Who We Are
The Caldwell Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary organization of businesses and citizens who are investing their time and money in a community development program, working together to improve the economic, civic and cultural well-being of the area. The Chamber is a not for profit business organization representing over 550 members.
The Chamber of Commerce is led by its members. They elect a Board of Directors who determine policies and set goals. The Board consists of 15 elected members and members of the Executive Committee. The Executive Committee is composed of Division Vice Presidents who are appointed to head up the seven Divisions that carry out the Chamber’s annual program of work. The Board Chair presides over all board meetings. The management and day-to-day operations of the Chamber are handled by the President & CEO and staff.
The Chamber serves as the destination marketing organization, promoting the assets of Caldwell County. The Chamber manages tourism related advertising and internet marketing and operates a Visitor Information Center in Lenoir. The visitor center is open Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm.
Annually the Caldwell County Visitor Information Center welcomes approximately 3,500 walk-in visitors and Wilson Creek Visitor Center approximately 10,000 visitors.
Who Can Join
Any business or citizen who is interested in helping develop the area is eligible to be a member of the Chamber of Commerce. A membership investment in your Chamber will vary depending on the size and type of your firm. Investments are paid in advance on an annual basis and may be tax-deductible as a business expense.
Chamber membership is critical for any business, it's all about what you put in that helps with what you get out of it. Our Chamber of Commerce is very focused on Membership Value, we want to make sure we are getting the best bang for your buck, and an investment in the Chamber of Commerce is our investment back into your business. We like to say if you don't get on the highway, you won't get anywhere, the Caldwell Chamber of Commerce is your highway to success, growth, community involvement, and community investment.
- Listing on Chamber website including contact page
- An official ribbon-cutting at your place of business
- Free listing in or annual publications
- Brochure and business card display and distribution
- Networking opportunities at our great events
- Business Event Listings in our regular email blasts
- Member referrals to help your business grow
- An opportunity to become involved in our great community
- A voice in the community to be heard and to be known
- Click here to see our current offering of Member to Member Discounts