Benefits of Chamber Membership

At the Chehalem Valley Chamber of Commerce, we strive to provide you with a direct return on your investment, including member-to-member discounts, relationship building opportunities, new business development opportunities, exposure, and learning opportunities that may result in your business growth.

We promote a strong local economy, advocate for pro-business public policy, develop our local economy, promote community, and promote education and workforce improvements. We are a business resource center for you, where our priority is to help you overcome challenges to your business goals and enrich our community.

Membership Opportunities

Value: Priceless

This membership level is for our businesses who are most committed to transformational innovation, improvement of our business community and local legacy. Please schedule an appointment with our CEO to customize which components of our services best match your company’s goals and desired involvement.

BENEFITS & SERVICES

  • All Business Leader, Chamber Mission and Community Champion benefits are included
  • Streamlined annual budget projections
  • One-time or quarterly invoicing and payment options to reduce processing time
  • Membership dues include additional investments in Chamber programs and events, including Leadership Chehalem Valley, Chehalem Valley WORKS and the Annual Awards Banquet registrations and sponsorships.
  • Additional investment opportunities through regular or new events are still open throughout the year

Value: $7,500

This level increases your opportunities for regional influence, team-building and leadership development and provides several opportunities for your business to be seen as an advocate and community champion.

BENEFITS & SERVICES

  • All Business Leader and Chamber Mission benefits are included
  • (1) Complimentary Leadership Chehalem Valley registration ($695 value). Additional registrations available at a 50% discount.
  • (2) Additional business category listings in the Annual Business Directory & Community Guide
  • Additional location or branch listings in the online and print versions of the Annual Business Directory & Community Guide
  • Company profile in the Annual Business Directory & Community Guide
  • Top page recognition on our weekly e-blast and special company recognition at all Chamber events

Value: $3,500

This level represents a substantial increase in value with the ability to include several event and program opportunities cost-efficiently with your membership dues payment.

BENEFITS & SERVICES

  • All Business Leader benefits are included
  • Expanded business directory listing that includes business logo
  • Opportunity to have your marketing materials included in new resident welcome packets distributed by the Chamber
  • Additional location or branch listings in the online and print versions of the Annual Business Directory & Community Guide
  • Priority invitation to host Chamber After Hours (once each calendar year)
  • Community Awards Banquet Patron Table ($500 value)
  • (1) Leadership Chehalem Valley 50% discount ($347.50 value)

Value: $1,750

Business Leader Membership supports your visibility in the community with networking, advertisement and promotional opportunities, allowing you to have a physical and visual presence through your membership. This is your introduction to social engagement, volunteerism, leadership and promotion of your brand.

BENEFITS & SERVICES

  • Business credibility with over 50 networking opportunities each year
  • Online chehalemvalley.org listing with link to your company’s website, additional social media coverage and ability to submit events to the Chamber Calendar
  • Complimentary listing in the Annual Business Directory & Community Guide (copy included with membership); complimentary display space in the Chehalem Valley Visitor’s Center
  • New Business Spotlight on the chamber website and social media, ribbon cutting ceremonies and assistance with grand opening events
  • Ability to serve on Chamber Committees or as a Board Member and invitations to Chamber events, including Greeters, Chamber After Hours and Candidate Forums
  • Preferred pricing on events, programs and seminars
  • Chehalem Valley WORKS intern placement eligibility
  • Complimentary use of the Chamber Conference Room
  • Membership plaque
  • Certificates of Origin for international trade
  • Host Greeters (once each calendar year)
  • Chamber e-blast submissions accepted (subject to final approval by the Board of Directors and Chamber staff)
  • Access to small group health insurance plans with large group premium rates

This membership is designed for individuals who support the mission of the Chehalem Valley Chamber of Commerce and would like to participate in all of the events sponsored by the Chamber at exclusive membership rates. Individual members do not receive the benefits associated with promoting any company, but do receive all of the benefits and services received by a Business Leader Membership except the ability to host a Chamber Greeters or a Chamber After Hours, Chehalem Valley WORKS internship placements and Certificates of Origin for international trade.

Yes, I want to join now!

Read glowing recommendations from local businesses and review our complete list of member benefits below.

All Members Enjoy:

Marketing & Visibility

  • Online listing on chehalemvalley.org with link to your company’s website
  • New Business Spotlight article in the Chehalem Valley Business News (5,500 in circulation)
  • Business referrals exclusively to members
  • Complimentary listings in annual Business Directory & Community Guide (9,000 circulation)
  • Complimentary display space in the Chehalem Valley Visitor’s Center
  • Access to submit press releases in the monthly Chehalem Valley Business News
  • Access to submit business announcements in the weekly email newsletter
  • Connect with other businesses at Greeters, Wine on Tuesday, and Breakfast for Champions
  • Promotion of your business through the Local Deals program
  • Ribbon cutting ceremonies and assistance with grand opening events
  • Membership Plaque
  • Ability to submit events to the online Chamber Events Calendar
  • Ability to submit job openings to the Chamber website

Benefits & Services

  • Complete membership directory with buyers guide, alphabetical listing and contact names
  • Weekly online membership newsletter featuring local member news and events
  • Ability to host Chamber Greeters Events
  • Members-only pricing on all chamber events and workshops
  • Chamber representation at government meetings on local, state and federal levels
  • Certificates of Origin for international trade
  • Use of bulk mail permit for significant discounts on mailings of 200+
  • Complimentary use of Chamber Conference Room for up to two hours, four times per year
“Just two years in business and I know my business would not have grown so successfully without the help of the chamber and it’s amazing members. Membership in the Chamber is the single best investment I have ever made to grow my business”
Kristen Gilmore McColm, Happy Gilmore Cleaning Girls
“The Chamber is a fantastic ambassador of all things in our valley including our winery. The sense of community that comes with membership benefits all; it fosters new relationships and avenues for growth for our business.”
“Our Chamber is amazing! We are lucky to live in a small community and it’s very important to all be as involved as possible … our Chamber brings that all together and connects our small businesses with the community and each other.”