Member Benefits - Altoona Chamber of Commerce

Member Benefits

The Altoona Area Chamber of Commerce offers many opportunities to increase your business brand through networking, sponsorships/recognition and the services we provide:

Networking

  • Annual meetings - Special award presentation and program for membership to meet socially and network with other members
  • Ribbon Cuttings - Available to new businesses in the community, businesses completing a major remodeling project, moving to a new location or new ownership. Picture in local newspaper and chamber newsletter.
  • Business After Hours - A social networking event hosted by businesses to promote their business or services.
  • Altoona Ambassador Corp. - Welcoming committee for all ribbon cutting and after hour gatherings.
  • Community promotions - Committee & event participation
  • HotLinks to the Chamber's Web page (in progress)

Exposure

  • Six yearly newsletters - To keep members updated and informed on what is happening in and around the Altoona area.
  • Membership plaque - The official symbol of your community participation in the Chamber.
  • Membership decals - Show community and organizational support.
  • Referral service - Members are referred when requests of availability of goods or services are received at the Chamber office.
  • Mailing labels -  Member contacts and addresses provided on mailing labels to be used for business promotion. (fee)
  • Media lists -  Contact names and addresses for media available at office.
  • Membership directory - Delivered to every business and household in the 50009 zip code, providing a unique opportunity for exposure and networking for your business.    

Services

  • Referral Service -  To help your business or organization achieve your goals.
  • Relocation Requests - The office provides information on housing, apartments or office rental space available and other information individuals or businesses request.
  • Access to Chamber literature - Chamber brochures and other literature are available to members. Also, redeem Chamber Bucks Gift Certificates at your business.
  • Seminars & Workshops - Offered on a variety of business related topics. Reduced fees for educational seminars.
  • Legislative Issues - The office can provide information on upcoming legislative issues concerning businesses within our communities, and within the county and state.

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