Top Ten Reasons to Belong to THE CHAMBER of Commerce, Inc.!
Joining THE CHAMBER of Commerce, Inc. is a sound business decision. We are the second largest chamber in our region. Our footprint stretches over 3 counties and 16 municipalities. Through the many opportunities and programs we offer, you will discover multiple avenues to help your business succeed.
Networking Opportunities: This is one of the most important benefits of membership. Networking and new business contacts help your business grow. We hold a minimum of four daytime networking events each week offering you an opportunity to introduce yourself and your business to other chamber members. Additionally, our very successful twice-monthly Business After Hours provides more occasions for networking.
Credibility: 69% of consumers believe that chamber membership is a sign of a reputable, stable business. 70% believe that it demonstrates that you use good business practices. Being a member of THE CHAMBER gives your business credibility.
Visibility: Members are provided with a window cling to display at their place of business proudly showing chamber membership. Members can also show THE CHAMBER logo on their advertising, marketing and PR materials.
Publicity & Exposure: Chamber members receive real exposure through our website – Businesss Directory, HotDeals!, hyperlink and banner ads. The monthly newsletter and our Monday Morning Coffee e-blast are additional ways to gain publicity for your business and events. Member businesses can also gain publicity and exposure through a free ribbon cutting ceremony coordinated by our Director of Business Development.
Signature Events Sponsorship: You can highlight your business by sponsoring signature events that are open to the entire community: Taste of Cranberry, the Food and Wine Classic, Chamber Chase 5K Race, Golf Tournament, the Neighborhood Business Expo, the Fall Harvest Festival and the Holiday Social provide excellent exposure for your name and logo.
Public Affairs: Get pro-active by joining one of THE CHAMBER’S special committees and programs: economic development, government advocacy, women in business and the community, veterans affairs.
Business Referral Services: We get hundreds of on-line searches and calls each year from individuals checking to see if a business is a chamber member or asking that we refer a business to fill their needs. We refer only chamber members.
Resource Center: Experts from SCORE as well as the SBDC at Duquesne University work closely with chamber members providing help to achieve your business goals. Additionally, we have a learn at lunch program with experts speaking on a variety of business-related topics.
Value Added Benefits: Enjoy member to member discounts, individual and group health insurance, energy costs savings, discounted office supplies from Office Depot and more.
Get Involved: Membership in The Chamber is an investment in your business future. Experience the rewards of volunteering your time and talent to help make the community where you live and work a better place. As a chamber member you will help sustain and improve the quality of life that you, your family and your employees enjoy.
Please contact Debbie Crum, Director of Business Development at 724-776-4949. THE CHAMBER of Commerce, Inc., serving north Pittsburgh, northern Allegheny and Cranberry Corridors.