FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ANGELA FRANCO, PRESIDENT AND CEO, DC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HAS BEEN ELECTED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ASSOCIATION OF CHAMBER OF COMMERCE EXECUTIVES
WASHINGTON, DC (August 8, 2023) – Angela Franco, President and CEO, DC Chamber of Commerce, has been elected to serve on the board of directors for ACCE, the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, an Alexandria, Va.-based association of over 9,000 professionals who work for and with more than 1,600 chambers of commerce.
Members of ACCE’s board of directors represent more than 50 organizations, including many of the world’s largest and most influential regional chambers of commerce.
“We are pleased to welcome Angela Franco to the ACCE Board of Directors,” said Sheree Anne Kelly, president & CEO of ACCE. “At a time when the role of chambers of commerce has never been more critical, the future is limitless for ACCE and the chamber industry. Ms. Franco’s expertise and leadership will be invaluable as we continue to optimize our opportunities and expand the pivotal role chambers play in shaping and strengthening our regions globally.”
As the President & CEO of the DC Chamber of Commerce, Angela Franco works with its executive team and board of directors on creating programs and services that support the organization’s mission to be the most valuable resource and leading advocate for businesses throughout DC.
“It is my great honor to join the Board of Directors for the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives,” said Angela Franco, President and CEO, DC Chamber of Commerce. “I look forward to working alongside my board colleagues to support the needs of Chambers and businesses around the country.”
The mission of ACCE is to support and develop chamber professionals to lead businesses and their communities. ACCE identifies and analyzes trends affecting communities, shares best practices, and develops benchmarking studies, in addition to providing other tools to help chamber leaders manage and improve operations at their organization to achieve the highest impact in their communities.
Established in 1914, ACCE is an association of over 9,000 chamber professionals from 1,600 chambers of commerce throughout the United States, including 93 of the top 100 U.S. metro areas and a host of international markets. The combined membership of ACCE chambers is close to one million businesses. Chamber leaders look to ACCE for best practices, networks and new ideas that will help them advance the interests of their communities. ACCE recommends successful programs and strategies, and identifies trends, partners and business models that show promise. For more information, visit www.ACCE.org.
About the DC Chamber of Commerce
The DC Chamber of Commerce is the largest Chamber in the Washington DC region. As an advocate for the DC business community for 85 years, the DC Chamber of Commerce is the voice for businesses in the District of Columbia, proudly serving a diverse membership of more than 1,100 members. For more information, visit https://www.dcchamber.org.