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  • Member Benefits

  • Membership makes things happen.

    Together, we help build businesses that build an economically vital National City. Our programming and events support advocacy, education, networking and regional advancement. Your participation aids our success. (Note: New members receive a free business card ad in Chamber Newsletter, and one mailing of an advertising flyer to all Chamber members.)

    Our extensive members-only benefits include: MEMBER BENEFITS

    Direct Cost Savings

    • Friendly and professional bilingual staff to help you and your business find resources to manage your business more efficiently
    • Your first Membership breakfast at no cost plus the opportunity to present and explain your business
    • Chamber Conference room rental with special and attractive rates for members
    • Discounted rates for members for booths, advertising, mixers, etc. at events organized by the NCCC
    • Complimentary listing on Chamber website
    • Chamber membership plaque awarded to new businesses for display
    • Free educational workshops every month throughout the year 
    • One-time business card size ad in award-winning quarterly newsletter for new members
    • Business listing on Membership Directory & Community Guide
    • Receive referrals when specific services are requested at the Chamber office

    Business and Professional Development

    • Business development workshops and networking events
    • Connections to free business education courses and leadership training at the SBDC
    • Participation on Chamber Committees:
 Economic Development, Membership Committee, Special Events Committees, BRG Networking group Committee
    • The Chamber connects you to the persons or organizations that you need to engage with to promote and grow your business (access to capital, business counseling, elected officials, etc.)

    Economic Development

    Marketing and Networking

    • BRG (Business Referral Group) networking meetings twice a month
    • Bi-Monthly Chamber breakfasts meetings 
    • Invitation to Local and Regional business mixers
    • Listing in the online and printed membership directory
    • Proud Member logo available for your business website
    • Free Promotion via Chamber Hot Deals on Website to other chamber members and community at large
    • Invitations to Chamber signature events with discounted prices for booths and sponsorship opportunities( Mariachi Fest, Salute to Navy, Annual Dinner, Golf Tournament, Taste of National City)
    • Cost-effective email marketing opportunities
    • Serving as a Chamber Ambassador 

    Public Policy and Access to Legislators​

    • Access to City Managers Round Table
    • Legislative advocacy
    • Participation on Economic Development Committee
    • Input into local planning processes
    • Direct access to representative offices
    • Public Policy Manual

    Business Promotion

    • Free listing on Chamber’s website
    • Referrals to your business
    • Business event calendar listings on the website
    • Display your business cards in the Chamber lobby
    • Complimentary Ribbon Cutting and Grand Openings for new business
    • Membership plaque

    Advertising Opportunities

    • Community Business Directory
    • Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube)
    • Chamber Newsletter
    • Weekly marketing email blast
    • Chamber website
    • Advertise in visitnationalcity.com

    Regular Chamber Programs

    • Business networking mixer – Quarterly
    • Educational Breakfast Series- Bi-Monthly
    • Maximize Your Membership – Quarterly 
    • State of the Chamber Address – Annual
    • Mayor's State of the Business Address – Annual 
    • Chamber Committee meetings – Monthly

    New Member Immediate Benefits

    • Free Email Blast for every new Member to welcome to the Chamber
    • Listing on Website as new member with link to website
    • Listing in our Quarterly Newsletter as new member
    • One Free Breakfast at our Quarterly Member Breakfasts 
    • Free Chamber Plaque to display at your Business
    • Free one time use of Chamber conference room for 2-3 hours (check availability)
    • Place your business cards at Chamber lobby
    • Free business card size advertisement in our Chamber newsletter
    • Complimentary Ribbon Cutting event for your business

     

  • Higher Membership Levels

    Silver Circle Membership ($500-30 employees or less)

    Silver Circle Members receive all benefits offered to general members plus the following:

    • Listed as Silver Circle Member in Business Directory and on Chamber website
    • Listed as Silver Circle Member in the quarterly Chamber News
    • Free link to your website from Chamber’s site
    • ¼ page color ad in Chamber News

    Gold Circle $1,000

    Gold Circle members receive all the benefits offered to general members plus the following:

    • Listed as Gold Circle Member in Business Directory and on Chamber website
    • Listed as Gold Circle Member in the quarterly Chamber News
    • Official Gold Circle display plaque
    • Banner ad for 1 week on Chamber website and banner at a Chamber breakfast meeting
    • Free link to your website from Chamber’s site
    • Complimentary Green Business Program Consultation

    Platinum Circle $2,500

    Platinum Circle members receive all the benefits offered to general members plus the following:

    • Listed as Platinum Circle Member in Business Directory and on Chamber website
    • Listed as Platinum Circle Member in the quarterly Chamber News
    • Banner ad for 2 weeks on Chamber website and banner at a Chamber Breakfast
    • Complimentary Green Business Program Consultation
    • Official Platinum Circle display plaque
    • Free link to your website from Chamber’s site
    • 1 full-page color ad in Chamber News
    • Sponsorship of one Chamber Breakfast
    • Listing in Major Employer’s List

    Diamond Circle $5,000

    Platinum Circle members receive all the benefits offered to general members plus the following:

    • Listed as Diamond Circle Member in Business Directory and on Chamber website
    • Listed as Diamond Circle Member in the quarterly Chamber News
    • Official Diamond Circle Display Plaque
    • Annual VIP Reception with Elected Officials and Regional Leaders
    • Access to City Manager’s Roundtable
    • Complimentary Green Business Program Consultation
    • Admission to each Chamber Breakfast
    • Banner ad for 1 month on Chamber website and banner at a Chamber Breakfast
    • Logo on Chamber website home page
    • Free listing of link to website
    • 2 full-page color ads in Chamber News
    • Sponsorship of one major annual event
    • Listing in Major Employer’s List
    • Use of Chamber membership labels for mailings

     

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