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The TCCE Annual Conference is the premier professional education event of the year. 

This convention style event is complete with amazing keynotes, excellent breakout session, a full trade show,  awards ceremony, and lots of time for connecting with colleagues and exchanging ideas. 

TCCE Annual Conference is one you want in the budget year after year.   



Informative Interview


TCCE Chairman's Conference is a one-day program designed for the CEO and Volunteer Board Leadership to enjoy.  Gain information on board leadership, roles and responsibilities, governance and other relevant items to set you on a course for leadership and governance success.  
Excellent board leaders are not born...they are created at the TCCE Chairman's Conference!

The 2023 Chairman's Conference will be October 26th. To view photos of last year's event, visit here

To view our blog post on the wrap-up of last year's Chairman's Conference, visit here

To review materials presented at last year's event by Bob Harris, CAE, on how to become a high-performing chamber, visit here.

To review the Board Orientation Workbook, visit here.

To review materials presented at the event by Jim Johnson, CCE, incoming Board Chair, on board ethics, visit here.

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CCCE is a 3-year "institute-styled" professional education program that provides instruction in fundamentals and advanced topics in chamber management. Participants earn the Advanced Chamber Management Certificate and are prepared to meet the challenges of the chamber industry.

CCCE is a collaborative education consortium of Oklahoma and Texas.  The program is accredited in partnership with Texas A&M University. 

View Year 1 Curriculum

View Year 2 Curriculum

View Year 3 Curriculum

In addition to the 3-year foundation, there is a 4th Year Advanced Studies in Chamber Excellence track provided in partnership with the Texas A&M Center for Nonprofits and Philanthropy.  This track is ideal for chamber professionals who have:

  • Completed the CCCE three year program

  • Not completed CCCE or IOM but have 5 years or more chamber experience

  • Completed their IOM and are seeking additional professional education   

View Advanced Curriculum

This event has officially concluded as of February 8, 2023 To view photos of the event please visit here

To access the presentation from the Conference, please follow these instructions:

  • Log into your account in Texas A&M University’s Continuing and Professional Education Canvas at

  • Click on the Center for Chamber of Commerce Excellence or “CCCE 2023” course.

  • Scroll to the bottom of the home page and find the “Presentations” button.  Click on it.

  • This will take you to all the presentations for the conference.

  • Questions or issues?  Contact Dr. Janice Meyer at

Casual Business Meeting


The TCCE Chamber Basics Conference is THE launch pad for new chamber professionals in the state of Texas. Designed for chamber staff of all levels, this training specifically answers the questions and addresses the issues relative to chamber operations that are on the minds of professionals that have been in the industry 18 months or fewer. It also begins the important work of building attendees professional chamber network.

​Taught by experts in the field and seasoned chamber executives, this excellent event is a one day "boot camp" of chamber operations. In one day you will cover essential elements including:

  • The Chamber’s Role In The Community

  • Your Role in the Chamber (Staff/Board Roles)

  • Membership Sales and Retention

  • How to work with Boards and Committees

​There are two sessions (Spring & Summer) annually to fit the needs of new staff.

TCCE Education Opportunities: Resources
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