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Why Should I Join

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.

  • Boost your visibility with a Member listing on (600,000 + unique visitors and nearly 1,600,000 individual page views in the last 12 months)
  • Find qualified employees with free job postings on
  • Post your events on the area's most comprehensive online Event Calendar
  • Display your brochures and rack cards at the Visitors Center
  • Raise your credibility with the official Membership Cling to display at your establishment
  • Receive submissions from potential customers using our Request for Proposal form
  • Foster professional relationships and make valuable business contacts 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, on our website, and social media
  • 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)
  • Attend Business Before Hours (Economic Forecast, Legislative Update, State of the County)
  • Attend topical Educational and Professional Development Seminars (EMV Chip Card, Paid Leave, etc.)
  • Learn about a variety of topics from Human Resources professionals with the HR Roundtable
  • Learn about County Tourism through Statistics and Information
  • KStay informed with our Weekly E-Flash electronic newsletter


  • 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 energy by joining our electricity buying co-operative through Premier Power Energy Savings Program
  • Utilize the centrally located Visitors Center Conference Room for your own meetings at low or no cost
  • Discounted rates to attend Chamber Events
  • Find qualified employees by posting openings to our Job Board
  • Display Chamber Publications at Your Business
  • Strengthen your business image with sponsorship opportunities
  • Rent Display Space at Visitors Center in McHenry 
  • Enjoy great discounts on Chamber organized Group Trips
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