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  • MCCE Programs


    2018 Business Plan.


    Recognition Programs:

    MCCE is committed to recognizing best practices and quality programs. Recognition programs have included quality awards for newsletters, directories and web sites. MCCE recently implemented the 'Great Idea Award' to recognize innovative new programs at chambers of commerce.


    U.S. Chamber of Commerce Accreditation

    The U.S. Chamber's Accreditation Program is the only national program that recognizes chambers for effective organizational procedures and outstanding contributions toward positive change in their communities. The purpose of the U.S. Chamber's Accreditation Program is to facilitate continuing excellence in the chamber industry and to foster a pro-business environment across America. For more information on this program visit the U.S. Chamber of Commerce website.
    Chambers of Commerce with U.S. Chamber Accreditation
    Albert Lea-Freeborn County Chamber of Commerce
    MetroNorth Chamber of Commerce
    Owatonna Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism
    Saint Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce

    New Executive Support:

    Through our mentoring program as well as MCCE's annual New Executive Orientation session, strong career support is provided to new executives.

    Executive Exchange:

    This program allows chamber executives and staff to participate in an exchange, or shadowing program to learn about other chamber operations and programs over a day or two.

    Professional Consultation:

    The professional consultation program provides the opportunity to talk one-on-one with a peer leader in a confidential setting. Discuss issues raised during a conference session or address a professional challenge that you are facing. To assist us in matching you with the best available advisor, complete this form in its entirety, attaching additional pages if necessary. Professional Consultation Form: {Word Document}