Benefits of Membership | Portage Chamber of Commerce

Benefits of Membership

BECOME A MEMBER: BENEFITS FOR YOUR BUSINESS

ADVERTISING & SPONSORSHIPS

Get your business name in front of consumers. From placing an ad on our website or ad/insert in our newsletter to being a sponsor of major attractions such as the Taste of Portage and the Chamber Golf Outing, we offer opportunities for exposure.

WEBSITE

Our website is where Members can post their events, hot deals, available jobs and much more! Contact the Chamber for your own username and password login. Members are listed by category with website links. Purchase an upgrade and enhance your listing!

MEMBER REFERRALS

The Portage Chamber receives thousands of requests for referrals each year. We only refer our Members to those seeking products and services. We direct business to our Members!

NETWORKING

Make face-to-face contacts, develop leads and learn valuable business strategies at monthly Business Luncheons and other special events.

BECOME INVOLVED

The Chamber offers many opportunities to become involved. Be a Chamber Ambassador or hop on board a committee supporting an interest you are passionate about.

PORTAGE GREEN GIFT CERTIFICATES

Purchased through the Chamber and used at participating Chamber Members’ businesses. Participating in Portage Green Gift Certificates can help boost your business while helping to keep thousands of dollars here in Portage.

VISITOR/RELOCATION INFORMATION PACKETS

20,000 Portage Visitor Guides and 3,000 City Maps are distributed annually. The Chamber sends information throughout the year to those planning to visit or relocate to the Portage Area.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

We are dedicated to creating a strong local economy through business retention and expansion, attraction of new business enterprises, and support of business-friendly legislation.

EDUCATION

Helping to create a strong, well-educated workforce, by offering periodic seminar/workshops.

GOVERNMENT ADVOCACY

The Chamber is dedicated to communicating the views of the business community as it relates to local, regional, state and federal governmental issues. We strive to keep Chamber members informed on timely topics and issues that affect everyone.

MAILING LABELS

The Chamber will provide upon request one set of Chamber Member mailing labels for $25 with a paid membership per year.

Portage Area Chamber of Commerce Office

The Portage Area Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary membership organization of the business community and a private, non-profit corporation which unites hundreds of businesses, professionals and individuals to enhance economic, civic and cultural interests in the Portage Area.

Our Chamber consists of 300-plus members working together to make the Portage Area a better place to live and work. We are a voice for the business and professional community on critical issues and a partner in economic development working to attract new businesses and foster growth among existing enterprises.