Outstanding Chamber Benefits
Online Business Directory Listing
Members receive a business location listing and one business category in the Chamber’s online business directory. Member’s online listings can be found via business category, Quick Link, keyword or alphabetical listing searches. In addition, the Chamber’s Mobile Website makes the member directory available by mobile phone.
Inclusion in the Business Referral Program
The Chamber staff and volunteers work to get your business name out to the public. Residents often call the Chamber when looking for a product or service.
On the Garner Chamber Facebook page members can share information, offer specials or get ideas from others that will help with your business.
Display your Chamber plaque to show customers you are a quality business who has made an investment in our community. A decal to update the plaque is issued each year upon renewal.
Business Exchange Breakfast
A monthly breakfast meeting featuring a presentation by the sponsoring member and the opportunity to introduce yourself to the group and network with business contacts and elected officials. Typically the 2nd Wednesday of each month, 7:30 – 9:00 am.
Business After Hours
An after-work social gathering each month that allows you to network and make new business contacts. Typically the 3rd Thursday of each month, 5:30 – 7:00 pm, various locations.
The Chamber’s monthly newsletter keeps you informed about Chamber events and new members.
The Chamber distributes an electronic update to more than 1,000 contacts summarizing Chamber and member news and events.
An orientation, Chamber 411, to welcome new Chamber members and to introduce member benefits is offered each quarter. Long standing members of the Chamber are welcome to attend to ensure they are utilizing their membership to the fullest potential.
Member News on Chamber Website and E-Newsletter
Members can place announcements, press releases and events on the Chamber Website. In addition to being on the Website, the announcement will be attached to a Chamber electronic newsletter and e- mailed to all Chamber members.
Promote your business by sponsoring one of the Chamber’s events: Summit Awards/Annual Meeting/Banquet, Annual Connect Conference, Golf Tournament, Chamber Women in Business, Broadway Voices, Reverse Raffle and Business Expo.
The Chamber offers to members the opportunity to advertise on the Garner map, the Broadway Voices playbill and the Chamber Website.
Exhibiting opportunities are available at the annual Women in Business Luncheon and also the CONNECT Conference. Fees apply.
The Chamber organizes these events for new or relocated businesses. The Chamber invites the membership and elected officials, notifies the local newspaper and recognizes the business in the Chamber newsletter.
Access to Healthcare
You and your employees now have access to a local urgent care doctor from home, office, or anywhere-24/7/365. Your Chamber has just partnered with an innovative new Triangle company to make that possible. RelyMD uses phone or mobile video technology to diagnose illness, evaluate injuries and prescribe medication when needed. RelyMD is bringing high quality, low cost health care to your fingertips at a very affordable rate.
Printed addresses for all Chamber members are available for purchase by Chamber members.
The Chamber Conference room is available for use by Chamber members. Complimentary use varies by membership tier, with additional use available at $150 per four-hour block.
Member discount for Chamber events and training.
Business Academy and Peer Advisory Groups
Access to professional development, skills training and best practices opportunities. Registration/participation fees may apply.
In conjunction with Wake Technical Community College, a one-day certification course for notary publics is offered at the Chamber. Registration is discounted for Chamber members.
Create relationships with business leaders and elected officials by volunteering at Chamber events and serving on Chamber projects.
Free Ad in the Garner- Cleveland Record
As a new Chamber member, you get a complimentary (FREE) four-
color 1/8 page vertical ad in the Garner- Cleveland Record valued
Recognition- Newsletter/Board of Directors Meeting
New members are recognized in the Chamber e-News and social media, and also at the Chamber’s monthly board of directors meetings.