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Targeted Programs

The Lancaster Chamber offers targeted programs to provide venues for professionals to come together from like geographic locations, industries and professions to network, exchange ideas and gain new business strategies.

Industry

Ag Issues Forum

Six times a year, area farmers gather with leaders from Lancaster's agriculture business to share information and learn about important agricultural issues. Ag Issues Forums also provide a unique networking opportunity for local agriculture leaders.

Manufacturing Plant Tour

The Chamber's Manufacturing Plant Tours allow attendees to not only hear, but see how a local company is implementing best practices into its everyday operations to help sustain the private sector and broader community.

Executive Forum for Aging Services Providers

Long-term care executives will hear from speakes who will discuss a variety of topics such as state licensing, employment issues, workers' compensation, negligence, legislation and much more. This program is also an opportunity for attendees to build business connections, share best practices and discuss challenges facing their institution.

Regional Geographic Consortia

Consortia allow individuals to address concerns and challenges facing their region such as: quality of life, health and wellness, transportation, land use, education and workforce issues.

Cocalico/Ephrata
Columbia/Donegal/Elizabethtown/Hempfield
CV/Elanco/Pequea Valley
Lancaster City/Lancaster Township
Lititz/Manheim/Manheim Township
Solanco/Penn Manor/Lampeter Strasburg

Common Interest Groups

Diversity

We believe The Chamber can play an important role in furthering dialogue on workplace diversity issues. The Chamber encourages members to adopt inclusive workplace practices. We support this issue through outreach efforts to business and community groups as well as by partnering with organizations to host or promote related events. The Chamber's Diversity Advisory Group is comprised of business and community leaders vested in helping The Chamber carry out our vision of Lancaster County being a place where all individuals add economic and social value and can attain their maximum potential. Celebrate Lancaster County’s diverse community. Click Here for more information about our Annual Diversity Mixer.

Women in Business

This program provides growth-minded professional women with a friendly and welcoming environment where they can network and share ideas. Businesswomen will have a chance to hear best practices from fellow professionals during professional development luncheons and/or grow their business contacts during after-hour networking sessions.

Young Professionals

The Chamber provides Lancaster Chamber member young professionals (YPs) (suggested age 40 years and under) with a setting to build relationships and develop professionally through its Young Professional Network. The program also helps to cultivate these future leaders and provide them with opportunities for making connections and developing their careers so that they can help shape the future of Lancaster County.

Peer Groups by Position

Finance Leaders Forums

CFOs gather together to learn and discuss best practices, as well as to share their successes and challenges.