Explore Your Chamber
Your Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce serves a membership of over 2,300 businesses and fosters economic growth and prosperity in the Toledo Region in three main ways:
You can learn more about the Vision, Mission and History of the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce here. If you want to stop by, we'd love to visit with you. Our current office hours are Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Our office is closed on Fridays, but you can reach our staff by phone between 8:30 a.m. and noon. Directions to the Chamber office.
You'll be proud to know that your Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce has been designated as a 5-Star Accredited Chamber by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Only the top 1 percent of Chambers in the United States achieve this distinction. Five-Star Accreditation recognizes the Chamber's strong leadership, significant contributions to the community, and support of free enterprise and economic growth policies at the federal, state and local levels. Find out more about the U.S. Chamber's Accreditation Program here.
Vision, Mission, History
To solve critical business challenges in order to create vibrant economic opportunities for all in our region.
To transform our region into THE place for diverse talent to live and work.
Since 1894, your Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce boasts a rich history of positively impacting business and our community. Some of our most notable accomplishments include:
Chambers of Commerce are membership organizations that represent both a business network and an advocacy group, privately funded through membership investment, not tax dollars. A Chamber's primary goal is to improve the business climate in a locality, typically through business networks and lobbying. A member-driven organization, your Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce regularly assesses the needs of local business owners and executives. Programs, products and events are then developed to deliver strategic solutions to those needs. Of its over 2,000 members, 85 percent are small businesses with 50 or fewer employees. Your Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce is also a 5-Star Accredited Chamber through the U. S. Chamber of Commerce. The Accreditation Program defines standards of excellence in chamber planning and performance. From close to 7,000 chambers in the country, only 5 percent are accredited – and only 6 percent of those are 5-Star Accredited, making your Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce one of the top chambers in the country.
How is it funded?
The Chamber is a private organization funded primarily by dues paid by member businesses. It is not a government agency and receives no tax dollars.
Who can be a Chamber Member?
Membership is open to all businesses through a voluntary annual dues investment. Benefits of membership include networking opportunities, community involvement, image enhancement, political advocacy, information access, numerous discounts and benefits and heightened credibility.
The Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce believes that celebrating diversity, championing equity and cultivating inclusion are key to creating a vibrant economy in the Toledo Region.
We support an environment that fosters and represents the special talents, expertise and knowledge of all backgrounds and perspectives.
To better serve and represent our membership, we are committed to seeking an equitable, transparent, and inclusive board, membership, workforce, business environment and community.
We demonstrate these values through our policies, practices, membership services and community engagement, and we support our members and partners as they do the same.