President’s Advisory Group (PAG) Benefits
The President Advisory Group (PAG) is comprised of our region’s top business and industry leaders who invest $10,000 to $100,000 annually.
PAG Members meet annually to advise the President & CEO on the direction and focus of the organization. Benefits include high level interaction and networking with leaders within the Chamber as well as government and industry leaders from across Texas and the nation.
Four recognition levels have been established; Bronze at $19,999, Silver at $39,999, Gold at $79,999, and Platinum at $80,000 and above. Members at all four levels are entitled to the following additional benefits in recognition of their commitment to our region’s economic growth and development, and their significant level of investment.
PAG Investors are afforded the following benefits:
Chamber Liaison: The Office of the President & CEO serves as the primary point of contact and direct liaison at the Chamber for all PAG Investors. Requests for assistance are made directly to the President’s office.
Individual Project Assistance: PAG investors may request Chamber support, involvement, or intervention for specific issues or projects important to the economic well being of the member, at no additional cost, working directly with the President and members of the Chamber’s management team.
Board Participation: Owner/Manager/President/CEO is given priority consideration for selection as a member of the Chamber Board of Directors, and/or the Foundation Board of Directors; and is invited to serve as a member of the Board of Director, of one of the Chambers four operational Centers, based on interest and preference.
Corporate Participation: PAG investors may self appoint an unlimited number of individuals from their company as active members of the Chamber’s “Centers” by submitting the PAG self appointment form. This includes the Center for Business & Community Development; the Center for a Competitive Workforce; the Center for Innovation; and the Center for Policy & Advocacy.
Events & Sponsorships: PAG investors receive “right of first refusal” to sponsor all Chamber events, 30 days prior to our Corporate Leadership Council and 60 days prior to General members, and are eligible to pre-enroll in all major Chamber activities and events, through our “PAG Program Package” which may be included in your annual “billing.”
Team Arlington™ Participation: Our annual delegation visit to Washington, D.C. and bi-annual visit to Austin include meetings with top state and federal elected officials. PAG members are eligible to participate as members of the delegation.
Public Policy Issue Briefings: Chamber Issue Briefings are key components to the development of our state and federal public policy agenda. PAG members are invited to participate, to ensure that our state and federal business agendas are representative of your views and concerns.
Special Reports & Publications: PAG investors receive all Chamber information, publications, periodicals and research at no additional cost. They also receive: (1) The President’s monthly report to the Chamber Board of Directors, providing insight into Chamber priorities and strategies; (2) The U.S. Chamber’s monthly report to the U.S. chamber Board of Directors; and (3) Capital Update, providing insight into what’s happening in our state capital;
Networking Programs: PAG investors may designate up to 10 employees as affiliate members, who are eligible to participate in all of the Chamber’s networking programs, which include Chamber After Hours, Business Over Breakfast, and our Referral Leads Groups, at no additional cost.
Website: PAG investors receive complimentary linkage on our website, as well as 50% discounts on website advertising.
Recognition: Receive signage recognition, commensurate with your investor level, at all Chamber events and activities, in our publications (including both our weekly e-newsletter and our monthly publication) and on our website throughout the year.
Arlington Chamber Speakers Bureau: PAG members gain preferred access to the Arlington Chamber Speakers Bureau for their corporate meetings. Speakers include Chamber policy experts and executive staff considered to be among our region’s leaders in economic development and advocacy.
PAG MEMBER ONLY EVENTS
President’s Advisory Group members are also invited to attend a variety of “PAG member only” events. They include the following:
Morning with the Mayor: This quarterly breakfast affords PAG members the opportunity to join Arlington’s Mayor and City Manager for briefings on critical City issues and projects, and to discuss issues of interest to the business community.
Corporate Investor Council Luncheon: PAG members meet 3 times annually with the Chamber Board Chair and President & CEO for in-depth briefings on Chamber’s Initiative, research findings, and proposed plans. In addition, guest speakers representing organizations and agencies in our region provide briefings and insight related to their agendas.
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