Chamber Committees

THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE COMMITTEES

Each year many of the Chamber of Commerce 600 plus members participate in the four active committees of the Cody Country Chamber of Commerce. In addition to the committees listed here the Chamber of Commerce coordinates task forces that meet on an as needed basis throughout the year to focus on issues of importance to the Cody business community. Each committee and task force has its own unique set of goals and objectives and there is a committee to fit every volunteer! With an active and energetic group of volunteers the Chamber can accomplish collectively what no one member can do individually.





 

AMBASSADORS
The Cody Country Ambassadors function as good will representatives for the Chamber of Commerce at a variety of community functions. Each year the group coordinates and attends new business ribbon cuttings, open houses, and grand openings. Ambassadors also provide volunteer man power hours for convention and meeting registrations, sporting event staffing, and Chamber of Commerce events including the Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sale. This is the group that is "in the know" and on the streets as active participants in the Cody community. This group meets the first Wednesday of the month, skipping most summer months, unless otherwise stated on our events calendar.


 
BUFFALO BILL ART SHOW & SALE
It is the mission of the Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sale Committee to hold a major fundraising event for the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, the Cody Country Chamber of Commerce, and other art organizations in Cody Country and promote Cody as an art community by cooperatively sponsoring a nationally renowned Western art show and sale. This group of enthusiastic volunteers works year-round to produce the Art Show that now attracts visitors to the Cody Country from around the world each September as part of Rendezvous Royale.


 
CODY MARKETING COUNCIL
The Cody Marketing Council is composed of dynamic, business-minded, energetic, creative individuals who want to help showcase Cody in the shoulder seasons and support events that bring new visitors to Cody or lengthen the time visitors stay. The Council continually modifies and improves its advertising campaigns, evaluates, refines and supports special events and collects anecdotal evidence of the effectiveness of its regional marketing approach. The Cody Marketing Council meets the third Wednesday of the month, breaking for the months of June - September, unless otherwise noted on our events calendar.

This group has spent all funds for 2014 and has been dispanded at this time.  Please note that events can still request funds directly from the Park County Travel Council.

 
GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
This dedicated group of volunteers acts as the champion for small business in the political arena. Each year the committee sets the Chamber of Commerce Business Agenda then meets with state and national representatives to present the Agenda and issues important to Cody's businesses. Lobbying for positive legislation, writing position papers, and staying in touch with issues, policies, and legislation affecting business are all part of what this committee does for the Cody Country Chamber of Commerce. Including; exploring and developing areas of agreement and identifying projects that will benefit both the National Parks and the gateway communities through regular dialogue, continued education and improved cooperation and trust is the goal of this Chamber of Commerce Committee. The committee meets monthly each year to discuss issues, and annually hosts Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Park dignitaries at the Chamber of Commerce National Parks Day. 


 
Topics the Government Affairs Committee want you to be aware of:
 BLM RMP - Address your comments {click here}

 Yellowstone Winter Use - Address your comments {click here}

 Shoshone National Forest Plan - Address your comments {click here}

The Cody Chamber of Commerce has submitted the following letter on Yellowstone Winter Use.