Core Initiatives

These five core strategies and initiatives all work toward creating a strong local business climate and thriving economy.

#1 – Member Development

Provide members with opportunities and resources to meet and network with other businesses, thereby enhancing financial growth and professional development.

#2 – Community Promotion

Showcase Dearborn community as a great place to live, work and play in an effort to promote and increase local business.

#3 – Travel & Tourism

Promote cultural venues, attractions, and events to potential visitors to generate revenue into Dearborn via hotel, dining and retail spending.  Fulfill visitor and tourist requests through referrals and utilize resources provided by tourism destinations and other member businesses.

#4 – Government Affairs/Advocacy

Advocate on behalf of member companies with units of government at the local, regional and state level. Serve as a source of information regarding legislative policy and issues impacting the business community.

#5 – Education

Recognize and foster all available educational resources from elementary to university. Cultivate learning and mentoring opportunities between the student population and local business.