The Top 10 Reasons To Join
The North Essex Chamber of Commerce
- Credibility: Studies have shown that members of a chamber of commerce get instant credibility. Consumers are 63% more likely to buy and do business with those associated with a chamber of commerce.
- Connections: Create strategic alliances and build lasting business relationships through NECC networking, social media and volunteerism.
- Status: Become known as a community leader by participating in high-profile events and volunteer opportunities.
- Opportunities: The North Essex Chamber is the source of more opportunities for networking and connecting with local professionals as a resource for your business and source of referrals.
- Access: As an NECC member you have access to powerful resources and networking tools including opportunities to meet key elected officials, influence policy in our local community, free seminars to benefit your business and wider access to your business through the Chamber's website.
- Growth: Gain new customers and grow sales through no-cost promotions like the Chamber’s expanded member profiles, new member promotions,
- Good Citizenship: Be known as a home-grown business that is there for those who want to buy local and keep their dollars spent in our community.
- Publicity: The Chamber affords businesses multiple ways to promote themselves to both Chamber members and the community at large.
- Savings: Your membership provides you with access to members-only discounts and specials.
- Visibility: Participating on committees and volunteering your services will allows you to meet the people who are your target market or can refer you your ideal customers. This high visibility with the chamber members keeps you top-of-mind.
BENEFITS OF OUR NEW WEBSITE AND MEMBER PORTAL
- Expanded business profile
- Password protected member login
- Additional promotional opportunities with “deals” and enhanced listings
- Easy event registration and payment
- Ability to view account balances and pay online
- Ability to view your own website statistics through the chamber website
- Ease of connection with other members
- Ability to join and leave groups, committees and interest lists
- Ability to submit Event requests, Job Postings and Classifieds
OPPORTUNITIES FOR MEMBERS TO PROMOTE THEMSELVES & THEIR BUSINESS
- New-member recognition receptions, website & emails
- Ribbon cutting service - a unique publicity opportunity
- Hosting opportunities for breakfast, lunch and evening events
- Speaking/seminar opportunities from 2 minute introductions to leading NECC University classes
- Guest blog enabling you to share your expertise with hundreds of businesses
- Sponsorship opportunities, from corporate sponsorships to event specific sponsorships
- Advertising opportunities including website, email and event specific
- Business directory with your information accessible through the NECC website
- Networking opportunities including recurring monthly events and showcase events.
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