Your investment in the Exton Region Chamber of Commerce is an investment in your business and in our community. Membership benefits include:
The Chamber receives requests every day for business referrals and references regarding health insurers, manufacturers, service providers, restaurants, tourist attractions, builders, realtors, attorneys, accountants, plumbers, retailers, etc. It is Chamber policy that we refer only members in good standing. Make sure the Chamber promotes and links your company to referrals and other opportunities by becoming a member.
According to The Schapiro Group’s study, The REAL Value of Joining a Local Chamber of Commerce: When consumers know that a business is a member of its local chamber, the business enjoys a 44% increase in its favorability rating, a 51% increase in consumer awareness, a 57% increase in its reputation, and a 63% increase in the likelihood that consumers will patronize that business.
Benefit from a unified voice advocating for business-friendly legislation at local, state and federal levels and be assured that your interests are covered through monitoring of public policy issues impacting business. Meet and network with elected officials during Town Hall Meetings and visits to our monthly Government Affairs Council meetings.
Free Business Networking for Chamber Members
To help you grow your business the Chamber offers a variety of business networking events throughout the year. These events are free to Chamber members. They are designed to generate less formal occasions for introductions, information sharing and provide new business leads and growth potential.
Free Membership Directory Listing and Mini-Web Page
Each member receives a free listing in our membership directory and community guide. Additionally members get a free listing on our website, your mini-web page, at www.ercc.net.
Ribbon Cuttings and Grand Openings
The Chamber assists new or existing businesses with grand openings and ribbon cutting ceremonies. We are available to help you and your business celebrate key milestones and achievements such as opening a new business, changing ownership or management, moving to a new location, remodeling or expanding your present location, or celebrating a milestone anniversary.
Certificate of Origin
A Certificate of Origin (COO) is a document concerning internationally imported goods. A Certificate of Origin may be completed inside the Exton Chamber Office during office hours. Call the office for an appointment to complete the COO. There is NO COST for Chamber members and $75 per COO for non-members.
*Please note that “per COO” means that if you must complete multiple COOs for one shipment, the cost is $75 for each of the COOs completed.
When you join the Exton Region Chamber of Commerce, you connect with a dynamic business partner.
Whether yours is a small or home-based business, national retailer, financial organization, a not-for-profit, or an international manufacturer, the Exton Region Chamber of Commerce extends your reach and resources. Let us help you make the most of your time and money!
Sponsorship & Advertising Opportunities
According to a study by The Schapiro Group, The REAL Value of Joining a Local Chamber of Commerce, seven out of ten consumers believe that being actively involved in the chamber is an effective strategy for enhancing business’ reputation and for demonstrating that is uses good business practices. Also noted, when consumers find out that a company is involved with its local chamber, they are 19% more likely to think favorably of the company. Chamber sponsorship and advertising continues to be one of the best methods of promoting your company and brand to member businesses and the community. Whether you’re seeking to build your identity, generate leads, or spotlight your corporate responsibility initiatives, allow the Chamber to help carry your message to over 300 Chamber member companies that represent more than 11,000 employees in the Exton Region.
Every event the Chamber hosts has sponsorship opportunities that fit various budgets designed to provide maximum exposure for your company. In addition, the Chamber offers numerous cost effective advertising opportunities that allow you to send your marketing message directly to potential new customers. Ideas include:
- Placing an ad in the Chamber print directory and/or newsletter.
- Placing an ad in the Chamber’s weekly email or purchasing an eblast through the Chamber.
- Running a banner ad on the Chamber website.
- Creating a Member-to-Member discount on the Chamber website.
- Enhancing your business listing in the Chamber’s online business directory.
- Displaying your brochures on the Chamber’s Member Showcase located at our office inside of the Exton Square Mall.
Add the Chamber to your marketing plan! Download the Chamber Sponsorship & Advertising brochure and call the office to set up a meeting to discuss your marketing package.