Benefits

Posted April 22nd, 2010 by AKBSolutions
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Your investment in the National City Chamber of Commerce is an investment in your business. The Chamber offers programming and events that support our values of advocacy, education, connectivity and regional collaboration.

2012 NC Chamber Programs and Services

2012 Business Resources

When you join The Chamber, you secure access to our extensive array of members-only benefits

Direct Cost Savings

  • Complimentary Notary Services (limit 1 per month)
  • Chamber member-to-member discount and rebate programs
  • Free Certificates of Origin
  • Discounted local room rates at select area hotels
  • Complimentary listings on Jobing.com, accessible to local job seekers
  • Chamber Conference room with special rates for members

Business and Professional Development

  • Business development and networking events
  • Business education courses and leadership training
  • Participation on NCCC Committees:
    Governmental Affairs, Economic Development, Ambassadors, Business Development
  • Complimentary SCORE counseling
  • Complimentary business counseling at the Small Business Development and International Trade Center (SBDITC)

Economic Development

  • Access to Enterprise Zone tax credits
  • Access to free Technical Assistance
  • Access to Microloan Program
  • Access to SCORE business counselors
  • Job Postings and Job Fairs
  • Access to Business Outreach, Attraction and Retention (O.A.R.) Program
  • National City Green Business Program

Marketing and Networking

  • Listing in online and printed membership directory
  • Proud Member logo available for individual business website
  • Chamber Hot Deals Section to offer discounts and promotions
  • Invitations to Chamber signature events (Auto Heritage Day, Taste of National City, Salute to Navy, Annual Dinner, Golf Tournament)
  • Cost effective advertising on Chamber website and email marketing
  • Monthly mailers to all chamber members and community partners
  • Monthly Chamber breakfasts meetings
  • Local and regional business mixers
  • Committee meetings monthly

Public Policy and Access to Legislators

  • 2011 Public Policy Manual
  • Participation on NCCC Economic Development and Governmental Affairs Committee
  • Legislative advocacy
  • Input into local planning processes
  • Direct access to representative offices

Business Promotion

  • Membership Plaque
  • Free listing on Chamber’s Website
  • Referrals to your business
  • Display of your business cards in Chamber lobby
  • Complimentary Ribbon cutting for new business
  • Grand openings
  • Business event calendar listings on website

Advertising Opportunities

  • Community Business Directory
  • Dining and Lodging Guide
  • National City Map
  • Chamber Website
  • Chamber Newsletter
  • Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube)

Business Resources

  • Local demographic statistics
  • Major employer list
  • Membership labels

Regular Chamber Programs

  • Educational Breakfast Series- Bi-Monthly
  • Chamber Committee Meetings – Monthly
  • Business Networking Mixer – Quarterly
  • Executive Speaker Series – Quarterly
  • Maximize your Membership – Quarterly
  • State of the Chamber Address – Annual
  • Mayor’s State of the Business Address – Annual

Each new member receives one free business card ad in Chamber Newsletter and one mailing of an advertising flyer to all Chamber members. *Member dues are nonrefundable.