WHO WE ARE
The Putnam County Chamber of Commerce was formed in 1979 and now has 450+ members. The Chamber is a 501 (c) (6) private independent non-profit organization supported entirely by its members. We are not a governmental agency and do not receive outside funding. Member dues are not a charitable donation, but a good business investment.
97% of your dues are tax deductible as a business expense.
The Chamber of Commerce consists of chamber executives and staff, and members of business and community organizations that have a combined goal of serving the business community.
The Chamber has been in existence since 1938. The founders started the organization by forming a committee to better the community and support businesses by establishing the ‘Neighbor-to-Neighbor’ act.
The organization provides its members services in the areas of advocacy, professional development, and education that affect the local business community. Also serving as the voice for business-related information, peer-to-peer networking opportunities and making regional level connections to benefit businesses in our area.
The mission of the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce is to aggressively promote, support and retain business in the county.
To Be Successful, The Chamber Will:
Create and maintain a positive business environment.
Identify and address core issues affecting the business community by providing leadership and participation in programs of an economic, political or civic nature that focus on core issues, being a catalyst to facilitate communication among governments, civic associations, and other groups affecting the business environment and providing feedback regularly to the membership regarding the status of core issues.
Provide an opportunity for all businesses to interact with one another.
Be a voice for the business community.