NASHVILLE, TN (July 21, 2017) – The Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) has announced its winners for the annual Chamber of the Year competition, sponsored by WebLink.

Finalists, including WebLink client Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, gathered at Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee for ACCE’s annual convention where the final stage in the judging process took place. Winners were named at the event’s awards show.

WebLink Founder & CEO DJ Muller on stage at ACCE’s Annual Award Show

WebLink Founder & CEO DJ Muller joined ACCE staff on stage in Nashville to present the Chamber of the Year finalists and winners with their awards. The Association Management Software provider has sponsored the competition since 2013.

“We invest in this competition every year because it stands for everything WebLink believes
in – promoting the growth and development of member organizations,” said Muller. “I am honored to have been invited to hand the awards to these deserving chambers. Congratulations to this years’ finalists and winners on their huge accomplishment!”

ACCE SVP of Member & Sponsor Relations Chris Mead called the award the “top honor” they can bestow upon a chamber of commerce.

“Winners are proud – and they should be. There have been community parades and even an airplane with a trailing sign on it to celebrate that chamber’s win!” said Mead. “Chamber excellence is deserving of the highest praise. We are thrilled that a company devoted to excellence, WebLink, has chosen to sponsor the award for many years. Both ACCE and WebLink look forward to working together for years to come so that great chambers may be known as the ‘Chamber of the Year.’”

Congratulations 2017 Chamber of the Year winners:

  • State/Province Category: Georgia Chamber of Commerce
  • Category Four: Chattanooga Area Chamber
  • Category Three: Huntsville/Madison County Chamber
  • Category Two: Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Category One: O’Fallon Chamber of Commerce & Industries

About WebLink

WebLink has been providing cutting edge technology to membership-based organizations since 1996. In the beginning, WebLink created the industry’s first interactive online membership directory. In addition to directories, initial offerings included real-time event calendars and website services to help member-based organizations create and build their brands with an impressive online presence. Today, WebLink offers much more – a complete, all-in-one AMS solution. WebLink continues to lead the industry with innovative solutions that help associations acquire, engage and retain more members.

About ACCE

Established in 1914, the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) serves professionals who manage chambers of commerce by providing them with professional development opportunities, management techniques and best practices through award winning publications, online education, conferences and networking. With a mission to support and develop chamber professionals to lead businesses and their communities, the organization is committed to investing in the continuous development of chamber leaders. For more information on ACCE, visit www.acce.org.

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