By Joining the Chamber, You Have Automatically Started Promoting Your Business!
You are Instantly Listed on the Online Chamber Directory!
The Chamber website is one of the first places people turn when they are looking for information about a community, and as a member, your business is listed! You can even get instant access to reporting that shows how much traffic your online listing has received!
You will also be listed in the Richland Area Community Guide & Chamber Member Directory!
This popular annual publication is used as a reference guide by those who seek local information, such as: new and existing residents, hotel guests, realtors, Chamber members, visitors, and the business community. This high-quality guide reaches 8,500 people.
Want to know how much traffic your Chamber listing receives?
Instant Reporting is Available!
This report shows you how many people are finding your business on the Chamber website! Simply log in to “members only” and click “Reports”!
Add Information to Your Online Listing
Log on to “members only” at richlandareachamber.com to make sure your listing is as complete as possible! Add and edit your business description, directions, hours of operation, website link, key search words, and more. You can even add links to your social media sites and include contact information for each employee!
Display Your Membership
Is your membership plaque displayed in a prominent location? Study results are clear… do not underestimate the added note of distinction and respect Chamber membership will bring your business!
Also, be sure to display the “Chamber Member” logo on your own website (available in the “members only” section of the Chamber website) and link back to the Chamber website.
Submit a “Member Spotlight” Article to Appear in the Newsletter
Do you have exciting news to share such as winning an award or business expansion? Let us know! Spotlight articles appear in our monthly newsletter, which is mailed and emailed to local business owners and leaders. Take advantage of this FREE benefit to promote your business.
Advertise “Hot Deals” to the Public
Are you having a special sale? Do you have a package you would like to promote? List it on the “Hot Deals” page of the Chamber website to promote it at no cost! Your offer(s) will appear every time a user sees your listing and will also be promoted on the “Hot Deals” page of the website! What an easy way to promote your business! There is no extra charge for this service. Change it as often as you like!
Establish a Member to Member Benefit
This is an opportunity to promote your own business by offering an exclusive benefit to other Chamber member businesses. It is different from a “Hot Deal” in that it is exclusive to Chamber members and/or their staff, not available to the general public, and requires a one year minimum. Applications for the Member to Member benefit are available at the Chamber office.
Submit an Event on the Chamber Website
Events can include anything from community events and fundraisers to special promotions at your business or organization. Events are one of the top-searched pages on the Chamber website, so you want to be sure your events are included!
Even More Methods to Promote Your Business at a Low Cost!
Send Email Blasts through the Chamber
Have the Chamber send an email blast to our members as an affordable way to promote your business, event, or sale to over 2,300 local business leaders! Member blasts are limited to two per week, so be sure to reserve your date early!
Price: $150 (non-profit rate: $100)
When you donate items to Chamber events such as the Silent Auction, Business Expo, Golf Outing, Business Professionals Day, and Business After Hours, you are putting your business name in front of a captive audience!
Send Your Own Mailing to Chamber Members
Receive the Chamber Membership Mailing List on labels or diskette at a low cost and use them to mail your promotional pieces to your fellow Chamber members.
Price: $75 on labels or $195 delivered electronically.
Also, don’t forget to use the Chamber’s bulk mail permit at no charge to save money on postage—contact the Chamber for more information.
Reserve a Booth at the Annual Business Expo
Did you know only members can exhibit at this popular annual Expo? Booth space sells out annually, so don’t miss your chance to participate in this fun and effective way to reach the public.
Price: $180 for an 8’x10’ booth, includes wifi and electricity (early bird rate).
Advertise in the Richland Area Chamber Community Guide & Member Directory
In addition to your free listing in this annual publication, you may also choose to place an additional ad for even more exposure! 8,000 copies are printed.
Sponsor an Event
Help brand your business as a strong community partner by showing your support of the Chamber! Different levels of event sponsorships are available to fit your budget for events such as:
- Annual Meeting
- Business Expo
- Business Professionals Day Luncheon
- Golf Outing
- Silent Auction
- Small Business of the Year Awards
- Savor & Sip Auction and Food Tasting
- Business After Hours
- Business After Hours co-sponsor
If you are interested in sponsoring an event, additional information is available.
Advertise on the Chamber Website
Advertising on the Chamber website is available to gain even more notice. Several reasonably priced options are available, and your ad will run for an entire year. You even have access to instant reporting of your ad’s performance!
Price: Banner ads are offered at 3 pricing levels: $750/$1,500/$2,500. Enhanced listings are available for $200 (may also be included with some membership tiers).
Advertise in the Monthly Chamber Newsletter
This popular publication is emailed to over 2,300 employees at Chamber member businesses. We are now doing two versions, the PDF and the flip-page version which links to your website. The newsletter is also placed on our website and we print several copies as well.
Price: Business Card Size: $69, 1/4 Page: $109, 1/2 Page: $189, Full Page: $240
Save 10% if purchasing 6 ads or receive 2 free ads if purchasing 12!
All prices are subject to change. Please contact the Chamber to confirm latest pricing.
Did you know…
Members and the general public often contact the Chamber when they are seeking products or services, and the Chamber is always pleased to refer the inquiries to our members!