Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce
451 Government St.
Mobile, Alabama 36602
Main Line 251-433-6951
Toll Free 800-422-6951
- Economic Development
- Small Business
- Community & Government Affairs
- About Us
Supports the work of all Chamber departments through strategic planning that provides direction for the organization. The department supports the Board of Directors, Board of Advisors, and Foundation Board of Directors and oversees the organization’s programs and initiatives.
Primarily focuses on local, national and international public relations, writing news releases, hosting news conferences, maintaining seven Chamber-related websites, internal graphic design projects, producing The Business View Weekly e-newsletter and The Business View, shooting photography, maintaining the organization’s speakers bureau, creating general communications projects and presenting the Chamber’s annual meeting, hosting out-of-country group travel, maintaining a robust social media presence, and media seminars.
Primary responsibilities include coordination of annual Leaders Exchange, State of the City and County luncheon, congressional affairs, legislative affairs for the city, county and state, military affairs, Military Appreciation Lunch, Veterans Day, Pork & Politics in the Park and community improvement projects.
fax – 251-431-8646
Primarily focuses on domestic and international business recruitment, local business expansions and assistance, inventory of available buildings and sites, industrial and commercial development, Mobile Commerce Park, workforce development and international trade.
fax – 251-431-8608 / 800 Line – 800-422-6951
Primarily focuses on accounting, cash management and financial reporting for the Chamber, Chamber foundation, Industrial Development Board, Industrial Development Authority and Industrial Park Board, human resources, membership database, accounts payable and receivables, meeting room rentals, building maintenance and general operations.
Provides networking opportunities such as Business After Hours, Business Expo, Chamber Classic, Networking@Noon, Speed Networking, Women’s Roundtable and Nonprofit Roundtable. The membership department also helps members with savings on a variety of products and services and ensures awesome customer service to improve member relationships.
Primarily focuses on small business services and programs including: professional and business development, access to capital, business consulting, Executive Roundtable, Growth Alliance Task Force, the Small Business Council and Small Business Week Conference. Awards and recognition programs include Eagle Awards (also known as the Minority Business Awards), Rev. Wesley A. James Minority Business Advocate Award, Small Business of the Month and Small Business of the Year.
fax – 251-431-8646