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  • Premium Value In Chamber Membership

    Why should you join the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce? There are five reasons that companies/organizations join a chamber of commerce: networking/promotion, business advocacy, cost savings & benefits, education & training, and community involvement.  The Garrett County Chamber provides programming in each of these categories.


  • Business Promotion and Networking

    • Boost your visibility with a Member listing on visitdeepcreek.com (570,000 + unique sessions and nearly 1,600,000+ individual page views in the last 12 months)

    • Find qualified employees with free job postings on visitdeepcreek.com

    • Post your events on the area's most comprehensive online Event Calendar

    • Join our unified Deep Creek Experience branding 

    • Display your brochures and rack cards at Visitors Center (30,000+ visitors per year)

    • Raise your credibility with the official Membership Cling to Display in your Establishment

    • Respond to submissions from potential customers using our Request for Proposal form

    • Foster new business relationships at Monthly 'Business After Hours'

    • Celebrate the year's accomplishments at the Annual Membership Meeting Dinner

    • Share your Membership News in weekly E-Flash Electronic Newsletter and on our website      

    • Strengthen your business image with sponsorship opportunities

    • Reach out to fellow Members and Member representatives via direct mail with Membership Mailing List 

    • Qualify for Award eligibility (Heise Entrepreneurial Spirit Award, Golden Ambassador Award, Diplomat of the Year Award, Volunteer of the Year Award)

     

  • Business Advocacy

     

  • Education and Information

    • Attend Bi-Monthly Business Before Hours (Economic Forecast, Legislative Update, State of the County, Business & Industry Appreciation, and Tourism)

    • Attend topical Educational and Professional Development Seminars (EMV Chip Card, Paid Leave, etc.)

    • Learn about County Tourism through Statistics and Information

    • Keep informed with our Weekly E-Flash Electronic Newsletter

     

  • Cost Savings and Discounts

    • Save up to 25% on email marketing with our Constant Contact program

    • Steep discounts on office supplies, cleaning supplies and technology through Office Depot/Office Max

    • Save BIG on electricity by joining our electricity buying co-operative through Premier Power Energy Savings Program

    • Utilize the conveniently located Visitors Center Conference Room for your own meetings

    • Pay discounted rates to attend Chamber Events

    • Find qualified employees by posting openings to our Job Board

    • Display Chamber Publications and Maps in Your Business

    • Strengthen your business image with sponsorship opportunities

    • Rent Display Space at Visitors Center in McHenry (30,000+ visitors per year)

    • Enjoy great discounts on Chamber organized Group Trips

     

  • Community Involvement