Interactions, connections and participation were the focus of highlights at the Arvada Chamber of Commerce State of the Chamber lunch Dec. 13 held at the Lamar Street Center. Here's a look at some of …
Interactions, connections and participation were the focus of highlights at the Arvada Chamber of Commerce State of the Chamber lunch Dec. 13 held at the Lamar Street Center. Here's a look at some of what the chamber considers wins and growth opportunities for 2018.
2017 by the numbers
130 new members joined the chamber
214 members engaged in chamber programs
400 members attended events
750 connection made
400 engagement meetings
65,000 website visits
900 mentions of members
2 percent increase of total revenue
Top wins for 2017
The Arvada Chamber was recognized with the Leadership Award and various awards from the Colorado Chamber of Commerce Executives for member growth this year.
National connections were made by Arvada Chamber of Commerce President Kami Welch, who completed the talent pipeline program with the United States Chamber of Commerce and has been asked to serve on the Western Association of Chamber Board of Directors.
There was a spike in member attendance at quarterly events.
The chamber put an emphasis of marketing and branding.
Program attendance increased from 175 to 214 for the year.
Biggest growth opportunities for 2018
The board sees a great opportunity to grow the conversation and engagement. at the Third Friday Breakfast series.
Creating membership diversity.
Arvada Works — a a talent pipeline modeled after the national program, which will offer solutions for talent issues.
Growth of the Taste of Arvada. The board is evaluating opportunities to include more attendance for the sold out event.
Leadership opportunities such as Leadership Arvada.