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  • Why Join? 

  • 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. Enjoy exclusive perks, access to great resources, promotional opportunities and networking events to grow your business as a member of Allendale Area Chamber of Commerce.

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  • Annual Membership Investment

    $350.00 Annually or $30.62 Monthly* ------ $500 Value!

    • Dual Membership in the Small Business Association of Michigan
    • Access to "Members Only" events including all networking events
    • Discounted advertising rates in the Allendale Announcer
    • Sponsorship/Marketing Opportunities to help grow your business
    • Basic Business Listing on Chamber website and annual directory
    • Special "Members Only" pricing for Chamber Events
    • "New Members" welcome publicly via social media, newsletter, website & Announcer
    • Eligibility to add business events to chamber calendar, website & Announcer
    • Access to training to help grow your business
    • Eligible to participate in a chamber committee
    • Receive Chamber email newsletter updates
    • Access to Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for your business (grand opening, anniversary, new location, renovations)
    • Prioritized access to "Members Only" reports on government meetings and township news
    • 50% of Second Business membership (Core Business Membership Only)
    • Access to "Hot Deals" and Member Discounts available from Partners or Key Members
    • 10% Discount on Membership Package for Veteran Owned Businesses

     

    *5% processing fee charged to monthly automatic payments

  • Enhance your membership package!

  • Bronze Member (Key Membership) Bronze Member (Key Membership)

    $500.00 Annually or $43.75 monthly* ------ $1,200.00+ Value!

    • Core Membership Benefits listed above
    • Acknowledged on Member Directory listing with "bronze member" logo
    • Ability to post a member only discount or "hot deal"
    • 1 business specific e-blast by chamber to area businesses for sale, news, or event
    • 1 member mailing list annually

    Allendale Announcer Specific Benefits: 2 months of advertising in print and digitally in the Allendale Announcer described below!

    • 5% discount on additional announcer advertising space
    • 1 eighth (1/8) page Announcer print ad credit (for use in February, April, June, August, October, or December)
    • 1 quarter (1/4) page Announcer digital ad credit (for use in January, March, May, July, September, or November)

     

    *5& processing fee charged to monthly automatic payments

    Silver Member (Key Membership) Silver Member (Key Membership)

    $1,000 Annually or $87.50* monthly ------ $2,200+ Value!

    • Core Membership Benefits listed above.
    • Acknowledged on Membership Directory listing with "silver member" logo
    • Ability to post a member only discount or "hot deal"
    • 1 business specific e-blast by chamber to area businesses for sale, news, or event
    • 1 member mailing list annually
    • Acknowledged on Chamber Key Member & Partner website page with small 
    • Eligible to host or sponsor a networking event
    • Enhanced membership directory listing (includes volume of characters, links, logo, photo, etc.)
    • 2 specific social media shout outs annually

    Allendale Announcer Specific Benefits: 2 months of advertising in print and digitally in the Allendale Announcer described below!

    • 10% discount on additional Announcer advertising space
    • 1 quarter (1/4) page Announcer print ad credit (for use in February, April, June, August, October, or December)
    • 1 half (1/2) page Announcer digital ad credit (for use in January, March, May July, September, or November)

     

    *5% processing fee charged to monthly automatic payments

    Gold Partner       *Digital Allendale Announcer featured Business Gold Partner *Digital Allendale Announcer featured Business

    $3,500 Annually or $306.25* monthly ------ $5,500 + Value!

    • Core Membership Benefits listed above
    • Acknowledged on Membership Directory listing with "Partner" logo
    • Ability to post a member only discount or "hot deal"
    • 2 business specific e-blast by chamber to area businesses for sales, news, or events
    • 1 member mailing list annually
    • Acknowledged on Chamber Key Member & partner website page with medium linked logo
    • Eligibility to host/sponsor chamber networking event
    • Enhanced Membership Directory listing (includes volume of character, links, logo, photos, etc.)
    • 3 specific social media shout outs annually
    • 2 Sponsorship Credits (valued at $250 each) to be used to sponsor chamber events (may be combined for a $500 sponsorship)

     

    Allendale Announcer Specific Benefits: 5 months of advertising in print and digitally in the Allendale Announcer described below!

    • 10% discount on additional Announcer advertising space
    • Digital edition Allendale Announcer featured business. Includes cover page and 1 page feature article story or ad (first come first serve: January, March, May, July, September, or November)
    • Eligibility for "Ask the Expert" half (1/2) page digital (featured in January, March, May, July, September, or November)
    • Eligibility for "Ask the Expert" half 1/2 page print (featured in February, April, June, August, October, or December)
    • 2 half (1/2) page Announcer print ad credits (featured in January, March, May, July, September, or November - pick 2)

     

    *5% processing fee charged to monthly automatic payments

    Community Partner *Allendale Announcer featured Business Community Partner *Allendale Announcer featured Business

    $4,800.00 Annually or $420.00* monthly ------ $7,500 + Value!

    • Core membership benefits listed above
    • Acknowledged on Membership Directory listing with "partner" logo
    • Ability to post a member only discount or "hot deal"
    • 3 business specific e-blast by chamber to area businesses for sales, news, or events
    • 1 member mailing list
    • Acknowledgement on Chamber key members & partner website page with large linked logo
    • Eligible to host/sponsor networking event
    • Enhanced Membership Directory
    • 4 social media shot outs annually 
    • 2 sponsorship credits (valued at $250 each) to be used to sponsor chamber events (may be combined for $500 sponsorship)

     

    Allendale Announcer Specific Benefits5 months of advertising in print and digitally in the Allendale Announcer described below!

    • 15% discount on additional Announcer advertising space
    • Print edition Allendale Announcer featured business. Includes: cover page and 2 page spread feature story (first come first serve: February, April, June, August, October, or December) print is also available digitally
    • 2 half (1/2) page Announcer digital ad credit (featured in: January, March, May, July, September, or November)
    • Eligibility for "Ask the Expert" half (1/2) page print (featured in: February, April, June, August, October, or December)
    • Eligibility for "Ask the Expert" half (1/2) page digital (featured in: January, March, May, July, September, or November)
    • Small logo included monthly (all 12 months) in the inside cover of the Allendale Announcer as "Chamber Partner"

     

    *5% processing fee charged to monthly automatic payments

    Community Leader Community Leader

    $6,500 Annually or $568.00* monthly ------ $10,000 + Value!

    • Core membership benefits listed above
    • Acknowledged on Membership Directory listing with "partner" logo
    • Ability to post a member only discount or "hot deal"
    • 5 business specific e-blast by chamber to area businesses for sales, news, or events
    • 1 member mailing list annually
    • Acknowledgement on Chamber key members & partners website page with large linked logo
    • Eligible to host/sponsor 2 networking events
    • Eligible to teach workshop to members with chamber marketing support
    • Enhanced Membership Directory
    • 6 social media shout outs annually (bi-monthly)
    • 12 month scrolling banner on Chamber website (you design)
    • 8 sponsorship credits (valued at $250 each) to be used to sponsor chamber events (may be combined to for larger sponsorship(s), total value $2000 in sponsorship dollars).
    • 1 ticket to all Chamber evets (or 1 monthly, excludes Multi-Chamber events)
    • Logo included in Executive Director's email signature for increased brand exposure

     

    Allendale Announcer Specific Benefits: 8 months of advertising in print and digitally in the Allendale Announcer described below!

    • 15% discount on additional Announcer advertising space
    • 2 half (1/2) page Announcer print ad credits (featured in: February, April, June, August, October, or December)
    • 2 half (1/2) page Announcer digital ad credits (featured in: January, March, May, July, September or November)
    • 2 half (1/2) page "Ask the Expert" articles in print (featured in: February, April, June, August, October, or December)
    • 2 half (1/2) page "Ask the Expert" article in digital (featured in: January, March, May, July, September or November)
    • Medium logo included monthly (all 12 months) in the inside cover of the Allendale Announcer as "Chamber Partner"

     

    *5% processing fee charged to monthly automatic payments

    Community Investor Community Investor

    $10,000 Annually or $875.00* monthly ------ $15,500+ Value!

    • Core membership benefits listed above
    • Acknowledged on Membership Directory listing with "partner" logo
    • Ability to post a member only discount or "hot deal"
    • 7 business specific e-blast by chamber to area businesses for sales, news, or events
    • 1 member mailing list annually
    • Acknowledgement on Chamber key members & partners website page with extra large linked logo
    • Eligible to 2 host/sponsor networking events
    • Eligible to teach workshop to members with chamber marketing support
    • Enhanced Membership Directory
    • 12 social social media shout outs annually (1 per month)
    • 12 month scrolling banner on Chamber website (you design)
    • 16 sponsorship credits (valued at $250 each) to use for sponsoring chamber events (may be combined for  larger sponsorship(s), total value $4,000 in sponsorship dollars)
    • 2 tickets to all Chamber events (or 2 monthly, â€‹excludes Multi-Chamber events)
    • Logo included in Executive Director's email signature for increased brand exposure
    • Exclusive Title Sponsorship for 1 chamber event (must use min. $3000 of sponsorship credits)

     

    Allendale Announcer Specific Benefits: 9 months of advertising in print and digitally in the Allendale Announcer described below!

    • 15% discount on additional Announcer advertising space
    • 2 half (1/2) page Announcer print ad credits (featured in: February, April, June, August, October, or December)
    • 3 full page Announcer digital ad credits (featured in: January, March, May, July, September, or November)
    • 2 half (1/2) page "Ask the Expert" articles in print (featured in: February, April, June, August, October, or December)
    • 2 half (1/2) page "Ask the Expert" articles in digital (featured in: "January, March, May, July, September, or November)

    *5% processing fee charged to monthly automatic payments

  • Your AACC Membership Includes Membership with the Small Business Association of Michigan!  It's two memberships for the price of one! 

  • Chamber Benefits

    Chamber Benefits At A Glance

  • Access to Information and Resources 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. 

    Small Business Association of Michigan

    SCORE Business Counseling 

    MI-Small Business Development Center 

    Lakeshore Advantage 

    Employers Association of West Michigan 

    West Michigan Works! 

    Michigan Chamber of Commerce 

    West Michigan Chamber Network 

    Chamber eNews 

    The Announcer 

    Auto-Owners Insurance Discounts     

    and more!

    Referrals Referrals

    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
    and more!

  • Educational Programming Educational Programming

    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.

    Member Luncheons
    Workshops and Trainings
    West Michigan Chamber Network Connected Chamber Women Luncheons
    and more!

    Networking Networking

    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
    and more!

    Visibility: Advertising and Marketing 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.

    Announcer Advertising
    Website Banner Ads
    Purchase Mailing Labels
    Member To Member Deals
    Hot Deals
    Event Sponsorship
    Business Directory and Community Profile 
    Ground Breaking & Ribbon Cutting
    Community Event Calendar Postings
    and more!

    Community Leadership Community Leadership

    Being a Chamber member means to care about the future of Allendale and want to contribute to a vibrant, healthy, prosperous community.

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    Allendale Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund
    Committee or Board of Directors Involvement 
    Economic Development Initiatives
    and more!

  • Testimonial Testimonial

    "Opening a new business is challenging, and I am grateful for the community quickly embracing us as an option to protect their families."

    Mike Kelley at State Farm

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    “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
    AcenTek

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    "The Allendale Chamber of Commerce has been a great asset in keeping us informed about what is going on in Allendale and in the world of small businesses. Especially during this past year with COVID-19 they have kept us up to date with resources to help us keep going."

    Progressive Handling, Inc.

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    "The Chamber introduced us to another business in Allendale that needed help during the pandemic and saved several employees from being furloughed."

    Metro Health Allendale

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