Advocate

The Chamber undertakes a set of meetings and initiatives to engage elected officials in dialogue that can influence decisions that favour a business-friendly environment allowing companies to thrive and the community to prosper.

Connect

It is important that the Chamber is seen not only as a serious advocate and catalyst for positive change but also fun, welcoming and a strong contributor to the strength of the business community.

Empower

The Chamber convenes meetings to encourage collaborations that generate enterprise productivity and economic opportunity.

Guide

Members are attracted to chamber initiatives that generate and encourage adoption of new innovations, guide methods to scale-up production or help navigate export markets. The Chamber can both model and make important introductions to help businesses develop new processes to enable greater success.

  • ADVOCATE

  • CONNECT

  • EMPOWER

  • GUIDE

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The 2021-2024 Strategic Plan is the result of a process started by the Chamber of Commerce Brantford-Brant’s staff and volunteer leaders in November 2020. Over two meetings the Board met via Zoom to review its existing plan and to take stock of the current economic environment and upcoming opportunities.

Components of this plan include an aspirational vision, a confident mission and updated core values. It outlines five strategic directions that will help organize actions to delight members, grow the chamber and build a stronger economy for Brantford Brant.

Implementing the plan will rely on the dedicated efforts of members, volunteers and staff. The Board of Directors welcomes your active engagement in helping reach the vision outlined in the plan and to help its mission come alive.

VISION STATEMENT

Trusted by leaders, the Chamber of Commerce of Brantford-Brant is the region’s most dynamic business forum. Attracting the region’s most innovative business people, the chamber is a catalyst for business success. The Chamber is the forum for visionary leadership and advocacy for enterprise growth and development of our region’s prosperity.

MISSION STATEMENT

The Chamber of Commerce of Brantford-Brant
is an essential partner in business success
because it:

  • Advocates for free enterprise and an attractive business environment
  • Connects suppliers to customers and business to government so that our region’s economy grows and quality of life prospers
  • Empowers private sector and public sector leaders to invest, innovate and collaborate on solutions that drive our community’s growth
  • Guides our community by demonstrating care and integrity in all of its initiatives