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Membership benefits

Thinking of becoming a member of the Chamber? Here are a few reasons you should. When you’re ready, fill out the online application to get started.

Reasons to Join

  • Membership brings credibility to your business.

You can increase positive perception among consumers and business owners when you’re identified as a member of the chamber.

  • Increase your visibility in the community.

As a new member of the chamber, you will be listed in the chamber newsletter and highlighted on social media.

  • Create networking opportunities.

The chamber has numerous committees and serving on one of them provides numerous networking opportunities as well as professional leadership development. You can build your business while promoting developments of keen interest to local businesses and the community at large.

  • Gain a voice in government.

The local chamber takes on the tough issues and opposes new regulations, taxes, fees, assessments and costs directed at small businesses. It also helps protect the principles of free enterprise and aids businesses in being treated fairly.

  • Make business contacts

The chamber’s most fundamental mission is to generate more business activity for the community. The chamber initiates more business-to-business commerce and more opportunities for networking and connecting local professionals than is available through most other local organizations.

  • Receive chamber newsletters

Newsletters provide new member information, interesting information about operating a local business, articles about the local community, a community calendar and details about up-and-coming chamber events, among other things.

  • Acquire customer referrals

Every day, your local chamber receives calls from individuals and businesses looking for potential vendors, and chamber members typically recommend chamber members.

  • Chamber events and programs

Chamber events and programs provide members with great opportunities to get to know new people and expand their prospect base. Chamber events are innovative and fun ways to help members meet potential customers, clients and vendors— and generate new business leads.

  • Promotion and publicity

With a chamber membership, you can reach potential clients through member exclusive advertising and opportunities for business-to-business advertising and publicity.

  • Access to member-only discounts and services

Gain access to discounted products and services available only to members of the chamber. This program encourages members to buy from other members to save money, increase visibility and promote new business for their companies.

Ready to join? Fill out the application below to get started.

Need another reason to join? Ask one of our current members.