2014 Plan of Work
The objectives of the Raymond Chamber of Commerce are to help our members succeed and grow through our programs and partnerships; to consistently work to overcome barriers to future economic development; to promote a healthy and positive business climate to encourage economic development; to enhance overall quality of life and standard of living; to promote the education, historic and cultural resources of Raymond, Mississippi.
Increase membership in the Chamber to develop a sound financial base and provide support contact with membership and further continue to enhance benefit services, while supporting membership events.
Position the Chamber of Commerce as a proactive, credible community leader through the work and coordination of community groups and civic organizations in improving the quality of life in Raymond.
Be a recognized leader and advocate of legislative and regulatory issues that affect the business community and work toward educating the community of issues.
Create a more improved and efficient framework for the daily operations of the Chamber of Commerce. Implement marketing and communications strategies to promote the Chamber of Commerce, its programs, services and events.
Organize, plan and host events to involve Chamber members and the community. Such events shall include, but are not limited to Golf Tournament, Country Fair, and Business Expo.
Work in conjunction with Hinds County Economic Development District, Mississippi Development Authority, Mississippi Economic Council and the City of Raymond in the creation of business and the growth of existing business and industry.