To serve as a voice for business regarding legislation and policy that affect business efficiency and profitability. Seek solutions to complex issues by working closely with elected officials and governmental agencies. Serve as a forum where elected officials and governmental agencies can meet with business leaders to discuss and address pertinent issues.
We envision leading our community to:
- Retain and expand current business and economic growth and stability
- Grow both the number and quality of new employment opportunities
- Work to improve our quality of life assets drawing new economic growth to our communities
The Shelby County Chambers Alliance serves as an advisory body for each participating chamber of commerce on legislative and policy issues that affect the business community along the TN 385/I-269 Corridor of Shelby County. It is comprised of business people who are concerned with the impact that legislation and bureaucracy can have on the general business climate as well as specific industries. The ALLIANCE is concerned with infrastructure needs, such as roads, communications, utilities, water, rail & air transport and any other issues that have a direct impact on the efficiency of doing business in a competitive environment.
The Membership of the ALLIANCE is a consortium of suburban chambers of commerce in Shelby County. Participation in the ALLIANCE is a voluntary decision by the governing bodies of each suburban chamber of commerce in Shelby County. The ALLIANCE is comprised of business people who are members of the participating chambers of commerce and meet the criteria established by their respective chamber. By identifying and prioritizing needs we can implement processes to address and overcome those needs.
The structure of the Shelby County Chambers Alliance is governed by an Advisory Board composed of representatives selected by the participating chambers of commerce. The Advisory Board is comprised of an Executive Committee that is the only voting body of the Alliance. The Committee has one Vice-Chair per participating chamber of commerce. Each chamber is responsible for selecting a Vice-Chair to represent their organization on the Executive Committee. Any actions taken by the Alliance must be approved by a unanimous vote of the Executive Committee.