What can the chamber do for you?
Discover the answers to those questions that will benefit your business or organization. Below are the most commonly asked questions about membership in the chamber. If you have a question that does not exist in this area, please contact us.
What if I don’t have the time to participate in Chamber activities?
Regardless of your time investment, the Chamber works on your behalf every day through economic development and business advocacy efforts. Members receive exclusive Email communications to keep them informed on a regular basis.
Beyond our valuable events and communications, Chamber members can now engage on their own terms with our new online Member Center. This new program provides a set of FREE tools for our members and can be accessed 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. Features include a community news feed, member discounts, marketing tools, community calendars, a directory of member representatives and more.
You don’t have to be present every time the doors open to benefit from membership. We will keep you informed and you get involved when and if you have the time.
How are membership dues determined?
Membership dues are an annual investment. The investment schedule consists of 6 categories. For businesses located inside of Atlantic County investment is based upon the number of full-time employees (among other factors), and for businesses located outside of Atlantic County dues are based on fair-share giving based on the volume of business conducted in the Atlantic County area.
What marketing opportunities are there for my company through Chamber membership?
The Chamber's public Website receives over 19,000 hits per month from people seeking information about local businesses. Just by being listed as a member, your business exposure will be exponentially enhanced through search engine optimization benefits. Chamber members also have access to our new online Member Center that receives over 9,000 hits from fellow members each month. Member Center features include a community news feed, member discounts, marketing tools, community calendars, a directory of member representatives and more. Additionally, the Chamber presents events designed to create business opportunities for members. Turn contacts into customers by attending Chamber events. A membership in the Chamber is a very affordable way to market your business.
Where do our members come from?
The Chamber is a regional organization. Currently we have hundreds of members from Atlantic County and beyond. The Chamber places emphasis on marketing Atlantic County as a regional destination.
What benefits does the Chamber offer small businesses?
The goal of the Small Business Committee (SBC) is to assist and promote new and existing small businesses that benefit from a healthy regional economy. The SBC provides training and counseling as well as networking, marketing and referral services to its members. Through the SBC the Chamber offers member services designed to lower your cost of doing business.
How does the Chamber’s business advocacy efforts help my business?
The Greater Atlantic City Chamber serves as the business community’s voice before local, state and federal government officials. The goal of the Business Advocacy Committee is to improve the business climate in the region and serve as the premiere group supporting economic development projects.
What are some of the cost saving benefits offered by the Greater Atlantic City Chamber?
Chamber membership offers many ways to gain a return on your investment. Cost-saving Member Discounts such as shipping discounts, communications discounts, health club savings and affordable marketing can save your company hundreds, even thousands of dollars. Dollar for dollar, there is no better investment for your business than membership in this Chamber.