Membership Information

The Swansboro Area Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit organization owned and operated by business leaders who care about our community. The Chamber’s mission is to promote business growth, to serve members with professional development opportunities, and to affect public policy decisions to the benefit of the Swansboro area business community.

Development Connections

The Chamber encourages the growth of existing companies and works to attract new business to the Swansboro Area.

Networking Connections

The Chamber connects Swansboro and surrounding area business communities. We sponsor networking events year round, including our Business After Hours and General Membership Meetings held monthly, and our Annual Business Showcase.

Marketing Connection

Chamber members have the opportunity to promote their businesses and expose their message to both the general membership and the community with different levels of membership. New members receive exposure in our newsletter, Chamber Tidings. All members receive a free listing on the chamber website. (www.swansboroncchamber.com) The Chamber also fields calls for referrals and we promote only Chamber members.

The Chamber has several membership levels designed to provide greater value for our members. This helps us better serve members at various levels – from those who want basic access to networking and information, to those who want to support not only the Chamber, but economic development and quality of life issues in our area.

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP
Minimum investment of $250

Membership in the Chamber demonstrates a company’s pledge to helping improve economic strength and quality of life. In return, Chamber members benefit from the wealth of networking and growth opportunities exclusively provided through membership.

Individual

Minimum investment of $100

The Chamber’s Individual level consists of Chamber members who want to provide direction for the Chamber and the Swansboro area as a whole. These are some of the areas most devoted Individuals, those who are determined to see that our community grows by contributing their time, talent and resources.

Silver Level
Minimum investment of $1,000

The Chamber’s Silver Level is intended for the business that is looking to have greater impact on the community, and reap greater benefits of membership as a result.

· Membership (primary business only)

· One single booth at Business Showcase

· Two additional tickets to the Showcase Sneak Preview Party

· Link on the Home Page of the Chamber ‘s Website

· Recognition at Chamber events

· Recognition in monthly Chamber newsletter

Gold Level
Minimum investment of $2,000

The Chamber’s Gold Level was established for companies who are devoted to quality business growth in the community. Gold Level members recognize that in order for the economy to continue on a pattern of growth and prosperity, the expansion and maintenance of our business community is essential.

· Membership (primary business only)

· One single booth at Business Showcase

· Four additional tickets to the Showcase Sneak Preview Party

· One Hole Sponsorship at Annual Golf Tournament

· Link on the Home Page of the Chamber ‘s Website

· Recognition at Chamber events

· Recognition in monthly Chamber newsletter

· Recognition in all advertising the Chamber Board approves for the fiscal year

Platinum Level
Minimum investment of $3,000

The Chamber’s Platinum Level showcases the most engaged and committed companies in the market. They support the Chamber at a high level because of their belief that a vibrant community with an exceptional quality of life will contribute to the success of their businesses. They are top businesses who bring their resources to the table to make Swansboro an exceptional place to live and work.

· Membership (primary business only)

· One double booth at Business Showcase

· Six additional tickets to the Showcase Sneak Preview Party

· One Golf Team at Annual Golf Tournament

· One Hole Sponsorship at Annual Golf Tournament

· Link on the Home Page of the Chamber ‘s Website

· Recognition at Chamber events

· Recognition in monthly Chamber newsletter

· Recognition in all advertising the Chamber Board approves for the fiscal year