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Breakfast Forum/Seminar

Breakfast sponsors are promoted in all newsletter articles and flyers, on all press releases submitted to local media and local cable TV announcements and e-blasts.  They also receive the opportunity to address attendees and provide promotional material at the event.

Business After Hours

Hosts for Business After Hours events are promoted in all newsletter articles the month of and following the event, on flyers promoting the event in the newsletter, on the Chamber's website and in all media announcements and e-blasts. This forum provides the host the opportunity to showcase their facility and services to 75-150 Chamber members and other invited guests.

Business Categories

Make sure your business is found under related business categories that can drive customers to your business.  Members receive their first business category at no charge.  The Chamber can set up members in multiple categories on membership lists, member directory and Chamber website.

Chamber Business Referral Directory

A handy and attractive guide that contains community information, important business phone numbers, and listings of all Chamber members by business category(s).  The guide is distributed to existing and new Chamber members to promote member to member business.

Committee Involvement

Members and their employees can get involved with Chamber committees which provide an opportunity to meet other businesses and increase business contacts.

Community Calendar

The Chamber has a Community Calendar on its website providing residents and visitors with information on upcoming events.  Chamber member businesses are invited to post their upcoming events to the Community Calendar.

Constant Contact Discount

Chamber members receive a discount on their Constant Contact subscription. Use this email marketing program to promote your business.

Dining Guide

Member restaurants are promoted in a Chamber Member Dining Guide that is available on our website to download and can picked up at the Chamber office.  The Dining Guide contains contact information and provides a map indicating their locations.

Email Blast Promotion

The Chamber offers its members the opportunity to submit a paragraph of information promoting news or specials via the Chamber Member News e-blasts sent to members on our email list twice each month that is also posted on our social media pages - FREE of charge.

In addition, members have the opportunity to their own Member E-Blast Promotion by providing the Chamber with a jpeg flyer with a url link that can be e-blast to members 2 times in a month - $100.

Information Center Advertising

Members may supply the Chamber’s Information Center with brochures and/or business cards FREE for display where businesses, residents and visitors can obtain them.

Job Postings

Members can post their job openings on the Chamber’s website FREE.

Leadership Greater Rochester

The Chamber's Leadership Greater Rochester program meets once a month (September to May) to foster leadership and development of community connections in the greater Rochester area and the state. Class members will come from various professional backgrounds, will meet with various community and organizational leaders and gain a wealth of education and experience about their community, region and state. $500 tuition fee.

Membership List

Members can receive an electronic version of the Chamber’s membership mailing list to be used during the year to market their business to members for a minimal fee of $25. The emailed membership list is free to new members upon joining.

New Member Press Release

The Chamber provides a New Member Press Release tool to capture the most important information about your business, which is sent to local print media to promote your business upon joining.

Newsletter

The Chamber publishes an electronic monthly UPDATE newsletter to inform members of upcoming events and programs, committee news, legislative updates, etc.  Free member news column included.

Newsletter Ad (monthly)

An opportunity to advertise in the Chamber’s monthly newsletter that is distributed via email the Chamber membership, posted to the Chamber website and to the Chamber's social media pages. Advertising opportunities available - business card size ad for 1 month-$75, 1 quarter-$200; 6 months-$400 or 1 year-$700.

Newsletter Insert

Promote your business with a flyer that can be included in the Chamber’s electronic monthly newsletter.  $100/month.

Ribbon Cutting/Groundbreaking Ceremonies

Free advertising opportunity, coordinated by the Chamber, to announce member grand openings, anniversary, business relocation and ground breaking ceremonies in the local newspapers.

Scholarship Program Champion

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.  Promote your business by being a Scholarship Champion and receive recognition on the Chamber website, at scholarship ceremonies and at a photo-op with scholarship recipients.  $100/year.

Social Media

The Chamber uses social media outlets to communicate with members and the general public about our members and what’s happening 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

Sponsorships for Events and Publications

Various levels of sponsorship are available for various events and publications that take place throughout the year.  Call to see how you can make your business stand out.

Corporate Underwriter for Events/Publications

Underwriters receive a wide range of exposure.  They are promoted in all newsletter articles and flyers, on advertisements purchased in newspapers, on all press releases submitted to local media, on local cable TV announcements, photo opportunities in local newspapers, several e-blasts to members and our mailing list, through recognition and signage at the event.  Limited opportunity!  Call us to find out which events are still available to underwrite this year.

Testimonials

The Chamber offers members the opportunity to have their business in the spotlight FREE 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 1 month on the Chamber website, newsletter and Rochester Community Channel.

Web Site

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 an Enhanced  Listing. Call for details.

Web Site Member Portal

Members have the ability to log in to their member portal on the Chamber website allowing them access to submit news releases and events, post job vacancies, update their membership listing, participate in the Chamber Discount Card Program, register and pay for events and invoices securely, access Chamber publication and more!

Web Site Enhanced Listing

Receive tremendous exposure from thousands that surf the web for business contacts by having your business logo, photos, video, larger business description and more when viewed on the Chamber website.  $100/year.

Web Site Advertising

Stand out to the thousands that visit the Chamber's website each month by advertising your business with logos, banner ads and multiple listings.
Sponsor Logo on the Chamber's home page - a sliding "Sponsors" logos with navigation for $1,500/year;
Banner Ad at the top of up to 3 available pages for $1,000/year or $600/6 months. Up to 3 ads can be set up to rotate on each page (same ads on each page or different ads on additional pages);
Enhanced Listing on the Chamber website so you can stand out with a mini web page that includes a longer business description, logo, photos, video and more for $100/year;
Multiple Business Category Listing - your business can be found under multiple business categories for $25/additional category (main category is free as noted above).

“Welcome to Rochester” Packages

Include promotional items in the Chamber’s  “Welcome to Rochester” packages that are provided to new businesses in the greater Rochester area.

Young Professionals

The Greater Rochester Young Professionals networking group is a casual networking opportunity for young professionals between the ages of 18-40. Meetings are free to attend and open to all young professionals. You do not need to be a Chamber member to attend. Meet other young professionals in the area while expanding your contact base!

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