• Membership, a Sound Decision to Move Your Business Forward

    Your Chamber Business Membership includes:             

     

    Authorization to showcase Chamber Collateral as a Member

    • You will receive a “Member” GVCC logo as a web badge
    • Official GVCC window cling to display your affiliation

    Connections/Events

    • Ambassadors serve as new member mentors at events
    • Attend any of the 70+ events the Chamber hosts per year to start making local connections
    • Explain your needs and the Chamber can make introductions, recommendations or point you in the right direction

    Promotion as a New Member

    • Announcement in the Vancouver VISION Magazine
    • Post on the Chamber’s Social Media
    • Opportunity to host a Ribbon Cutting in Clark County, WA

    Ribbon Cutting

    • The GVCC ambassador team will bring the ribbon, scissors and fanfare to your location for a grand opening, anniversary, expansion, ground breaking or open house event in Clark County locations.

    Public Affairs Advocacy

    • The Public Affairs Committee is comprised of influential business leaders
    • Advocacy for business friendly legislation for Clark County, locally and in Olympia
    • Chamber presence at important community meetings to speak for Southwest Washington Business interests
    • Build and Maintain relationships with key political figures to bring relevant programming to members, like the Legislative Outlook Breakfast
    • Letter writing and activism on behalf of local business interests

    The Vancouver VISION Magazine (bi-monthly)

    • The only full color, hard copy business magazine in Clark County, also distributed digitally
    • Column contributor opportunities for business experts in every edition’s four-page removable special section
    • Quotes, features and programming mentions for members in articles
    • Lists new members and renewing members in each edition
    • Low cost advertising, starting at business card size

    Business Matters eNewsletter (weekly)

    • Sent every Tuesday to over 4,000+ businessmen and women
    • A dedicated “member news” column for press releases
    • Relevant business news and chamber announcements
    • Low cost digital advertising options that start at just $75

    www.vancouverusa.com

    • Receive a log in to post events
    • A well visited platform that receives over 28,000 hits per week
    • Received a linked profile in the directory to increase your web presence
    • Website banner advertising options

     Membership Directory

    • Your business listed in up to three categories
    • Hard copy directories are delivered to each member as a referral source
    • Community distribution points
    • Ability to place low-cost ads or add listing enhancements
    • Live listing on our website in the “Directory” section

    Small Business Saturday Program

    • A month long promotional campaign for members with 10 employees or less
    • Promotion in the Chamber’s Magazine, eNewslettter, Press Releases and on Social Media

    The GVCC’s Retro Program

    • Three groups: Manufacturers, Retail and Medical
    • Save on your L&I premiums
    • Annual return on premiums paid for well performing groups
    • The use of an administrator to handle claims

    Business Counseling, One-on-One

    • Business plan review, update and development
    • Chamber services/benefit review

    Press Release Services

    • Review of your press release strategy
    • Press release writing workshop

    Community Sponsorships

    • The GVCC’s “signature event sponsorships” provide unparalleled exposure for your business. Annual events the GVCC hosts: The Golf Tournament, Ladies on the Links, Vancouver Goes Hollywood, Small Business Saturday, Shop Local, Holiday Luncheon, Legislative Outlook Breakfast, and the Annual Officer Installation and Business & Leadership Awards event.  All sponsorships are customizable to fit your marketing budget and help you get your business in front of our membership and community leaders.
    • Sponsorships are also available for networking events like: Business After Hours and Southwest Washington Leads and Needs. Benefits include recognition on: event collateral, website listing, front page promotional bug, dedicated evite, business matters announcements, and on social media. Also, a listing in the Vancouver VISION Magazine.

    Promotion as Renewing Member

    • Renewing members are featured in the “Vancouver VISION Magazine” by years of membership.

    Authorization to showcase Chamber Collateral as a Member

    • You will receive a “Member” GVCC logo as a web badge
    • Official GVCC window cling to display your affiliatiion

    Professional Development

    • GVCC’s “The Resource Network” training events and special education forums offer professional development opportunities for members and employees.

    Annual VBJ Subscription

    Membership Referrals

    Member Only Pricing Events

                                                                   

    Your Return on Investment: $7,959            MEMBERSHIP PRICE: $380 + $11.00 per full time employee & $35.00 processing fee, non profits are only $380           

    The Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce offers annual membership packages to fit every budget and need. Please contact Erika Laws for more information at (360) 567-1089 or email elaws@vancouverusa.com