About

Membership

It’s our mission to facilitate new business, assist existing business growth and aid county community leaders in efforts for economic development through our connections with business, government and civic leaders working together to foster growth, positive development and improve the quality of life for all citizens in the Floyd County area.

Why join the Floyd County Chamber of Commerce?

Chamber membership provides numerous opportunities to grow and strengthen your business. With community support, the Chamber is able to build programs to represent the interests of business to government, support the community, encourage a strong local economy, provide marketing opportunities, advocate political action and promote the development of community leaders.

The Floyd County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and staff strive to deliver services for businesses both small and large. We rely on business support and membership to create a positive and successful business environment in Floyd County.

The Floyd County Chamber of Commerce wishes to extend to you our services. We are an organization created to support area businesses by providing a centralized voice in the county. Our goal is to build a stronger county for the businesses and families of Floyd County.

The Chamber of Commerce expands the possibilities of your business. We are more than a voice for your business; we are your marketer, educational support system and business information network. Our benefits are geared to cater to your business needs and the ways to increase activity in the Floyd County area. Here are a few of the many benefits include in Chamber Membership:

Business Communication Network

  • Economic Development Issues and Information
  • Voice for Business Issues
  • Community Involvement and Awareness
  • Chamber Committees:
    1. Economic Development
    2. Education
    3. Government/Civic Affairs
    4. Membership/Business Development

Increases Business Awareness

  • "Business After Hours"
  • Ribbon Cuttings/Grand Openings
  • Web Site Links (www.floydcountykentucky.com)
  • Community event bi-weekly eBlast
  • Floyd County Map
  • Floyd County Magazine
  • Newcomer Relocation Service

Membership Incentives

  • Membership Gatherings:
    1. Membership Meetings
    2. "Business After Hours"
    3. "Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies"
  • Business Networking
  • Business Referral
  • Governmental/Legislative Updates
  • Professional Development Programs

Participation Chamber / County Events

  • Leadership Program
  • Annual Awards Banquet
  • Ambassador Program
  • Annual Golf Tournament

The Floyd County Chamber of Commerce takes your commitment to your business seriously and hopes that you will take the steps to join our organization. It is an investment for your business. We welcome you to our next Chamber function to see if your business can benefit from Chamber membership. If we can be of assistance or help to your business in anyway, please feel free to call the office at (606) 886-0364 or e-mail floydchamber@setel.com.

Chamber Committees

One of the best ways you can make the most of your membership in the Chamber is to take an active role in one of our Committees. Please review our committee opportunities and sign up today.

Commerce/Economic Development

Develops and carries out programs for existing businesses, encourages new development of potential industrial sites, maintains information for a county profile to be available for prospective new industries.

Education

Maintains contact with the Floyd County Board of Education, Big Sandy Community & Technical College and all educational institutions throughout Floyd County to assist with school programs and help to improve the overall school quality for our children.

Government/Civic Affairs

Keeps members up-to-date government & civic issues, monitors legislative issues that affect business, contacts legislators and other government officials to call attention to business needs, stays in close contact with the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and networks with other eastern Kentucky Chambers.

Membership/Business Development

Develop ways by which the Chamber can directly serve members (networking opportunities, new business leads and member challenges), recruit members on a year-round basis. Provide services and programs to support the growth of small and large businesses.

Committee Interest

If you are interested in becoming involved with any of our Chamber Committees or sub-committees (banquet, golf, etc.) contact the Chamber Office (606-886-0364 or floydchamber@setel.com)

We encourage and welcome the input of our membership. The Chamber is "Business Helping Business" grow and prosper in Floyd County.

Ambassador Program

The Floyd County Chamber Of Commerce announces the creation of the Chamber Ambassador Program.  The Chamber Ambassador Program has been established to create a network of individuals that will serve as ambassadors and advocates for the Chamber.

The primary purpose of the Ambassador Program is for the Ambassadors to act as advocates by promoting the Chamber to new and potential members while encouraging current Chamber Members to maximize their membership. Chamber Ambassadors that are selected will visit existing members and recruit new members. Chamber Ambassadors will assist in welcoming new members to the Chamber, participate in Ribbon Cuttings, and attend Chamber Events such as the bi-monthly membership meetings and Business After Hours Events.

The Chamber Ambassador Program is a great opportunity for business professionals to be in a position of leadership, visible in the communities, and for obtaining new business contacts. The Chamber Ambassadors will also act as a liaison between the Chamber and its members, relaying concerns from the business community and ensuring all members get the maximum benefits of their chamber membership investment.

If you are interested in strengthening Chamber Membership and the business community, call the Chamber at (606) 886-0364 or email floydchamber@setel.com

to receive an Ambassador Program application.

Ambassadors

  • Recruit New Chamber Members
  • Visit current and potential Members
  • Ensure that current Members are maximizing their membership
  • Welcome New Members by contact (phone call, email)
  • Attend Chamber Events such as Ribbon Cuttings, Business After Hours, Membership Meetings and other Chamber Related Events
  • Actively promote the Chamber and its many benefits!

Join the Floyd County Chamber's Ambassador Program, click here for the application.

Leadership Program

The Leadership Floyd County Academy is a program designed to promote and develop informed business and community leaders among the citizens of Floyd County. This program was designed for the participants to gain insight into the operations, available programs, services, and issues of Floyd County. The primary focus of Leadership Floyd County is to build a communication network of individuals willing to assist in advancing the county’s growth, along with new and innovative ideas. This program gives emerging leaders an inside view of Floyd County. Through fast paced sessions, participants will explore issues with key decision makers, develop a network of contacts and join the fast track to effective community service. Participants will be introduced to our county experts as well as the most compelling issues that face our county today. Experts lead stimulating, full day sessions each month on topics relevant to Floyd County and its future. Session topics include Health Care, Education, Economic Development, Environmental / Infrastructure, Government, Tourism.

Session Goals

  • Promotes teamwork and problem solving skills.
  • Creates awareness of county issues.
  • Debate issues that directly affect our county, state and federal government.
  • Identify emerging leaders from all sectors of our county.
  • Brings together people and resources from the business and civic communities.
  • Facilitate participation in Leadership Floyd County and community service.
  • Familiarize participants with economic, governmental, cultural, educational and social organizations in Floyd County.
  • Develop a network of future leaders.

Floyd County Leadership Application, click here.