Chamber Facts

Did You Know?

We are a 501(c)(6)- Not-For Profit Organization.

  • We do not receive government funding. 
  • The Chamber is owned, operated and governed by its member businesses.
  • Our Board of Directors is made of Member Representatives of it's member businesses.
  • We are solely funded by monies gained from membership investments, sponsorship opportunities, events and proceeds from other Chamber benefit programs.
  • The Chamber has grown from under 300 members at the beginning of 2013 to over 450 members in 2022
  • 63% of consumers are more likely to do business with a business they know are a Chamber member.
  • The Chamber operates daily with just a staff of three: President/Executive Director, Membership Director and Operations Director.

How Does a Chamber Membership Impact your Business?

When consumers know that a small business is a member of the Chamber of Commerce, they are 44% more likely to think favorably of it and 63% more likely to purchase goods or services from the company in the future.

Most consumers think that being active in their local Chamber of Commerce is an effective business strategy overall. It is 29% more effective, however, for communicating to consumers that a company uses good business practices and 26% more effective for communicating that a business is reputable.

If a company shows that it is highly involved in it's local Chamber, consumers are 12% more likely to think that its products stack up better against its competition. 

When a consumer thinks that a company's products stack up better against the competition because the company is highly involved in its local Chamber of Commerce, it is because he or she infers that the company is trustworthy, involved in the community, and is an industry leader.

Statistics based off of a Research Study by The Schapiro Group