Monmouth Chamber Of Commerce

Find Monmouth Oregon chamber of commerce, and local city business chambers. Chambers of commerce provide information on local business listings and directories, business practices, networking meetings, events, and marketing.

Independence Oregon Chamber of Commerce 355 Pacific Avenue South Monmouth OR 97361 503-838-4268

Monmouth-Independence Area Chamber of Commerce 355 Pacific Avenue South Monmouth OR 97361 503-838-4268

About Monmouth Chambers of Commerce

A Monmouth Chamber of Commerce is an organization of member businesses that promotes economic development and business activity in Monmouth, OR. Chambers of Commerce work to attract investment, visitors, and residents to the Monmouth community. Chambers of Commerce encourage the creation of an environment where Polk County businesses can flourish.

Interested parties may contact the Chamber of Commerce for questions about:
  • Finding a Monmouth Chamber of Commerce near you
  • Membership and joining a Chamber of Commerce
  • Small business and business community groups
  • Economic development
  • Monmouth networking groups and events
Monmouth Chamber of Commerce

Monmouth Chambers of Commerce are voluntary, fee-based organizations, and they are usually established as non-profit corporations. While most members tend to be Monmouth businesses, it is not uncommon for non-profit organizations and Polk County government agencies to also join the Monmouth Chamber. Policy is usually guided by a board of directors, which is selected by the full membership. Many organizations hire a paid Executive Director and additional staff. However, other Chambers of Commerce, typically for smaller locations, have no paid staff and rely entirely on the volunteer efforts of members. In addition to membership fees, Chambers of Commerce in Polk County, Oregon generate additional revenue from other sources, primarily special events.

Networking Groups in Monmouth

Networking in Monmouth is an important feature of Chamber activities, with the goal of fostering valuable relationships between members. The Chamber of Commerce assists members in marketing efforts, including providing special offers to other members. As advocates of the overall business and employer community, the Monmouth Chamber of Commerce can also significantly influence Polk County public policy.

Chamber of Commerce Organization

Chambers of Commerce can be organized at the local, regional, or Oregon state level. At the national level, there is also an U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Although they share the same name, these Chambers of Commerce operate independently. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is not a parent organization of the Monmouth, regional, and OR Chambers of Commerce, but many local, regional, and state Chambers of Commerce are members of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Many Chambers have similar interests and will collaborate on shared issues.