As a member of the Ames Chamber of Commerce, you are aligned with more than 650 other businesses and individuals in an organization that is working to strengthen the long-term economic vitality of its members and the community. You will find that many of our specialized services have been designed to meet your needs. Be sure to put them to work for you today!
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Exposure for Your Business
Your business can advertise by reserving space in the monthly Chamber Update newsletter for an insert advertising your business, taking advantage of our free online coupons, or advertising in the Chamber Annual Report printed in area newspapers. (Fees vary)
The Tribune lists the Chamber's new members, gold members, Ambassadors, and ribbon cutting celebrations in their Business Connections sections each month.
An annual spring event where businesses set up displays promoting their product or service. Attendance is open to the public, but only Chamber members may reserve a booth. (Booth fee)
Chamber Update Monthly Newsletter
The monthly Chamber newsletter is sent to all members and includes information regarding upcoming events and member opportunities. The newsletter also announces new memberships, ground breakings, and ribbon cuttings.
Online coupons are free advertising for Chamber members. The offer/promotion is up to you.
A variety of events and publications are available for businesses to promote their products and services including the Legislative Luncheons, Golf Day, Business to Business Expo, New Member Receptions, Business Improvement Forums, Business at Breakfast, Salute to Educators, Annual Event and more.
The Chamber website lists member contact information including links to their websites. Users can also search for Chamber members by name or category.
Looking for ways to tell other business people about the products and services you offer? Take advantage of Chamber membership lists on mailing labels. (Main contact list- $30 for approx. 660 labels; Full mailing list- $50 for approx. 1100 labels).
Your business will gain credibility and show the public you support the community when you display the Chamber Membership Decal. You will receive a decal when you join.
Each member is listed in the directory alphabetically and by trade. Each member business is given a directory to use to patronize other members and the directory is also available on our website.
If your business has completed a major remodeling project, moved to a new location, or changed ownership, you need to take advantage of the Chamber's Ribbon Cutting service that brings members and the media to you ($25 for members, $250 non-members).
Chamber members are always referred when product or service information is requested at the Chamber office.
A variety of events and publications are available for businesses to promote their products and services including the Membership Directory, Business Connection, ISU Orientation Publication, Chamber Annual Report, Legislative Luncheons, Salute to Educators, and Business at Breakfasts. (Fees vary)
Read more about additional Chamber Member Benefits including Networking Opportunities, Business Assistance, Educational and Professional Development Opportunities, and much more!
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The Ames Chamber of Commerce reserves the right to refuse communications materials (coupons, advertisements, or other submissions) from members if the content is detrimental or contrary to the mission of the organization.