2020 Newcomer Guide + Business Directory - Page 10

ABOUT ABOUT THE LEAGUE CITY REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Who We Are The League City Regional Chamber of Commerce is comprised of a distinguished group of members and an invested board of directors who are ready to lead the Chamber—and the League City region—into the future. We are small businesses and large companies. We are community leaders and volunteers. We are moms and dads, young professionals, and seasoned experts. In total, we have more than 600 member companies, including civic and professional organizations, trade associations, and leaders in the business community. Though we come from different backgrounds, our goals are the same: We work together to make our community a better place to live, work, and play. What We Do The Chamber recognizes how vital local businesses are to the health of our region, and because of this we strive to provide resources, training, and a variety of opportunities to our members. Our mutual success benefits residents and businesses throughout the League City area. The economic impact of local businesses cannot be understated. For every $100 spent at a local business, $68 is reinvested back into the community. The Chamber promotes economic growth by Lobbying for business-friendly legislation at the local, state, and federal levels—including recent efforts to secure the future extension of Grand Parkway, and support for the continuation of the International Space Station program at NASA’s Johnson Space Center. Educating Chamber members and the community through classes and workshops, and providing opportunities for members to share their expertise and submit articles. Hosting a wide variety of events throughout the year, including State of the City and State of the Counties luncheons, Taste of the Bay, the Health & Wellness Expo, and more. In total, the Chamber hosts over 50 events and programs annually. Supporting the local economy through initiatives like “Buy First” that encourage residents to shop local. The League City Regional Chamber of Commerce is a 501© 6 non-profit business organization supporting the region’s business success. It is not part of city, county, or state government; a political party or faction; a civic or social club; a social service or welfare agency. League City Regional Chamber of Commerce 10 | 2020 League City Regional Chamber of Commerce