Detroit Regional Chamber Recognized as Outstanding Chamber in Michigan

The Board of Directors of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce Executives (MCCE) recognized the Detroit Regional Chamber with the 2005 MCCE Outstanding Chamber of Commerce Award-Large Size Category at the MCCE Fall Leadership Conference held at Boyne Mountain on Thursday, October 27, 2005.

The Outstanding Chamber of Commerce award is given to one chamber of commerce in each of three budget categories -- small, mid-size and large chambers of commerce -- and to the highest scoring chamber of commerce overall. The honor recognizes quality, innovation, and effectiveness of programming in chambers of commerce across the state.

MCCE acknowledged the Detroit Regional Chamber as a strong and powerful business advocate in tune with issues important to regional business. In addition, the Detroit Regional Chamber was recognized for creating opportunities to bring together policymakers with their members to promote dialogue and build relationships.

MCCE also recognized the Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce with the 2005 MCCE Outstanding Chamber of Commerce Award-Mid-Size Category and an Honorable Mention to the Midland Area Chamber of Commerce for its work in the Mid-Size category. No award was presented in the Small category.

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce Executives is a statewide organization of executives involved in the management of chambers of commerce. Its purpose is to promote excellence and high ethical standards for chamber professionals through education, information and networking opportunities. It represents more than 100 local chambers of commerce in Michigan.

SOURCE: Michigan Chamber of Commerce Executives

CONTACT: Bob Thomas of Michigan Chamber of Commerce Executives,

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