Chamber Benefits

Chamber Benefits

  • You are a member of the only community organization which has a cross section that includes business, education, government, retail, and  faith-based organizations united in a an effort to make our community a better place to live, raise families, and work

  • Assume automatic membership in the Georgia Chamber Small Business Alliance (if you have 10 or fewer full-time employees)

  • You gain internet exposure through the Chamber web page which offers banners that link directly to your website

  • Social Media coverage on sales, events, recognitions, etc.

  • Your Chamber acts as your legislative advocate and voice in decisions that affect your business on the local and state level

  • We provide customized training as well as  continuing education for members through workshops, seminars, small business classes, forums and more

  • The Chamber assists with planning/coordination at ribbon cuttings, groundbreakings, Grand Openings, and open house events

  • Member Referral Service – It is the Chamber’s policy to first refer its members when we receive inquiries for a particular type business or service in our community

  • The Chamber provides fax and notary services to members

  • A Membership Directory is available for members on our website
  • The Chamber serves as a welcome center for the community and for traveling guests.  Members are invited to place their business brochures and cards in the display racks at the Chamber office

  • By participating in the “Drugs Don’t Work” program, member businesses receive 7.5% discount on Workers’ Compensation insurance premium

  • Anthem Insurance Plans with discounts for Chamber Members

  • Auto-Owners offers a 10-12% discount on group insurance to businesses who are Chamber members

  • Business seminars for members and their employees

  • Networking opportunities at events like Business After Hours membership mixers, annual and monthly meeting and special events

  • Involvement opportunities through various committees that are shaping the future of Early County

  • Inclusion in the Membership Directory that includes company contacts and information

  • We provide leadership programs for youth in the community

  • The Chamber provides demographic information about Early County, Blakely, Jakin, Arlington and Damascus to the public

  • You receive discounts on our conference and board room rentals

  • Finish Line Carwash offers a $20 carwash for $15 for Chamber Members

  • Chamber Members get discounts on Chamber Event tickets

"The Pataula Center for Children, a non-profit child advocacy center, debated about becoming a member of the Chamber.  We thought (and hoped) that Chamber membership might bring community awareness about who we are, our mission, the population we serve, and ways we help the community in both the short- and long-term.  This is exactly what happened!  We have gained much support, recognition and awareness in the area through our Chamber membership and we have also learned of other needs we could meet within the community.  We have benefited from other Chamber members and community businesses who have donated items, skills, expertise, and services which have helped us work more efficiently and effectively and be able to do more for the community."

Julia Houston, Director
Pataula Center for Children


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