Why should I become a member?
Make new business contacts while attending membership functions. As a business owner, networking is a great way to make new business contacts. You will have a chance to meet fellow members at social, educational, and formal gathering of the Heart of Wisconsin.
Stay Informed. Receive regular e-mails and e-news alerts. Make a difference in your community.
Business Referrals. The Chamber receives numerous inquiries each week. We ONLY refer Chamber members. We also refer people to our website, where your business and your web address is listed.
Educational Opportunities. The Chamber offers a variety of educational opportunities for business owners and employees. Programs cover topics that are of interest and need of the businesses in the Heart of Wisconsin area. During the year the Chamber presents seminars and workshops on a wide variety of topics of interest to business owners, such as marketing, bookkeeping, finance, time management, and other valuable skills for your business. Chamber members often have the "insider" news on other educational opportunities that will benefit your business. The Community Leadership Program also provides leadership skill-building activities with community education.
Discount Programs. Many Chamber members offer discounts on goods and services to fellow members, which is an excellent way to promote your business in the local community.
Legislative Involvement. The Chamber serves as the voice of the business community on issues impacting its members. Communication and networking with legislators takes place at Chamber programs. The Chamber markets the Heart of Wisconsin area to attract potential businesses and industries. It also serves as an existing resource for businesses in our area or who are looking to locate to the area.
Get more return on your investment by getting involved!
Membership is a partnership between you and the Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce. You can make a difference in the direction and development of the Heart of Wisconsin area!
More Reasons for your business to join today!
- Free listing in the Heart of Wisconsin Membership Directory
- Free link and listing on the Heart of Wisconsin web site.
- Free member spotlight.
- Free display space at the Chamber office for your brochures.
- Free counseling on business issues.
- Free use of the Heart of Wisconsin conference room.
- Advertising opportunities in the “It Happens at the Heart” newsletter.
- Networking opportunities through various Chamber functions.
- Chamber Gift Certificates – a great way to increase your customer base.
- Preferred Referral – Inquiries of the Chamber are referred to members.
Joining the Chamber will give you…
Visibility For Your Business
- Show case your business in our lobby
- Show case your business at an event
- Web page with the ability to upload photos and videos about your business
- Gift Certificate listing of Members Only
Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce provides numerous opportunities for you to network with other business-minded individuals and establish the kind of relationships necessary to build your business. Working luncheons, seminars, Business After Hours, and ribbon-cutting ceremonies are few of the Chambers networking opportunities. There are several events per year, which enhance your exposure with the people you want to meet. You can plan for these events by using the online Chamber Calendar.
Involvement - Members also have the opportunity for increased involvement in the community and the Chamber; becoming active on Chamber committees, task forces, and other community groups shows your commitment to the Heart of Wisconsin area, while also giving you added exposure to other businesses and customers.
Access - Chamber members also enjoy access to information, services and benefits that can increase the efficiency of you business and profit margin. The Chamber’s business is helping your business do business!