Become more visible to the public. Your investment in the Chamber gives your business credibility, visibility, and marketability. Membership provides numerous opportunities for your business to be promoted to other Members and the public. Show your support for positive growth and development in our community by displaying your Membership Plaque at your place of business.
Your business will be listed in our Membership Directory that is distributed annually to Chamber Members, relocating families, prospective businesses, and on our web site.
Ability to display the Chamber membership plaque that lets others know you support your community and that they can do the same by doing business with you.
New Members are welcomed in the Chamber Newsletter and on our web site. You may submit a profile of your business to be broadcast email to all members and published in the Newsletter.
Access to a specialized staff, plus a volunteer task force, capable of offering assistance and expertise in key business areas.
Preparation of relocation information for potential employees.
Member Only Chamber Publications, Advertising and Sponsorships.
A) Reach business decision-makers: Place your advertising message in the quarterly Chamber Newsletter and in the annual Membership Directory.
B) Display your promotional materials: Members may display their business cards and brochures in the Visitors’ Center.
C) Get referrals. The Chamber recommends its members to thousands of people a year inquiring about particular products or services in our area.
D) Internet Exposure. All of our members are listed on our Internet homepage. We can create a link so that browsers can connect from our home page to yours at no cost to you.
E) Sponsorship opportunities are available for the Chamber’s Annual Meeting, The Annual Golf Tournament, the Yadkin Valley Pumpkin Festival,the Yadkin Valley Wine Festival, Dobson Fall Fest and Surry Old Time Fiddlers Convention
F) Chamber Membership Lists—mailing labels at a very reasonable cost to assist you in business development.
G) You can have your businesses message e-mailed to the membership once per month at no charge and for just $20.00 each for any additional e-mails.
Use of Chamber Conference Room for business purposes at no charge. Free to all members. Limit of three meetings per month during regular business hours. Great place for interviews offsite, large group presentations, or training.
A unified voice to government of applicable issues. The Chamber speaks on behalf of business. We maintain an active non-partisan government relationship focusing on issues that directly affect your business. Public and educational forums are held which allow you the opportunity to become more aware of candidates’ views and/or pertinent issues relating to the business community.
Participation in classes and seminars directed toward the enhancement of the business environment. Increase your company’s profitability and competitiveness by taking advantage of the many Chamber seminars that improve your professional skills.
Small Business Information Center offering demographic statistics, area fact sheets, labor information, directory of manufacturers and suppliers, maps, marketing data and the Membership Directory and Buyers Guide.
Participate in Golf Tournament and other Business After Hours and Business Before Hours Networking Events.As a member, you will have many networking opportunities at Chamber events to help you meet potential customers, clients and vendors. Our programs provide great opportunities to get to know new people – and expand your client base. Network and exchange business cards at our Business Before and After Hours and Annual Golf Tournament. Attend the Annual Meeting for networking and an overview of the Chamber’s plans for the coming year.
Get involved with the Chamber
There is nothing more rewarding than volunteering your time to make Surry, Yadkin, and Wilkes Counties better places to live, work, and conduct business. Your involvement in a Chamber Committee gives you and your business exposure in the community, and it provides the Chamber with skilled individuals to help sustain and improve the quality of life that you, your families, and your employees enjoy.