"To be the community's most indispensable business organization advocating for economic well being, regional development and quality of life." Economic Vitality Improve the region's economic health by attracting and retaining targeted business and encouraging investment. Small Business Success Champion the growth of local small businesses by providing opportunities for networking, visibility, referrals, education and training, and pertinent business information. Cost of Doing Business Protect business from escalating costs through advocacy at the local, state and federal level. Workforce Development Ensure that business, education and government work together to develop a skilled, diverse and responsible workforce. Transportation Ensure that the region has an efficient transportation system, by prioritizing and advocating projects and participating in the planning process of local, state and federal agencies. Regional Cooperation Convene elected officials, public entities and the business community to encourage regional vision and regional planning to enhance quality of life in the Treasure Valley.