"Promoting a strong economy and high quality of life for our Chamber members and the Cross Plains area communities."
The Cross Plains Business Men’s Association was formed in 1954. The Association has gone through many transitions and much growth over the years. The Association was organized for the purpose of advancing the business and civic interests of the community and has done so for nearly 60 years. As the Cross Plains area has grown and expanded and because the Association was no longer made up of just “businessmen” it was deemed necessary to make a change. More than 50 local business people met for more than a year to finalize this transition to the Cross Plains Area Chamber of Commerce in December 2008.
At the Cross Plains Area Chamber of Commerce (CPACC), we believe people do business with who they know, so we create opportunities for businesses to connect with each other and build business relationships. The CPACC is comprised of approximately 100 local businesses members who work together for the betterment of our community. We are passionate about improving our community while we grow healthy businesses. We are a volunteer driven association with a Board of Directors, an Executive Director, and several volunteer committees that work collaboratively to meet our goals and mission. The CPACC mission statement is: ”Promote a strong economy and high quality of life for our Chamber members and the Cross Plains Area community."
The CPACC focuses on the key areas of Business and Economic Development, Communication, Networking and Community Involvement. We continuously work to better understand the needs of our members and how we can best support them and our community. The Chamber's signature fundraiser is the Memorial Day Chicken BBQ. Other Chamber events include the annual golf outing, networking events, the annual dinner, Santa's visit, and the Business Fair.
We invite you to get involved with the Chamber. Most of the teams meet monthly and have fun while growing professionally as we work to promote a viable and healthy civic and business climate within our community.
Below are the key issue areas that we focus on:
Chamber works cooperatively with area events that foster a sense of community and enhance awareness of Cross Plains Area Chamber of Commerce member businesses.
Promote new businesses to the chamber area and assist existing businesses in their growth.
The Chamber strives to utilize multiple channels to communicate, inform, and educate members, prospective members and our community on relevant issues.
The Chamber will provide opportunities to connect with other business members to help improve and promote Cross Plains Area Chamber of Commerce member businesses.