About the ChamberThe Cartersville-Bartow Chamber is a member-based organization. Our vision is to advance the most prosperous business environment in the region while supporting and sustaining our strong sense of community. Our mission is to be the catalyst for the business community by serving as its advocate, by promoting education and strategic economic growth, and by providing programs and services that bring value to our membership and enhance the quality of life.
The Cartersville-Bartow Chamber strives to ensure the entire community is working together. Our biggest asset is our people and our leadership. Our city and county governments, school systems, colleges, non-profits, and business community all collaborate for the betterment of all involved. The Chamber also works closely with the Cartersville-Bartow County Department of Economic Development to attract the highest quality business and industry prospects as well as to provide educational and growth opportunities to current and future businesses both large and small.
The Chamber motto is “Chamber Serving Businesses…Businesses Serving the Community.” Member businesses benefit from networking, referrals, business development, advertising opportunities and much more. In addition, investment in the Chamber is an investment in the growth and prosperity of the entire community. The Chamber relies heavily on the many incredible volunteers who serve, get involved, and give back. We invite and encourage members to be active members, participating in programs of interest and benefit to them and their businesses. The Chamber has a dedicated Board of Directors comprised of a diverse representation of Chamber members elected by the general membership, all focused on serving member business interests on many levels.
Historical Note: The first Charter for the Chamber of Commerce was issued by the Bartow Superior Court on July 13, 1889. Those petitioning the creation of the Chamber at that time were J.A. Stover, E. Strickland, R.G. Mays, W.C. Baker, J.P. Jones, R.W. Satterfield, and J.R. Wikle.