Joining the U.S. Chamber of Commerce will provide you with instant access to one of the largest business networks available. We are the strongest, most active business advocacy group in the country, with a professional staff of hundreds of the nation's top policy experts, lobbyists, lawyers, and communicators.
Dedicated to our members' growth and prosperity, we can help grow your business, connect you to leaders and legislators, and provide valuable savings on benefits and services. Explore the following membership opportunities and discover the many advantages of belonging to our influential organization.
Washington Fly-in Policy Briefing
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce invites you to participate in a Washington Fly-in. It’s a great time to organize a delegation from your community to take advantage of this valuable resource at the Chamber headquarters, one of the most historic locations in the nation’s capital, located on Lafayette Park directly across from the White House.
Since its inception in 2000, the U.S. Chamber’s Washington Fly-In Briefing Program has attracted chambers and associations from around the country to hear the inside scoop on hot issues and policies affecting the business community. Delegations consist of business owners, corporate executives, and local business and community leaders in groups of all sizes. They receive a front-row seat at a program tailored specifically to their business priorities and have access to top U.S. Chamber policy and advocacy experts.
Accreditation and Best Practices
State and local chambers of commerce that achieve U.S. Chamber Accreditation set an example as well-run organizations effectively serving their communities. View the list of Accredited chambers or learn more about the program here.
Need tips on improving your chamber? Take advantage of our collection of best practice directives based on the guidance of our best Accredited chambers that can help you run your chamber better.
Institute for Organization Management
Institute for Organization Management is the four-year professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation.
Since 1921, tens of thousands of association, chamber, and other nonprofit professionals have attended Insitute sites across the country, strengthening their management skills, expanding their professional network, and earning credit hours towards their CAE and CCE industry certifications.
View the Institute website to learn more about the program, curriculum, and enrollment incentives.
LEAD 2019 provides the information, tools, and resources that local and state chambers of commerce need to harness their political potential and take their government affairs programs to the next level of effectiveness. This year's conference is designed to provide a wide range of topics and roundtable discussions for chamber professionals all over the country. LEAD is co-hosted by the U.S Chamber, the Council of State Chambers, and the Association of State Chamber Professionals. Our agenda will be jam-packed with valuable advocacy and communications workshops, plenty of networking opportunities, and overviews of the issues that matter most at the state, local, and federal levels.
The 2019 Conference will be held Tuesday, September 24- Friday, September 27 in Denver, CO.