Why join the Arlington Chamber of Commerce?
Check out the Top Benefits of Membership.
Bring credibility and visibility to your business.
Positive perception of your business increases, among both consumers and other business owners, when you are identified as a member of the chamber of commerce. As a new member of the chamber of commerce, you will be listed in the chamber newsletter and on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter. Membership opens up new opportunities for advertising and promotion. For example, the chamber will promote your grand opening/ ribbon-cutting ceremony and assist with any public relations efforts.
Make business contacts.
The chamber hosts numerous networking events throughout the year. Breakfast seminars, Women’s Networking Group, After-Hours networking hosted by member businesses, and multi-chamber events are just some of the opportunities that are offered for you to meet other business owners as well as customers, prospects, and members of town government and the community. Why not let us introduce you to someone you would like to meet. Just ask! Members enjoy reduced rates at all networking events.
Increase your SEO with a business listing on the chamber’s website.
Chamber members receive a basic member page and hyperlinked business category listing on our website. A listing on our site, with it’s link to your website, significantly increases your SEO. For a small fee, members can upgrade both their member page and business category listing to an enhanced listing. Members can also purchase low-cost advertising on our website. Details
Our website is powered by Chambermaster, a powerful application that allows members to access our site to add their own events (added to our calendar and listed prominently on our home page), promotions, and member to member discounts. The site is mobile friendly making it even easier for potential customers to find you. The Chamber website receives over 2,000 hits per month.
Benefit from our shop local program.
Shop Arlington First is an important added value benefit exclusive to Chamber members. The program, sponsored by Leader Bank, makes gift certificates available for purchase online and at Leader Bank’s Arlington branches. As a Chamber member, you can accept these certificates which are equivalent to cash. There is more than $25,000 worth of certificates outstanding in the community. Get your share by making sure that your customers know that you accept them. Details
Promote your business to new homeowners and renters in Arlington.
As a Chamber member, you can market your business to new homeowners and renters in Arlington by participating in our Welcome to Arlington tote bag. For a $100 annual insertion fee, your gift and promotional materials will reach 300 new Arlington residents per year. Details
Take advantage of sponsorship opportunities.
Increase your company’s visibility in the business community by hosting an event at your location. Promote your business to the residents of Arlington by sponsoring one of our community events. Your business name, logo, company information will be prominent in all related emails, print, and social media promotions. Details
Gain social media buzz.
The Chamber is active on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Each week we feature a different Chamber member in a dedicated post entitled “Did You Know?” Members are invited to submit text and an image for a post via an online form.
We also actively share and comment on posts made by members. Follow and tag us and we will share your posts as frequently as possible with our 1,000+ followers.
Acquire customer referrals.
The chamber regularly receives calls from individuals and businesses looking for potential vendors, and chamber members typically recommend chamber members.
Grow your mailing list.
Just call or email us and we will send you our membership list in a mailing label format for your next postal mailing.
Receive the chamber email newsletter.
Keep on top of news, events, and opportunities by receiving Chamber communications.
The Arlington Chamber is your business advocate in town and local affairs, enabling independent representation and the opportunity to influence town policy-makers. Ask about how you can get involved to help create and maintain a climate for your business to grow and succeed.