Every business is unique and has different motivations for joining the Allendale Chamber. Whatever stage of business you are in, whether you are just starting a business or ready to go global, membership in the Chamber provides an environment for success by through leadership in business, community and economic development. The tops eight reasons businesses support the Chamber are:
Information and resources
Voice of business
Here are some of the ways your business can take advantage of Chamber member-only benefits
Access to Information and Resources
The Chamber strategically partners with like-minded organizations around the region to offer our members information and resources. Most importantly are the connections Chamber staff can make for you. We can help provide introductions, coordinate meetings and offer connections to various resources to help grow your business.
SCORE Business Counseling
MI-Small Business Development Center
Employers Association of West Michigan
West Michigan Works!
West Michigan Chamber Network
Auto Owners Insurance Discounts
The world we do business in is always changing. The Chamber strives to bring you timely and relevant information to help provide you with the tools you need to run your business.
Workshops and Trainings
West Michigan Chamber Network Connected Chamber Women Luncheons
Word of mouth is one of the most powerful ways to promote your business. Chamber membership immediately opens the door to an entire network of potential customers.
Coffee & Networking
Business After Hours
West Michigan Chamber Network Speed Networking
The Chamber ONLY refers Chamber member businesses. We receive numerous email and phone inquiries about businesses in our area. We LOVE to promote our members.
Online Business Directory Membership Listing
Business Directory/Community Profile
Email & Telephone Inquiries
Relocation & Tourist Packets
Visibility: Advertising and Marketing
The Chamber is pleased to provide numerous ways for you to market your business and keep your name in front of your customers. New to the Chamber is the opportunity for website advertising.
Website Banner Ads
Purchase Mailing Labels
Member To Member Deals
Business Directory and Community Profile
Ground Breaking & Ribbon Cutting
Community Event Calendar Postings
Being a Chamber member means care about the future of Allendale and want to contribute to a vibrant, healthy, prosperous community.
Member Plaque for Display at Business
Allendale Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund
Committee or Board of Directors Involvement
Economic Development Initiatives
“Chamber members are a great resource for each other and the Chamber helps facilitate this exchange of ideas and helpful advice.The Allendale Area Chamber of Commerce allows us to be involved in our community as a group. Individually, no single business could impact our community as well as we do when we work together."
Hilda Wittingen, Customer Service Manager
The Community Depends on Business Leadership
"Being a Chamber member means you have a vested interest in the future of the Allendale community. The desire to have a thriving business is more than just a self-serving goal to be successful. The bigger desire is to contribute to the economic health and vibrancy of the community and region. Businesses have a role and responsibility to model the principles of entrepreneurship and stewardship for future generations."
- Janessa Smit, Executive Director
Allendale Area Chamber of Commerce
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