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The League City Regional Chamber of Commerce becomes 4 Star accredited!

The League City Regional Chamber of Commerce becomes 4 Star accredited!

The League City Regional Chamber of Commerce becomes 4 Star accredited!

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has awarded the League City Regional Chamber of Commerce with its accreditation of 4 Stars for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on the community.

What is Accreditation and What Does it Mean?  Accreditation with the United States Chamber of Commerce is the only program of its kind that defines excellence in chamber planning and recognizes chambers for outstanding contributions toward positive change in their communities. The purpose of the U.S. Chamber's Accreditation Program is to facilitate continuing excellence in the chamber industry and to foster a pro-business environment across America.

The criteria and standards used in the guidelines become tools for management control and self-discipline—guiding the organization by helping it upgrade and improve its basic effectiveness. Chambers that have earned Accreditation value the process as a worthwhile experience. It has helped them focus attention on the many important factors that add to successful chamber performance.

The U.S. Chamber had this to say: 

“The chamber has demonstrated a good track record of operating a successful chamber and achieving desirable results for its members,” the chamber said. “The chamber should address the recommendations in this report and pursue a course of continuous improvement. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is proud to accredit the League City Regional Chamber of Commerce with our Four-Star designation.” 

What are the benefits of becoming accredited?

  • Enhances leadership development

  • Provides a measuring stick with which to evaluate the quality of the chamber

  • Provides better direction for the chamber board and staff

  • Helps chambers develop a realistic program of work

  • Promotes upgrades in chamber bylaws, policies, and procedures

  • Develops pride in the organization

  • Helps with membership development

  • Brings prestige, respect, and recognition to the chamber

“The League City Regional Chamber earning this distinction is truly a testament to the excellence of its organization, staff and leadership,” said Raymond P. Towle, U.S. Chamber Vice President of Federation Relations and Institute for Organization Management.

The League City Regional Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to serving local businesses as a conduit of commerce. From getting necessary resources to small business owners, to offering free education classes, or even advocating to lawmakers on behalf of the community, the Chamber puts the fettle of its members first.

Over the last 60 years your League City Regional Chamber of Commerce has worked hard to promote free enterprise and the American dream to the business owners in our region. Your League City Regional chamber is now one of only 41 Accredited chambers in Texas. Of the 7,000 chambers in the United States, only 198 are Accredited. And now your League City Regional Chamber of Commerce is represented in the top 3% of the most elite chambers in the nation. Of the three accredited chambers in Galveston County, we are the only one representing Galveston, Harris, and Brazoria County businesses collectively and we are the ONLY Accredited chamber in the Greater Bay Houston Region. 

“This has been a goal for the Chamber for the last 10-15 years,” said Chamber President & CEO Dewan Clayborn. “To God be the Glory for us achieving this remarkable goal and elite-status recognition for the first time!” 

The League City Regional Chamber of Commerce is honored to carry this distinction and will continue to serve the region as a conduit for commerce to its fullest ability. To join the Chamber call today at 281-338-7339 or join on the website www.leaguecitychamber.com

 

 

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