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Ambassadors

The Ambassadors are the Chamber’s premiere volunteer organization composed of high-energy, outgoing, and dynamic businessmen and women. The Ambassadors work together as a team to increase membership retention and to improve awareness of Chamber benefits. Ambassadors also act as hosts at Chamber events.

Are you interested in serving as a Chamber Ambassador?  If so, please contact the Chamber office by email at droble@regionalchamber.biz or by phone at 540-662-4118 X11.

Qualifications to become an Ambassadors:

  • Must be a Chamber Member for at least 6 months or in your position for 3 months.
  • Make a commitment of one (1) year to the TVRC Ambassador Program.
  • Are expected to always conduct themselves in a positive and professional manner.
  • Should be employed for at least 6 months with a member in good standing
  • Would be approved by their employer to be an ambassador
  • Should attend at least 75% (9) of monthly ambassador meetings
  • Be willing to attend periodic monthly mixers and ribbon cuttings, new member meet and greet meetings.
  • Would be able to make 2-3 calls per month to perspective or current members

Goals and Objectives

  • Ambassadors drive new member development and retention efforts.
  • Ambassadors share the value of membership; by promoting their companies and developing strong business relationships
  • Recruit new members and help to retain existing members to build a stronger association by helping to gain full value of their membership
  • Provide ongoing membership contact to help promote retention and encourage involvement
  • Welcome and assist all TVRC members at meetings and/or events
  • Visit new businesses and inform them of the benefits of becoming a TVRC member
  • Promote TVRC membership and retention.
  • Increased name and face recognition
  • Increased networking opportunities
  • Opportunity to connect one-on-one with new and existing Chamber members
  • Increased referral opportunities through other Ambassadors and one-on-one contact
    with members
  • Potential media coverage from attendance at Chamber events
  • Gain an insider’s perspective of the local business community
  • Opportunity to meet local business and community leaders
  • Chance to help the community and show community pride
  • Recognition via “Ambassador of the Year” and “Ambassador Spotlights.”
  • Increased visibility within the community
  • Better understanding of membership needs
  • More involvement of existing Chamber Members
  • Ability to manage events more effectively
  • Increased recruitment opportunities
  • Member retention 
  • Increased access to points of contact who can provide assistance and answer questions
  • More frequent Chamber communication
  • Potential for increased referrals
  • Members will feel more connected to the Chamber