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Chamber Member Benefits

Posted by Brennan Hoskins on 01/13/2023

The Mission of the Ardmore Chamber of Commerce is to advance the economic vitality and quality of life for South Central Oklahoma. Membership in the Chamber allows you to join with other businesses to work toward common goals and collectively strengthen the economy in which your business can grow.  Not only does the Chamber enhance the overall business environment, but also champions individual member businesses in a variety of ways.  It is often the first contact for newcomers and visitors and responds to thousands of inquiries and referrals for its Members. In addition, Chamber Members enjoy:

Advocacy
  • Advocation for businesses and industry at the Local, State and National levels
  • Access to Legislative Luncheons while legislation is in session
  • Published list of annual Chamber Legislative Priorities

 

Promotion

  • Opportunity to promote your business/organization through the Vision Investment Plan (VIP)
  • Referrals from thousands of inquiries to the Chamber
  • Listing in print and online Chamber Membership Directories at no charge
  • Advertising on Chamber social media platforms (Facebook, etc.), and website at no charge (limited quantity)
  • Promotion of your business through the Chamber website, Facebook, and Instagram at no charge

 

Support

  • Monthly newsletter of Chamber updates, local events and activities, new businesses, legislative news and economic information important to local businesses
  • Bi-weekly e-Blast email with Chamber updates, local events and activities, and information important to local businesses
  • Chamber Ambassador visits to promote businesses through ribbon-cuttings, grand re/openings, etc.
  • Access to live and virtual seminars, training, webinars, and events (many at no charge)
  • ‘Chamber 101’ breakfast for new Chamber Member businesses and employees to learn how the Chamber works and benefits Members and the community
  • Bi-monthly ‘Chamber Talk’ meeting to update on current Chamber activity
  • Access to Chamber resources in times of need

 

Networking

  • Opportunity to host bi-monthly “Business Showcase” event
  • Opportunity to volunteer for Member, Chamber, and/or community events
  • Exclusive hole and tee sponsorship opportunities at Chamber Classic Golf Tournament
  • Opportunity to participate in Chamber Ambassador program

 

Amenities

  • Use of community conference rooms at no cost to Members
  • Access to lists of clubs, organizations, manufacturers, churches, realtors, and major employers
  • Access to demographic and economic resource information
  • Access to Chamber Master, the Member database

 

 

 

Chamber Membership is your chance to participate in an organization which is dedicated to promoting a healthy business climate and a quality community for all our residents. The Ardmore Chamber of Commerce:

 

  • Maintains a high level of visibility for the Chamber and its Members
  • Champions the cause of education at all levels creating a qualified workforce for local industry
  • Partners with other organizations to create a vibrant shopping & entertainment district downtown
  • Works with various community groups to bring together cooperative efforts with cultural and social activities, thereby improving the quality of life in our area
  • Maintains inventory of sites and land available for business ventures through the Ardmore Development Authority
  • Coordinates Festival of Lights fundraiser for the Christmas light displays at Regional Park and throughout the community
  • Distributes local and regional maps, travel and community brochures, and telephone directories

 

Please accept this invitation to provide us your thoughts, ideas and suggestions to enhance our services. Either a staff member or a member of our board will be happy to hear from you. An investment in the Chamber of Commerce is an investment in the community.  We appreciate your Membership!!

 

Phone: 580-223-7765

Email: jauten@ardmore.org