Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce

Thank you for taking the time to complete this important and confidential membership survey. Deadline for your company's submission is August 25. Results of the survey will be compiled and used in future planning efforts by your Chamber's Board of Directors.

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* 1. How relevant is the Chamber to YOUR BUSINESS?

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* 2. Which of the following programs and services are beneficial to you? (Select all that apply)

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* 3. What value do you get from the Chamber in comparison to your annual membership investment?

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* 4. In regard to your answer for question 3, why do you feel that way?

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* 5. Other than the economy, what would you say is the biggest challenge facing your business?

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* 6. How important is it to you that the Chamber be involved in creating a strong local/regional economy?

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* 7. How do you think the Chamber performs when it comes to creating a strong local/regional economy?

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* 8. What other things could the Chamber do to create a strong local/regional economy for you to give their performance a higher ranking?

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* 9. The Chamber represents several local communities (Eagan, Farmington, Mendota Heights, Rosemount, West St. Paul) as well as the region (Dakota County).  Do you believe they should:

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* 10. How important is it to you that the Chamber be involved in representing the interest of business with government on issues that affect the business community?

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* 11. How do you think the Chamber performs when it comes to representing the interest of business with government on issues that affect the business community?

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* 12. What other things could the Chamber do in the area of representing the interest of business with government on issues that affect the business community for you to give their performance a higher ranking?

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* 13. In terms of your career development, how valuable were the networking opportunities at the event?

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* 14. How do you think the Chamber performs when it comes to providing networking opportunities?

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* 15. What additional things could the Chamber do in providing networking opportunities for you to give their performance a higher ranking?

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* 16. How important is it to you that the Chamber be involved in promoting the community?

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* 17. How do you think the Chamber performs when it comes to promoting the community?

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* 18. What other things could the Chamber do to better promote the community for you to give their performance a higher ranking?

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* 19. How important is it to you that the Chamber be involved in economic and workforce development?

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* 20. How do you think the Chamber performs when it comes to economic and workforce development?

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* 21. What other things could the Chamber do in the area of economic and workforce development for you to give their performance a higher ranking?

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* 22. How important is it to you that the Chamber provide education and business resources?

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* 23. How do you think the Chamber performs when it comes to providing education and business resources?

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* 24. What other things could the Chamber do in providing education and business resources for you to give their performance a higher ranking?

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* 25. How important is it to you that the Chamber be involved in political action such as passing business related ballot measures or getting business friendly candidates elected to public office?

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* 26. How do you think the Chamber performs when it comes to political action, such as passing business related ballot measures or getting business friendly candidates elected to public office?

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* 27. What other things could the Chamber do in the area of political action for you to give their performance a higher rating?

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* 28. Comparing your own political views/opinions to the Chamber's, do you think the Chamber is politically:

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* 29. Which of the following do you think should be the main purpose of the Chamber?

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* 30. How influential do you feel the Chamber is on public policy issues in your community?

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* 31. If a friend of yours was not a member of the Chamber, would you recommend joining the Chamber to your friend?

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* 32. How active are you in the Chamber?

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* 33. How long have you been a member of the Chamber?

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* 34. From the list below, what one classification best fits your company?

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* 35. How many people does your company employ? (Three PT = One FT)

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* 36. Please select the description that best fits your position within your organization?

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