What is the purpose of a Chamber of Commerce?
The Chamber represents the interests of local businesses, and helps businesses grow and connect through connections with others.
Can businesses list employment opportunities through the Chamber of Commerce?
Yes! Members can utilize the Chamber's website, e-bursts, and weekly e-newsletter to post job openings.
Can the Chamber generate website traffic for a business?
Yes! The Chamber has an online member business directory which includes every current member of the Chamber. The name of the business is linked directly to the member website. Members may also advertise on the Chamber website with a link directly to the member's homepage. Another way to generate web traffic is to post a Chamber badge on your website and send the Chamber on in return. Finally, use the free e-newsletter and submit member deals, articles, exciting news, etc. All of these will link directly back to the company website.
How much does it cost to join the Chamber of Commerce?
The membership investment is based on the number of full time employees a business has and is billed on an annual basis. Membership starts at $185 and ranges up to $1000 depending on the number of employees.
How does the Chamber of Commerce work with member employees?
All employees become members of the Chamber when the company joins. Member business' employees play a huge role in Chamber activities. They can volunteer on the Board of Directors, or on committees. They can attend networking events, relay important information, and create a synergy between individuals and industry creating invaluable connections.