Members can receive a $100 discount on additional businesses they have at least 50% ownership in and receive all the benefits of the primary membership.
As a member, you are provided with several advertising and sponsorship opportunities to receive business exposure through any of our events and publications.
Members may supply the Chamber’s Information Center with brochures and/or business cards for display where businesses, residents and visitors can obtain them.
An event co-sponsored by the Chamber and a member firm for the purpose of showcasing your business products and services and for bringing members together to network and increase their business contacts.
The Chamber receives numerous referrals for information about local businesses. Only members are referred.
The Chamber publishes a directory which lists all member businesses and business categories free to members.
In addition to the Chamber offering valuable business resources to its member businesses, the Chamber building houses the Rochester Main Street office to provide assistance to downtown businesses.
The Chamber provides Certificates of Origin that are needed to certify the country of origin before a product can be exported.
A free advertising benefit for member businesses wishing to promote themselves through discount offerings. These members are promoted in the Chamber’s monthly newsletter and on the Chamber website. Discount Cards can be purchased by anyone for $5 each at the office or online.
Members and their employees can get involved with Chamber committees which provide an opportunity to meet other businesses and increase business contacts.
The Chamber provides an online Community Calendar to provide residents and visitors with information on upcoming community events. Community organizations are encouraged to post their community events on the Chamber's Community Calendar.
Chamber members receive a discount on their Constant Contact subscription. Use this email marketing program to promote your business.
The Chamber provides an Online Dining Guide on the Chamber's website which lists member restaurant's contact information and provides a map indicating their locations. A Rochester Dining Guide is also published to promote dining options in and around the City. Visit the dining guide at www.rochesternh.org.
The Chamber offers its members the opportunity to submit articles to be included in Chamber Member News e-blasts that are sent out twice per month.
Members are given the opportunity to enhance their online membership listing for an annual fee of $100. Enhanced listings allow members to upload a website ecard, photo gallery, search photo logo, YouTube video, expanded 1600 character business description, up to 20 key words and more.
The Chamber represents the unified voice of Northern Strafford County's business community to local and state elected officials on issues impacting business.
The Chamber displays and distributes community information including magazines, maps, bus schedules, calendars, relocation packages, postcards, and tourist attraction brochures.
The Chamber receives inquiries from individuals interested in visiting or moving to the Rochester area. Each month a list of all inquiries received are sent to subscribing members.
Members can post their job openings on the Chamber’s website free of charge. Postings will automatically be published on the website and our social media pages.
The Chamber developed a Leadership program, for the northern Strafford County region, to develop leaders through participation in community awareness sessions and activities designed to encourage participation in an active leadership role to benefit the future vitality of the greater Rochester area.
Members are offered discounts on advertising with certain print, radio, and cable media upon joining or renewing their membership. Contact the Chamber for details.
Members can purchase a mailing list in hard copy or electronic version and/or address labels of Chamber members. A complimentary membership mailing list can be provided to new members upon joining.
Members may provide promotional items to include in the Chamber’s “Welcome to Rochester” packages that are distributed to new businesses in Rochester.
The Chamber provides new members with the New Member Press Release tool which captures the most important information about your business, which is then sent to the local print media.
The Chamber publishes an electronic monthly UPDATE newsletter and mails it quarterly to inform members of upcoming events and programs, committee news, legislative updates, etc. Free member news column included and advertising opportunities available.
Members can submit news releases through their online member portal free of charge, These news releases are posted immediately to the Chamber's website and social media accounts upon approval.
The Chamber has a New Hampshire State authorized Notary Public in the office during business hours for your convenience.
Your Chamber has a team of professional and dedicated staff members here to provide you with information and help promote your business. Staff members are available every day to assist members with whatever needs they may have.
Programs include seminars and a variety of topics of concern to area businesses.
The Chamber publishes and distributes community information such as demographic profiles, community magazine, street maps, Legislative Guide, Rochester Area Dining Guide, and the Business Referral Directory.
Members are provided the opportunity to promote their business to hundreds of potential residents interested in relocating to the area by providing promotional inserts for relocation packages.
Free advertising opportunity, coordinated by the Chamber, to announce member grand openings, anniversary, business relocation and ground breaking ceremonies in the local newspapers.
As a benefit of Chamber membership, member employees and children of those employed at a member business are eligible to apply for a $500 scholarship that is awarded in a student’s second year of attendance at a full-time college, university or technical school. Members are given the opportunity to donate towards the fund by becoming a Chamber Scholarship Champion and receiving recognition.
The Chamber uses social media outlets Facebook and Twitter to communicate with members and the general public about what’s going on at the Chamber. As a member, you are provided with the opportunity to advertise your business promotions and events for free by providing the Chamber with information that can be posted to these media sources. Find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/RochesterChamber; on Twitter at www.twitter.com/GRCCNH; or on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/greater-rochester-chamber-of-commerce.
The Chamber offers members the opportunity to have their business in the spotlight by offering a testimonial. Simply tell us how being a Chamber member has helped your business succeed and how you, or your employees, have become involved in Chamber committees or activities. We will create an ad that will be displayed for one month on the Chamber website, newsletter and Rochester Community Channel.
All members are promoted FREE on the Chamber website’s online membership directory located at www.rochesternh.org. Members are also provided the opportunity to increase their presence on the website through e-card advertising.
Members have the ability to log in to their member portal allowing them access to submit news releases and events, keep their membership listing up to date, participate in the Chamber Discount Card Program, register and pay for events and invoices securely online, post job vacancies, access Chamber publication and more!
The Greater Rochester Young Professionals Group (GRYP) is designed for young professionals in the area, between the ages of high school graduates to age 40, who meet in a casual setting while networking with others and building their contact base. The group meets on the third Tuesday each month. Monthly meetings include tours of Rochester facilities, guest speakers speaking on topics decided by YOU, and networking at member restaurants.