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Petoskey Regional Chamber Recognized as Outstanding Chamber in Michigan!
The Michigan Association of Chamber Professionals (MACP) recognized the Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce with the 2014 Outstanding Chamber of Commerce Award-Mid-Size Chamber Category and Lisa Hoyt was recognized for her extraordinary industry achievements at the MACP Leadership Conference & Annual Meeting held at the Shoreline Inn in Muskegon on October 2, 2014.
"The Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce received this award based on its accomplishments in leadership and governance, financial stewardship, business advocacy and member programming," said Bob Thomas, Director for the Michigan Association of Chamber Professionals. "Among the chamber's noted achievements were its innovative customer service training program, 'Hospitality the Little Traverse Way,' it's strong commitment to member stewardship, and programs inclusive of start-up businesses and entrepreneurs.
"Lisa Hoyt was recognized for her continued professional development, service to the association, and her recent election to the Midwest Board of Regents for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for Organization Management. The designation is a reflection of her passion for the industry and the regard her professional peers have for her across the region," Thomas continued.
The Outstanding Chamber of Commerce award is presented to chambers of commerce in based on a comprehensive application judged by chamber of commerce professionals from other state associations. Applicants must demonstrate quality, innovation, and effectiveness of programming in the areas of leadership and governance, finance, business advocacy and programming/membership development. The highest scoring applications receive the annual award. The award is modeled after the US Chamber of Commerce Accreditation process for recognizing best industry practices.