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
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.
VISIBILITY & PROMOTION
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.
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.
COST SAVINGS PROGRAMS
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. Learn More.
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.
Through the Workers' Compensation Association Program, ClearPath Mutual is offering members of participating associations and chambers:
- GREAT RATES
- EXCELLENT SERVICE
- 10% ASSOCIATION DISCOUNT
Contact your insurance agent to find out more. Or call Tom Schafer at ClearPath Mutual. (800) 367-5372
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.
20% off each purchase on business cards, stationery, and stickers for all customers. See 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
$360 + $8.30/FT Employee + $5.00/PT Employee
Agents/Advisors: Real Estate, Financial
$360 + $44/agent
$360 + $8.30/room
$360 + $5.00/Employee
Not For Profits
$360 Base Rate
$360 + $84/Professional
*banks, apartments and utilities, please call Chamber for pricing.