Irvine Chamber Receives 4 Star Accreditation

Prestigious Honor Is Only Awarded to Top 3 Percent of Chambers Across The U.S.

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Irvine, CA (PRWEB) June 20, 2013

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce awarded the Irvine Chamber of Commerce a 4 Star Accreditation for their sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on their communities.

“Accreditation validates a chamber as having programs that benefit their local economy and positively influence their community,” said Raymond P. Towle, IOM, CAE, executive director of Political Affairs and Federation Relations. “We applaud these organizations for advancing the principles of free enterprise.” The only program of its kind in the country, U.S. Chamber Accreditation recognizes excellence in chamber planning and performance.

“I’m extremely proud and honored to be leading such a dynamic organization. The Irvine Chamber team, volunteers & Board of Directors have worked diligently to make this a leading Chamber in the U.S.,” said Tallia Hart, President/ CEO, Irvine Chamber.

To achieve Accreditation, a chamber must demonstrate quality programs, clear organizational procedures, and effective communications by meeting minimum standards in its operations and programs, including areas of governance, government affairs, and technology. This extensive self-review can take up to nine months to complete.

About The Irvine Chamber of Commerce
The Irvine Chamber of Commerce is one of the most influential Chamber’s in Orange County representing hundreds of local businesses. The Chamber’s mission is to promote an economic climate that strengthens the competitiveness of local businesses, while offering members a wide range of benefits, services, programs and information. The Irvine Chamber is one of only 220 Chamber’s in the U.S. who meet the requirements for accreditation by the U.S. Chamber. For more information, please call 949-660-9112, or visit http://www.irvinechamber.com.


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