Saturday, March 25, 2017

Benefits of Getting Involved

 

The Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County is our community’s lead organization for economic development services. More than 2,100 businesses and individuals in the area enjoy the benefits of investment in the Chamber, including the opportunity to directly impact local economic growth. As the voice of the business community, the Chamber can accomplish collectively what no single business can do alone. If you want to make a valuable investment in your business and in the community, the Chamber is the place to start. With premier business and networking opportunities, the Chamber offers reliable support to help your business grow and prosper. Your membership is an investment that pays dividends in the form of new customers for you, a stronger economy and an exceptional quality of life in Huntsville/Madison County.

 

Benefits of Membership

In addition to investing in the economic growth of the entire region, as a Chamber member, you receive a variety of important benefits*:

  • Build business relationships, create partnerships and grow your business
  • Listing in the online and printed Membership Directory
  • A link to your company’s website from the Chamber’s online Membership Directory in up to 3 categories
  • Free listings of your company’s job opportunities on www.asmartplace.com
  • Access to specialized tools to promote your organization via the online member information center, ChamberMaster
  • Display of your company’s promotional (electronic) flier on the touch-screen in the Chamber building’s main lobby
  • Reduced price for Chamber seminars/professional development
  • Member-to-Member discounts
  • Electronic announcements which keep members up-to-date on Chamber activities, meetings and business information

 

* Subject to change.

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Become a Member of
Chamber of Commerce (PDF)

Guide to ChamberMaster (PDF)


Special Services

  • Small Business Services Center: The Chamber offers small business forums and mentoring as well as one-on-one counseling.
  • Business Referrals: The Chamber receives daily requests for information on suppliers of specific products or services. We refer only Chamber members!
  • Ribbon Cuttings, Groundbreakings Ceremonies and Anniversary Celebrations: Stay connected to the business community by actively participating in business events.
  • Relocation Services: The Chamber provides information about the community, local school systems, available housing, shopping and community events in our Community Information packets.

 

Advertising Opportunities

(additional cost)

 

Top 10 Reasons for Joining the Chamber

  1. Economic Development
    Become actively involved in preparing, developing and promoting our community for economic growth. When the community grows, so does your potential customer base.

  2. Connecting
    Meet people at multiple events each month. Exchange cards and information on who provides different goods and services.

  3. Building Relationships
    In this era of relationship marketing, building relationships with potential clients and customers is essential to your business growth and expansion. People do business with people they know.

  4. Involvement
    Voice your opinions. Learn what others think and then work toward a common goal through participation in committees, task forces or community groups.

  5. Visibility
    Expose your business to a wider audience of business owners and decision makers. Enhance your name recognition. Expand your business with listings on the world wide web through the online membership directory.

  6. Business Contacts
    Enlarge your circle of influence in the business community by meeting others at Chamber functions and working together on committees and projects. Your business is referred 24-7 online as well as by phone, fax or email.

  7. Community
    Heighten your knowledge of how the community is moving ahead by reading Initiatives magazine and our e-newsletter, ChamberLink. Stay informed on how your business is affected by local, state and federal policies.

  8. Mentoring
    Extend a hand to assist someone else. Share with others how you achieved your goals. Lead by example and enjoy the opportunity to learn from others.

  9. Making a Difference
    Be part of the solution. Help move individuals and organizations toward future progress.

  10. Partnering with Like-Minded People
    Share the load. Work together. Build your business. Help the community flourish.

For information on becoming a member of the Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County: call (256) 535-2027 or send an email to dmccrary@hsvchamber.org