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.
Vision Statement: We will remain 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, DEI (diversity, equity, inclusion), economic and workforce development and education to advance economic prosperity.
Core Values: Service, Partnerships, Excellence, Community, Inclusiveness, Integrity, Agility, Leadership (SPECI2AL)
Strategic Priorities 2021 - 2026
Promote Business Success The RCC will be a champion for businesses of all sizes by promoting economic development, redevelopment and services to foster a vibrant and changing Richardson business community.
Foster Member Value and Engagement The RCC will attract, grow and retain an engaged membership by providing in-person, virtual or hybrid 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 the Chamber and its members and the value they create for the community.
Enhance Workforce Development The RCC will continue to attract, develop and retain a highly qualified, diverse 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 promote the Telecom Corridor™ and the Richardson Innovation Quarter (The IQ®) as the premier technology hub in Texas that supports innovation and entrepreneurship in Richardson. RCC enhances the growth of the technology community across region through its affiliate, Tech Titans®.
Ensure Financial Stewardship The RCC will maintain prudent financial stewardship with transparency and integrity to support strategic goals, growth and operational priorities.
Champion Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
The RCC embraces and respects the unique experiences, perspectives, and viewpoints of our members, partners, and the communities we serve. The RCC will advocate for diversity, equity and inclusion by supporting its members and community.
Commit to ESG
The RCC commits to developing an internal Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) statement and goals by the next accreditation cycle.