About the Chamber 2020-01-14T14:34:32-06:00

About Us

PROGRAM OF WORK
2020

VISION

The Leander Chamber of Commerce will excel as the premier business leadership organization and catalyst for change, growth and prosperity in Leander.

MISSION

The Leander Chamber of Commerce is a visible, proactive advocate and resource for its member employers and the Leander region. It is committed to advancing our region’s economic vitality and quality of life through the provision of strong leadership and through the formation of dynamic organizational and community partnerships.

Our Unofficial Motto

“Fostering a positive business climate to help you succeed.”


Objectives of the Chamber

Promote Member Businesses:

  1. Develop and maintain a strong web presence
  2. Offer ample networking opportunities
  3. Provide business education

Foster Economic Growth & Attract Tourism:

  1. Continue formal and informal relationships with city officials and executives
  2. Expand and continue bringing opportunities to showcase the community of Leander
  3. Bring funds into the city via tourism and event activities
  4. Focus on business retention

Workforce Development:

  1. Partner with and support Leander ISD
  2. Provide educational seminars 

Cultivate Community Leaders:

  1. Continue to lead Leadership Leander 
  2. Ambassador Program
  3. Provide committee opportunities to members to get more involved

 

2020 Goals

Promote Member Businesses 

  1. Continue and grow social media programs for our members
  2. Go Live sessions- Host 10 sessions
  3. Offer business classes through Score partnership and other educators- Host 10 classes
  4. Visit member businesses through the Out of the Blue Committee
  5. Provide a comprehensive resource guide for members

Encourage Economic Growth & Attract Tourism

  1. Host and grow Old Town Street Festival and Old Town Christmas Festival
  2. Host events that draw people to Leander to stay in our new hotel and to fill those rooms
  3. Work with developers to support TOD growth and development
  4. Conduct annual meeting with the City of Leander officials to promote and grow tourism efforts
  5. Complete Old Town Mural Project & continue to expand the Leander Trail of Trains

Foster Membership Engagement 

  1. The Chamber shall launch Micro Groups 2.0 to further meet the needs of our members in a more intimate setting
  2. Add 10 new committee members to any committee in 2020
  3. Chamber enrichment committee to conduct member survey with current members

Cultivate Community Leaders 

  1. Host 10-12, 2019 Leadership Leander participants
  2. Add 10 new committee members to any committee in 2020

Drive Workforce Development 

  1. Develop at least two opportunities to engage chamber members and educational institutions in efforts to fill gaps in current and future skills shortages and grow a quality workforce in our region
  2. Provide Training Development class opportunity to membership

Ensure Financial Stewardship 

  1. The Chamber shall undertake final due diligence on its ability to successfully support and operate an event center, incubator, or lease space with final decision by end of 2020
  2. The Chamber shall evaluate and recommend sound investment practices to ensure a strong financial future for the chamber
  3. The Chamber shall evaluate and hire an outside firm to conduct the 2020 Review

Location

100 N. Brushy, Leander, TX 78641

Hours

Monday – Friday: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

For any additional information, please call at (512) 259-1907.

We look forward to seeing you in Leander soon!