On March 16th, the Coeur d’Alene Regional Chamber hosted a strategic planning meeting, bringing together members and directors. The objective was to chart a clear vision for the Chamber, identify actionable outcomes, and establish a roadmap for execution. The outcome was a comprehensive plan emphasizing reputation priorities, membership engagement, and events. 

The meeting delved into various aspects, including identifying our mission and core values and a SWOT analysis (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats). This encompassed evaluating our organization’s internal strengths and weaknesses, as well as identifying the external opportunities and threats that lie ahead. This strategic assessment allowed us to gain valuable insights into our current capabilities and limitations while shedding light on our external environment’s potential advantages and challenges. 

Mission, Core Values, and Themes

During the meeting, the Coeur d’Alene Chamber reaffirmed its mission to represent the heart of business and community in the region. This mission serves as the guiding principle for all chamber activities and initiatives. 

The Chamber identified the following core values:

  • connecting authentically
  • listening and responding generously
  • leading courageously 

These values highlight the CDA Chamber’s commitment to fostering genuine relationships, proactive communication, and impactful, visionary leadership.

This meeting provided a pivotal moment in shaping the Chamber’s future direction. By establishing a clear vision and outlining actionable goals, the Chamber aims to become an essential resource for businesses in the community. 

With renewed focus, the Coeur d’Alene Chamber is well-positioned to represent and support the thriving heart of business in the region. If you have any questions, email us at connect@cdachamber.com, or visit our website for more information.