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The Moore Chamber of Commerce is an organization of businesses seeking to further the collective interests of the membership while advancing the community we serve. The Chamber is headed by a 17-member board of directors, as well as five ex-officio representatives from schools and the city, and are diverse to truly represent the interests of the general membership. Their role is to set policy, direct the affairs of the Chamber as well as manage the finances. The Chamber has six opportunities with committees and task forces working toward goals and issues facing the membership. Members are encouraged to participate to assist and expand their benefits by being a part of one of these groups and helping the Chamber further its mission. The Chamber has a professional staff with combined experience of over 35 years that can assist members with many of their business needs.

Mission

The Moore Chamber of Commerce mission is to promote and facilitate the growth of the business community for our members and stakeholders.

Chamber Team Ribbon Cuttings

Hosting more than 75 ribbon cutting or grand opening celebrations a year, the Chamber prides itself on getting the additional visibility for its members with these celebrations. The Chamber also has an option for home- or field-based businesses, called the Ribbon Palooza. These events, throughout the year, provide a platform for those business formats to showcase their businesses in the same manner as if they were hosting it at an office or storefront. Show your support for your fellow members by joining the Chamber and the proud business owners and representatives as they memorialize their achievements.

Making Connections

Building your business by making connections is a direct line to success. People do business with those they know and at the Chamber, we provide you ample opportunities to connect with fellow businesses and potential customers as well as build your referral base. Business Before, Business After and Morning Buzz are hosted at fellow members’ businesses and allow you a casual, non-pressure way to build relationships. Networking Lunches are a more structured format for you to address the group as a whole.

Be a Part

Joining the Chamber is one of the most important decisions you can make for your business. Being a part of the Chamber opens opportunities and provides access to resources that can help achieve your goals in business. There are different levels of investment to best suit your needs and together we work to ensure you receive the benefits of Chamber membership. You are invited to come visit our office, tour the facility and discuss options available to your business as a member of the Chamber. Can’t come by during business hours? No problem; just call and we will be there!

Special Events and Involvement Opportunities

Annual Event
The Annual Event provides an evening to interact with fellow members and community leaders while enjoying an exceptional meal and the excitement of a silent and live auction. Avg. Attendance: 450

Bowling Tournament
The Annual Bowling Tournament, held in February, is a great time to relax, throw some strikes and build your network. Hosted at HeyDay Entertainment, the event features a family-friendly atmosphere downstairs and a more adult-friendly atmosphere upstairs. Limited to 24 four-person teams; call today to reserve your spot. Avg. Attendance: 150

Golf Tournament
The Chamber’s Annual Golf Tournament is hosted at one of our member golf clubs, Belmar Golf Club. It’s a day on the greens to network, have fun and enjoy the company of other Chamber members. There is something for all to participate in, either on the course or during the awards luncheon.Avg. Attendance: 150

General Membership Luncheons
General Membership Luncheons provide informative presentations and expert speakers on topics of significance and trends in the business community. Avg. Attendance: 100

Military Appreciation Luncheon
Hosted in May, Military Appreciation Month, gives the business community an opportunity to thank and recognize the military community for their service and business. Avg. Attendance: 100

State of the City
Each July, the Chamber hosts a luncheon that gives the Moore mayor and the current leadership of Moore the opportunity to highlight the City’s accomplishments and goals for the coming year. Avg. Attendance: 100

State of the Schools
Hear directly from school leaders about the progress being made in Moore Public Schools as well as presentations from education leaders from Higher Education and Career Tech. Avg. Attendance: 100

Brain Food
The Lunch n’ Learn Series sessions are intended to provide Chamber members with opportunities for practical up-to-date information and training on business topics. In addition, the series provides members, who are experts in these topics, the opportunity to make connections with other members and increase their visibility.

Eggs n’ Issues
These legislative breakfasts are to inform the membership about local, county, state, and federal issues that may have an impact on the community or their business.

Leadership Moore
The program is designed to expose emerging and existing community leaders to the issues that face our region while challenging and engaging participants to strengthen the community through service and leadership. The Leadership Moore program agendas bring in top-level business, civic, and government leaders for an interactive and behind the scenes look at Moore. Class Size Maximum: 20

Moore Involved
Moore Involved, the young professionals group of the Chamber, has various activities geared toward engaging the young professionals of Moore in efforts that “impact the people and businesses of Moore through lasting partnerships and selfless acts”. From philanthropy events to networking activities, there are plenty of happenings for Moore’s professionals aged 21 to young at heart to participate in!

Ambassadors
The Chamber ambassadors are the red carpet committee. Active Chamber members serve as liaisons to provide outreach and support to the business community and represent and promote the Chamber in a positive and professional manner.