Why Become A Member?
*BUSINESS COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION AND EXPOSURE
Ø Being part of the PLUM CHAMBER allows you to invest in social capital and become a part of a dynamic and growing business community.
Ø The PLUM CHAMBER will provide you the ability to promote your business in front of many other local businesses!
Ø People go to the local chamber office for help and guidance when moving into a new community.
*NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES/BUSINESS REFERRALS
Ø The PLUM CHAMBER is the focal point for networking opportunities.
Ø Current Events Include:
· Monthly Lunches (members and non-members):
o Hear a dynamic guest speaker each month
o Network with other owners
o Get out of the office…it’s Friday!
· “After Hours” Networking
o Opportunity to visit other businesses in an intimate setting
o Hosted by Plum Chamber Member once a month in different location
o Informal networking with fellow members and non members, as well
· Twice a month Early Bird Business Builder Meetings
o Open networking
o Networking education…they don’t teach this in college!
o Give a 1 minute presentation about your business, teach us about you
o Receive referrals and give testimonials
o Hear a featured 10 minute speaker each session, you could be next!
Ø Events Sponsorships
o If you want additional exposure, we have events where you can become a sponsor
o Become a featured member in the newsletter (profiles you and your business)
Ø Membership Directory (booklet and online)
Ø Join the Membership Committee: call on new members to welcome them to the chamber and accompany them to events. Help the Chamber grow, help you grow!
*INFORMATIVE WEB SITE AT www.PlumChamber.com
Ø Ability to view all members and member detail
Ø View upcoming Chamber Events
Ø Local Government/Community Information
*COMMITTEE INVOLVEMENT – We are a growing organization looking for sharp, creative and dedicated individuals.
Ø Opportunity for involvement in Membership committee and Special Event Committee
*FUN, FUN, FUN EVENTS!
Ø Join the chamber, become involved in the community where you do business!