Programs

Chamber Program Descriptions

The Union County Chamber meets the common needs of all businesses while also understanding different business sectors have specific and diverse needs.  Our programs are designed to meet the needs of our business members where they are.

Ambassadors

Ambassadors are fellow Chamber members who volunteer to act as peer mentors for new members assisting them in navigating the Chamber’s many program and event offerings.  In addition, these critical volunteer members assist with events and Ribbon Cuttings.

Environmental Health & Safety Roundtable (EHS)

This program is designed to offer EHS professionals the opportunity to network, benchmark, and share best practices among its members.  In addition, this group hosts a quarterly breakfast event to promote safety in the workplace throughout the county.

Leadership Union

This ten-month leadership development program is intended to ignite and develop community leaders.  The program offers participants the opportunity to meet community and civic leaders, explore key issues impacting our region, and establish quality business contacts.  For more details about the program, visit Leadership Union.

Make It in Union County 

The purpose of this manufacturing awareness program is to increase awareness of the high-paying career opportunities in manufacturing and the positive impact of having a strong manufacturing base in our community.  Make It in Union County includes a week of activities connecting local students, parents, and educators with manufacturers.

Manufacturers Executive Roundtable

This invitation-only program is designed to offer manufacturing leaders the opportunity to network, benchmark, share best practices, and promote ethical business practices among its members.

Public Policy 

This program is designed to create a business-friendly environment in our community through advocacy, education, and leadership.  The Chamber convenes community leaders and influencers, business leaders, and community stakeholders to provide a forum for relevant discussions about policies impacting business.

Shop Union County

Shop Union County is a Chamber initiative to raise the awareness of Union County residents about the importance of shopping locally whenever possible.  Supporting local merchants and keeping sales tax dollars in our county are very important to our community.

Small Business Initiative

The foundation of any thriving community is a successful small business community.  This program offers education, networking, and promotion for our small business members.  In addition to quarterly breakfast events featuring speaker on topics of interest to this business segment, the Chamber also offers a Small Business Spotlight to increase visibility of our small business members.

Women in Business

This program is designed to offer a welcoming environment for women executives to cultivate relationships, build their networks, and offers professional development opportunities.  This dynamic program includes an annual professional development event geared toward meeting the needs of our women members. For more details about the program, visit Women in Business.

Workforce Development Task Force

This program convenes business leaders, educational institutions, workforce development organizations, and community stakeholders to attract, develop, and retain our community’s most important asset – our people.  The goal is to meet the talent needs of business and industry now and in the years to come.

Young Professionals

The purpose of this program is to provide support, professionally and personally, to the next generation of leaders who are 21-39 years old.  This dynamic program includes professional development opportunities, opportunities to grow personal and professional relationships, as well as community service opportunities.  For more details about the program, visit Young Professionals of Union County.

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