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Monday Morning Minute SurveyWCCE Chamber Relevancy Survey

Our goal is to better understand how our current Washington state Chamber professionals are feeling about the industry they serve and their role within. By better understanding your thinking, we can work to make WCCE more valuable to your needs and interests.

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WCCE Salary & Benefit Survey

The updating of the annual WCCE Salary and Benefits survey will begin Sept. 1, 2017.   The annual survey of Washington State Chamber Executives is structured to determine comparable salaries and benefits for like size and structured Chambers.   To access the survey, click on the following:  Salary & Benefit Survey

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Webcast

webcastWCCE next Webcast is coming up on August 18th at 9AM.   "What is Success (for your Chamber)?"  If you were going to start your Chamber all over again, what would you build?  Bellingham Chamber CEO Guy Occhiogrosso will facilitate an exchange of ideas and sharing of theories on this subject.

Join us by registering at: https://goo.gl/zmn7oV

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. 

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

Upcoming Events

W.A.C.E. 2018 Conference

Hyatt Regency

Green Valley Ranch, NV

Feb. 7 - 9, 2018

Conference Information

2017 WCCE Annual Conference

Best Western Plus Lake Front Hotel

Moses Lake, WA

Sept. 27-29

Online Registration

US Chamber Regional Government Affairs Conference

Loews Chicago Hotel

Chicago, IL

Oct. 25 - 27

Registration Information

AWB 2017 Policy Summit

Suncadia Resort

Cle Elum, WA

Sept. 19-21

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ACCE Upcoming Events

Schedule of ACCE Events

Governor's Summit on Career Connected Learning

IMG 20170531Washington Chambers were very active in the Governor’s Summit on Career Connected Learning held on May 31st.  With nearly 30 virtual regional sites around the state, Chamber’s delivered site hosting to business attendance recruitment.

Chambers have been a long time partner with education to aid our students in becoming more versed in the skills required for tomorrow's jobs.  Working with businesses to determine their workforce requirements, Chambers have quieting provided leadership in bringing workforce stakeholders together to tackle this economic development need.  The Chamber’s involvement in the Governor’s Summit continues this tradition.

At one of the regional virtual sites, Bellingham – Whatcom County Chamber hosted a well-attended gathering that provided an excellent opportunity to discuss how to:

•    Develop a public-private partnership to create a long-term, high-impact career-ready system
•    Increase access to training and resources
•    Build connections between industry and educators expand and support career-connected learning access in rural and underserved communities
•    Build stronger mentorship programs
•    Strengthen the high school and beyond plan
•    Expand awareness of and access to registered youth and adult apprenticeships

At the upcoming WCCE Conference in Moses Lake, presentations and workshops will be focused on how the Chambers can enhance their role in career connected learning and uncover resources to further their impact on workforce development.  

A special thank you to Mike Brennan, former Chamber CEO and current economic development specialist for the Workforce Training Board, who has worked diligently to ensure recognition of the Chamber’s role and importance to workforce development. 

Chamber Career Opportunities

Chamber: Jefferson County Chamber
Position: Executive Director
Salary: TBD
Deadline: Position open until filled
Contact & Resumes: carolyn@full-circlehr.com
Job Posting Information

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WA Retailers releases Free App

Safe Me Logo Web600 1The Washington Retail Association is offering a free web-based and smartphone app to help employers get first-time and young employees off to a safe start in the working world.

The SafeMe app - on the web and available for Apple and Android phones - covers safety tips for a variety of occupations where teens and young workers often find jobs including retail and restaurants.  

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