Future Focus Initiative
After celebrating our 50th Anniversary, the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce now has an opportunity to inspire our community to look ahead at the next 50 years. Our Chamber is equipped with structuring an initiative to engage our membership in producing direction for the business community’s future.
The framework for this initiative begins with a Steering Committee to provide guidance to the project and a Young Professionals Leadership Council tasked with developing more detailed objectives, interviewing stakeholders and key community members, and planning and executing a summit style event.
The Future Focus Initiative was launched at the Annual Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce Membership and Installation Luncheon on Friday, June 29th. Read more about it in this Chamber news article.
Chamber members, please contact the Chamber's Marketing Manager, Suzi Patterson at email@example.com if you are interested in learning more about the Future Focus Initiative or joining the Young Professionals Leadership Council.
Young Professionals Leadership Council
- Goal: The goal of the KKCC Young Professionals Leadership Council is to provide direction for the future of West Hawaiʻi’s business community.
- Objectives: Participate in the KKCC Future Focus Initiative of 2018-2020, develop, implement and publish a Chamber study focused on the future, assist with planning and executing the Future Focus Summit 2019.
- Co-Chairs: Elizabeth Elkjer of Sustainable Island Products and Ilihia Gionson of Hiehie Communications.
- Meetings: The Chamber's Young Professionals Leadership Council meet on the second Friday of each month from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce Center, 75-5737 Kuakini Highway, Suite 208, Kailua-Kona, Hawai‘i 96740. Committee members are welcome to attend in person or call-in.