The chamber’s multicultural committee is focused on welcoming and celebrating the growing diversity in the St. George area. The committee identifies strategies to increase diversity in business and provide opportunities for underrepresented groups to lead in the business community.
The St. George Area Chamber of Commerce events committee is responsible for advising on and supporting the chamber’s robust annual events. This committee helps with both idea generation and as a feedback source for chamber staff. This committee supports the execution of the following events: Foundation Gala, State of Business, Element Awards, Chamber Classic, Salute to America, RISE Business Summit, 30 in Their Thirties, and the Holiday Party.
The St. George Area Chamber of Commerce Membership Committee is responsible for growing the membership of the chamber through thoughtful and strategic policies, programing and benefits. This committee focuses on both new member recruitment and member retention.
Government Advocacy and Public Policy (GAPP)
The St. George Area Chamber of Commerce Government Advocacy and Public Policy Committee monitors local, state and national policies and legislation that impact the St. George Area business community, supports policies that assist in the development of opportunities for job creation and business growth, and opposes regulations that negatively affect business.
The Chamber Women’s Initiative is founded in strong collaborations and partnerships with the Women’s Leadership Institute and Women’s Business Center of Utah. Through these strategic partnerships, the chamber will offer women’s leadership and business trainings along with community engagement opportunities.
The Youth Chamber program invests time and effort in developing the next generation of entrepreneurs and chamber leaders. Through the St. George Jr. Entrepreneur market, 8-18 year olds are able to develop, market and sell their goods and services in effort to give real-world examples of what it’s like to start and run a business.
Startup Grind STG
Startup Grind STG is the chamber’s monthly entrepreneurship meetup. As part of the global Startup Grind network, the world’s largest community of startups, founders, innovators and creatives, Startup Grind STG gives startups the education and opportunities they need to build, grow, and scale their companies.
The Chamber Votes Initiative seeks to empower the engagement of business in government elections. We ask all business leaders to personally cast their ballots and also work with their staff to increase voter turnout within the private sector.
The St. George Area Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals foster personal, civic, and professional development in young professionals in the St. George Area. The Young Professionals are responsible for providing meaningful programing, mentoring, education and networking for 18-40 year-olds.