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  • Benefits of Becoming a Chamber Member

  • Joining the Chamber is not only a great investment decision for your business, it is also a commitment to your community.  Your membership is an investment that offers a return in the form of new customers for your business, a stronger local economy, and an exceptional quality of life for Sweet Grass County’s residents.

    Below you will find numerous reasons why joining your local chamber of Commerce is good for your business regardless of business size, years in business, or marketing budget. The Sweet Grass Chamber of Commerce is currently growing and has a bright future ahead of it.

    Visibility:

    • Chamber’s website. Our website has an average of over 3,000 page views per month. The Directory on our website has every Chamber member listed. The Chamber website also offers great advertising opportunities. The Directory even has a link to your website. 
    • Your business brochures and/or business cards will be included in visitor and relocation packets.  We send out numerous visitor and relocation packets each month.
    • Your business information will be displayed in the Big Timber Visitor Information Center. The VIC has over 3,000 visitors between May and September and each of those visitors will have access to your business cards, brochures, etc. 
    • Chamber members can be nominated for the Person of Influence Award and recognized at a Chamber meeting, in the Chamber newsletter, on the Chamber website, and on the Chamber Facebook page.                                                                                                
    • Your business will be linked to our Facebook page. We currently have over 1,000 followers. If your business has a Facebook page, we will link your page to our page.

    Networking Opportunities:

    • Chamber Meetings.  Monthly Chamber meetings allow businesses to hear about what other businesses are doing.
    • Business After Hours. Monthly Business After Hours provide a setting for business owners/employees to get together. You can meet new contacts, referrals, and people who can help you with ideas and additional ways to grow your business.
    • Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies. For every new business the Chamber will have a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony where the new business can introduce and showcase their new business to the community. 

    Access:

    • We keep you informed. Members receive periodic emails providing them with access to the latest information and news from the Chamber.

    Ongoing Training and Education:

    • Training and education. By spreading costs among fellow members though registration fees and sponsorships, members can stay updated, informed, and educated at a bargain price. 
    • Members can participate in specialized seminars and training sessions for free or discounted rates.

    Low Cost Advertising Opportunities:

    • The Chamber offers a wide range of affordable, local advertising options and sponsorship packages for just about every business or non-profit, regardless of how big or small their budget. For example, ad space on the Chamber map is sold for a low cost and maps are handed out throughout the community each year.
    • Advertising on the Chamber Website. Chamber members are listed in the Chamber website’s directory, they can post hot deals, post a job listing, and add events to the calendar.

    Money Saving Discounts:

    • Member to Member Discounts. Many Chamber members offer discounts to fellow Chamber members.
    • Use of Chamber Bulk Mailing Permit

     

    There you have it, multiple reasons to join the Sweet Grass Chamber of Commerce. To request a membership application, please contact the Chamber or click the Join Today link under the Member Center tab.