Mission

Mission Statement

The mission of the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce is to promote economic prosperity, serve as a business advocate, and celebrate the achievements of our region.

Vision Statement

The Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce will be recognized as a valuable partner and effective resource in supporting our members and enhancing the business climate and quality of life in our community. We will provide a return on the investment that our members make in their Chamber.


Strategic Plan

    • Stimulate member engagement and interaction to bring value to chamber membership.
    • Partner with local and regional economic development groups to promote business retention, expansion, and development.
    • Effectively influence public policy for the benefit of the local business community.
    • Be a strong advocate for educational excellence at all levels, including workforce development and training.
    • Proactively communicate with stakeholders to foster a positive image for our Chamber.
    • Optimize financial and human resources to ensure a vital and effective Chamber community and region.​​

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Is it just us or does Black Friday seem to have withered on the vine? Years ago, people would run out to get their newspapers on Thanksgiving to peruse the deals and map out their shopping plans. This year, holiday deals began in October and thus they’ve lost some of...

Why Shop Small for the Holidays

Why Shop Small for the Holidays? Small businesses add flavor to our area. There is a sense of adventure when you explore a small business. You never know what beauties you’ll uncover or what scrumptiousness awaits. Sadly, that’s also why a lot of people choose to...

It’s Small Business Season!

It’s Small Business Season! From October 31 – December 31st, we’re celebrating Small Business Season™. The chamber is encouraging every person of our community to support friends and neighbors by shopping, dining, and exploring our small businesses.  Small Businesses...

How Entrepreneurs Use Networking

An essential skill for any entrepreneur is the ability to create meaningful connections via networking, also called network development. Creating connections with customers both old and new is important but creating a network of other entrepreneurs and business owners...

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