Your Chamber – Why You Should Join

2017 Membership Application and Information

2017 Membership Kit for the web

Want to become a member of the Carolina Foothills Chamber of Commerce?  Why should you?

Think of the Chamber as Advertising.  Members can plug into our Website, with your own page; Attend our monthly Business After Hours, or host one!  And Social Media!  We have a very active Facebook page with over 1,200 followers,  and we are also on Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinerest, Google+ and Instagram.  We have a lobby chocked full of business cards, brochures, everything you need to know about the area, and its for Members Only.

What are YOU good at?  Tell us so we can tell others!  Let us provide a platform for you to get more exposure, to help generate more customers and revenue for your business!

Benefits of Membership

It’s easy – simply download a membership application, return it to the Chamber and enjoy the benefits of membership.

2017 Membership Kit for the web

 

Other Resources for new businesses:

www.mountainbizworks.org

www.sba.gov

www.westernnc.score.org

www.Foothillsconnect.com

 

We are the community’s front door. We communicate with thousands of people annually by responding to requests for information about our area.  We send out relocation packets which feature the Chamber Membership Directory, contain information about you and your business. Every inquiry is answered fully, professionally and courteously, creating a favorable impression about our community.

Study by The Schapiro Group supports the value of membership. Read about this study here: Value of Chamber Membership

Think of the Chamber as Advertising, for a small annual membership fee, you will be on our website with your own page, you can place printed media in our lobby, we will announce events, specials or discounts in our Chamber newsletter, and you can attend Business After Hours, a popular networking venue held monthly.

We are your local community advocate. We work to improve community understanding of the free enterprise system. We support face-to-face, frank exchanges between local business people and community government at meetings and special forums.

We are your sales force. We promote your area, your town, your products and your services to all with whom we come into contact. We promote you through maps, brochures, directories and demographic information. The Chamber refers members to people asking for specific products and services.

We are your information bureau. We furnish up-to-date information that helps your business: business trends, population, taxes, employee practices and state and federal practices. We send you newsletters and reports that save you valuable time and keep you posted on new developments affecting your business.

We are your goodwill ambassador. We tell people everywhere about commercial, cultural and recreational facilities and events which bring tourists and visitors to the community and your place of business.

We are the rallying point for every civic movement whose objectives benefit our community. We are the central organization in which you and your business colleagues join to promote the projects that benefit you, your family, your business – the entire community.

We increase your effectiveness. We provide the structure, volunteer leadership, staff and operations to effectively implement programs that meet the needs of our growing community.

We increase your credibility. Chamber membership proclaims your community involvement and dedication to making our communities a better place to live and work.