Becoming a member has many benefits, including these Top 10
Supporting Local Businesses and Your Community The support you give to your local chamber of commerce can translate into better health and safety, increased payrolls, beneficial legislation and an increase in local dollars that stay within your own community.
Increased Credibility Being a member of your local chamber makes your business seem more credible to consumers. Customers believe that membership indicates stable, reputable business that uses good practices.
Increased Visibility Many chambers produce window signs or other items to help members proudly show off their membership. The logo can also be used in marketing materials, further boosting your business’s credibility.
Exposure and Publicity Your business will gain publicity and exposure through the chamber’s website, directories and mailings. Many send out quarterly magazines, have business card displays in their offices and maintain online listings of members.
Community Engagement Becoming active in your local chamber of commerce gives you many opportunities to engage with community members in socially proactive ways. To get involved, join a program or special committee dedicated to government advocacy, economic development, veterans’ affairs or women in business.
Referral Services Consumers often consult with their local chamber before choosing a service or goods provider. Chambers only refer members when they receive these calls and online searches. Not becoming a member means missing out on these potential leads.
Professional Resources Successful leaders and entrepreneurs never stop learning, and your local chamber of commerce can be a great resource for continuing education. Many chambers host lectures, work with other organizations and have experts on hand to help you reach your business goals.
Value Added Benefits Joining your local chamber can give you access to member discounts, energy cost savings, group and individual health insurance, discounted business supplies And more.
Event and Project Sponsorship Members often have the opportunity to sponsor community events and programs, offering yet another opportunity for increased exposure.
Building Connections One of the most important benefits of becoming a member of your local chamber of commerce is networking opportunities. Making new business contacts and building connections helps your business grow. Most local chambers host networking events regularly, giving you plenty of opportunities to introduce your business to other members.
For more information regarding the various levels of Membership to the Fairfield-Suisun Chamber of Commerce, contact the Director of Membership, Tonya Dretzka at 707-425-4625.
One of the best business decisions is joining your local Chamber of Commerce.