About the Chamber

In 2008, the Sumter County Alabama Chamber of Commerce was established to serve as a strong, unified voice to enhance the business community and improve the economic vitality to foster the quality of life in the region.

Also, the Sumter County Alabama Chamber of Commerce’s goals are the following:

  • To create a better understanding and appreciation of the importance of business people and a concern for their problems.
  • To educate the business community and represent them in city, county, state and national legislative and political affairs.
  • To prevent or address controversies which are detrimental to expansion and growth of business and the community if they arise.
  • To promote economic programs of civic, social and cultural nature which are designed to increase the functional and aesthetic values of the community.
  • Your Chamber’s GoalsChamber Goals

 

Without a Chamber…

  • Without the Chamber… there would be no one  to answer inquiries about your business in-person, by phone, letter, or email.
  • Without the Chamber… there would be no business development efforts to assist new entrepreneurial businesses from inception to viability.
  •  Without the Chamber… there would be no organization to offer low cost advertising service to your business.
  • Without the Chamber… there would be no networking opportunities to increase business contacts for your community.
  • Without the Chamber… there would be no community retail promotion efforts that fill our government coffers with tax dollars.
  • Without the Chamber… there would be no statistical data to assist commercial and retail businesses locate in your community.
  • Without the Chamber… there would be no leadership development programs to create the next generation of community leaders.
  • Without the Chamber… there would be limited to no tourist promotion to bring visitors, vacationers, and tourists to your community.
  • Without the Chamber… there is no legislative voice to organize meetings with local, county, state, and federal government groups, to the business community could be heard.
  • Without the Chamber… there would be no organization to assist businesses with ribbon cuttings, open houses, grand openings, and groundbreaking ceremonies to celebrate your success.
  • Without the Chamber… there would be no mixers, Business After Hours, luncheons, or any number of opportunities to increase business contacts for the business community.
  • Without the Chamber… there would be no organization to monitor legislation in all areas that affect the business community.

Sumter County Chamber of Commerce Fall 2011 Newsletter:

SumterCountyNewsletter