Each year the Chamber conducts a membership survey in advance of the board planning session to help members of the Board determine the best use of the organization’s resources in service to small businesses. This year, 241 people responded for an overall response rate of approximately 16%. Shown below is a snap shot of some of the information they provided:

  • 57% indicated they belong to the Chamber to promote economic growth
  • 87% are mostly or very satisfied with their investment in the Chamber
  • In terms of which events the members found most beneficial, those cited most often were Business After Hours, Business Showcase, Energy Briefings and Quarterly Membership Meetings
  • Committees and programming that the members found most beneficial were: Energy and Economic Development Committee, Governmental Affairs Committee, and the Mesa County Leadership Program.
  • When asked about priorities for the Chamber in 2016, the top three items were: Economic Development; Helping existing businesses create jobs; Being the voice of business with government; and Workforce Development.
  • The most popular communication vehicles with members are the electronic monthly newsletter, the weekly electronic news and the special event emails.
  • When asked what one thing the Chamber could do to help your business in 2016, many of the responses were related to assisting the economy get back on its feet and creating jobs.
  • Survey participants were asked to share their thoughts on the economy. The majority (57%) think the economy has stayed the same over the past six months, while 24% thought it was getting better and 20% thought it was getting worse.
  • Looking ahead, 50% think 2016 will be similar to this year in terms of their business economically and 28% are predicting business will be better next year.

To view the survey trends you can go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/results/SM-3JCZRX62

Click here to download full version of the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce December 2015 Newsletter.

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