Our Strategic Priorities
In collaboration with our Board of Directors, members, and partners we identified key areas of focus for our work.
Strategic objectives, goals and measurements will be added as we further develop and execute our work plan.
Drive Economic Diversification
All Are Welcome
A thriving economy requires a diverse mix of businesses – from entrepreneurs to small and mid-size businesses to corporate headquarters. In collaboration with our partners, our work encourages positive growth and development and actively promotes the unique characteristics that make Gaston County an obvious choice for business, residents and visitors.
Influence the Business Environment
The Voice of Business
Our members are local businesses invested in developing their business, growing our economy and strengthening our community. Harnessing the power of our members we work to advocate on their behalf.
Promote Business Success
We are proud to represent and support local business. By listening to the needs of our members we deliver relevant programming, essential resources, and the leadership necessary for growth and prosperity.
Enhance Workforce Capacity
Connecting People to Opportunity
In collaboration with our partners, we attract, prepare and retain talent to encourage and sustain economic development.
Foster Operational Excellence
Utilizing our core values of Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability, Transparency, and Inclusion we enhance employee effectiveness to drive member value and sustain financial strength.