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Member Benefits & Application

 

Chamber membership offers an unparalleled value to elevating the visibility, credibility and profitability of your business. You can access services, potential customers, new employees and other valuable resources and benefits. Benefits include visibility, connections, resources and cost savings programs.

Chamber dues are based on industry type and number of employees. When your company joins, all the employees are considered members and can take advantage of the benefits.

Exclusive Member Benefits

CONNECTIONS & RESOURCES

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Programs
Connect with fellow Chamber members at either in-person or virtual programs throughout the year, like Speed Networking, Taking Care of Business, and our Signature Events.

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Access to Data
The Chamber maintains data on area businesses. These lists allow members to target regional customers with relevant messages. Email Melissa for more info.

FREE Conference Room Use

As a Chamber member, you may access our Sharp Innovation Center featuring the interactive board, or small conference room at no cost.  Interview prospective employees. Hold a staff retreat. Simply call your Chamber office to make a reservation for the space during business hours. Email Melissa for details.

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Business Consulting
Free business consulting from SCORE mentors, Indiana Small Business Development Advisor or our Velocities Entrepreneur In Residence.

VISIBILITY & PROMOTION

Ribbon Cutting
Launch your new business, location or product offering.  Our enthusiastic Chamber Action Team members and Ambassadors will cheer loudly as the Mayor ceremoniously cuts the ribbon on your endeavor with very large scissors. The celebration will be featured in a color advertisement in The Republic. See details.

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Robust Online Presence on Chamber website
Be visible.  As a member, your business will be featured in our robust online directory. Member controlled key words and editable content.

Visibility through Marketing
Gain visibility in the Columbus business community area by partnering with the Chamber.  It's a win-win partnership that makes the Chamber more viable while also helping you position your business in the marketplace. Email Bob for more details regarding sponsorships.

Job Postings
Need to find employees? Use our job posting feature to your available opportunities.

New Releases
Share your news and specials on our website through the Member News page.

COST SAVINGS PROGRAMS

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Group Health Insurance Plans

We've joined forces with  SIHO Insurance Services to address the challenge many businesses face in finding localhigh-quality, and affordable healthcare benefits for their employees.  Learn More.

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Prescription Drug Card

Savings of up to 75% (discounts average roughly 30%) at more than 68,000 national and regional pharmacies.  Pet options also offered!  SIGN UP!

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Constant Contact

As a Chamber investor, you’ll enjoy exclusive savings on our entire suite of marketing tools. Sign up today for your FREE 60-day trial and when you're ready to buy, save 20% when you prepay for 6 months or 25% when you prepay for 12 months.

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L-Card

Join L-Card Enterprise and provide your team with modern, unlimited, digital business cards. Learn more. Members, login to your MIC for 15% off L-Card.

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Office Depot/Office Max Program

By using the chamber’s Office Depot Business Savings Program you can enjoy discounts on the branding items you use most, or even try out some new branding ideas! See Details.

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DELL

Up to 40% savings on popular laptops, workstations and more. See Details.

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QuickBooks

40% off monthly subscriptions for new and existing customers. See Details.

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MOO

20% off each purchase on business cards, stationery, and stickers for all customers. See Details.

20% off online store creation, aka e-commerce sites for chamber members. Please contact Henry for details.

Membership Investment (Based on Business Category)

Membership investment varies by category.

Membership begins at $350. New members also pay a one-time $40 registration fee. Every employee of your organization receives membership benefits.

Membership Fee Structure

Business & Consumer Services
$350 + $8.30/FT Employee + $5.00/PT Employee

Agents/Advisors: Real Estate, Financial
$350 + $44/agent

Hotels
$350 + $8.30/room

Manufacturers
$350 + $5.00/Employee

Not For Profits
$350 Base Rate

Professionals
$350 + $84/Professional

*banks, apartments and utilities, please call Chamber for pricing.

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