Membership Benefits


Membership

  • Membership in the ONLY Chamber of Commerce in Hernando County
  • Participant in the largest business organization in Hernando County
  • Instant credibility within the Hernando County business community
  • Included in a Member Only Business Directory with a circulation of 10,000
  • Listing on the Chamber website that has an average of 80,000 hits per month
  • Business referral resource through the Chamber office
  • Ribbon Cuttings for new and expanding members…..FREE Photo Opportunity
  • Advocacy platform promoting single voice for business in Hernando County
  • Small Business Development Center (SBDC) certified business analyst available
  • Pillars of Success- Networking, Marketing, Advocacy and Training
Enhanced Membership Opportunities- Stand Out from the Crowd! 


Our \ website and member’s data base will provide our members with upgrade opportunities. Display your logo in our Online Business Directory, increase visibility to your own web link, and provide enhancements that give a professional first impression. 

Enhance your listing – logo, Photos, Video, Priority Placement in the Online Business Directory, 1600 Character Business Description, with additional 200 Character Description in the Search Results
Receive an Enhanced Map Listing – Pin which includes more information when clicked
Includes all Basic Listing opportunities – 200 Character Business Description, Hours of Operation, Driving Directions, Personalized Keywords, Free Online Job Postings, Free Online Hot Deal Promotions and Ability to Register for Events
Update your Chamber Webpage without having to call or email the Chamber


Networking Opportunities

  • Participate in monthly networking events such as Monthly Membership Meeting, Lunch Bunch Exchanges, After Hour Mixers, and Chamber 411
  • Join one of the Chamber’s committees to contribute your ideas & talents to the organization
  • Young Professionals
  • Eastside Networking Group
  • Special Event Committees
  • Attend fellow member Ribbon Cutting events
  • Table sponsorship at select Chamber events
  • Promote your business at the Hernando County Residents Reception
  • Be a featured guest on the Chamber’s “Business Edge” radio show (FREE air time)
  • Host a Business After Hours Mixer
  • Sponsor a Monthly Membership Meeting


Marketing Opportunities

  • Purchase an ad in the Chamber Business Directory, Relocation Guide, County Map, and  “Business Edge” Newsletter
  • Business Card and Brochures Display at Chamber location
  • Participate in our Member 2 Member Advantage Program by offering discounts to fellow Chamber members
  • Membership list, and relocation leads lists available for purchase
  • Sponsorships available for special events such as annual  Holiday Golf Tournament, Beach Bash, Food Truck Fiesta, Leadercast, Student Recognition Banquet, Light Up Ridge Manor, and the Hernando County Residents Reception

The Chamber has numerous marketing tools to help you expand your reach and brand your business. Want to get started, contact Dawn Badami or 352-796-0697.


Advertising Opportunities


Advertising opportunities exist with our Business Edge Newsletter, Chamber Lobby Display, and Website. To maximize your advertising dollars and exposure, please contact Jean Harberts at 352-796-0697
 

Strategic Member Connectivity and Relationship Priorities


The Chamber provides venues and opportunities to increase member’s visibility through networking events, business referrals and marketing opportunities. Get involved in networking.


Tier Membership Package Benefits


The Chamber is excited to offer Tier Membership Packages to optimize your marketing and advertising investments. Membership Investment for all tiers is based on Full Time Employees, (FTE’s). 2 Part Time Employees equals 1 FTE.  For current Chamber Members, The Classic Package is your current membership investment offering your core membership benefits.
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