Free Business Referrals – Chamber staff people always refer Chamber Members when inquiries are made
Free Global Exposure – All members with a web page are hyperlinked free to the Chamber Internet site, which receives 100,000 page views each year with the Blount Partnership site receiving over 400,000. The Chamber site is ranked within the top 10 of all major search engines.
Free Additional Exposure – All members are listed in a membership directory on the Chamber website. Your business can be located by company name, business category or telephone number. Mapquest also shows the location of your business so that potential customers can find you easily.
Free Newspaper Exposure– Your business will be listed in two special publications, produced by the Daily Times and the Knoxville News Sentinel. These publications produced annually reach 40,000 people.
Free Stamp of Credibility – Proudly display your Chamber mylar sticker and membership plaque to let your customers know that you are a supporter of the community.
Free Special Promotion – Post you company’s special promotion on the Chamber Bulletin Board located in the Chamber boardroom where hundreds of meetings are held each year.
Free Listing in the Horizon’s Membership Directory – Your business will receive two free listings in the Chamber’s Membership Directory & Buyer’s Guide. It is used throughout the year for distribution to members, newcomers to the area, reception areas, real estate firms, new businesses moving to the area, industrial prospects and distributed through the Chamber’s web site.
Free Display Space – Only Chamber member businesses may display their brochures and business cards in the Chamber Lobby. This is the first place people go when they’re seeking information.
Free New Member Discount Program – Save $400 in discounts each new member receives that includes various Chamber promotions, events and advertisement opportunities.
Free New Member Spotlight – As a new member, your company will be recognized as a new member in the Chamber newsletter,ChamberLink, which appears in The Daily Times. Circulation 24,000.
Free Information via Internet – Use Chamberbiz as a source of business information. Go to the Chamber website and click on Chamberbiz. This program, features free business information, such as government regulations, taxes, marketing, financing, etc. Don’t forget to register as a member of the Blount County Chamber of Commerce.
Free SCORE/SBDC Counseling and Consulting – Whether you’re just starting out, looking to expand, need assistance with a business plan, or need help finding a location or capital, members can receive complimentary assistance from the SBDC or retired executives in the community.
For a small fee – Your brochure, pamphlet, gift certificate, or other promotional piece will be enclosed in packages sold on-line containing the most frequently requested information from the more than 100,000 people who visit our website annually.
Call (865) 983-2241 to request your application for membership in the Blount County Chamber of Commerce Twelve hundred business agree!