Groups

The Ambassadors Committee serves as the Public Relations Arm of the Chamber. Their role is to educate members regarding Chamber services, create new opportunities for interaction between the Chamber and the membership, and create new opportunities for interaction among the Chamber's membership. The Chamber Ambassadors promote Chamber services to the membership, help identify potential new members, and solicit suggestions for Chamber enhancements from the membership.
The Galesburg Tourism Council serves as an advisory board for the Galesburg Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, a division of the Galesburg Area Chamber of Commerce. The Council is a cross section of our community interested in driving tourism forward. The Council provides recommendations, feedback, and support to the Galesburg Area Convention and Visitors Bureau to market and promote tourism in Knox County. The ideas and trends supplied by the Council regarding tourism opportunities and events are meant to strengthen and expand Galesburg’s attraction to intra- and out-of-state visitors. Their work is done with the goal of stimulating the economy of Knox County and supporting area tourism stakeholders.
The Government Affairs and Transportation Committee monitors legislative activity at all levels (local, state, and national), develops and maintains relationships with area elected officials, develops the Chamber legislative agenda, and makes recommendations regarding policy positions to the Board of Directors. The Committee shall have members representing government, business, and industry.
The Professional Development Committee is responsible for the development and implementation of professional development training programs to benefit Chamber Members and the community as a whole. The Committee will accomplish this by enlisting presenters, managing the implementation of educational material, and evaluating the success of their programs.
The Young Professionals of Galesburg Committee is responsible for enriching the careers of Galesburg Area Professionals under 40 through networking, education and community service. The Committee develops a yearly curriculum devoted to our core values that help cultivate young professionals into tomorrow's leaders.