Current as of January 30, 2018
Brochure Distribution – We display members’ brochures and business cards at the Chamber of Commerce office and distribute them in newcomer/relocation packets.
Business Directory – All members are listed in the searchable Business Directory on our web site (www.meadekychamber.org) with links to their own sites. We also have printed directories upon request.
Business Information – We use our staff’s and members’ expertise to answer questions – or provide information about how to find the answers –
Celebrations – We help organize ribbon-cuttings and groundbreakings, supplying ribbon and scissors and shovels for groundbreakings. Please give us two-week’s notice.
Cooperative Buy Local Advertising— you can be a part of opportunities to share in co-op advertising with other businesses. Be a part of our billboard advertising, Buy Local / Make Meade Succeed advertising opportunity.
Door Decals – New Chamber decals now feature the chamber logo plus a reminder to buy local.
Information Packets – Newcomer/relocation packets are available for members to pick up for distributing to potential and or new employees and residents. Member’s cards are included in these as requested. We receive request and mail out relocation packages weekly.
Lists & Labels – Mailing lists and labels of Chamber of Commerce members and public officials are available in printed and electronic form. Each member may secure one set of printed labels each year without charge, addition labels are $3. (We do not share email addresses)
Mandatory Labor Law Posters – Kentucky employers with one or more employees are required to post a variety of notices that must meet certain requirements and knowing which labor law posters to display can often be a time consuming and frustrating task for many employers. Place your order, visit http://www.kychamber.com/posterprogram and make sure to choose the Meade County Chamber of Commerce.
Membership Luncheons – Luncheons for members are held the third Thursday of each month and feature a program on a topic of business and/or community interest. Members are encouraged to bring guests and people interested in joining the Chamber of Commerce. Discounts on yearly lunch ticket purchases.
NEW! Friday Facebook Focus – Each month one of our members is recognized for service to the Chamber of Commerce and the community. The business will be featured on Fridays on our Facebook page, for the month following the announcement at the monthly luncheons.
Members are entitled to 10% tuition savings at any McKendree University Campus in Kentucky
NEW! Morning Perk — Monthly at the luncheon 2 business cards are drawn for four weeks of free business recognition included in the Meade County Messenger and now Monday’s Favorite Perk on Facebook!
Happenings Around the County – Our informative updates are delivered by email and can be viewed on our website.
NEW! Pot of Gold – Join us at ribbon cuttings and special events at area businesses and get a chance to win a Pot of Cash! Members drawn from the attendees have a chance to win, didn’t attend? The pot of gold increases at the next event until one lucky members name is drawn!
Presidents Circle –Includes Annual Membership dues -Chamber Two-Person Golf Scramble Hole Sponsorship, Logos on ‘President’s Circle’ banner displayed at chamber events including but not limited to: Women in Business Luncheon, Community Partnership Dinner, Monthly Luncheons, Table promotional items (if provided) at each luncheon, Mail Chimp Newsletter updates, One-year of free lunch tickets for two, Unmatched networking opportunities and publicity
Press Releases We write and distribute news releases to recognize important milestones for businesses and organizations.
Professional Development – We provide you with information about a wide variety of development and continuing-education programs by industry speakers and agencies. Members can also benefit from workshops throughout the year; workshops offer a wide variety of current business topics.
Referrals – When we get inquiries about the availability of goods and services in Meade County, we make referrals to our members, and distribute their information in newcomer/relocation packets. We mail out postcards reminding business that we referred them to office guests.
New! Special Discounts on Insurance – As a Chamber Member your business may qualify for insurance discounts through McGee Insurance.
Speaking opportunities – The chamber accepts speaking invitations within the region, promoting our community for business work and play.
Sponsorship’s & Promotions – Members have the opportunity to raise their profiles within the Chamber of Commerce and the community by doing such things as sponsoring or providing goody bags and door prizes.
NEW! Welcome to Chamber Video- Get up to date information on our programs and benefits in a quick and easy format with our short video.