Research repeatedly shows that the benefits of being a part of your local Chamber of Commerce are wide-reaching. Consumers are 51% more likely to be highly aware of a business if it is a member of the Chamber of Commerce and 57% more likely to think more positively of its local reputation according to Schapiro Group.
What is a Chamber of Commerce? A group of local businesses that are dedicated to protecting and promoting the local business community. Their primary goal is to help business owners network and grow. The Chamber of Commerce has a good reputation in their community, and many people have more positive perceptions of members and their businesses.
Reasons others have joined:
Opportunities for growth (professionally and individually)
Access to resources (call on other members/experts for advice)
Community involvement (helps them give back to their area)
Camaraderie (a place to troubleshoot and cheer each other on)