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Louisiana Chamber of Commerce Foundation: The Chamber of Commerce Growth Initiatives (CCGI)

The Chamber of Commerce Growth Initiatives (CCGI) training program is designed to develop the capacity of Chambers throughout the State of Louisiana who are seeking to create or enhance their existing organizational structure, define internal operating procedures, define effectiveness, identify value proposition, expand impact, increase funding opportunities, and create a sustainable organization.

The CCGI training program will provide the framework needed to develop robust programming for chamber organizations, optimize the effectiveness of their Board of Directors, diversify their membership base, establish infrastructure within their organization, and advocate for access to potential contracting opportunities for chamber member businesses. The program is composed of 3 independent trainings (Board Governance Training, Chamber Master CRM Training, and Programming and Engagement Training) provided over 15 sessions with 20 hours of course content.

The CCGI training will be taught in a blended approach including lecture and practical breakout sessions poised to provide the program participants with tangible skills they can use in real time.