• Why Join Your Local Chamber of Commerce?

  • Did you know....

  • When consumers know that a business is a Chamber member, they are more likely to think favorably of it and are more likely to purchase goods or services from that company.

  • Why Join?

  • The Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce offers a wide variety of information, services and programs to strengthen your business in the community.  Your involvement with the Chamber will connect you to people, ideas and resources to enhance your business.  Even if you are not able to attend events, being a chamber member is a great way to show the community that you are a good corporate citizen and you care about the local economy.

  • Membership Benefits Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce ROI
    • Business Awareness in the Community
    • Increased Credibility for Your Business
    • Many Networking Opportunities
    • Business Listing on the Chamber Website 
    • Business Listing in the Chamber Magazine
    • Cost Saving Programs
      • Discounts on Health Care Programs
      • Discounts on Workers' Comp
      • Lower Credit Card Processing Fees
    • Receive Chamber Communications
    • Business Referrals
    • Professional Development Opportunities
    • Part of Being a Good Community Steward
  • Chamber Communications

    • Membership Directory and Community Guide - Members will be listed in the Membership Directory both online and in print. There is also an opportunity to advertise. This publication is distributed to 25,000 local businesses and residents.
    • Monday Morning Memo - Emailed out every week to over 750 Chamber and community addresses.  Members can take advantage of advertising in this popular e-newsletter publication.
    • Buy It in Anderson Coupon Book - Members can take advantage of advertising in this very popular coupon book produced by the FUND Company.  Nearly 2000 copies are printed and sold by local non-profit organizations as a fund raiser.  There are hundreds of dollars in savings within the very popular book.
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    Networking Opportunities & Business Awareness

    • Members can attend and participate in networking events at a discounted rate such as Monthly Membership Meetings, Business After Hours, Morning Mixers, Business Seminars, and more.
    • Sponsorship opportunities - numerous levels of sponsorships exist for annual events and monthly programs. This allows businesses to gain exposure and build awareness.
    • Members can request Ribbon Cuttings/Grand Openings.
    • Sign up to volunteer at Party on the Plaza or reserve a Busines Booth for one of the shows.
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    Anderson Area Chamber Website

    • All members receive name recognition on the Chamber’s website with a free listing in the online Chamber directory, including your business information and a link to your website.
    • Post HOT deals for FREE on the Chamber website.
    • List Job Postings for FREE on the Chamber website.
    • Promote events for FREE on community calendar located on the Chamber’s website.
    • The Chamber offers Website Advertising at an affordable cost.
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    Business Referrals

  • Every year the Anderson Area Chamber gives out hundreds of local business referrals to local consumers looking for trustworthy and community minded businesses.  The Chamber is often the first stop, physically or virtually for those looking for local products and services.

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    Marketing & Branding

  • Members can advertise in different outlets with the Chamber while maintaining branding.  Reach thousands of local residents.  Advertise in the Monday Morning Memo, on the Chamber’s website, in the yearly Magazine or consider sponsoring one of our events!  Chamber advertising is a cost effective marketing tool for all budgets, BIG or small!

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    Professional Development

  • Attend education and training programs designed to help improve your skills and knowledge as a business owner.  Monthly events include:  Employment Law Issues Roundtables, Lunch & Learns and Marketing Roundtables.  Business Seminars are held as they become available.

     

  • Mark Your Calendars