Longview Chamber of Commerce
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A Five Star Chamber Accredited by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
 
The Longview Chamber of Commerce (LCC) is regarded as the leading business resource in Gregg County. We are a member-driven organization that regularly assesses the needs of local business owners and executives. Our programs, products and events are created to deliver the strategic business solutions our members need.
 
The LCC is one of the largest, most influential business organizations in East Texas and, according to Texas Chamber guru Art Roberts, one of the top ten chambers in the State of Texas. Of our 1,300 members, 85 percent are small businesses with 25 or fewer employees. So what is the Chamber? We are your business solutions partner, specializing in tools to help you grow your business.

CORE COMPETENCIES
  • Strengthening our Local Economy
  • Promoting the Community
  • Providing Networking Opportunities
  • Representing the Interest of Business with Government
  • Build Community Leadership and Development
OUR DIVISIONS
  • The Longview Chamber of Commerce
  • The Longview Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • One Hundred Acres of Heritage Main Street
Vision Statement:
To be recognized as an effective resource, providing relevant, innovative, and impactful programming that ensures a healthy business climate and an enhanced quality of life for Longview and Gregg County

Mission Statement:
To engage in and promote projects with a positive economic impact on the Longview Trade Area.

Funding
The Chamber is a private organization funded primarily by annual investments paid by member businesses. We are a 501(c)6 non-profit, not a government agency. While the Longview Chamber works extensively with the City of Longview to make our community a great place to do business, we are not a division of the City.

Membership
Membership in the Longview Chamber of Commerce is open to all businesses that are willing to voluntarily invest annually in its operation. Benefits of membership include opportunities to network with other business people, get plugged into the community, increase your corporate visibility, have your voice heard by government officials, access valuable information, and receive numerous discounts as well as heightened credibility.

Organization
The Chamber is a business organization comprised of business leaders who work to improve our local community and the Longview trade area's business climate. We are not a government agency.Our volunteer board of directors governs the Chamber, and a professional staff runs its day-to-day operations.Ultimately, the effectiveness of the Chamber as an organization is entirely dependent upon the support and involvement of its membership.

Community Involvement
The work of the Chamber is to strengthen our community by identifying both existing and forthcoming needs, problems, and opportunities. We, in turn,seek to develop solutions by forming committees and task forces representing our member firms to help the Chamber staff implement and achieve its goals.  The Chamber regularly reviews its programs, goals and results to ensure our community the kind of healthy climate to promote continued growth and prosperity.


   

 

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