Why join the chamber?
Here are the top 10 reasons why you should
Increase your SEO
There are, of course, also digital benefits to a membership. Chief among these is improved Internet SEO and social media power!
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.
Increase your visibility in the community
As a new member of the chamber, you will be listed in the chamber e-newsletter, featured in Facebook posts and can have the opportunity to be highlighted in other chamber publications. You also can increase your business visibility through event sponsorships throughout the year!
Make business contacts
The chamber’s 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.
Membership brings credibility to your business
The Chamber of Commerce might be a holdover from analogue days, but much like Consumer Reports, it’s still one people trust. Plain and simple, one of the biggest edges Chamber of Commerce Membership gives your business is instilling consumer confidence and increasing positive perception among consumers and other business owners.
Access to members-only discounts and services
Use various discount programs and services to help save money! Take advantage of 'Members Only' programs and services like the Chamber Energy Program, FedEx Shipping discounts, Workers’ Compensation Plans, Health Insurance Plans, Discounted Supplies from Office Depot, Consumer Analysis with Buckeye Broadband and other B2B benefits through your fellow Chamber members!
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.
Acquire customer referrals
Every day, your local chamber receives calls from individuals and businesses looking for potential vendors, and the Chamber will make recommendations based on their Chamber members!
Create networking opportunities
Chambers have 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.
Receive chamber newsletters
Newsletters provide new member information, helpful resources about operating a local business, articles about the local community, information on community events and details about up-and-coming chamber events, among other things!