Benefits of Membership

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  • Your membership will:
    • Bring credibility
    • Increase visibility
    • Serve as a networking resource
    • Give your business the opportunity to take part in Chamber events
    • Give your business the ability to host events for fellow members and the public
    • Provide your business with the ability to collaborate with the Chamber

Membership Benefits

So, you are considering a Chamber membership and are wondering what your return on investment might be? Some join to network with other businesses to give and get referrals. Others join for the marketing opportunities to target their audience, such as tourists, relocation, local population, etc.

 

Business Opportunities

  • Accept Chamber Bucks
  • Ambassadors Program
  • Direct Referrals
  • Legislative Advocacy
  • Networking
  • Ribbon cutting ceremonies are offered to new businesses to spark interest in the community.

Professional Development

  • Committee Participation
  • Networking
  • Training
    • The Chamber of Commerce offers monthly membership meetings that are free to our members. Presentations cover topics such as cyber security, social media, workforce recruitment, human resources, leadership and more.
  • Volunteer Opportunities

Marketing/Communication

  • Advertising Opportunities
    • Your membership includes a full year of advertisement on our frequently visited website where your business profile can be altered at any time.
    • If your business is holding an event, we will advertise on our social media pages.
  • Events Sponsorship Opportunities
  • Radio Promotion of Chamber Events/Campaigns
  • Newsletter
    • The Chamber sends out monthly newsletters that cover business tips and tricks on a wide variety of topics. Make sure you have director@greatermuhlenberg.com listed in your e-mail contact list or check your spam folder to make sure you don’t miss our weekly community updates, and our monthly newsletter! We’ll keep you up-to-date on upcoming events, business tips, and ways to get involved.
  • Newspaper Promotion of Chamber Events/Campaigns
  • Website Members Portal 
    • Every member business receives access to our member portal located at www.greatermuhlenberg.com. The membership portal gives you the ability to update your contact listing, business listing updates, collateral material such as photos and videos and engage with other members.
    • Once you become a member, you will receive an email from our office with a link to your extranet site. Change your password, make any business listing updates you would like, and then bookmark the page for future engagement.

Member to Member Engagement

  • The best way for you to promote your business is to engage with other community members. Ways to engage include: Attending Business After Hours, Ribbon Cuttings and Open Houses. Participating in these events is a great way to congratulate other businesses and neighbors and engage in each others’ success.
  • Before shopping or using local services, browse the membership directory to see who else is a member and consider using them first!
  • Member Referral Program
    • Do you know of a business who is not already a member of the Greater Muhlenberg Chamber of Commerce like you are? Help the Chamber grow by showing a business what the Chamber does for you and why they should join! Be sure to email director@greatermuhlenberg.com with your referral details. Once the business is registered and paid their dues, you will receive a gift of your choice!

Community Services

  • The Chamber helps maintain the community’s master calendar of events, social media pages, and website with member access portal
  • The Chamber also responds to specific needs of the community by serving on committees, boards, and organizations including:
    • Judge Executive’s Office
    • Muhlenberg Economic Growth
    • Alliance (MEGA)
    • Muhlenberg County Schools
    • Central City Tourism
    • Greenville Tourism
    • Muhlenberg County Tourism
    • City of Bremen
    • City of Central City
    • City of Drakesboro
    • City of Prowderly
    • City of South Carrollton

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