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About the CDA Chamber

 

 OUR MISSION:

To promote, support, and advocate for our members so as to enhance our business environment, assuring for profitability today and prosperity tomorrow.

 

OUR GRAND VISION:

To be the premier organization creating essential business-to-business marketing and growth opportunities, while providing visionary community leadership, helping to create a synergistic environment where business can thrive and the economy grows.

OUR VALUES

 

Future Focused

To provide catalytic leadership by looking at the long term, big picture and being an instigator of change rather than a reactionary responder. In doing so, we will embrace all community policy stakeholders and serve as the catalyst for collaboration.

Member Committed

Maintain a flexible, responsive organization that is inclusive of our diverse membership. Engage our members on focused issues and initiatives so as to collaboratively serve business and community needs.  

Excellence Driven

Commit to producing quality products, events and programming, and measure our results by what is right, honest, ethical and fiscally responsible.  

STRATEGIC DIRECTION THROUGH 2018

To assist appropriate organizations whose goals are the achievement of job generation, income growth and community prosperity with their success. Organizations such as: Jobs Plus, the Department of Commerce and Labor, PAC, Innovative Collective, various member industry consortiums and others.

By embracing all segments of our membership, we will create and
operate numerous programs that actively engage members, allowing for
the promotion of their products and services through
business to business marketing opportunities.

Support our
Coeur d’Alene Convention
and Visitors Bureau (CVB)
in tourism marketing,
promotion, and provide
visitor services at our
visitor centers.

Intentionally seek new
members and engage
current members that
represent the population
shifts and cultural diversity
of our growing and
changing community.

Develop and voice
public policy positions
that advocate for the
business interest of
our members and
enhance the quality
of life for all.

Actively extoll the
positive ramifications
of a vibrant and
growing economy
driven by local
diversified business
interests.

Operate and/or promote
programs that provide
educational information of value
to our members, provide leadership
opportunities, connect members to
the community, and assist in analysis
of key community issues.

Take an active role
in planning and promoting
quality economic growth and
community development by engaging
our city and county leadership,
while playing an active role
in CDA 2030.

Manage with fiscal
responsibility to
ensure stability of
the organization
and the
cost effective
delivery of services.

Advocate for the
development and
sustainability of a quality
appropriately skilled workforce
that meet the needs of
our members today and
into the future.

Provide a select number
of partnership affinity
programs that benefit both
our membership and the
Chamber as a whole without
causing harm or conflict
within our membership.

Engage in programs,
events and activities
that create financial
gains for the Chamber,
helping to keep member
dues investment to
a minimum.

Proactively communicate
with our membership
regularly, openly
and often regarding
all programs,
activities and
positions.

Provide
administrative and
management
assistance to
organizations
whose missions
complement ours.

Incorporate the importance of global markets
in our programming and activities.

Take an active role in enhancing the educational
opportunities in our community.