Joining the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce could well be the savviest investment you make this year! We offer a wide array of benefits, networking opportunities, and educational programs sure to fit your needs.
Why become a member?
Put us to work for you. Membership with the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce is a smart business investment offering a variety of services and benefits to help you cultivate your business, thrive in our great state, and become part of a dynamic community of business professionals. Our powerful advocacy, hip networking events, and opportunities to help your company grow are just a few of the reasons that more than 2,500 businesses of all sizes from every industry in the greater Burlington region and statewide choose to become members of our Chamber.
So... What are the benefits of joining the
Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce?
Not only does joining help the Chamber to make the community a better place to work, live, visit, and do business…but membership also is a great decision for your business. We are your partner to better business.
Chamber members are proud to belong to an organization that plays such a key role in the community. They display their membership logos on their windows and advertise their membership in their brochures or advertisements. Holding a membership in an association that is recognized worldwide allows members to promote to the outside world that they belong to something important.
The real value of joining the Chamber of Commerce is the positive perceptions of consumers about membership. A survey by The Schapiro Group found some great results for Chamber members. Here are a few key points to should consider:
The results show that being active in the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce is a good strategy for businesses to use.
It's an effective way to convey to consumers that the business uses good business practices.
- Consumers believe that businesses that are involved in the community, care about their customers and that the company is reputable. When a consumer thinks more favourably of a company because the company is a member of its Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce, it is because they infer that the company is trustworthy, connected to the community, listens to its customers is successful and is a leader in the business community.
Networking, Affinity Programs and Savings
A Chamber membership also provides excellent networking opportunities. Our Chamber has nearly 2500 members, which means that the networking possibilities are endless. We host a variety of events throughout the year including luncheons, Business After Hours, Golf Tournaments and Business Seminars. Not to mention that group buying power also provides access to better Group Insurance Plans, discounts on goods and services, These are not the only benefits of the Chamber; there are also great Member 2 Member discounts, provided to members by members.
By being a Chamber member, businesses also have access to amazing member services and advertising opportunities. LCRCC offers wonderful exposure opportunities whether a business is interested in marketing to the general community, or specifically to businesses or tourists to our region.
So to sum up the value of membership, Chamber membership provides members with an opportunity to have a positive impact on their business community and to be part of a worldwide business network. It gives consumers a positive perception of the business; it provides opportunities for networking and value added discounts.
Ready to join?
Annual membership dues are based on a business’s number of employees. New members constantly remark to us on how affordable membership dues are - and given all that is included in your membership - some members wonder why they didn’t join sooner. The return is seen almost automatically, as the perks and discounts at joining start with $600 value of free advertising with the Burlington Free Press. See additional discounts here.
Contact Phil Schuman today to learn more
about joining the Chamber!
Reach him at (802) 863-3489 or email@example.com or fill out the member application.