Benefits of Membership
Discover the many benefits of membership in the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce.
The Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce
1. NETWORKING. Make new business alliances, contacts, friends, build your referral base, and gain knowledge of local businesses and their services.
2. REFERRALS. The Chamber only refers members. Members prefer to do business with fellow members. Join a LEADS group to track how business is referred to you and what you refer to others.
3. BUSINESS GROWTH. If you want to increase your business an easy 20% as other Chamber members have by joining and becoming involved.
4. ADVOCACY & LEADERSHIP. To have a voice in the community and representation regarding important issues. Meet Chamber Board of Directors, city officials, and partner organizations who care about Delray!
5. EVENTS. Favorites include Professional Development seminars, technology courses, Grand Opening/Ribbon Cuttings, Committee Meetings, Contacts & Cocktails (Business Card Exchange), Chairman’s Club Luncheons/Speakers, Leadership Delray, The Gala, to name a few!
6. EDUCATION. Learn how to use the local media, social media, e-mail marketing, economic incentives, lending, time management….many topics are offered to members throughout the year.
7. MEDIA. So that your business name is listed in the New Member section in the Chamber newsletter TradeWinds, which is sent to ALL Delray Beach Sun Sentinel subscribers & ALL fellow members & on our website = around 15,000+ distribution! Also get to know our local media outlet partners.
8. DIRECTORY & WEBSITE. To be included in the Membership Directory & Buyers Guide, a go-to source for individuals and businesses in print and online, www.delraybeach.com.
9. DISCOUNTS. Whether you want to participate in the Delray Affair, the Tri-Chamber Expo, Leadership Delray or take advantage of Member to Member Discount benefits, Chamber members have countless perks, affinity programs, and ways to save money.
10. CREDIBILITY. A member in Good Standing is recognized as a credible business. You are provided with a plaque, a decal, and a Membership Card so you can receive special offers, recognition, and discounts at participating member businesses.
11. FAIRS & FESTIVALS. Membership provides opportunities to be part of Delray’s biggest and best events - at a member rate! Delray Affair, Wine & Seafood Festival, ‘On The Ave’ for example.
12. COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT & CIVIC RESPONSIBILITY. Be a stakeholder and participate in the active growth of our community at large.
13. OPEN FOR BUSINESS. To see the BIG SCISSORS at one of our many Grand Openings and meet owners and employees of local businesses!
14. WINNING! Prizes, Auctions, 50/50, goody bags, are present at many events.
15. PUBLICITY. Put your marketing materials in our lobby (brochures and business cards) – we have a lot of foot traffic! Take advantage of sponsorship and advertising opportunities only available to members.
Why Not? Your competition is already a Member.
For more information, contact Kim Bentkover, Membership Director (561) 666-9705, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Need More Reasons to Join?
It is in your Best Interest
The Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce has proven itself to be the single most effective volunteer, nonprofit organization committed to helping solve today’s complex business and community problems. You have a stake in this community, and you can best safeguard your interests by working with others through the chamber.
It Affects your Bottom Line
The chamber promotes an environment that can maximize your business potential and profitability.
It Affects your Future
At the chamber, we don’t just talk about the future... we shape it through our involvement with the community and the Council of 100. We believe you want to help shape Delray’s future too.
We’re Working for You
A professional staff and a host of volunteers will work with you and for you to see your community dreams become reality. Separate chamber committees and task forces will assist you as your business, industry or practice tackles today’s problems and grasps tomorrow’s opportunities.
We Invite you to Apply
Let’s work together to make our community the best it can be! Membership in your chamber is a blue chip investment in the future of Delray Beach, and one that’s sure to grow and pay dividends many times over. Begin enjoying the many benefits your membership offers right away. Fill out the short application and return it today. (Download above under Related Document)