Rowan County Chamber of Commerce
The Rowan County Chamber of Commerce is a private not-for-profit business advocacy organization. The Chamber has an active Board of Directors, volunteers and staff to assist the business community. It was started in 1925 and has accomplished a great deal in its 88 year history. Significant accomplishments include: Yadkin River Bridge; Salisbury One Stop Shop; I-85 improvements and utility connections; Rowan Airport expansion; and, the development of the Gateway Building.
The Chamber has over 850 members, representing nearly 20,000 employees in Rowan County and the surrounding area. Benefits include: business advocacy, workforce development, community development, professional development, membership directory, relocation packets, brochure racks, ribbon cuttings, networking programs, business referrals, exposure for member firms and much more.
Some of the more popular programs are: Leadership Rowan, Power in Partnership breakfast meetings, Business After Hours mixers, Ambassadors, Candidate Forums, Washington, D.C. trip; Raleigh trips; Women in Business, Total Resource Campaign, Trade Show and Annual Meeting.