Benefits of Membership

We invite you to explore the opportunities that are open to you by joining the Chamber!

Advocates of chambers of commerce have long believed that when a company is active in its local chamber, it is doing the right thing not only for the community but for its own success as well.  While there is plenty of evidence to show the impact of chambers of commerce in their communities, it is much harder to find data that quantify the impact of belonging to the chamber.

The Schapiro Group and Market Street Services completed a study designed to determine the real value to companies in terms of consumer outcomes of joining and being active in their local chamber of commerce.  Data for the study comes from a scientific web-based survey of 2,000 adults nationwide.  (This study is completed every 5 years.)

If you're considering joining the chamber and want to determine if it should be part of your business strategy and whether or not chamber membership is valuable, we encourage you to read this study:

"The Real Value of Joining a Local Chamber of Commerce"

Here are some statistics about the benefits of becoming a member of the Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce.

70% MEMBERS are Small Businesses
Benefiting from:
- Training
- Networking
- Entrepreneur Support

The Chamber is the #1 LIASON between State, City & County Government, Schools & Business

800+ MEMBERS gaining Education & Leadership Development
- Young Professionals
- Leadership Jefferson City
- 60+ Business/Education Partnerships

60% of the Chamber's BUDGET dedicated to ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
- Business Attraction
- Business Expansion
- Community Development
- Workforce Development

68% More likely to see an increase in EXPOSURE & Local REPUTATION  (Schapiro Study)

80% CONSUMERS more likely to BUY from CHAMBER MEMBERS
People do business with someone they know!!!  (Schapiro Study)

PLUS +
Opportunities to promote your business through networking &sponsorships; to grow professionally and invest in YOUR community!
*Let us create a MEMBER BENEFITS PLAN for YOUR Business ... contact Kelsey Brown

 

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