About the Chamber
Established in 1885, the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce strives to be the leading business advocacy organization in the Treasure Valley. The Boise Metro Chamber is a private, non-profit, membership-driven organization comprised of nearly 2,000 business enterprises, civic organizations, education institutions and individuals. Its mission is to provide leadership that will help create regional economic prosperity and success for its members.
To be the community's most indispensable business organization advocating for economic well being, regional development and quality of life.
Mission Focus Areas
Economic Vitality: Improve the region's economic health by attracting and retaining targeted business and encouraging investment.
Small Business Success: Champion the growth of local small businesses by providing opportunities for networking, visibility, referrals, education and training, and pertinent business information.
Cost of Doing Business: Protect business from escalating costs through advocacy at the local, state and federal level.
Workforce Development: Ensure that business, education and government work together to develop a skilled, diverse and responsible workforce.
Transportation: Ensure that the region has an efficient transportation system, by prioritizing and advocating projects and participating in the planning process of local, state and federal agencies.
Regional Cooperation: Convene elected officials, public entities and the business community to encourage regional vision and regional planning to enhance quality of life in the Treasure Valley.
Energy Resources: Promote reasonable economic growth and low-cost electricity through the construction of new generation infrastructure and engaging in regulatory and policy development/implementation for energy resources.