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Member Benefits

The Value of Being Part of a Center of Business Resources

North Essex Chamber of Commerce is a center of valuable business resources. As such, membership provides substantial value for you and your business.


Chamber membership provides local & regional name recognition for your business

  • Your business benefits from greater exposure to potential customers in your area
  • Increased exposure leads to higher visibility which leads to increased business

Professional Legitimacy

  • Being associated with a well-known Chamber of Commerce gives your business instant creditability, trustworthiness, and integrity.
  • Potential customers view Chamber members more favorably. 44%of consumers are more likely to think favorably of business in a Chamber and 63% are more likely to purchase goods or services from a Chamber member.
  • Leverage credibility by adding the Chamber logo to your website


Marketing and Promotion through the Chamber

  • The Chamber spotlights and promotes new members giving them significant community exposure
  • Your searchable profile in the Member Directory is online 365 days a year
  • Guest blogging allows you to share your expertise with hundreds of businesspeople
  • Speaking opportunities allow you to share your subject matter expertise
  • Event hosting opportunities showcase your business

Expanded online traffic through the NECC website

  • Your online profile appears in searches of the business directory
  • Links to your website from the NECC site provides a valuable inbound link
  • Hundreds of searches take place through the NECC website monthly

Promotion of events, offers, news and job openings

  • Promotion of your event on the NECC website, email and social media drives additional traffic to your event
  • List your job openings to get appropriate and skilled local talent

Cost-effective advertising and sponsorship opportunities

  • Get your name out to the local community by sponsoring events
  • Your logo appears in emails, the website, event signage and more
  • Advertise on the NECC website and be seen by hundreds that visit each month


Relationship building via networking & volunteer opportunities

  • Create strategic alliances and build lasting business relationships through NECC networking, social media and volunteerism.
  • Participate in any of the various Chamber meetings
  • Introduce yourself with your elevator pitch
  • Follow up after networking meetings to build relationships
  • Volunteer with the Chamber for direct exposure with more members and prospects
  • Build alliances with influential business organizations such as NJ State Chamber and NJBIA


Professional and personal resources

  • Develop relationships with one of many mentors/coaches in the Chamber
  • Meet and develop rapport with Corporate sponsors such as PSEG, BCB Bank and RWJ Barnabas
  • Actively grow the Chamber through the referral program

Professional and personal development opportunities

  • The Chamber offers educational and professional growth opportunities
  • Step up to a Board position – be seen as a business leader in your community


Leverage the NECC community

  • Meet and engage with businesses across the region
  • Do business locally
  • Mingle with your local residents and businesses at our signature Taste of Essex event with over 400 participants, and at community events that NECC participates in
  • Join NECC exclusive LinkedIn and Facebook groups to solidify community relationships

Support of member and community events

  • Use your Chamber relationship in support of your events
  • The Chamber welcomes new businesses with ribbon cutting and grand opening support
  • The Chamber sponsors fundraising events for important charities such as the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the American Cancer Society

Take Advantage of the NECC Member Portal & Business Directory

  • 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

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