Why join the chamber?
Joining the Belgium Area Chamber of Commerce is a smart move for your business. Because businesses that participate in this group promote each other and work together, your own business can grow and prosper quickly. Here are the top 10 reasons why you should join our Chamber today!
Chamber events and programs
Chamber events and programs provide great opportunities to get to know new people and expand your prospect base. Sponsoring and participating in Chamber events are innovative and fun ways to help meet potential customers, clients and vendors, and establish your business as an important hub of the community.
Membership brings credibility to your business
Increase positive perception among consumers and business owners when you’re identified as a member of the Belgium Area Chamber of Commerce. We even provide you with a complimentary Chamber member window cling and certified member certificate each year!
Promotion and publicity
With a chamber membership, you can reach potential clients through member exclusive advertising such as our direct mailers sent out to every household in Belgium (EDDMs) and Welcome Bags which are given out to new Belgium residents. In addition, the Chamber is highly active on social media, promoting our members at every opportunity.
Make business contacts
The chamber’s fundamental mission is to generate more business activity for the community. The chamber initiates more business-to-business commerce and more opportunities for networking and connecting local professionals than is available through most other local organizations.
Create networking opportunities
Our monthly member meetings, socials, & county-wide networking events offer numerous opportunities to connect with local business leaders and owners. The chamber initiates more business-to-business commerce and more opportunities for networking and connecting local professionals than is available through most other local organizations.
Increase your community visibility
As a member, you will be listed on the chamber's website & annual brochure & have potential to be mentioned in the Chamber newsletters, on Facebook & Instagram, and local media publications. We even offer member spotlights. You also can grow your business by advertising with the chamber direct mail pieces and by sponsoring events.
Acquire customer referrals
Our chamber often receives calls from individuals and businesses looking for potential services, which we will refer to our Chamber members. We also post helpful information about Chamber members to those seeking opinions on public social media avenues. Chamber members are also more likely to refer someone to a fellow chamber member.
Receive chamber newsletters
Stay in the know with our monthly Chamber newsletters. These contain member spotlight articles, a community calendar, details about up-and-coming chamber events, sponsorship opportunities, and Chamber news.
If you still don’t think you have time to join and participate in your local chamber of commerce, consider the following: