Chambers: the challenge to remain relevant

Friday, August 17, 2007

Three chambers of commerce and West Virginia are now collaborating in a new organization called the West Virginia Metro Chamber Coalition. The three chambers cover Charleston, Huntington, and Morgantown.

The new coalition reflects a growing awareness among chamber executives that they need to collaborate in order to address the serious challenges facing states like West Virginia. The West Virginia coalition is focusing initially on six issues that touch the membership of all three chambers. Read more.

Many chambers of commerce are facing the challenge of relevancy. In the Internet age, chambers must continue to innovate. Unless they provide new, value added services, they will become increasingly irrelevant.

posted by Ed Morrison |

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