Why join the chamber?
Joining Sussex VA Chamber of Commerce can be a smart move for your business. Because businesses that participate in the Chamber promote each other and work together, your own business can grow and prosper quickly. Here are the top 10 reasons why you should join Sussex VA Chamber of Commerce.
Gain a voice in government
The Chamber takes on tough issues and opposes new regulations, taxes, fees, assessments and costs directed at small businesses. It also helps protect the principles of free enterprise and aids businesses in being treated fairly.
Increase your visibility in the community
As a new member of the Chamber, you may be listed in Chamber emails, on Facebook, and have the opportunity to be highlighted in other chamber publications. You also can grow your business by sponsoring events.
Membership brings credibility to your business
You can increase positive perception among consumers and business owners when you’re identified as a member of Sussex VA Chamber. You could wind up with a very nice flow of business from your fellow members.
Promotion and publicity
With a Chamber membership, you can reach potential clients through member exclusive advertising and opportunities for business-to-business advertising and publicity.
Create networking opportunities
Chambers have numerous committees and serving on one of them provides numerous networking opportunities as well as professional leadership development. You can build your business while promoting developments of keen interest to local businesses and the community at large.
Chamber events and programs
Chamber events and programs provide members with great opportunities to get to know new people and expand their prospect base. Chamber events are innovative and fun ways to help members meet potential customers, clients and vendors.
Make business contacts
The Chamber’s fundamental mission is to generate more business activity for the community. The Chamber initiates business-to-business commerce and opportunities for networking and connecting local professionals.
Access to members-only discounts and services
As a Chamber member you will have access to various discounts and services. The Chamber may offer discounts, and member businesses may also offer discounts to other Chamber members.
Acquire customer referrals
Remember, Chamber members typically recommend each other. You have everything to gain, and nothing to lose by choosing to become a Chamber member.
Receive Chamber communications
Communications via email and Facebook provide new member information, interesting information about operating a local business, news about the local community, and details about up-and-coming Chamber events, among other things.
If you still don’t think you have time to join and participate in Sussex VA Chamber of Commerce, consider the following: