There are plenty of reasons to join the Chamber!!
There are many great reasons to join the Chamber and your membership investment will pay great dividends to you and your business. Here are just a few ways you can realize an immediate return on your investment.
Membership in the Screven County Chamber of Commerce offers more benefits than you may realize. Listed below are the many privileges that members enjoy.
Business members are provided with membership decals to identify them as an active member of one of our areas most active and progressive business organizations.
Expose Your Business To A Wide Audience
As a chamber member your business will be listed on our website in our Membership Directory, with a 50 word description, graphics, a link to your website and links to maps and driving directions.
Business Promotion Center
Members are encouraged to provide the Chamber with business cards and information on their business or organization for displaying at the Chamber office and for use in response to consumer inquiries.
When we are asked to supply names of businesses/services in our area, our staff policy is to offer those businesses and organizations that are Chamber members.
Make New Contacts At Our Events
Make new contacts and create opportunities to expand your business by meeting new potential customers through committee involvement and member activities such as grand openings, ribbon cuttings and chamber sponsored community events.
Volunteering for a Chamber committee affords you an opportunity to study community needs in-depth and find solutions to the problems and concerns of our business community. It is your chance to help shape the Screven County of tomorrow.
Chamber Gift Certificates
Our popular Gift Certificate program, offered to all Chamber members at no charge, now has over 200 local merchants enrolled.
Your investment in the Chamber may be deductible as a necessary business expense.
Ribbon Cuttings & Groundbreakings
Ribbon Cuttings and groundbreakings are offered at no charge to Chamber members for: (1) new businesses (2) expanded or remodeled businesses (3) new business location (4) new owners of an existing business.
Take advantage of outstanding cost-saving opportunities through our Member-2-Member Discounts program. Designed to enhance your membership value, this program encourages members to buy from other members to save money, increase visibility and promote new business for their companies.
Post Job Opportunities
As a Chamber member we will aid you in your search to find your next great employee.
Help Improve The Local Economy
By joining the Chamber you are helping support local businesses and make them successful – which means more jobs, a stronger economy and better quality of life.
Get Added Value
Your Chamber membership includes services worth more than your initial investment, including free business consulting, access to membership mailing data, networking events, referral program and research support.
Advertising & Marketing – Each year the Chamber has opportunities for its membership to sponsor different events such as Business After Hours, Honor’s Luncheon, etc. This is probably one of the biggest opportunities to receive a Return on your Investment. These events allow you the opportunity for personal marketing.
Annual Banquet and Awards Ceremony – An elegant evening gathering held every year for all members, the event is highlighted by the presentation of the Agnes Tebeau Volunteer of the Year award.
Business After Hours (BAH) – An event designed to encourage Chamber member networking within a social setting. Each Business After Hours event is sponsored by a member business and is an opportunity for that business to gain great exposure and promotion.
Chamber Communication – Periodic updates of Chamber activities sent to all members by email includes important information about the Chamber, events, etc., as well as special announcements from member businesses.
Festivals & Special Events – The Chamber provides information on special events to visitors and potential visitors through its “Community Calendar” located on the Chamber’s website.
Meeting/Convention Facility – The Chamber offers a Conference Room discounted to our membership, centrally located with adequate parking and restroom facilities.
Membership Labels – A complete set of membership labels are available upon request to all members annually upon renewal of their membership for a nominal fee.
Relocation Packet Program – Callers who request a relocation information packet are immediately mailed a package from the Chamber of Commerce.
Web Site – The Chamber is accessible on the Internet through www.screvencounty.com. Free business listings are available.
Social Media Exposure – Social media marketing can lead to more customers, more traffic, and more conversions and we’re here to help you with it. We will come do Facebook Live for your business to help promote sales, give information, celebrate special occasions and much more! We will Tweet, Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram the message you want to get across about your business.