Member Benefits

Learn more about the benefits of joining the Walker County Chamber of Commerce

Joining the Chamber is a Good Business Strategy.

Two-thirds of consumers believe that chamber member companies:

Use good business practices

Are reputable

Care about their customers

Are involved in the community‚Äč

What Our Members Are Saying

80% of the consumers surveyed were more likely to purchase goods and services from chamber members than non-members.
Source – The Schapiro Group

Here are just a few of the benefits available to Chamber members:

Community Investment:

Your membership in the Walker County Chamber, a 501 (c)(6) non-profit organization, helps to provide valuable programs and services to businesses in the Walker County, Georgia area. 

Discounts:

Discounted ticket prices on luncheons and other Chamber events.

Spotlight Table:

Opportunity to spotlight your business at a Chamber meeting, including the chance to speak to the audience.

Ribbon-Cuttings:

Marketing support for your ribbon-cutting, grand opening or anniversary celebration, including invitations and photography.

Business Directory:

As a member, your profile will be listed in the Chamber’s searchable online directory, which receives thousands of views each month.

Marketing:

From newsletters and blog posts to social media and business referrals, the Chamber can assist in promoting your business’s products and/or services. Here are just some of the ways you can promote your business with the help of the Chamber:

  • Offer a member deal/coupon to track business gained through your membership
  • Request address labels for all member businesses to use in direct mail campaigns
  • Tag the Chamber in a Facebook post to request a share
  • Enhance your member profile by listing keywords, social media links and photos
  • Sponsor an event
  • Join a leads group to grow customer referrals
  • Feature your company’s brochure in our Chamber office, located inside the Walker County Civic Center.
Professional Development:

Connect with other business owners through networking groups, committees, breakfast meetings, after-hours events or luncheons as you discuss topics that will help your business grow.

Complimentary Membership:

As a member of the Walker County Chamber of Commerce, businesses with less than 10 employees receive a complimentary membership to the Georgia Chamber Federation, a partnership between our Chamber and the Georgia Chamber of Commerce. The Federation provides advocacy & legislative updates, a Human Resource hotline and more resources for small businesses. To learn more, please visit www.gachamber.com/federation.

In addition to the Walker County Chamber’s benefits that our members already enjoy, U.S. Chamber Federation membership provides access to members-only sections of www.uschamber.com, including thousands of small business tips and tools; discounts on products and services; uschamber.com Weekly e-newsletter; the U.S. Chamber’s monthly flagship publication, uschamber.com; and timely communications alerting small businesses to pressing legislation or policy initiatives. Must meet the U.S. Chamber’s requirements as a small business to qualify for the complimentary membership.

Complimentary Tickets:

Each membership includes two complimentary tickets to one Chamber luncheon, designed to help introduce you to other business leaders in the community.

Tourism Support:

Your membership also helps support the Chamber’s role as a Regional Visitor Information Center (RVIC) to highlight tourism opportunities throughout the Walker County, Georgia area.

Job Postings:

Get your posting in front of those who are active in the business community and find your next candidate more quickly by submitting it to our Career Center.

Certificates of Origin:

For our manufacturing partners, you may be required to have a stamp of origin on the products you export. This is a free service provided to all Chamber members. Please call the office to schedule an appointment.

Business Awards:

Each year, the Walker County Chamber recognizes local businesses & professionals. To be eligible for consideration for Small Business of the Year, Manufacturer of the Year and other categories, businesses must be in good standing with the Walker County Chamber of Commerce.


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