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
  • After Hours Mixers
  • Annual Recognition Gala
  • Coffee & Commerce
  • Ribbon Cuttings
  • Promotional Programs
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Business Referral Groups

 

Promotional Programs

  • Think, Shop, Live Elk Grove
  • Membership Luncheons
  • Luncheon Promotional Tables
  • State of the County
  • State of the City
  • Enhanced Web Packages

 

Advertising Opportunities

  • Business Directory display advertising annually with Virtual Business Directory
  • E-Blast Bi-Monthly to 2,600 Chamber representatives
  • Business cards and marketing materials displayed in Chamber lobby
  • Member to Member Appreciation Bags
  • Vendor Opportunities

 

Publications

  • Chamber Events & Programs (weekly electronically)
  • Community Resource Guide (membership directory)
  • 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
  • Affinity Programs

 

Educational Services

  • Leadership Elk Grove
  • Membership luncheons
  • Coffee & Commerce
  • Membership 101
  • Special workshops & round-tables as needed

 

Advocacy

  • United Chamber Advocacy Network (UCAN)
  • Access to Community Leaders and Elected Officials
    • Monthly Government Affairs Committee meeting with community speakers
    • Candidates forums preceding local elections

Government Affairs Committee

This committee studies and analyzes issues of interest to Elk Grove and its business community, take advocacy positions on those issues and communicate the Chamber's view point clearly and strongly to our the membership, elected officials, and the community at large. 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.

  • 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
  • State of the County
  • Elk Grove History Week
  • Citizen of the Year
  • Think, Shop, Live Elk Grove Campaign
  • Elk Grove History Society
  • Community Calendar
  • Support for community organizations and events
  • Represented on the Cosumnes River College
  • Business Advocacy Committee
  • Represented on the Elk Grove Unified School
  • District CTE Advisory Committee
  • Represented on the Arts Advocacy Project