Why Join the Chelsea Chamber?
The Chelsea Chamber of Commerce is the most trusted source of information on local businesses and services. The term “Chamber of Commerce” dates back 400+ years and “the Chamber” is one of the oldest and most recognized brands in the world. Chamber membership is considered to be a sign of a reputable, solid business. Studies show that consumers are 49% more likely to think favorably upon a Chamber member business and 80% more likely to make a purchase. We always refer our members.
We work hard to help your business or organization get seen by the people who matter to you. From referrals to advertising and sponsorship opportunities to newsletters, our mission is to promote you.
People do business with people they know! Chamber events provide members with networking opportunities that could lead to your next big sale, a strategic partnership with another member, or information that can help your business or organization. Grow your business or non-profit by taking advantage of the many networking opportunities the Chamber provides for cultivating and maintaining valuable relationships. Check the Chamber Calendar for upcoming events
With a Chamber membership you receive discounted advertising rates and can list any news, promotions, events, and job openings on the Chamber’s website. You’ll also enjoy special member-only pricing on advertising in the Chelsea Record and El Planeta newspapers and online portals.
The Chamber provides opportunities for member organizations to attend training sessions, workshops, round-tables and seminars on a variety of topics that will help businesses, organizations, and employees succeed.
Members benefit from member-to-member discounts, special pricing to programs and events, free processing of Certificates of Origin, and free digital files of our distribution list. The Chamber provides free Ribbon Cuttings for openings or anniversaries, with ribbon and ceremonial scissors as well as assistance with public relations. List your employment openings on the job postings page. Push your press releases to the Chamber’s news page. Interact directly with other members via our Members Only portal.
Alternative Lending & Grants
Members can access small business loans and grant programs to grow and improve their businesses. These dollars can be used for gap financing, leasehold improvements, inventory, and purchase of new or used equipment.
We are deeply involved in many key decisions benefiting Chelsea businesses. The Chamber is your advocate in government and works closely with elected officials to create economic prosperity and enhance the quality of life. As your partner, the Chamber works to minimize the legislative and regulatory burden on your business. We speak as an advocate for the business community to elected and appointed officials. Members of the Chamber gain access to decision makers and get involved in business issues that impact their businesses and community.
Investing in the Chamber helps our city promote quality growth that adds new businesses and customers while strengthening existing businesses and organizations. The Chamber actively works with local schools, colleges and universities to provide local business owners with skilled, qualified employees.