The Talbot County Chamber of Commerce is a champion for business, existing to stimulate economic opportunity and enhance the quality of life of our community. We pride ourselves on being the leading advocate for business in Talbot County. We hold dear our core values: Professionalism, integrity, teamwork, innovation, respect, responsive customer service and trust.

Our objectives are to protect, preserve and promote the free enterprise system of business and to advance the commercial, industrial, civic and general interests of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Talbot County and its trading area.

The Talbot County Chamber of Commerce is the voice of business for 800 members representing 8,000 employees.

As part of our Strategic Planning process, we are interested in your feedback to help improve the Chamber’s ability to serve your business and meet your needs. We would appreciate your responses to this brief, anonymous survey as part of this process. The survey should take approximately 5 to 10 minutes to complete.

* 1. How long have you been in business?

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

* 3. How many total business locations do you have?

* 4. How many business locations do you have in Talbot County?

* 5. How many total employees do you have?

* 6. What were your expectations when you joined the Chamber? (check all that apply)

* 7. How would you prefer to network and interact with other Chamber business members? (check all that apply)

* 8. On a scale of 1 to 5, how informed are you regarding what the Chamber provides to its members?

* 9. On a scale of 1 to 5, how much value are you getting out of your Chamber membership?

* 10. How could the Chamber be a better advocate for your business?

* 11. What is your preferred method of communication with the Chamber? (check all that apply)

* 12. Please provide feedback regarding the following items the Chamber should Stop / Start / Continue doing:

* 13. Please indicate if your business is active in other business service organizations: (check all that apply)

* 14. Do you intend to continue your Chamber membership?

* 15. Would you recommend Chamber membership to other businesses?

* 16. Would you be willing to have a 1-1 discussion with a Chamber board member during a working breakfast / lunch or participate in a focus group over breakfast or lunch at the Chamber office to provide more feedback? {Please note your survey will no longer be anonymous if you provide your contact information.}