Surprise Regional Chamber of Commerce

Annual Communications and Programs Survey 
All information is strictly confidential, and is used only to produce statistics.
The aim of the survey:
-Determine the most important communication channels
-Understand how businesses (members and non-members) value our activities and services
-Understand where we need to focus our advocacy efforts 

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* 1. What is your IRS tax classification?

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* 2. What category best describes your relationship to the Chamber:

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* 3. How many full-time employees do you have?

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* 4. What best describes your position:

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* 5. What electronic/social media platforms do you primarily use in your business :

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* 6. Do you feel that the Chamber having a professional contracted lobbyist/legislative advisor enhances the value of a Chamber membership?

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* 7. What do you feel are the most important Advocacy/Lobbying  activities for a  Chamber to be involved in?  (Check all that apply)

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* 8. The mission of the Surprise Regional Chamber of Commerce is to champion economic prosperity, foster a pro-business climate, and to improve the quality of life in our region. Our vision is to be universally recognized for our unique and invaluable role in helping businesses prosper and helping our communities thrive. Please rate each activity as to its importance.

  Extremely Important (Mission Critical) Important Neutral  Of Little Importance   Not Important at All
Improving business conditions (local and state lobbying and advocacy to reduce regulations and improve local business environment, i.e. sign regulations, road construction, fees, and taxes, etc.)
Educating the residents about the importance of buying and shopping local
Allowing Chamber members to use their association with the Chamber, and/or the Chamber logo, to enhance their business credibility (63% of consumers think more favorably of businesses that are members)
Encouraging local tourists and visitors to shop and buy local
Saving money with discounts, like Small Business Insurance Health Plans
Professional development opportunities like seminars, conferences and workshops for businesses
Convening business leaders to discuss and learn about the challenges and opportunities facing businesses in our community.
Social events like mixers events (after hour events primarily for networking) and/or Leads Groups for your sales staff.
Assist businesses in getting student interns for their business and improving the overall quality of our workforce
Free equipment rentals for grand openings, ribbon cuttings, etc.  (PA system, raffle drums, ceremonial ribbon cutting scissors, banners, etc.), community calendar postings, and conference room rentals for staff meetings, etc.
Help boost local internet traffic to your website for additional branding, leads and/or sales

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* 9. Overall, how satisfied are you with the overall work of the Chamber?

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* 10. Other Comments or Feedback

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