Nov 8 2022
How the Carbondale Chamber Keeps a 92% Retention Rate | Carbondale, CO
Carbondale has more than 340 business that they provide support and education for. They are between Glenwood Springs and Aspen, CO. They are at the base of Mt. Sopris, 12, 953 feet! They have a lot of toursim and hospitality as well as construction and professional services. The Chamber is also combined with Carbondale Tourism.Love Local is a program the kicked off in 2020. It reminds businesses and people in the area to shop local and just support each other. It has also allowed some incredible collaborations to happen! They created vinyl decals that they could display at their business.Workforce and housing are a struggle. They are seeing some coalitions being formed and some other ways that they are showing up to support each other.Two big tips are setting boundaries, its ok to say no, and listening. They have a 92% retention rate and they attribute that to listening and sharing. Questions We Asked:What is the Carbondale Chamber all about? [1:13]What are some wins? [3:54]What are challenges you face? [7:08]What is your tip and trick to pass on to other chambers? [8:10]How can you learn more about Carbondale? [10:08]Full Transcript & More Info: Nonprofitbootcamponline.comFollow the Chats With Chambers Podcast: Chats With Chambers:Chats With Chambers brings the power and ideas of chambers from across the country to you! Each episode features a new Chamber Executive as they share their wins and tips in the areas of recruitment, fundraising, retention of members and more. Check out these quick 15 minute episodes and find new strategies to make your Chamber even more successful.