Membership Events & Programs
The Conroe Lake Conroe Chamber would be nothing without the involvement and dedication of our members. There are many opportunities to get involved, whether its a committee, in continuing education, as a speaker, as a sponsor, or on our board. For a schedule of chamber events and program visit the Chamber Calendar.
This is not your typical networking event! Build your network of business contacts, share information about your services and products, increase your bottom line and do it in an entertaining and non-threatening environment. Be sure to make sure to bring a stack of business cards and information about product or services ready to share. These events are always entertaining and highly productive. The Morning Mingle takes place every second Thursday each month at Conroe’s Incredible Pizza Company from 7:30 – 9 a.m. Registration is required.
Fun After Five
Fun After Five gives Conroe Lake Conroe Chamber members the opportunity to network with one another, exchange ideas and learn about each other’s organizations, while visiting these places of business! Enjoy free food and drinks while building your relationships. Fun After Five takes place every third Thursday of the month from 5:05 – 6:30 pm. Each month the event is hosted by one of our Chamber members. If you are interested in hosting one of these events, contact our Director of Membership, Beth Shelton.
Programs & Seminars
Professional Business Development
The Chamber offers complimentary educational seminars to members and not-yet members throughout the year at the Chamber office. The seminars vary on date and time throughout the year. Check the Chamber Calendar for scheduled seminars.
These seminars are a part of the Chamber’s commitment to provide continuing education and training on various topics that effect business growth and sustainability to the community. To find out more about these workshops, click here.
Next Generation Leadership
Next Generation Leadership (NGL) is an annual leadership program that was created to foster an interest in community engagement, as well as cultivate and provide the opportunity to practice individual leadership skills in high school seniors. The Conroe/Lake Conroe Chamber and Education for Tomorrow Alliance’s partnership formed as a result of the Chamber’s education committee and its dedication to developing programs through partnerships between our region’s educational communities.
The NGL year coincides with the school year running from September – May. The monthly sessions have opportunities for businesses and their employees to volunteer their time to be a part of the sessions.Topics touched on include career development, financial literacy, government/public service, higher education, infrastructure, law enforcement and volunteerism. Several meetings will include leadership training from the John Maxwell YouthMax curriculum and each year students will have the opportunity to plan and implement a service project. For more session information and sign up to volunteer visit the Chamber calendar.
The Chamber Diplomat program is built up of volunteers that are committed to promoting the Chamber and its benefits to the community and assisting members in becoming active within the Chamber. The diplomat volunteers are an important role of our success as a Chamber. If interested in being a Chamber Diplomat you can contact Beth Shelton, director of membership development, at 936.538.7114.
Roundtables are a facilitated group of like-minded business professionals that have the ability to learn from shared experiences in a confidential atmosphere. The Chamber offers informational meetings through the year for those who are interested in learning more and participating in a roundtable. For more information, please call 936.756.6644.
Transportation, roads, getting from point A to point B, the Chamber’s Mobility Committee gets updates every other month on projects in the state, county, city and airport. These projects impact traffic counts, school buses and freight carriers. The Mobility Committee is looking for transportation-interested people to become a part of the discussion. The committee meets the first Thursday every other month and has limited seating available. For upcoming meetings and to rsvp to attend visit the chamber calendar.
The Chamber Education committee is dedicated to developing programs that enhance the talents and skills of our member’s employees, identifying gaps in local workforce development efforts and engaging in public/private partnerships between our region’s business and educational community. Examples of work developed out of the committee include the annual Job Fair and Teacher Appreciation Luncheon, Chamber University, Next Generation Leadership program for high school seniors and organization and execution of common interest roundtables. The committee meets the second Thursday of each month here at the Chamber. For upcoming meetings and to rsvp to attend visit the chamber calendar.
A sub-committee of the education committee is the Workforce Development Committee with a focus on partnership with economic development resources on a comprehensive regional workforce development plan. The committee meets the fourth Thursday of each month here at the Chamber. For upcoming meetings and to rsvp to attend visit the chamber calendar.
Over the coming year, the Conroe/Lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce will be identifying priorities for the upcoming biennial State Legislature through the Governmental Affairs Committee. We also are rolling out regular monthly updates from the City of Conroe, Montgomery County, Conroe ISD and the State of Texas. The Governmental Affairs Committee is openly seeking interested chamber members to become a part of the process. The committee meets the first Tuesday of each month here at the Chamber. For upcoming meetings and to rsvp to attend visit the chamber calendar.
They say it takes a village to put on a Chamber special event! Each special event is supported by a committee that works with the Director of Special Events. From large to small these volunteers help plan, organize, promote the event as well as volunteer at the event. If interested in being a part of a special events committee please call 936.756.6644.