To promote the advancement of community development, economic growth and quality of life in our area through leadership and commitment as the vehicle representative of the area businesses and community objectives.
The Central Baldwin Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary organization of business and professional men and women who have joined together for the purpose of promoting the civic and commercial progress of our community.
There are two primary functions of a chamber of commerce:
(1) It acts as a spokesperson for the business and professional community and translates into action the group thinking of its members, and
(2) it renders specific services of a type that can be most effectively rendered by a community organization both to its members and to the community as a whole.
The area’s economic well-being is related directly to the caliber of work that is done by the Chamber. That is why the Central Baldwin Chamber of Commerce has a major impact on business, income and future growth of the area.
Objectives of the Chamber
|•||To promote a better understanding of the nation’s private enterprise system.|
|•||To coordinate the efforts of commerce, industry and the professions in maintaining and strengthening a sound and healthy business climate in the Central Baldwin area.|
|•||To sponsor aggressive programs of work and stimulate activities that will provide for full development and employment of our human and economic resources.|
|•||To provide creative business leadership and effective coordination of all interested parties in solving community problems and in initiating constructive community action.|
|•||To create a broad understanding and appreciation of the great opportunities in the Central Baldwin area, and to promote the advantages and assets of out community within the area and in the state.|
Relationships to Other Organizations
The Central Baldwin Chamber of Commerce is a member of several major organizations designed to provide specialized service to the Chamber. These organizations include BCEDA (Baldwin County Economic Development Alliance), CCAA (Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama), and BCA (Business Council of Alabama). Additional organizations may include ACCE (American Chamber of Commerce Executives).
Non-paying association affiliations: EDPA (Economic Development Partnership of Alabama), ADECA, and ADO (Alabama Development Organization).