The Midstate Chamber of Commerce's membership leads and supports our work. Committees direct our goals, service methods, and community initiatives/programming.
The Chamber Board of Directors meets monthly to drive and provide oversight to the Chamber's program of work and set policy for the organization.
MEETINGS: Second Wednesday of each month
The Education & Technology committee supports educational and cradle-to-career initiatives for students of all ages, educators, and businesses. It reviews and promotes partnerships (i.e. SCORE), reviews member workshop programming, and plans career fairs.
MEETINGS: Last Tuesday of the Month at 8:30 am, except during June, July, and August.
The Education Awards Committee reviews the applications for the Sanford S. Shorr, HOLA, and the Young Business Leaders education awards.
MEETINGS: The committee meets annually in February and March.
The Finance Committee creates the annual Chamber budget and provides a quarterly detailed review of the Chamber's financial statements.
MEETINGS: The committee meets quarterly.
The committee organizes this annual event and solicits sponsors, whose proceeds fund our Sanford S. Shorr education awards.
MEETINGS: This committee meets every Friday at 8:30 at the Chamber office, during the months that lead up to the golf tournament (usually February-June).
This committee monitors local, state, and federal legislative issues impacting the business community and its economic growth while planning programming in collaboration with the CBIA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
MEETINGS: This committee meets the second Friday of the month at 2 pm at the Chamber office.
This council is dedicated to identifying and promoting best practices in health and wellness through advocacy for healthcare access, policy review, and community programming.
MEETINGS: This group meets the first Wednesday of the month at 8:30 a.m. at different member locations.
The Hispanic Outreach Leaders in Action committee strives to reach out to and engage Hispanic individuals and businesses to assist them in obtaining exposure, growth, and involvement in the community.
MEETINGS: This committee meets the last Tuesday of the month at 3 p.m. at different member locations.
This committee develops and directs the Chamber's marketing efforts through print campaigns, email marketing, website content, and social media. They assist with developing relationships with the media and share industry knowledge of best practices.
MEETINGS: This committee meets the first Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Chamber office.
Chamber Ambassadors make up our Membership committee. These Ambassadors work to retain current members and recruit new members. They actively participate in membership drives, attend monthly Meet & Greet Events, and relate feedback from prospects to the committee.
MEETINGS: This committee meets the second Friday of each month at 9 a.m. at the Chamber office.
The Young Business Leaders of CT (YBLCT) look to engage in the community while expanding professional and social opportunities. This group is geared toward professionals between the ages of 21 and 39, however, the young at heart are always welcome.
MEETINGS: This committee meets the first Thursday of the month at 3:30 pm.