The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce has a key, strategic relationship with the US Chamber of Commerce; http://www.uschamber.com/ the largest, most influential business advocacy organization in the country. The fundamental activity of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is to develop and implement policy on major issues affecting business. Key to this effort is the work of committees, subcommittees, task forces, and councils involving more than 1,500 representatives of member corporations, organizations, and the academic community who serve voluntarily. In almost every instance, significant policy and public issue positions originate with one of these Chamber components.The US Chamber has one overarching mission—to strengthen the competitiveness of the U.S. economy. In that mission, the Chamber focuses on 10 key challenges:
Click the following links to be connected to a list of all Chamber programs and affiliates that support these and other key business challenges and to learn more about the Chamber’s policy making process.