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Programs

The Chamber offers several programs, which all feature unique opportunities to network, learn, and grow within the organization and the community.

What is the Concho Cadre?
The Concho Cadre are the San Angelo Chamber of Commerce’s volunteer host welcoming group, serving the Chamber at various functions, including ribbon cuttings and business celebrations, luncheons, Business @ Happy Hour, Business Expo, and other events They are the ultimate ambassadors of San Angelo.

What are the benefits of joining the Concho Cadre?
If you’re friendly, wear a smile, and would like to learn about new businesses in town, we’d love to have you in the Concho Cadre. Through this organization, you will meet new business owners/managers, be able to network at Chamber functions, have the opportunity to leave your business information at each ribbon cutting location, and share the Chamber’s goodwill throughout the local business community.

What are the requirements of joining the Concho Cadre?
Membership in the Cadre is completely free and open to the public. To remain a member in good standing, each Cadre member must attend a minimum of six functions per year. These functions include all events of the Cadre: Cadre meetings, Chamber luncheons, Business @ Happy Hour, ribbon cuttings and business celebration, and special events of the Chamber.

What is the next step?
If you are interested in becoming a Cadre member, simply fill out the form below and return it to the Chamber at 418 West Avenue B, San Angelo, TX 76903 or you may email it to heather@sanangelo.org.

The San Angelo Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to fostering and promoting a business and tourism environment which assures the economic growth and well being of our members and community. Diversity in business and in our community is vital to this effort. We’re honored to be working with so many dedicated, passionate, and diverse businesses within our community.The Chamber’s Diversity Committee focuses its full efforts, resources, and finances in developing an educated, well-trained, and knowledgeable diverse business community. Committee members work year round to communicate the importance of a diverse workforce. They also select and distribute awards for the Celebration of Diversity Awards luncheon.

In 2019, the Diversity Committee established multiple coalitions, each focused on a sector of minority owned businesses in our community. These task forces are committed to creating awareness about minority businesses, as well as hosting and promoting events, connecting minority business owners to valuable city resources, and promoting involvement in leadership opportunities.

If you’re interested in serving on the Diversity Committee or joining a coalition, please contact Heather at heather@sanangelo.org.

Leadership San Angelo is designed to help develop future leadership for our City by providing intensive training in areas strategic to the city’s well-being.

The purpose of Leadership San Angelo is to give interested men and women with leadership potential the opportunity to develop their knowledge, and to hone the skills of leadership through a planned learning process in the atmosphere of the city itself. In this living laboratory, Leadership San Angelo will bring together persons from all areas of the city’s life for sharing, learning and participation. When they have completed the course, they will be familiar with all aspects of San Angelo’s life, and will be better prepared to lead and work together.

A maximum of 30 persons will be selected for this program, chosen by an anonymous selection committee from those who apply. Nominees and their employers must be able to commit the time required for the program, and participants will hopefully come from all segments of the community. A candidate must be 21 years of age or older.

The San Angelo Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 Leadership San Angelo Class 39. Click below to download the application.

Please note: applications must be turned in by August 25, 2021 at Noon.

Purpose:  To provide an opportunity for businesses to establish a relationship with a more experienced business owner to seek advice and support.

Interested in becoming a Mentor?

Mentor Requirements

  • Agree to meet with mentee at least once a month to mentor, advise and educate
  • Commit to 6 months of mentoring
  • Examples of ways to meet with the mentee attend a Membership Luncheon together, attend the Diversity Awards Luncheons, show them how to network at a Business @ Happy Hour and/or hold one-on-one meetings with the mentee

Mentor Benefits

  • Mentor Business receives recognition on the Chamber Website
  • Mentor Business receives recognition in the Chamber newsletter
  • Mentor Business receives recognition at Membership Luncheons
Interested in becoming a Mentee?

Mentee Requirements

  • Agree to regular meetings with the mentor
  • Commit to 6 months of being a mentee

Mentee Benefits

  • Mentee business has access to an experienced business owner
  • Mentee business receives recognition in the Chamber newsletter
  • Mentee business receives recognition on the Chamber website