Bay City Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture
The mission of the Bay City Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture is to promote and advance the interests of the Bay City business and agricultural communities. These goals are accomplished by encouraging growth of existing businesses and industries, providing assistance to new firms or individuals seeking to locate in Bay City, and advocating legislative and political actions beneficial to the business or general community. The Chamber also supports and encourages those cultural and civic activities that improve or expand the quality of life in Bay City.
Why Should You Join the Bay City Chamber?
- Exposure for your business.
- Two free Email Blasts to membership within your first year of membership.
- Involvement opportunities including various active committees.
- Promotion for your business through the Chamberís Business Directory, website, newsletter and direct referrals.
- Networking with other members at Chamber functions such as Monthly Mixers, committee meetings, and community and special events.
- Participation in seminars and workshops.
- Opportunities to purchase mailing lists or labels for your company mailings.
- Grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremonies for your new businesses or relocations.
- Opportunities to display your promotional materials in the Chamber lobby.
- Opportunities to participate in business-related projects such as the Industrial Trade Show and Purchasing Agents Seminar.
- Membership plaque identifying you as a recommended business.
- Email updates from the Chamber on the latest breaking news concerning the county, and upcoming networking and workshop opportunities.
- When dealing with the public, Chamber members are ALWAYS recommended FIRST.
2022 Executive Board
Chairman of the Board
STP Nuclear Operating Company
First State Bank
Immediate Past Chair
Jackson Electric Cooperative
2022 Board of Directors
Capital Farm Credit
Matagorda Area Chamber of Commerce
Van Vleck Independent School District
Schulman’s Movie Bowl Grille
Tenaris Bay City
Wadler, Perches, Hundl & Kerlick
Lowery Real Estate
Matagorda Regional Medical Center
Vee Strauss, CEM
Angels Care Hospice
Texas Farm Bureau
OQ Chemicals Corporation
Nate McDonald, Judge
Robert Nelson, Mayor
City of Bay City
Scott Hardwick, Executive Director
Matagorda County Economic Development Corporation
Jessica Russell, Executive Director
Bay City Community Development Corporation
James Scardami, President
Bay City Independent School District Board of Directors
President & CEO
Mitch Thames, IOM
Irene Bishop, IOM
- Agriculture and Aquaculture
- Educational Activities
- Special Events
- Annual Banquet
- Golf Tournament
- Lighted Christmas Parade
- Live Oak Tree Sale
- Member Annual Crawfish Boil
- Summer & Christmas Market Day
- Matagorda County Day in Austin
- New Teacher Luncheon