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The Business/Education Partnership Committee is comprised of GBCC Members and staff, Greater Beloit Economic Development (GBEDC) investors and staff and educators (public and private sector) from throughout Greater Beloit.
The duties and responsibilities of this committee are to work with educational and workforce development agencies in continuing existing and developing new programs for the purpose of building a skilled and professional labor force and recommend new educational programs to meet the needs of new businesses, and the needs of changing technology. This committee shall meet at least 9 times per year.
Programming works directly with the School District of Beloit, Blackhawk Technical College, Beloit College, UW-Rock County and more. Events & programming include but are not limited to: mentoring students, conducting Mock Interviews, job shadowing, facilitating business tours and learning workshops, our annual Business Education Summit, and more.
This committee is run by co-chairs (one from the GBCC or GBEDC and one from the educational community).
The Government Affairs Advisory Council for the Greater Beloit Chamber of Commerce is an advisory council to the Chamber comprised of individuals from the community.
The Government Affairs Advisory Council is responsible for identifying and advocating business interests to local governments including city, county, and regional government entities. GAAC members, staff, and members/investors identify issues and develop Beloit Chamber positions for Board approval and action by GAAC members or staff to speak with one business voice.
The council coordinates opportunities throughout the year for interaction with municipal leaders, elected officials, candidates for public office, and representatives from various government agencies.
This Council supports the GBCC’s advocacy function by providing access and information to members and the community at large related to local, state and federal legislative issues. The GAAC coordinates opportunities throughout the year for interaction with municipal leaders,
elected officials, candidates for public office and representatives from various government agencies. The GBCC Government Affairs Advisory Council meets on a monthly basis. This council is run by two co-chairs. A GBCC staff member will be assigned to this council.
This committee, partnering with the Ambassador Club Membership Committee, supports GBCC membership retention and recruitment.
The Membership Committee may help staff answer questions related to membership and evaluate new and existing programs and benefits, develop marketing materials and find ways to articulate and add value to chamber membership. This committee will also lead all membership drives and retention programs. This committee meets as needed. This committee is run by one chairperson and a GBCC staff member.
This committee sets the vision for and manages the overall marketing strategy for the GBCC.
The committee shall provide and review the marketing plan to ensure progress towards annual and long-term goals. Provide marketing budget recommendations. Set priorities for marketing efforts, evaluate plans and creative strategies and present outcomes to the Board as appropriate. Work with GBCC staff to coordinate website, social media communications, newsletters, annual report and other marketing projects. This committee is run by one chairperson and a GBCC staff member.
This committee is the go-to for event planning with the Chamber.
This committee plans and executes events that the GBCC hosts such as the Annual Dinner, Golf Classic, and Taste of the Chamber. New ideas for Chamber events are welcomed and evaluated.
The Annual Dinner subcommittee meets several times in the months leading up to the annual dinner which is held in February or March. Soliciting sponsors and event planning are the major responsibilities.
The Golf Classic subcommittee meets several times in the month leading up to the Golf Classic which is held in August. Soliciting sponsors and event planning are the major responsibilities.
The Taste of the Chamber subcommittee meets several times in the month leading up to the event which is held in the 4 th quarter. Soliciting sponsors and event planning are the major responsibilities.
Committee members may also be asked to volunteer the day of the event. This committee also helps with GBCC programs such as Business After Hours. This committee is run by one chairperson and a GBCC staff member.
This committee reviews GBCC financial reports, assists in budget preparation, reviews audit/review results, and helps to make any other major financial decisions (i.e. line of credit). This committee meets on a quarterly basis. The chair of this committee is the GBCC Board Treasurer. The GBCC Executive Director is the assigned staff.
This committee meets quarterly and is responsible for the foundational elements of a successful Board Governance strategy including: recruitment and onboarding of new Board members and maintaining a high-performance level of results from each member. This committee will also develop and deliver any board policies including but limited to: GBCC bylaws, conflict-of-interest statement, annual report, and/or confidentiality statement.
This committee is typically chaired by the past chair of the GBCC board.