There are many reasons joining the Chamber of Commerce will benefit your business. Listed below are just a few.
Make New Business Contacts
Networking at Chamber events helps you to meet potential customers, clients, and vendors. The “Business After Hours” and Eggs ‘N Issues” series provide great opportunities for you to get to know new people and to expand your prospect base.
Market Your Products and Services
Take advantage of the Chamber’s low-cost marketing opportunities. There are plenty of advertising and sponsorship opportunities that exist through the Chamber’s events, programs, website, and publications. Members can rely on the Chamber for up-to-date and continual promotion of their business or organization. The Chamber’s Facebook page is available to members to announce any sales, special events, etc.
Invest in a Healthy Economy
When the Chamber of Commerce assists companies that are relocating to the St. Croix Valley or are expanding their businesses, it means more jobs – and more customers for you. Your investment in the Chamber helps to market the region and promote quality growth.
Gain a Voice in Government
Your Chamber speaks on behalf of business to elected and appointed officials and government staff members at the local, state, and national levels. Your voice will be heard on important regulatory, legislative, and educational issues that directly affect you business.
Increase Your Presence on the Internet
Your business will be listed on the Chamber’s online Business Directory, and in our annual magazine entitled “Best Kept Secrets of Way Downeast” thereby expanding your market area.
Heighten Your Company’s Visibility
Announce your respect for your customers by displaying your Chamber membership decal in you business and on your website. Your investment in the Chamber gives your business credibility, visibility, and marketability.
There is nothing more rewarding than volunteering your time and talent to make the community where you live and work a better place. As a member of the Chamber, you will help to sustain and improve the quality of life that you, your family, and your employees enjoy. Membership in the Chamber is an investment in your business future.