The Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce is the only 5-Star Accredited chamber in the state of Michigan!
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Michigan Chamber of Commerce


The heart of the Chamber is the work of our volunteer committees. The committees are formed to meet the needs recognized by members for the benefit of business and the community. A thriving community depends on the strengths of its business community.

The mission of each committee is listed on each committee page. If you have interest in finding out more about a committee or would like to volunteer, please contact the chamber office.

PLEASE NOTE: Volunteers must be chamber members and some committees have limited openings. If you are interested in joining a Chamber committee, please contact the Chamber.



The Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce offers the following opportunities...

Chamber Ambassadors
Chamber staff liaisons: Ryan Fleury & Billy Beers

The Chamber Ambassador Program is the volunteer arm of our organization. They represent the Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce in our community and at Chamber-sponsored events. The ambassadors are dedicated volunteers from diverse businesses through the Battle Creek area. Their mission is to welcome, nurture, and recruit new Chamber members; act as goodwill representatives at Chamber functions and aid in the support of Chamber members. The Chamber’s goal is to help the Ambassador develop their networking opportunities while volunteering at various Chamber and community functions. Ambassadors serve in a public relations capacity and as a liaison between the Chamber staff and member businesses as our official “hosts.”

Celebrations Committee
Chamber staff liaison: Ryan Fleury

This committee is charged with the planning, organization and implementation of Ribbon Cuttings, Grand Opening Celebrations, and Anniversary Celebrations.

Community Festival Advisory Committee
Chamber staff liaison: Kara Beer

An advisory committee for all community wide festivals and events including, but not limited to, Fall and Spring into the Arts, Backyard Burgers & Brewsfest, and Salute to the Military Ball.

Government  & Public Affairs Committee
Chamber staff liaison: Kara Beer & Ryan Fleury

An advisory committee to review local, state and federal policies and laws to enhance Battle Creek and create a pro-business climate. This committee is charged with the planning, organizing and implementation of the Public Service Academy and Rap with Your Reps quarterly forums.

Marketing & Engagement Committee
Chamber staff liaison: Billy Beers

An advisory committee to assist in the planning, programming, implementing and evaluation of all event programming work of the Chamber. Additionally, this committee is charged with reviewing all affinity programs offered with membership.

Membership Committee
Chamber staff liaison: Kayla McCarthy & Ryan Fleury

An advisory committee that will discuss membership leads and retention establishing new member touchpoints to include in the retention plan.

Military Affairs Committee
Chamber staff liaison: Kara Beer

An advisory committee that acts as the liaison between the military and the community. Its goal is to promote and foster excellent relations between the business sector and the military.

Silent Observer Committee
Chamber staff liaison: Kara Beer

The Silent Observer Committee aids in the development of a positive economic environment and quality of life in our community by involving citizens and businesses in crime prevention and deterrence, aid in crime detection, and assist in the successful prosecution of those persons engaged in criminal activity within our community.

Workplace Education Committee
Chamber staff liaisons: Kara Beer and Billy Beers

This committee is charged with the planning, organization, and implementation of the following programs/special events. Personal and professional development webinars for employers and employees, Sophomore Future Track, and so much more.


Check out all the wonderful Chamber events that our committees plan.

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Battle creek area
chamber of commerce

One Riverwalk Centre, Suite 3A
34 West Jackson Street
Battle Creek, MI 49017