The Anson County Chamber of Commerce announced that its executive director, Shelby Emrich, has received a scholarship to the upcoming American Chamber of Commerce Executives annual national conference.
The American Chamber of Commerce Executives will mark 103 years of service to chamber leaders at the 2017 convention in Nashville. The conference will be held July 16-19.
The annual convention brings together more than 1,000 chamber professionals for a few days of education, peer networking, keynote presentations and social outings. The scholarship opportunity, presented by Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, included an application review process from chamber executives located all over the Carolinas. Only three candidates were selected for the award. The value of the scholarship is more than $750 for the three-day event.
“This opportunity will allow our director to meet with peers from around the nation, learn strategies to better our Chamber and bring ideas back to our local businesses,” Joe Dutton, Anson County Chamber board chair, said.
The mission of the American Chamber of Commerce Executives is to enhance the professional growth, career development and management effectiveness of chamber professionals. To learn more about the American Chamber of Commerce Executives, visit its website at acce.org.