2018 Renew or Join - Membership Benefits

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Name: 2018 Renew or Join - Membership Benefits
Date: February 23, 2018
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
 
We sincerely thank you for your interest in joining the Grandville Jenison Chamber.
 
 While our mission states “Fostering business development and promoting business expansion through community connections”….We are much more than that!
 
Behind the scenes, we Partner with local organizations, area schools and non-profits.  We Serve as the unofficial community coordinator, welcome wagon and as an information resource for local elections. We strive to create opportunities to develop and nurture business and personal Relationships.
These matter to us!
 
The Benefits to your Employees and their Families! 
 
Dual Membership in the Small Business Association of Michigan This partnership gives you the best of both worlds by providing the membership benefits of the GJCC alongside everything SBAM has to offer.  (Valued at $239 includes 20% Davenport discount to employees and their families)
Guaranteed Issue Life Insurance For Grandville Jenison Chamber Members   Affordable coverage terms for 10 or 20 years – or a lifetime Guaranteed issue up to $100,000 |   No medical exams, needles or lab tests  |  100% portable (the policy belongs to you)
Scholarships - The Chamber’s Annual Golf Outing supports the following scholarships that are available to children of Chamber MembersIn addition to other requirements the following essays are required. (Deadline, March 28)
Grandville Community $1000  | Ted terHaar Memorial $1000 Community Leadership Scholarships                 “Explain a situation where you served as a leader and how did your leadership impact the community or yourself.”
Grandville Community $1000 & Ted terHaar Memorial $1000 Business Major Scholarships Application    “Describe the single most important concept in “Business” and explain why you feel this concept is the most important.”
 
Business/Organization Savings
 
Chamber Office Space Rental – The Chamber Office is available for members only for a nominal rental fee.   The room has a capacity of up to 40 , and is equipped with a TV and  whiteboard for presentations.
 
Certificates of Origin  Certificates of Origin (COs) are international trade documents used to determine the origin of goods for official, commercial and financial reasons.
 
Use of Chamber’s Bulk Mail Permit –  Through our partnership with the United States Post Office, your      business or organization in may utilize the Chamber’s Bulk Mail Permit to access a savings of .20 per piece of mail with a minimum of 200.

Marketing / Visibility
 
Community Profile & Member Directory
Web Advertising * New this year!
Map Advertising
Every Door Direct Mail
Event Sponsorships  *
 
*Business to Business Networking
 
B2B Expo & After Hours
Who’s Your Neighbor
Multi Chamber Events
Member 2 Member Events
Ribbon Cuttings/ Grand Openings
Leads Referral Groups
Annual Golf Outing Supporting Local Scholarships
Membership Appreciation Reception

Professional Development
 Leadership Series
Small Business Development Center Training
CEO Round Table—New Group forming.
 

 Business to Community Events
 
Expo at Rivertown Crossings Mall
Community Awards Reception
Music in the Park Series
Beer, Bands & BBQ
Fall Community Expo

Advocacy
*Legislative Breakfast & Forum
*State of the Community Breakfast
 
 As a member of the West Michigan Chamber Coalition, invitation to the following events.
 
Chamber Day at the Capital
Breakfast with Legislators - GR Chamber
Politics and Pints - GR Chamber
 

Workforce Development
 
 Partnership with Grandville Public Schools & Jenison Public Schools. Job Shadow and  Internships.
 
 
 


 

 

 
Contact Information:
Fees/Admission:
 

 Business $250 / Non – Profit Membership $200    $21.83/$17.66  ACH Monthly Payments

In addition to visibility in the community,  you understand the importance of the business community to our economy and  support the work the chamber does on behalf of your business, but also to benefit of the entire community. Typically a business with under 25 employees, you may have 5 representatives listed on website and email communication.

Bronze Premier Partner $350 –  $30.17  ACH Monthly Payment

Great for  a newer business who is interested in the unique experiences and opportunities that can be created by taking your membership to the next level.  Also appropriate for a seasoned longtime business; you value the chambers role as the leading voice and community coordinator for economic development, education, business, government and the local community.

Includes:  Additional Category or Location   |   Unlimited use of Bulk Mail Permit   |   Up to 10 Representatives listed on website & email communications.

Silver Premier Partner $500 –  $42.67 Monthly ACH Payment

As a successful organization you value the additional opportunities the Chamber provides to be visible not only to fellow members but the community as a whole tailoring your membership to fit the goals of your organization.

Includes:  Unlimited Use of Bulk Permit   |   Unlimited Representatives   |   Up to 3 categories and 2 locations of the same business   |   Logo placement on website, chamber wall.

Plus your choice of one additional item:  Leads group, Business Roundtable, Spring Expo Booth, Fall Premium  Expo Booth, or Monthly Lunch Sponsor.  Or choose one additional Business Listing for $100.

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