have been trusted with their business throughout.

Mike Murphy

Nelson Murphy Insurance & Investments, President's Club member

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