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Now Account Program: Small Business Financing NOWaccount®, the first merchant service that works for business-to-business, enables you to choose to Get Paid NOW® − for the same or less than the cost of accepting a credit card for payment – while your commercial and government customers continue to pay according to their schedules. NOWaccount helps you better manage day-to-day cash flow, allowing you to reserve lines of credit and other sources of capital for more strategic expenditures. See this video about the Now Account program.
Website Listing: All members are represented on the Chamber's website.
Business After Hours: between 150 and 300 attendees, excellent networking opportunities, meet new clients and customers.
Business for Breakfast: between 75 and 100 attendees, great for those who can’t attend events in the late afternoons.
Membership Appreciation Cookout and Mini Trade Show: The Chamber with the help from its Members hosts the Annual Membership Appreciation Cookout to say "Thank You" to the membership. This also provide the opportunity for Chamber members to share their businesses and services at a Mini Trade Show.
Membership 101: Learn what your Chamber is and how we work for you. Learn how to use ChamberMaster in updating your information remotely.
New Member Reception: An opportunity for new Chamber members who have joined during the current Chamber year to introduce themselves and their business to the Chamber Board, Ambassadors and staff.
Other special events: Only Chamber members are invited to attend and participate in our Industry Appreciation Golf Tournament, Annual Membership Meeting, Irish Chamber Breakfast, and the Annual Legislative Update.
Referrals: The Chamber receives thousands of requests each year for recommendations on goods and services to be purchased in the Dublin-Laurens County area. We refer only Chamber members to these newcomers, visitors, new industry, and area residents using our Chamber Member Directory.
Two (2) Free maps of Dublin-Laurens County per year
One (1) Free Membership Directory per year (non-members $70.00 each)
Discounted Healthcare Rates: Chamber members with 2 or more full-time employees are eligible for discounted health care rates. Most members who participate in this program state that the money they save in yearly premiums exceeds their annual membership investment amount.
Discounted Auto-Owners Insurance Rates: Up to a 14% discount on business and person insurance: Business owners Policy, Commercial Automobile, Commercial Umbrella, Garage Liability/Dealer's Blanket, Tailored Protection Plan, and Workers Compensation.
Ribbon Cuttings/Ground Breakings: The Chamber of Commerce holds ribbon cutting/groundbreaking ceremonies for new businesses, new locations, or new ownership for any Chamber member. The Chamber sends invitations to the media, local dignitaries, Chamber ambassadors and Board of Directors, and follows up by sending press releases to the Courier Herald to be published. Cost is $100 per event.
Shop at Home: The Chamber offers Gift Certificates year round to be used at participating Chamber Member Businesses. Shop at Home certificate increments are: $10, $15, $25, $50 and $100.
Drugs Don’t Work: Chamber members receive a 7.5% discount off worker’s compensation premiums when they become a certified drug-free workplace.
Chamber Facebook Page, Instagram & Twitter: Chamber information and events are shared along with member information and events on almost daily basis.
Member Events & News: Is promoted on the Chamber's website along with social media
Notary Service: Notary service is included in "members" investment.
Chamber Web Site: Chamber members have the option to make reservations online for events and make payments with a credit card. They also have the capability to update their information so that it stays current, capabilities to advertise sales and events, add Press Releases, post Job opportunities and acquire reports that will allow them to see status reports on referrals, hits to the web site and account information.
Chamber of Commerce investment dues are not tax deductible as a charitable contribution but are tax deductible as a necessary business expense.