Chamber membership can benefit you and your business in many ways. Still have questions about the chamber or not sure what is right for you? Contact us to talk about how we can help!
A ribbon cutting is the ceremonial opening of a brand-new or newly renovated/relocated business that has opened within the last six months. You must be a new or current Chamber Member in good standing (including dues paid) for the Early Chamber of Commerce to participate in your ribbon cutting.
- Introduce both the public and Chamber members to your business
- Announce your ribbon cutting on the Chamber’s Community Calendar
- Familiarize the public and Chamber members with your product/services
- Familiarize the public and Chamber members with your physical location
- Begin a customer base
- Generate leads and sales from attendees
- Publish a photo of your ribbon cutting in the Chamber’s newsletter
New Member Profile
As a member of the Early Chamber of Commerce a membership profile has been set up for you. Along with the contact details and description of what you do, it allows you to showcase your business in dynamic and engaging ways. A fully complete profile serves as a strong introduction to people wanting to do business with you and strengthens your marketing piece for your business.
Promoted on the Chamber Website and Facebook Pages
As a new member of the Early Chamber of Commerce, you will have your business promoted on The Chamber’s Website and our Facebook page.
Introductory Video on the Chamber Website and Facebook
If you are looking to increase your company’s visibility and target business influencers, the Early Chamber’s sponsorship and advertising opportunities will help connect you with your target markets, meet your objectives cost-effectively and better position your brand. As a new member you are given a 10-15min video of your business placed on the Chamber’s Facebook page.
Membership Directory (Hard Copy)
You will receive a paper copy of all the current Chamber business members
City of Early Chamber Member Window Cling
You can increase positive perception among consumers and business owners when you are identified as a member of a chamber of commerce. Increase your visibility in the community.
Website Links to Your Business
Provide a link to your individual business on your Chamber Profile.
To learn the ins and outs of benefits that the membership side of the Chamber Master system that the Early Chamber utilizes. The membership side has resources for your business to market, grow, and most of all network with other members and the surrounding residents of the Early Chamber of Commerce. These tutorials will help you maximize your membership to the fullest.
Yearly Advertising Packages
Your membership fee includes an Enhanced advertising package. You may upgrade to a Purple, Gold, or an Enhanced Plus package. See Katy for pricing.
Business of the Month Award
The Early Chamber of Commerce “Business of the Month” award is presented to a company or organization recognized for an outstanding achievement and/or exceptional customer service. This award is presented during the first week of each month and will be recognized on the Chamber’s social media pages.
Every Door Direct Mailers (EDDM®)
Early Chamber offers Every Door Direct Mail® (EDDM®) services to promote your small business in your local community. If you are having a sale, opening a new location, or offering coupons, EDDM can help you send postcards, menus, and flyers to the right customers. Use the EDDM to reach zip codes Code(s)™ and neighborhoods—even filter by age, income, or household size using U.S. Census data.
Find a Job
Find a Job is a benefit used by members to advertise their job vacancies to job seekers. Job seekers can use Find a Job on the Early Chamber website to search for new job opportunities in your surrounding area and profession.
Referrals (Members Only)
The Early Chamber of Commerce will only refer Chamber Members to other Chamber Members.
New Resident Bags
All new business and residents in the City of Early will receive a welcome bag filled with Chamber Members marketing material, to drive business to our Chamber Members.
Member to Member Discounts
Your city of early chamber of commerce membership pays for itself with the member to member deals (M2M) program. Member to member deals allow members to save money on goods and services ranging from entertainment to advertising to insurance, and most importantly, gives participating members a vehicle to expose a discount to the thousands of employees of our member businesses.
Participation in the m2m program is free and only available to chamber members! By participating in this
program, you will gain:
- increased visibility in chamber publications and promotions
- increased exposure on www.earlychamber.com
- increased sales & revenue for your business
- access to the vast purchasing power of chamber members and their employees
All Early Chamber Members are required to offer their own member to member deals for their company! Deal guidelines:
- discounts must apply to actual goods and services
- discount must be shown in a percentage or dollar amount
- free consultation offers cannot be accepted
- discount is for Early Chamber of Commerce Members only
- check with manager or owner for all exclusions prior to purchase
- verification of discount eligibility is up to the individual business owner
Your offering will include a 15-word description along with your contact information and web site address on the member to member deals page.