So you’ve joined the Squamish Chamber of Commerce but aren’t sure what to do next? Here’s our list of the top 6 ways to get more out of your membership:
Attend events – the number one way to get great value out of your membership is to attend our events. With special pricing offered to members, we offer a wide variety of events throughout the year that cover a broad range of topics. Whether it’s our monthly apres five, a business lunch, or training opportunities, there’s truly something for everyone! Not only do our events offer you the chance to learn something new, they also provide an amazing opportunity to network with other business owners and community members. You can check out our latest events here.
Update your business directory listing – take some time to log in and update your listing in the Chamber business directory. Searchable by members and non-members alike, the directory is an opportunity to include your contact info, business type, a brief description of your company, photos and your company logo. Make sure it’s up-to-date and thorough! Check out the directory here.
Advertise with the Chamber – did you know that we offer several different options to our members? You can advertise directly on the Squamish Chamber of Commerce website, which gives you the opportunity to prominently display your logo and marketing message. Or you could sponsor or host our next event; click here for more info. Sponsoring a business community event gets you directly in front of your target audience and positions you and your business as an authority in your industry. It can help you generate new leads and contacts for your business, while networking with fellow members of the business community. We also provide advertising along the Sea to Sky highway, with available spots along the highway. Stay top of mind!
For more info about any of our advertising options, feel free to email us directly at email@example.com
Interact with us on social media – when consumers know that a small business is a member of the chamber of commerce, they are 44% more likely to think favorably of it and 63% more likely to purchase goods or services from the company in the future, according to a study by The Schapiro Group. So start connecting with us and let everyone know that you’re part of the Chamber! We post regular updates on Facebook and Twitter and would love to have your business interact with us online.
Take advantage of your member benefits – as a member of the Squamish Chamber of Commerce, you have access to all sorts of great benefits! These include group insurance rates, travel and hotel discounts, special email marketing rates and more. You also get special discounts to help with operation and marketing as well as, member to member offerings.
Send us your news to share on our website and on social media – we love sharing great stories about Chamber members. Expanding your store? Featured in the local news? We want to hear about it! Send your news to firstname.lastname@example.org and let us spread the word!
Your Chamber membership is your access to the business community of Squamish. There are multiple ways to get great value from your membership, and we are always looking for ways to bring even more opportunities to our Members. Want more info about your Member benefits? Or have some ideas about how to make the Chamber even better? Send us an email or reach out to us on social media – we would love to hear from you!