As soon as you become a Chamber member we will:
- Welcome you to the Chamber in our weekly eBlast that goes to over 1,000 email addresses
- Let the community know that you have recently joined the Chamber in our monthly 2-page “Chamber Talk” that appears in full color in the Courier-Times
- Add you to our list of members on our website under the appropriate category with a link to your website as well as your address and phone number
- Hold a ribbon cutting or upgrade certificate award at your location if you are a new business or you have recently renovated your location
- Tweet about your business and add a comment about you on our Facebook page the week you join.
- Deliver a window cling identifying you as a Chamber Member
All of this happens within a few days of joining the Chamber. The value of this marketing is immeasurable.
But we won’t stop there! Once you are a member, we will continue promoting your business by:
Displaying your business cards and literature at the Chamber office for potential customers to collect when they visit
Putting your marketing material in our relocation packet
Adding your specials and events to our weekly eBlast that reaches over 400 emails
Listing your specials and events on our website
Offering you the opportunity to participate in numerous networking opportunities at a reduced cost
Providing an audience of Lunch with the Chamber attendees each month during the member announcement period
Recommending your business when someone calls or stops by the office looking for your type of goods or services
All of this marketing and publicity is included for the very reasonable price of a Chamber Membership.
And if that is not enough…. We offer many levels of paid sponsorship opportunities on our website and at each of our Chamber events for even greater visibility.
By joining the Chamber you will be identified as a member of one of the most trusted business organizations on the local, state, and national level. We will help promote your business while your membership dollars help fund the good things the Chamber does within the community like providing free learning opportunities for business owners and their employees, partnering with the local schools on career day events and other business related activities, adding culture to our community through the sponsorship of the Henry County Concert Series, revitalizing our downtown through participation in the Indiana Main Street program; these are just a few.
Your company needs to be a part of the Chamber of Commerce!
Additional Benefits of being a Chamber Member Include…
Your investment in the Chamber may be deductible as a necessary business expense. Please check with your accountant.
When asked to supply names of businesses in our area, our staff policy is to offer those businesses and organizations that are members of the Chamber. Additionally, all Chamber business is conducted with Chamber members whenever possible.
Volunteering for Chamber committees gives you the opportunity to study community needs in-depth and find solutions to concerns of the business community. This is your chance to help shape the future of Henry County! The Chamber is a well organized, strong advocate for the business community affecting public policy decisions to the benefit of the business community and the well being of Henry County.
Meeting Facilities Available
Complimentary use of the Chamber’s Conference room
Full Time Staff
Experienced, well qualified staff to help with your needs and questions
Bulk Rate Postal Permit
The Chamber’s bulk rate postal permit is available to members for mailings of 200+ pieces. This offers a considerable savings with reduced postage rates and eliminates the $175 annual permit fee.
Several Chamber member insurance companies offer general and health insurance packages to members only, often at reduced rates.
New Business Contacts
Make new contacts and create opportunities to expand your business by meeting new potential customers through Chamber events, committee involvement, ribbon cuttings, publications and mailings.
Business members receive a window decal identifying you as an active member of Henry County’s most active and progressive business organization. New members and their businesses are introduced at Chamber events and in the Newsletter and Chamber Talk Courier Times insert.
Ribbon Cuttings and Groundbreakings
Ribbons cuttings and Groundbreakings with pictures are published in the Chamber Newsletter and Chamber Talk in the Courier Times.
Listing in this annual publication is a vital part of your membership package. Each year, thousands of our directories are distributed to potential customers and community members.
Your business will automatically be listed on our website and introduced in our blog.
Your business cards and promotional materials may be displayed in our Chamber lobby.
Chamber Discount Card
Take advantage of savings offered from local businesses on services, food, advertising and more!
Networking and Annual Events
Chamber members are invited to participate in:
Wine & Art Gala
New Business Reception
Chamber Lunch & Learns
First Fridays at the Chamber Office
Chamber After Hours
Published twice a year, Chamber Magazine highlights the many positive qualities, businesses, and people of Henry County. Only Chamber members may advertise in the high quality glossy publication.