CACCE December 2020 E-Newsletter
CACCE December Webinars
Chamber Fundraising Now -
What Does the Market Say?

Thursday, December 3 - 10:00am

Join us for this free webinar with POWER 10. COVID-19 has hit many communities hard, and chambers across the country are concerned about future public and private sector funding. In this one-hour webinar, POWER 10 will share the latest “lessons from the field” regarding how prospective investors are responding during the pandemic – and why this could be good news for your chamber. POWER 10 will also share observations, recommendations, and tips that will help for your fundraising efforts in 2021. In this webinar, you’ll learn:
  • The Fundraising Landscape (a look back and a look forward)
  • Real-Time Investor Feedback
  • Big Picture Questions to Answer in 2021
  • BONUS: Strategies and Tactics That Will Help with Your Fundraising in 2021
  • Q&A / Best Practice Sharing

You must register to participate in this free webinar. CLICK HERE to register for the event.

Town Square Publications

Tuesday, December 8 - 10:00am

Join us for this free webinar with Marilyn Thomson with Town Square Publications, as she shares how they can help your chamber with your publication needs. We'll also hear from David Small with MetroMedia, as they are now a part of Town Square Publications.

You must register to participate in this free webinar. CLICK HERE to register for the event.

Associate Member News
6th Annual NC Clean Energy Champions Event
Tuesday, December 1 - 2:00-3:15pm
Click Here to RSVP for this Online Event

Please join Chambers for Innovation & Clean Energy (CICE) and Conservatives for Clean Energy (CCE) for our sixth annual Clean Energy Champions event celebrating North Carolina's businesses, Chambers of Commerce, and state legislators' leadership in advancing clean energy development and innovations in all regions of our state.
With 40 years successfully managing experiences in the travel industry, Leo Liu is the owner and founder of Citslinc International Inc. located in California. He has worked with over 1,200 chambers in all 50 states and handles up to 20,000 chamber passengers annually. CLICK HERE for more information.
When you're ready to offer travel programs to your members again, please contact Leo at 949-637-6688 or

POWER 10 recently had an article featured in the ACCE Chamber Executive Magazine, "Navigating Major Fundraising into 2021."

Click here to read the article.
  • Non-Dues Revenue for Your Chamber?
  • Editorial & Content You Actually Want?
  • Great Marketing Piece for Your Community?
  • Successful Publication Partnering with PSP Group?

In a time when marketing and promoting your community and your members is increasingly important, PSP Group is here to help. We are proud to provide Chambers with the highest-quality magazines and maps.
Contact Eli at to schedule a discovery call to learn more about partnering together on your next publication in 2021!
CACCE Member News
Blowing Rock Chamber
The Chamber is running the 25 Days of Holiday Shopping sponsored by Modern Ford of Boone from November 11 - December 5. You can follow along via our Facebook page. We are featuring daily gift ideas from member businesses. On Friday, December 4, we will have the Holiday Stroll where our downtown retailers are staying open late for holiday shopping and cheer.
Charleston Metro Chamber
The Chamber is pleased to announce Darryl Brown as Director of Emerging Workforce & Trident Regional Career Specialist. In this role, Darryl will build and nurture partnerships between education and industry to deliver career exposure and exploration opportunities for the emerging workforce. Additionally, he will serve as the regional career specialist in service to local school districts through the state education department’s Office of Career and Technical Educations.
Garner Chamber
The Chamber hosted the 2020 Connect Conference, usually a half-day economic summit, virtually this year. The virtual conference was very well attended, garnering over 60 attendees each session over four weeks; covering topics ranging from private and public development, inspirational and motivational, local economic updates, to the "state of the chamber." Each session lasted about one hour and included additional time for virtual networking for our members. We are excited about our future in Garner!
Holly Springs Chamber
The Chamber has hired Lauren DeAlto as their new Executive Director.
Jacksonville-Onslow Chamber
The Chamber is hosting a Holiday Decorating Contest in December. Click here for more information.
Little River Chamber
In case you missed it, CACCE asked the Chamber's Izzy West to moderate our Technology Trends session during our 2020 Annual Management Conference. Click here for the notes she took from the session - thanks Izzy!
Montcross Area Chamber
Ted Hall recently retired as President of the Chamber. Julie Bowen, Vice President, will serve as the interim contact for the Chamber.
Mount Pleasant Chamber
CACCE is pleased to welcome Rebecca Imholz, Director of Development, and the Mount Pleasant Chamber of Commerce as our newest CACCE member chamber.
North Myrtle Beach Chamber
The Chamber and Visitors Bureau has announced they have changed their name and logo. The new name - Destination NMB - evokes the type of desirable community North Myrtle Beach is today and aspires to be in the future - a tourism destination. Are we still the Chamber of Commerce? “We are still the chamber, we are also the destination marketing organization and now we have a shorter, direct name that encompasses both” stated Cheryl Y. Kilday, CDME, President and CEO of Destination NMB.
Wilmington Chamber
Natalie English, the Chamber's President & CEO, was recently named to the Greater Wilmington Business Journal's 2020 WilmingtonBiz 100 list as an Innovator, and Megan Mullins, the Chamber's VP of Marketing & Communications, was named to the same list as a Connector.
National Partner Updates for our CACCE Members
Congratulations to the following CACCE members for being recognized in ACCE's 40 Under 40 emerging leaders:

  • Joe Bost, SVP Government Affairs, Charlotte Regional Business Alliance
  • Shannon Haswell Furtick, Business Development Services Manager, Myrtle Beach Area Chamber
  • Mark Owens, President & CEO, Greater Winston-Salem, Inc.
  • Kate Teel, President & CEO, Greenville-Pitt County Chamber

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