Program of Work


Each year, the Richardson Chamber of Commerce board of directors and staff develop a Program of Work that guides the organization throughout the year. The board is pleased to present to you the Program of Work for 2014.


Vision Statement We will be a recognized world-class chamber that drives prosperity for our members and community.

Mission Statement
We develop and provide leadership for our members and community through advocacy, alliances, economic development and education to advance economic prosperity.

Core Values
Collaboration, Integrity, Excellence, Leadership, Agility, Inclusiveness, Service


Strategic Priorities 2016 - 2020

Promote Business Success The RCC will be a catalyst for economic development and redevelopment to foster a continually growing, renewing, diverse and vibrant Richardson business community.

Foster Member Value and Engagement The RCC will attract, grow, and retain an engaged membership by providing programs and services that create tangible value for all chamber constituents.

Build Marketing and Brand Awareness The RCC will build awareness to enhance the visibility of Chamber services and value to its members and the community.

Drive Workforce Development The RCC will accelerate the attraction and development of a highly qualified workforce by playing a leadership role in enhancing partnerships between educational institutions, the business community and stakeholders.

Advocate Public Policy The RCC will advocate for public policy priorities at the local, state and federal levels to support the Richardson business environment and the Chamber’s economic development mission.

Lead Technology Growth The RCC will embrace and augment the Telecom Corridor™ area brand with tangible initiatives that support advanced technology industry development in Richardson, and enhance the growth of the technology community across North Texas through its affiliate, Tech Titans.

Ensure Financial Stewardship The RCC will maintain prudent financial stewardship with transparency and integrity to support operational priorities, growth and strategic goals.



2016 Goals

Promote Business Success The RCC will establish a task force of Collins/East Arapaho area stakeholders, city officials and community leaders by the end of Q1 2016, who will identify collaborative strategies for enhancing the area's economic vitality by the end of 2016.

Foster Member Value & Engagement The RCC will conduct a new member campaign by the end Q3 2016 with campaign goals of at least 100 new members and $41,500 in new member revenue

Build Marketing and Brand Awareness Create quarterly communication content for Richardson-centric media outlets and residents emphasizing the Chamber’s activities and value for it members and the community.

Drive Workforce Development By the end of Q2, develop a plan to increase workforce (CTE programs) to mutually benefit chamber members and Richardson ISD students and faculty.

Advocate Public Policy Develop a clear and compelling Legislative Agenda for the 85th Texas Legislative Session by Q4 2016.

Re-Accreditation The RCC will prepare and submit its application for 5-Star Re-Accreditation to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in 2016, preferably by the end of Q1.

Ensure Financial Stewardship The RCC will perform financially better than budget in 2016 by $50K net.



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