The Midstate Chamber of Commerce's membership leads and supports our work. Committees direct our goals, service methods, and community initiatives/programming, including the leadership on our Board of Directors.
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.
The Education Awards Committee reviews the applications for the Sanford S. Shorr, HOLA, and the Young Business Leaders education awards. The committee meets annually in March/April.
The Finance Committee creates the annual Chamber budget and provides a quarterly detailed review of the Chamber's financial statements. The committee meets quarterly.
The committee organizes this annual event and solicits sponsors, whose proceeds fund our Sanford S. Shorr education awards.
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.
This council is dedicated to identifying and promoting best practices in health and wellness through advocacy for healthcare access, policy review, and community programming.
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.
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.
Chamber Ambassadors make up our Membership committee. These Ambassadors work to retain current members and recruit new membership. They actively participate in membership drives, relate feedback from prospects to the committee, and review potential member benefits like insurance programs.
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.