The Matthews Chamber Annual Holiday Gala
Thursday, December 13th
6pm to 10pm
Emerald Lake Country Club
Ticket Info Here
2018 Business Award Nominations are OPEN!
Award Nomination Form
9th Annual Matthews Gingerbread House Contest
Winners announced Saturday, Dec. 1st
New Chamber Members
Chamber Member News
VISION STATEMENT: To be a community of businesses, organizations and residents who work together to provide an environment for networking, professional development, business advancement and economic growth.
MISSION STATEMENT: The Matthews Chamber exists to promote advocacy, education, and networking resources for business growth and community involvement.
Advocacy – “The Voice of Business” – To ensure that our members have every opportunity for success and are able to compete on a level playing field, we will become the true voice of business and play an active advocacy role with local, state and national elected and appointed officials.
Collaboration – “Engaging and Connecting Our Members” – We will provide programs, projects, services, and events that are considered of importance and of value to our members. We will create a belief among the business community that investing in the Matthews Chamber of Commerce is a wise and sound business decision by demonstrating and establishing a strong connection with our members and within the membership itself.
Growth – “Business Development” – To ensure our members, both large and small enterprises, have every opportunity for success, we will provide meaningful programming and support that will assist them with their ongoing challenges and development.
Relationships – “Telling our Story” – In order to effectively communicate our programs, projects, events, and services, we will foster and nurture strong relationships. We will implement meaningful communications, marketing and public relations programs and look for ways to enhance our current communications initiatives to further strengthen our relationships with our members.
Leadership – “Developing, Equipping and Connecting Leaders for the Future” – We will develop and deliver programs that will not only train leaders but also place them in key leadership roles within the Matthews Chamber of Commerce and other appropriate community organizations.
Stewardship – “Creating an Efficient and Effective Organization” – We will provide professional and efficient adminstration of the Matthews Chamber of Commerce’s assets and resources, while improving, promoting, and implementing sound business practices.