Whether you’re a small business seeking training or looking to expand or grow your network, the Chamber has a variety of professional development programs to help members of all sizes and phases. These programs, offer a remarkable return on members’ investment.
Ambassadors are highly visible, volunteers who serve as the Chamber’s primary liaison to the membership. Considered the goodwill arm of the Chamber, the Ambassador committee plays an essential role in member communication and retention, and each Ambassador is charged with conveying member’s needs, questions and concerns to Chamber staff, keeping our Chamber in line with our member’s desires. Ambassadors meets monthly.
Business Institute is a web based training program for any business to utilize. It is designed to provide training on a variety of topics that are pre-recorded or live webinairs. It is an excellent resource for training small groups of staff or updating your knowledge on the latest marketing tools.
Human Resources Executives Association
The mission of Human Resources Executives Association (HREA) is to serve and support Moore County Chamber Members by providing networking forums and professional development programs. HREA is available to anyone seeking information on HR issues and you do not have to be an HR professional to join. Smaller businesses will benefit from the information participants share or receive at the programs. HREA meets seven times per year.
Moore County Leadership Institute
Since 1989 the Chamber has conducted the Moore County Leadership Institute (MCLI) with the mission of developing effective leaders. The goal of the program is to develop a broader base of informed, committed, and qualified individuals capable of providing dynamic leadership for Moore County. This is a year long program that begins in January of each year and concludes in December with an evening graduation ceremony. The cost to participate is $895/participant. In addition there are a limited number of scholarships. If you are interested in applying for the MCLI program please click on the application link below where you will be asked a series of questions. Prior to starting the application process please be prepared to load your resume and two additional documents that require a signature. Questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 910.692.3926.
2015 MCLI Brochure (including 2015 program dates)
Moore Young Professionals
The mission of the Moore Young Professionals (MYP) is an initiative designed to build a stronger community for the future leaders of Moore County through professional development, fostering connections, and serving the local community. Since February of 2013 the MYPs have been working to grow their group and foster relationships with a growing demographic of our community. The Moore County Chamber of Commerce saw this as the perfect opportunity to assist a volunteer driven group of individuals further expand their network. To learn more how you or one of your young professionals can get involved Click Here.
Not for Profit Management Training
The mission of this program is to provide leadership development, resources, training, and best practices about peak-performing boards in the non profit community. New, veteran and prospective board members, as well as executive directors and staff, will all benefit from participating in the Not-for-Profit Management Training Program by learning and acting upon the principles of dynamic board leadership. This is a six half-day session program conducted over a 5-month timeframe.
Round Table Discussions
The Moore County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announced another benefit for members and non-members of Moore County. The intention of these monthly Round Table Meetings is to enhance commerce and community in Moore County. These Round Tables are held the third Wednesday of every month at the Chamber offices. The topics will change and we welcome ideas for topics from the business community. Past topics have included marketing, social media, how to get referrals and much more.
Small Business Network
The primary purpose of the Small Business Network (SBN) is to share and develop business ideas for owners and lead managers of businesses. SBN meetings occur bi-monthly either for lunch or breakfast.