Free Inspection Trip to China

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Do you want to experience 10 days of the beauty and wonder of China as a guest of Citslinc International?  Leo Liu, President of Citslinc International is once again providing a free inspection trip for WCCE Executives to experience the beauty and wonder of China as a guest of Citslinc International.  “The free inspection mission opportunity is to invite you to share in the experience of our chamber trip program.” stated Leo Liu.

The tentative itinerary is for you to depart on Oct 5, 2016, all Chamber Executives costs is free. This includes round trip international air travel with economy class, Chinese domestic air travel, 5-star hotels stay, 3-meal a day, all tour attraction entry expenses on the itinerary, tour bus service and English speaking tour guide service, airport tax and air fuel surcharge, and a post departure travel insurance for all passengers.

For more information about the trip and how you can take advantage of this WCCE benefit of membership, click on the following links:

WCCE Launches New Resource Library

Depositphotos 16363919 s 2015Your WCCE membership grants you access to hundreds of documents, presentations, and forms that have been used by your Washington colleagues to run their chambers. In order to access the library, you must login with your WCCE member registration. 

The major categories include:

Administration
Advocacy
Human Resources
Marketing/Public Relations/Advertising
Programs and Events
Publications
Social Media and Online Presences
Volunteer Leadership

You can click on the following to login in and access the library: WCCE Resource Library

Mark Your Calendars!

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The Campbell's Lake Chelan Resort will be host to the 2016 Washington Chamber Executives Statewide Leaders' Conference.  Be sure and mark your calendars as this conference is scheduled for a little later in the year than previous conferences.  Don't miss out on being a part of the Washington Chamber professional community from around the state who will congregate in beautiful Lake Chelan to hear, share and experience the latest in the Chamber Leadership profession.

A special thank-you to Mike Steele, Executive Director of the Lake Chelan Chamber and Chair of this years conference.

Walla Walla Biz Summit 2016

wwbizsumOn Friday, May 13th the Walla Walla Valley Chamber will host its 4th Annual Walla Walla Business Summit. This year is set to be an incredible event with national and regional experts on a broad array of business topics.  You will walk away from the Summit with the latest information, trends, intelligence and new contacts.

The event will be held at the Courtyard Marriott in Walla Walla.  Registration and the coffee reception begins at 7:45 a.m. and the morning keynote speakers will kick off at 8:30 a.m. They will also have a fabulous luncheon and a wine reception to end the day at 4 p.m. The cost for the entire day of the Summit is $129 for Chamber members  (which is being extended to members of Washington state Chambers).

For a copy of the event flyer, click here!

Your Chamber's Event

If your Chamber has an upcoming event that have statewide appeal, contact the WCCE Offices to see about listing it on the site.  Great  way to get the word out to Chamber professionals and the public alike!

Chamber Update

WCCE Career Bulletin

To list your job openings with WCCE, send a copy of your job posting to information@wcce.org.

WCCE Webinars

webinarWCCE will be offering several upcoming webcasts in December.  Be sure and check the WCCE Calendar for subjects, dates and time!

WCCE Salary & Benefit Survey underway

The updating of the annual WCCE Salary and Benefit survey is currently underway for 2016.  This is the annual survey of Washington State Chamber Professionals to determine comparable salaries and benefits for like size and structured Chambers. 

The request for salary & benefit comparisons has been very popular over the years.  So in order for it to have the greatest value, a high participation rate is a requirement. Names and chamber will be held in confidence when providing salary and benefit comparisons.

Chamber Executives participating in the survey, there will not be charged for a comparison request during the upcoming year.

Click on the following to access the survey:  WCCE Salary & Benefit Survey

Are you ready for the mature workforce?

agingWashington Retail Association is working on a grant project funded by the Safety and Health Investment Projects, through the WA Department of Labor & Industries. This project will help coach employers and employees on how to work smarter and reduce the potential for employee injuries, focusing on the fastest trending group of workers, the mature employee who is quickly heading into the retail workforce.

At WRA, we are providing tools through webinars, videos, and other literature to help employers and employees implement methods to reduce injuries for this group, which will also benefit all ages of workers and the company as well. It is happening now.

Are you ready for the mature workforce? For more information, check out this amazing pamphlet: Mature Workforce Or contact Rick Means at Washington Retail Association at rick.means@retailassociationservices.com or 360.200.6454

Upcoming Events

US Chamber Western Institute

Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, California

July 10-14, 2016

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2016 WCCE Annual Conference

Campbell's Lake Chelan Waterfront Resort

Lake Chelan, WA

Nov. 9-11, 2016

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WACE 2016 Academy

Hyatt Regency

Sacramento, CA

July 31 - August 3, 2016

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2016 AWB Spring Meeting

Davenport Hotel & Bing Crosby Theater

Tues., June 14 & Wed., June 15
10:30AM - 12:00PM

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