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Our Strategic Plan


Vision Statement

A welcoming community known for its courageous leadership, flourishing economy, and quality of place.

Mission Statement

Fostering a prosperous community by strengthening, representing, and promoting business.

Organizational Values

Model EXCELLENCE | Embody INNOVATION | Demonstrate INTEGRITY | Practice STEWARDSHIP | Deliver a WELCOMING Experience




Core Tenets and Strategic Initiatives



Brand Ambassadorship | Chamber Home | Culture of Innovation

Leading by example, the Chamber embraces “excellence” in every aspect of the organization: internally and externally; with staff, members and partners; in its programs, initiatives and advocacy efforts. By modeling excellence we seek to inspire the same throughout our community.



Business Resource Hub 2.0 | Business Advocacy

The Chamber is a trusted convener and provider of business resources. We foster collaboration, education, training, and advocacy in support of entrepreneurial endeavors, a healthy business climate, and a high quality of life and place value. We recognize the systemic interdependencies of a healthy economy and provide an ear and a voice for local business at the confluence of government, commerce, and community.


WorkReady 2.0 | Professional & Civic Leadership

The Chamber plays a vital role in leadership development and workforce readiness. We understand and appreciate diversity, and seek to optimize talent in all forms to ensure economic vitality, economic opportunity, and quality of life.


Chamber Experience | Accountability | Leadership | Professionalism

The Chamber board of directors and professional staff embrace high standards and best practices in their role as stewards over member and community resource commitments. Together we commit to high Value on Investment for Chamber members, the best possible Chamber Experience, and the most effective use of resources through a mission-centric strategic plan, transparency, and accountability.



Download a full version of the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce 2019-2020 Strategic Plan HERE



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