The Jackson Chamber was founded in 1905 – seven years prior to the United States Chamber of Commerce. The chamber consists of a diverse and talented staff, an executive committee, dedicated volunteers, and more than 1,500 business members – all committed to growing the economy and quality of life for everyone in Madison County and the region.
Governed by a board of directors, The chamber concentrates its efforts on economic development, which consists of marketing the area to potential employers, developing and enhancing minority and new business partnerships, workforce development, job creation, and the overall promotion of Jackson-Madison County as a great place to work, live, play and do business.
The chamber's staff is composed of professional men and women who serve as the front door to the community and as a support staff for all chamber members. The mission of the Jackson Chamber is "to develop and maintain an economic climate that creates and retains jobs and enhances the quality of life for all citizens of Jackson-Madison County and West Tennessee."