Make the Most of Your Chamber Membership
To make the most of your Chamber membership, take a moment to be sure you are taking advantage of the following opportunities.
Chamber members are recommended in response to requests on the availability of specific types of goods and/or services. Thousands of people visit and phone the Chamber each year in search of reputable firms with which to do business.
- Brochure Display
Members are encouraged to display brochures describing their goods and services in the Chamber lobby as a resource for newcomers and visitors. Limited space is available.
- Business Card Display Members are encouraged to display their business cards in the Chamber lobby as a resource for newcomers and visitors. Limited space is available.
- Special List Publication
Visitors often inquire about accommodations, civic clubs, Realtors, apartments, and restaurants while in the area. To meet their needs, the Chamber produces these listings and they are available on request.
- Membership Listing
A listing of Chamber members is free to members. Mailing labels can be purchased at a nominal charge.
- Area Map
Maps of the greater Shawnee area are available at no charge. Advertising in the map is available to members only, and this map is the only map distributed by the Chamber.
- Vital Statistics
Demographic statistics, growth projection, survey results, city directories, and other information sources accumulated by the Chamber are available for use by its members.
- Visitor Information Packet
Packets are sent yearly to people who indicate an interest in the greater Shawnee area. Coupons from your business may be included in these packets.
- Lifestyle Guide
The Chamber produces a full-color, high quality magazine for distribution at trade shows, to visitors and newcomers, and to the membership.
- Business Directory
All Chamber members are listed, free of charge, according to classification and again by your main contact's name. It is a separate publication.
- Certificate of Origin Certificates of Origin are required by law for all manufacturers shipping products oversees. This is a free service to all Chamber manufacturers. There is a $50 charge to non-members.
- Chamber Website
The Chamber website contains useful information to anyone interested in visiting or relocating to Shawnee. Your business is listed in the membership directory. A link can be established to your home page, free of charge.
Members receive the Chamber's newsletter. This publication provides up-to-date information important to businesses and notification of all Chamber activities. All new members are listed in the newsletter.
- Notary Service.
Documents can be notarized for members at no charge.
- Ribbon Cuttings/Grand Openings
The Chamber Ambassadors sponsor new business ribbon cuttings for members of the Chamber. Local newspapers will publish the event free of charge.
The Chamber provides periodic educational seminars for businesses and their employees.