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.
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.
Membership Investment (Based on Business Category)
Membership investment varies by category. Those categories are listed below
Complete an application and we will set up a meeting to discuss return on investment. Most members pay $340 plus a per-employee fee. New members also pay a one-time $40 registration fee. Every employee of your organization receives membership benefits
- $340 for 1-50 units
- $360 for 50-100 units
- $460 for 100-200 units
- $530 for over 200 units
Business & Consumer Services
- $340 + $8.30 per full-time employee
- $5.00 per part-time employee
- $540 Base includes first $10 million of in-county deposits
- Plus $30.00 per million $11M-$50M of in-county deposits
- Plus $13.00 per million over $50M of in-county deposits
Hotels & Motels
- $340 + $8.30 per room
Real Estate Agents
Financial Advisors & Brokers
- $340 + $44 per agent
- $340 + $5.00 per employee
- $340 + $85 per professional
Exclusive Member Benefits
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.
Group Health Insurance Plans
We've joined forces with SIHO Insurance Services to address the challenge many businesses face in finding local, high-quality, and affordable healthcare benefits for their employees. Effective immediately, Chamber members in good standing will have access to a variety of endorsed fully-insured health plans through SIHO Insurance Services. The new plans target employers with two to 50 eligible employees. Learn More.
The Business Connection
The Republic offers discounts on advertising in The Business Connection. See Rates - here.
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! Details.
Avis Car Rental
Member discount at member business P3 Car Rental.
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.
Member to Member Discounts
Exclusive offers from members to members. Special deals available only through the member portal.
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.
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. Download 2019 Sponsorship Opportunities
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.
Prescription Drug Card
This program is being provided to you and your family to help lower your prescription drug costs. Simply create and print your FREE Prescription Drug Coupon Card below and receive savings of up to 75% (discounts average roughly 30%) at more than 68,000 national and regional pharmacies. This coupon card can be used for potential savings on prescription medications not covered by your insurance. Pet options also offered! This coupon card is pre-activated and can be used immediately! SIGN UP!