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MEMBER REFERRAL PROGRAM

 Our Referral Program will help the Chamber grow, which in turn, contributes to the strength of the local business community.  As the Chamber has more members, you and your business will have more opportunities for new business contacts and we will be able to continue offering activities and programs that will help your business connect, save and grow.

     When your referred business or organization joins the Chamber, you will receive a $25 VISA gift card.
There is no limit to the number of referrals you can make or VISA gift cards you can earn.

How Does it Work?
•  Identify a business, vendor, or acquaintance that could benefit from Chamber membership.The referral program will work best if you have directly spoken to the referred person.

•  Complete the online referral form by visiting Member Information Center and click 'Refer a Business for Membership' in the right hand column

•  A representative of the Chamber will contact the referred business.

Prizes
•  If your referral joins the Chamber within 90 days and pays for one full year of membership dues, you will receive a $25 VISA gift card.

•  There is no limit to the number of referrals you can make or VISA gift cards you can earn.

BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

CONNECTIONS
Chamber networking events help you build relationships. With over 200 activities each year, you have the opportunity to meet other business professionals, expand connections, and more importantly, find new customers. In addition, we host five referral groups where you make your goods and services known directly to the group members, find new clients, exchange leads, or partner with members for meaningful working relationships.

CREDIBILITY
When consumers know that a business is a member of the Chamber of Commerce, they are 63% more likely to purchase goods and services from the company (according to a study conducted by The Shapiro Group).

LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY
The Chamber is your advocate in local and state government and works closely with elected officials to create economic prosperity and enhance the quality of life.  As your partner, the Chamber works to minimize the legislative and regulatory burden on your business, and foster a sound economic environment in our county and state. We speak as a unified voice for the business community to elected and appointed officials. As a member of the Chamber, gain access to decision makers and get involved in business issues that impact your business and community.

SAVINGS
The Chamber website features a new ‘Hot Deals’ page where you can post specials and discounts. This is a great way to drive traffic to your business and posting is an exclusive members-only benefit.

BUSINESS EDUCATION
The Chamber offers a wide array of business education opportunities. We provide classes and seminars like “Finding Your Next Customer," “Business Fundamentals” and "Growth Wheel" to give you the tools to run a smarter, more profitable business.


VISIBILITY
You and your company gain visibility by attending events, sponsoring programs, donating door prizes, or advertising on our website. This is targeted, effective, and affordable advertising to help you gain exposure on a small budget where you reach thousands of local business professionals.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH
The Chamber connects members to a wide range of local and statewide community and business leaders. Chamber events such as the Policy Makers Movers and Shakers and Greater Newark Network provide valuable insight on issues affecting businesses and the region.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPENT
The Chamber helps promote economic growth within the communities of New Castle County allowing companies to grow their work forces. We promote and refer our Chamber member businesses through our ‘Hot Deals’ page and our online Business Directory. By being a member, you help create a strong local economy to keep our business momentum moving forward. Meeting & Event Space The Chamber has meeting rooms for rent. Need a larger room to impress the big client? The Chamber can accommodate small and large groups!

 

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