Chamber Workshop

Building Your Best Chamber Team
An Intensive Leadership Training Summit for Chamber Board Members and CEOs

Topics will include:

  • Current trends in the chamber industry
  • How to keep your chamber out of trouble and avoid extinction
  • Understanding the roles and responsibilities of the team
  • Best practices to help a chamber survive, thrive and lead with excellence

April 19, 2017 | 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Best Western - Auburn, Washington

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Grassroots Alliance looking for Chamber Advocates

Time for all Chambers to joinawbga in the AWB Local Chamber Grassroots Alliance partnership.

As part of AWB's collaborative efforts, chamber partners are being asked to provide the names of three local advocate chamber members that can speak before the Legislature, media or other audiences on key issues identified. AWB would also like your help in identifying a few business leaders within your chamber that have strong relationships with state lawmakers - a key contact when critical issues need their attention.

To sign up your Advocate, please download and fill out the form below and email to

Grassroots Advocate Sign-up form

Excise Tax Advisory

The Dept. of Revenue is undergoing and advisory task force to clarify "what is" and "what is not" dedctible from Washington's B&O tax.  The following is the Excise Tax Advisory bullentin on this issue, click here.

Chamber's with questions about this issue are encourage to submit them to WCCE to solict the Advisory Task Force response.

Chamber Career

Chamber: Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce
Member Services
Reports to:
President/CEO/Executive Director
FLSA Status:
Salary Range:
$16.00 - $22.00 plus commission. Commission Rate: 20 percent of new membership dues (excluding processing fee) other than Chairman’s Circle. 10 percent of Chairman’s Circle, Sponsorships (Salmon Days is excluded), marketing, advertising sales, 5 percent of first year renewals that are a direct result of new membership.

Job Description

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Resource Library

Depositphotos 16363919 s 2015Your WCCE membership grants you access to hundreds of documents, presentations, and forms that have been used by your Washington colleagues to run their chambers. In order to access the library, you must login with your WCCE member registration. 

You can click on the following to login in and access the library: WCCE Resource Library

Monday Morning Minute Surveys

Monday Morning Minute Survey
WCCE is conducting a survey every Monday morning to receive feedback on various issues affecting the Chamber and its CEO's!  The results to all surveys are available in the Resource Library. So far, the surveys have included:

Membership payment methods
Tourism and the Chamber
Board of Directors
Bank Card processing
Membership Orientations
The Chamber's Social Media Involvement
Chamber Publications Priorities

WCCE Salary & Benefit Survey

The updating of the annual WCCE Salary and Benefit survey has concluded with the largest participation rate in recent history.  The annual survey of Washington State Chamber Executives was structured to determine comparable salaries and benefits for like size and structured Chambers. 

For all WCCE Chamber Executives members  and for those participating in the survey, there will not be charged for a comparison request during the upcoming year. 

To request a comparision, click on the following:  Salary & Benefit Survey Comparision Request


Are you ready for the mature workforce?

agingWashington Retail Association is working on a grant project funded by the Safety and Health Investment Projects, through the WA Department of Labor & Industries. This project will help coach employers and employees on how to work smarter and reduce the potential for employee injuries, focusing on the fastest trending group of workers, the mature employee who is quickly heading into the retail workforce.

At WRA, we are providing tools through webinars, videos, and other literature to help employers and employees implement methods to reduce injuries for this group, which will also benefit all ages of workers and the company as well. It is happening now.

Are you ready for the mature workforce? For more information, check out this amazing pamphlet: Mature Workforce Or contact Rick Means at Washington Retail Association at or 360.200.6454

Upcoming Events

W.A.C.E. Annual Conference

LAX Marriott

Los Angeles, California

Feb. 1-3, 2017

Registration Information

2017 WCCE Annual Conference

Best Western

Moses Lake, WA

Sept. 27 - 29

Online Registration coming soon

US Chamber Western Institute

Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, California

July 9 -13, 2017

Registration Open January 2017

AWB Legislative Day & Hill Climb

Red Lion, Olympia

Olympia, WA

Jan. 17, 2017

More Information

Building Your Best Chamber Team

Auburn, WA

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Information to follow

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