Forum Speaker Series

The 2021-2022 Forum Speaker Series season concluded Monday, June 13 with the Business of the Year Awards & Annual All-Member Meeting. Watch the video from the most recent event below and stay tuned for the 2022-2023 slate of speakers and the new season of this series (beginning this fall) to be announced soon!


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About the Series

Hear from business and community leaders who inform and inspire, and network with key decision-makers within our community at the Forum Speaker Series luncheons. Featured speakers cover a wide variety of topics designed to build awareness, foster understanding, and spark conversation in the community. The nine-month series runs from September through May.

The Forum Speaker Series’ purpose is to deliver content, at times through controversial speakers, intended to spark conversation in Salem. The inclusion of these speakers does not imply Chamber endorsement or recommendation of any person, political party, idea, or previous action by these individuals.

The views and opinions expressed in any Forum event do not necessarily state or reflect those of the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce. The Salem Chamber serves as a host for relevant conversations in town and in the state, and you can be part of these conversations by attending the Forum Speaker Series.

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– Thank you to our 2021-2022 Sponsors –


Huggins Insurance
Saalfed Griggs PC
Maps Credit Union
Sherman, Sherman, Johnnie & Hoyt
Summit Wealth Managment

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