Top 10 Reasons to Join the Chamber
1. Online Business Directory
Each business member is set up in our searchable on line business directory. With simple clicks potential clients can email your business directly or access your website from our live directory.
2. Printed Directory Listings
The same database the fuels the website directory is printable and easily compiled routinely into a printed version. We update these quarterly and have them available at the Welcome Center.
3. Social Media Outlets
The Chamber maintains a very active Facebook page and shares Chamber news and specific updates on our members. Our Ribbon Cuttings and Ground breaking Ceremonies are often live streamed on facebook. In addition, we update our business members and community activities on Explore Georgia and the Classic South websites.
4. Chamber Membership E-mail Blasts and Print Media
Member e-mail announcements are broadcast to the membership. We work with our local paper and mirror newsworthy updates and events in both social and print media.
5. Marketing Space, Referrals and Leads
The Welcome Center at 112 N. Washington Street is the hub for personal interaction for the Chamber. Our staff ensures that members are referred when products or services are requested. Chamber businesses have space to display their marketing collateral.
6. Chamber Ambassadors Program
Each member is assigned an Ambassador. This individual has the responsibility of being the personal contact to ensure that all are getting the maximum benefit from their membership. They will routinely reachout for check ins and can assist members in any questions or concerns they may have. This program allows us to have a deeper understanding of each of our members needs and aspirations.
7. Grand Opening / Ribbon Cuttings /Ground Breaking
Members are guided by their Ambassador on the specific events and awareness campaigns that can assist in launching or growing a business. We are here to help set these events up for success.
8. Welcome Center Business Service Discounts
The Welcome Center provides the following business services with discounts for Chamber Members. It sure comes in handy when you need a copy job, a fax or a place to meet in a hurry.
Copy and FAX Services
* $0.10 per BW and $0.25 Color Copies - Chamber Members first 25 copies free
* $1.00 per FAX page - Chamber Members first 5 pages free
Chamber members have access to two guest offices with prior booking. They may also schedule the use of the Welcome Center Conference Room with prior booking for business related meetings. Chamber members may also have access to the wireless internet connections for business purposes. (Please schedule with Executive Secretary)
9. Workers Compensation Savings (coming soon)
The Chamber is currently exploring partnership opportunities in this area. Look for a rollout in the second quarter of 2018.
10. Insurance Savings (coming soon)
The Chamber is currently exploring partnership opportunities to deliver insurance discounts to chamber businesses with 2 - 99 employees. Look for a media rollout in the second quarter of 2018.