Our Spring Hill Chamber closed out one other 12 months at our December State of the Chamber luncheon . Whereas this 12 months introduced many surprising challenges, our enterprise group continued to thrive and our Chamber continued to serve.
We’re ending the 12 months with 400 whole members and an 82% retention price.
We’re extraordinarily grateful to our members and new members that noticed worth in investing in our mission. We have been in a position to safely host 18 Ribbon Cuttings, three mixers, 12 luncheon occasions (digital and in particular person), and 4 Chamber 101 programs. Our Committee on Political Affairs was in a position to host its commonly scheduled occasions together with a brand new Mayoral Discussion board occasion.
COVID-19 prompted extra occasions and sources. We supplied digital Joyful Hours to maintain us linked, trade particular Name-In occasions to share info and greatest practices and weekly prayer calls to maintain us inspired. We have been additionally in a position to provide a number of webinars to supply our members with vital info surrounding COVID-19 and out there aid funding.
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We’re grateful for the collaborations with our regional companions that gave our members entry to time delicate sources. Our annual group occasion, Expertise Spring Hill, was creatively positioned as a Passport occasion to nonetheless accomplish its mission of bringing our residents and companies collectively.
We recognize the assist of our sponsors, members and residents to make it a hit. Our digital footprint was maximized on www.experiencespringhill.com with extra sources and publicity for our members with initiatives like Meet Me in Spring Hill. Our annual fundraiser, Mayor’s Ball, didn’t look the identical, nevertheless it was nonetheless a hit because of our presenting sponsor, John Maher Builders, our extra sponsors, our members and donors and our devoted employees.
We’ve got all realized one thing new about ourselves and our talents this 12 months. Our chamber management and employees realized to harness our modern strengths to remain heading in the right direction with our strategic plan and to proceed to place our members first. We have been additionally in a position to witness our members do the identical. The 12 months 2020 introduced us all nearer collectively, and I’m wanting ahead to its constructive impression on the way in which we do enterprise in 2021 and past.
– Rebecca Melton, Government Director, Spring Hill Chamber of Commerce