Benefits

Be a part of Albany’s most influential business organization

MEMBER-ONLY OPPORTUNITIES

Exposure

  • Chamber staff referrals to your business/organization
  • Access to cost-effective advertising opportunities at member pricing
  • “Proud Chamber Member” decal and online badge (virtual badge on request)
  • Enhanced credibility as member of the Albany Area Chamber
  • Searchable, SEO listing in Chamber’s online Member Directory, the region’s most comprehensive business directory
  • Post your news in Member Announcements on Chamber web site
  • Opportunity to promote business in “Welcome Wagon” program

Connection

  • Networking opportunities throughout the year with member-pricing on programs, meetings, events and services
  • Priority access to Chamber programming including Women in Business programs, Morning Mix & Mingle networking orientations, Business After Hours mixers and feature breakfast and lunch programs
  • Access to workshops, seminars and programs designed to keep you informed and support your business

Advocacy & Community Impact

  • Representation of business interests and concerns at all levels of government
  • Participation in Chamber committees and task force initiatives
  • Invitations to Chamber’s Go See Tours, a talent development initiative

Cost Savings & Resources

  • Exclusive Chamber-member discounts at Office Depot (up to 55%)
  • Small business membership in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Georgia Chamber of Commerce, plus access to their resources for any size employer
  • Discounted shipping at UPS
  • Business policy discounts with Auto-Owners Insurance Company (up to 12%)
  • Media advertising discount program with WALB News Channel 10 and The Albany Herald
  • Access to SMART health insurance program for small businesses
  • Access to 401K exchange program for small businesses
  • Annual subscriptions to Chamber’s award-winning Biz magazine and The Ray lifestyle magazine, as well as e-newsletter

For many members, supporting the mission and purpose-driven strategy of the Albany Area Chamber is reason enough to join. Beyond investing in the community’s success, membership provides increased exposure opportunities; develops professional relationships throughout Albany and the Albany Area; and provides access to programs and events that connect businesses and people.

Investment levels are specifically designed to help support your unique business goals, allowing you to access resources and solutions to help your business thrive, at any stage in its growth.

CONNECT

The Connect level provides you Chamber core benefits and opportunities to engage with 800 businesses and organizations throughout the year; gain visibility; stay informed; and access business resources. This level is unique as it enables you to customize your membership by adding one or all of the three SuperCharge bundles that best fit your needs.

BUILD

While you’re busy running your business, the Albany Area Chamber is working for you. The Build level provides marketing tools and opportunities to further promote your business. Peer-to-peer engagement, education and sharing of best practices will save you time and help you grow.

INFLUENCE

You appreciate that the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce is working on your behalf to keep the cost of doing business affordable and advocating for favorable business policies. The Influence level helps position your company as a market leader and further develops your leadership team through opportunities for strategic engagement.

LEAD

As an established and well-recognized organization, you’re ready to look beyond the growth of just your business, and into the growth of your industry and community as a whole. The Lead membership is designed to empower you to affect change on a broad scale, and put your business out front as a regional leader.

PRESIDENT’S CLUB

You understand the importance of investing in advocacy, economic development, regional branding and ensuring Albany Area employers continue to have a strong and globally competitive workforce. You invest in our future. Together, we ignite new growth, inspire leadership and advance our economy. The President’s Club caters to businesses distinguished in their field and ready to inspire the next generation of business leaders.

CHAIRMAN’S CIRCLE

The Chairman’s Circle, our most influential investors, have a seat at the table with leaders who are setting the direction of the Chamber and the region. Your organization receives VIP recognition at all signature events as well as the highest exposure and notoriety in publications, marketing opportunities and on the Chamber’s website.

 

For more information on the Albany Area Chamber’s new tiered benefits structure and frequently asked questions, see here.