Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Day



Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Day is observed annually on the third Wednesday in October. The Chamber of Commerce’s primary objective is strengthening local businesses of all sizes. The best way to honor this organization is to use the services of local chamber businesses.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has been in existence since 1912. President William Howard Taft first brought the concept for an organization that would represent the concerns of U.S. businesses in an address before Congress in December of 1911.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce offers numerous programs both nationally and internationally in support of businesses. Whether they’re raising awareness of regulations, setting initiatives or campaigning for better markets, the Chamber provides support to the communities they serve. Additionally, they provide outstanding resources for startups, online business and those looking to advance their business outlook worldwide.

HOW TO OBSERVE

Volunteer for a Chamber of Commerce event. Give a shout out to your local Chamber of Commerce and how they benefit your community. While you’re at it, be sure to use #SupportYourLocalChamberOfCommerce to post on social media.

SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE DAY HISTORY

National Day Calendar continues researching the origins of this enterprising holiday.

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