Benefits of Membership

The chamber is dedicated to providing programs and services that benefit our membership and strengthen the business climate of the area we serve. We encourage our members to take an active role and to utilize the resources the chamber provides.

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Chamber Events

The chamber offers numerous opportunities for members to network, build relationships and generate exposure for their organizations. Whether you join us for weekly Chamber Coffees, or are interested in annual events such as the Biz Expo or Foundation Golf Classic, chamber membership provides you with a variety of ways to stay actively involved in the business community.  For more information, visit our events page, or see our events calendar.

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Email Newsletters

The Chamber Connection is a weekly e-mail that provides members with news and information from the chamber, including an upcoming events calendar.  The Community Newsletter sent out during the first week of each month features news from our members.

 

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Ribbon Cuttings, Ground Breakings and Open Houses

A great way to increase visibility of a new or expanded business.

 

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Business Referrals

Chamber members are referred in response to inquiries from tourists, residents, businesses and those relocating to the area. These referrals are tracked and reported to our membership. On average, the chamber refers approximately 96 businesses each month.

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Publications

The Pittsburg Area Chamber distributes approximately 1,500 Membership Directory, Relocation and Resource Guides each year to members, residents and visitors to the area. The chamber also produces the following publications: Women of Distinction Calendar, Chamber Community Gift Certificates, Real Estate Guide, Rental Properties Guide, Wellness Guide, Manufacturers Guide and Top Employers List. Each of these publications provide advertising opportunities for chamber members.

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Mailing Labels ($30)

Send invitations for your event to the entire chamber membership. Includes business, main contact name, and mailing address.

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Chamber Informational Display

The chamber’s informational display is prominently located in the lobby and is viewed by hundreds of visitors each month. Members are invited to include brochures, business cards, and other promotional materials in the display.

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Website Listing

The chamber website has a complete online membership directory, which provides contact information for every chamber member.

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Two Conference Rooms

FREE access to our Mpix Collabortation Room that approx. holds 35 people and the Lynda S. Wilkinson Conference Room that approx. holds 15 people.

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Legislative Advocacy

The chamber holds various legislative events throughout the year to help keep members informed and connected with local legislators.

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Leadership Programs

The chamber is actively involved with three leadership programs: Leadership Crawford County, Youth Leadership Crawford County and Leadership High. Please visit our Leadership Initiatives page for more information.

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Free Advertising

Free advertising for all new members of the Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce (valid up to 6 months after join date).

  • American Media | $2,000 value
    • Daily shout-outs as a new member
  • My Town Media Group | $200 value
    • 20 commercials on ESPN 100.7
  • Norris Outdoor Advertising | $200 value
    • Two weeks FREE on a digital billboard
  • The Morning Sun | $300 value
    • Two free 2×2 black and white ads

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