CCAA…”building a better Alabama through strong chambers of commerce”
The Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama (CCAA) consists of Chambers of Commerce, their executives and staff, and members of business and community organizations that directly serve chamber of commerce work in the State of Alabama.
CCAA has a long tenure as the preeminent organization serving Chamber of Commerce professionals, and the Chambers of Commerce they represent, in the State of Alabama. The organization exists to strengthen the vital role local Chambers of Commerce play in economic and community development.
In addition, CCAA provides its members with exceptional services in the areas of advocacy, professional development, and communication of issues that affect the local business community. CCAA also serves as a clearinghouse for business-related information, peer-to-peer networking opportunities and other contacts that serve the needs of local Chamber of Commerce professionals.
In 2003, the grassroots efforts of CCAA were strengthened when The Partnership was formed between CCAA and the Business Council of Alabama (BCA). The BCA/CCAA Partnership is the first of its kind in the United States and has become a model for other states. Together, the two groups represent the interests and concerns of over one million working Alabamians.
CCAA Member benefits include:
A network of fellow chamber executives with whom you can discuss challenges and opportunities facing your organization.
Complimentary membership to the Business Council of Alabama which provides access to information on governmental affairs issues, including joint conference calls every 5th legislative day with members of BCA’s Governmental Affairs team and local chamber professionals.
Access to BCA events including the annual Legislative Reception, Alabama Manufacturer of the Year Awards, Governmental Affairs Conference and Chairman’s Dinner.
Assistance in planning your chamber’s Montgomery leadership visit.
Access to CCAA events including: Annual Summer Conference, Annual Meeting, Professional Development Conferences, Seminars throughout the year and other hands-on opportunities to learn about programs, events, publications and more that you can implement at your own chamber.
Access to The Leadership Link program through The BCA/CCAA Partnership to connect local business leaders on a statewide level highlighting the vital role that local Chambers of Commerce play in the overall efforts of state organizations.
Access to timely updates and notices affecting local businesses from a statewide perspective.
Inclusion in the CCAA Membership Directory and links from the CCAA website to drive traffic and consumers to your chamber and programs.
Opportunities for other educational benefits such as the Pay It Forward Program for the Institute of Organization Management (IOM) through the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
And, much more….