Power players: Unlocking the impact potential of co-op and chamber of commerce partnerships for economic development


Purchasing co-ops and local/regional chambers of commerce are natural power partnerships in the making.

Purchasing co-ops provide the collective infrastructure for independent businesses to thrive by joining forces to maximize cost efficiencies and deliver excellent quality products and services to achieve superior economies of scale. Local and regional chambers of commerce focus on maximizing economic development through public, private and social partnerships, and can drive positive community impact through the chamber’s initiatives to promote vibrant, diverse and thriving business communities.

Join NCBA CLUSA and our associate member Castle Wealth Advisors on Tuesday, June 29 from 1-2 pm EDT for a webinar on the benefits of connecting with your local chamber of commerce.

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During “Power Players: Unlocking the Impact Potential of Co-op and Chamber of Commerce Partnerships for Economic Development,” you’ll learn how purchasing co-ops can build (or strengthen) community networks with their local chamber of commerce to enhance their impact in three key areas:

  • Engage diverse potential investors in productive dialogues, and establish meaningful metrics of success for economic development partnerships;
  • Develop community partnerships among a diverse group of organizations and business leaders to intentionally improve supplier diversity;
  • Showcase the benefit of purchasing co-ops and connecting them to policymakers, resources, and other connections to expand business engagement with purchasing co-ops.

During this webinar, you’ll hear from the following speakers:

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