Benefits and Services

Benefits & Services


The Chamber’s mission is to strengthen our community through supporting, empowering and building local business. We are dedicated to providing educational, promotional and networking opportunities.

 

With our many benefits, services and networking opportunities, friendly and eager to serve volunteers and staff, we work to help you build and grow your business.

 

Please consider attending one of our Membership 101 workshops to find out all you need to know about membership. This 1 hour, free of charge workshop will give you all of the information on membership and more.

 

Referrals

  • Mail
  • Online
  • Phone calls
  • Walk in
  • Directory

 

Networking Opportunities

  • Special Events
  • Luncheons
  • Turbo Talk Mixers
  • After Hours Mixers
  • Annual Recognition Gala
  • Promotional Programs
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Business Referral Groups

 

Promotional Programs

  • Think, Shop, Live Elk Grove
  • Small Business Expo
  • Women in Business
  • State of the City

 

Advertising Opportunities

  • Business Directory display advertising annually with Virtual Business Directory
  • E-Blast Semi-Monthly to 1,100 Chamber representatives
  • FOCUS Newsletter quarterly to 1,100 Chamber representatives and all Chamber Events
  • Business cards and marketing materials displayed in Chamber lobby

 

Publications

  • Chamber Events & Programs (weekly electronically)
  • Community Resource Guide (membership directory)
  • FOCUS newsletter (quarterly)
  • Website

 

Business Services

  • Community Calendar for event listing
  • Grand Opening banners
  • Job Postings
  • Online discounts
  • Membership mailing labels
  • Bulk mail permit
  • Ribbon cuttings
  • Board Room rentals
  • SMUD & City RFP alerts
  • One-On-One Small Business Development Center Consulting
  • Affinity Programs

 

Educational Services

  • Leadership Elk Grove
  • Membership luncheons
  • Small Business Expo
  • Special workshops & round-tables as needed

 

Advocacy

 

Government Affairs Committee

Promotes and defends business interests in:

  • Economic Development issues
  • Fees, taxes, and regulations
  • Local, County, State and Federal levels
  • Regulations, ordinances, legislation
  • Zoning

 

Political Action Committee

A separate Organization supported by voluntary contributions.

  • Works to protect your business by endorsing & supporting candidates for elected office who will work to protect business interests.

 

Community Involvement

  • Howard Wackman Memorial Scholarship
  • Chamber Business Scholarship
  • State of the City
  • Citizen of the Year
  • Community Calendar
  • Support for community organizations and events
  • Represented on the Sacramento Regional Business Coalition
  • Represented on the Old Town Elk Grove Foundation Board of Trustees