Why I teach at IOM: Institute offers a unique opportunity to influence the professionalism of our industry, which leads to stronger associations and chambers across the country. I see teaching at Institute as both an opportunity to give back to the profession and a means of influencing a wide range of communities.
From IOM Blog
No one volunteers because they want to do a bad job – yet it happens. How do you prevent it? It helps to understand what motivates people to volunteer. A passion for your organization or mission, interest in accomplishing a specific goal, helping the organization, and making a difference in the community are the reasons […]
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From inception, chambers of commerce were built on a foundation of advocacy. They were a place for business executives to gather to talk challenges and find solutions. Public authorities began to see the Chamber as a trusted voice for common interests. Since then, our strength and platforms have continued to grow with advocacy becoming a […]