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About Us

Our Strategic Initiatives

Impact Community

Make Parker a desirable place for people to live, work, play and grow

Create a Strong Local Economy

Collaborate with key community economic development partners to attract and retain businesses in the Greater Parker Area

Give Members a Competitive Edge

Provide our members with a comprehensive package of benefits and services to maximize their success

Be an Advocate for Business

Inform and represent local business in government and public policy issues that impact business

Vision

It's our vision to be Parker's premier business community resource.

Mission

We exist to:

  • Facilitate members' growth
  • Promote the creation of new business in the Parker area
  • Host events to the benefit of Parker's community
  • Foster community spirit
  • Provide informational resources to the community

Values

We believe in:

  • Creating an inclusive, friendly and personal culture
  • Encouraging community leadership
  • Operating in the best interest of our members

History

The Parker Chamber of Commerce was incorporated on October 19, 1965. The Chamber celebrated it's 50th anniversary in 2015!

As an entrepreneurial business organization, the Parker Area Chamber of Commerce is the voice of business for the Parker area.  Throughout its lifetime, the Parker Area Chamber has played a community leadership role in many Parker area milestones:

  • Incorporation of the Town of Parker in May of 1981
  • Growth of the population of the Town of Parker from 5,000 to 50,000 in just 20 years
  • Concurrent with the growth of the population, the growth of the community's premier event, Parker Days  now attracts more than 210,000 people to our community each summer
  • Consistent growth in Chamber membership year after year
  • Growth from a part-time, one person staff, to a permanent staff of five plus seasonal assistance