Members Benefits

 

Discover the many benefits of Chamber Membership!

Your Chamber membership entitles you to unique services and opportunities that other businesses do not receive.


Don’t wait, join today and see the benefits working for you.


Business Referrals!

  •  As the first contact for most community information requests, the Chamber will only refer its’ members. 
  • Directory and Website Links at No Cost!
  •  Our annual full-color directory includes all Chamber members, a community map, and local information.  All members with a website will be hyper-linked, at no cost, from the Chamber of Commerce’s website, www.nevada-mo.com. Bringing global inquiries to your business or website!
  •  Ability to change your information on our website at any time you wish, to highlight specials, services or products. Business changes everyday and this benefit allows you to highlight change within your organization whenever you wish. 
  • Your Connecting Link!
  •  The Chamber is funded by its' membership dues, events and projects  It also remains the civic and business & industry representative in community planning…we currently are involved in local civic organizations as well as having our board represented on Chamber committees.  Our 7 Chamber Committees are always looking for ways to improve the quality of life and business environment in Nevada/Vernon County.  We encourage all members in good standing to get involved on any of our committees: Ambassadors, Events, Retail, Government, Membership Benefits, Education and Economic Development.

 

Other Network Exposure & Promotional Opportunities!

  •  New business grand opening announcements & ribbon cuttings
  •  Expansion/New Ownership/Major Remodeling/Anniversary, we will help you celebrate such milestones with our Ribbon Cutting Program. We will bring the Ambassadors, Members and Media right to your door. 
  •  Monthly membership luncheons
  •  Spotlight business at membership luncheons
  •  Facebook page for further business networking, and interaction with non-Chamber members
  •  4th Friday coffee network every month
  •  Annual awards luncheon
  •  WEEKLY e-mail “Chamber-Grams”
  •  Legislative links & National Chamber affiliations
  •  Monthly “After Hours” event
  •  Periodic “After Hours” events with other area Chambers
  •  Community-Cottey College Welcome Picnic
  •  National Nite-Out celebration
  •  Showcase a product in the Chamber office for visitors to see
  •  Brochure distribution – If you have a printed brochure or profile sheet, we can distribute it to our walk-ins, and sent out in relocation, and informational packets.
  •  Good relationships with the City and County governments
  •  Various events for promotion in multiple demographics
  •  Sponsorship Opportunities – The Chamber provides a wide range of sponsorship opportunities. Choose sponsorships that fit your needs and budget. Contact Chamber for more details.
  •  Conference/Seminar opportunities available through Ambassador’s Committee on State and National Levels (see Chamber Rep for more details)
  •  Booth space at business and tourism events that your business can attend for a discounted rate
  •  Quarterly Seminars/Workshops on business building topics to enhance your business
  •  “Welcome Basket” inserts!
  • There’s no better way to say, “HELLO.” Put FREE advertisement in our Welcome Basket that is given to all new families moving into the area.


Mailing Lists

  •  Members can get the lists of newcomers to our area and contact them directly.
  •  All members can receive one free membership directory on CD at no cost. If you require additional copies, they are available for a nominal fee. Please inquire with Chamber.


“Chamber Bucks”, same as cash, gift certificates!

  •  Chamber Bucks can be used as gift certificates or employee bonuses and can be spent in more than 50 locations. Shopping locally helps Nevada grow!


Other Programs/Benefits through our Chamber Membership with State:

  •  FedEx Advantage Shipping/FedEx Copy and Print Services
  • Members can expect to save up to 26 percent off on express services and 12 percent off of ground services. (Ask your Chamber rep for more details)
  •  Missouri Drug Card
  • Free Prescription Drug Card Program (ask your Chamber Rep for more details)
  •  WeSave Commerce Network
  • A Wide variety of discounts and offers from national and local businesses, on things you use everyday such as car rentals, cell phones, computers, electronics and travel.
  • Office Depot
  • An office supply purchasing agreement that provides savings from 51-75 percent off of Office Depot’s already discounted prices.


Advertising and Sponsorship Opportunities

  •  Opportunities for Sponsorships in major campaigns and special events are available throughout the year
  •  Discounted rates for banner advertising on website
  •  Discounted websites available through the Chamber’s website
  •  Many different advertising Opportunities throughout the year. 

 

 

Joining our chamber is an opportunity to put your marketing efforts to work and become proactive in the community at the same time. 

Nevada/Vernon County Chamber of Commerce
225 W. Austin, Suite 200
417-667-5300   fax 417-667-3492
Nevada, MO 64772