Benefits of Membership

 

The most important benefit we provide is validating your standing within this community. A chamber membership shows that a business supports our county, and wants to contribute to its vibrancy.


Advertising and Promotion:

-Annual Business Directory (Print and Online)

-Business Referrals

-Chamber Membership Label

-Business Card Display

Community Involvement:

-Annual Home Show

-Annual Golf Outing

-Annual Awards Ceremony

-Business Education Alliance

-Business After Hour Events

Support:

-Small Business Loans

-Business Start-Up Packets

-Business Development Counseling

-Energy Savings Programs

-Big Scissors for Grand Openings and Anniversaries

-Advocacy in Legislation “Strength in Numbers”

Employee Services:

-Member to Member Discounts

-Member Appreciation

-Committee Involvement

-Multiple Seminars and Workshops


"59% of consumers think that being in the local Chamber of Commerce is an effective business strategy overall."

"It is 29% more effective for communicating to consumers that a company uses good business practices."

"It is 26% more effective for communicating that a business is reputable."

"When a company is involved in a local chamber of commerce, consumers are 12% more likely to think that its products stack up better than its competition."

"When a small business is a member of the chamber of commerce, consumers are 63% more likely to purchase goods and services from that company."

 

Results taken from “The Real Value of Joining a Local Chamber of Commerce"- The Schapiro Group 2012