Your Membership in the Concordia Area Chamber of Commerce is an investment in your business and your community. The Chamber's mission is to promote and improve the business environment, stimulate a vibrant local economy and produce a cooperative effort to enhance the overall quality of life in Concordia to its highest potential. A Chamber membership places your business at the center of economic growth and progress.
All members are updated regularly of current events or opportunities that you can attend to show your commitment to the community. Face-to-face networking is an effective way to retain current customers and gain new clients. You will be added to receive Chamber emails and updates.
Annual Chamber Dinner & Awards Ceremony
All members are invited to attend the Annual Chamber Dinner and Awards Ceremony. It’s a great opportunity to celebrate the communities successes while socializing with the area’s business professionals.
Be on a Committee
Members can choose to sit on a committee under the Chamber of Commerce including, Fall Fest Committee, Music Fest Committee, Christmas Lighting Committee and Business in Motion Committee.
Growth for Young Professionals
Young professionals are invited to participate in the Pros of Con that supports networking opportunities and social interactions to young professionals in the Concordia area.
Sponsor a Chamber Coffee meeting. Each Tuesday morning the Chamber hosts a meeting to discuss upcoming events, promotions, fundraisers, etc. It is a great place for community outreach and boosting awareness. For a $20 sponsorship, you or your business get the spotlight throughout the week including a promotion on KNCK radio, exposure in the Blade-Empire’s Advertiser and on social media. Your business will also be highlighted at the Chamber Coffee meeting.
Chamber After Hours
All members have the opportunity to host or attend Chamber After Hours. The cost of hosting an after-hours event is up to the business. Previous hosts have served refreshments and held cocktail hours. The return on investment is endless. Business After Hours provides an opportunity to showcase services to others outside your clientele.
Request assistance with a ribbon-cutting or groundbreaking event. If you are moving to a new location, opening a new business, or celebrating an expansion, the Chamber will hold ceremonies to commemorate the success and help promote and increase attendance.
Be a Sponsor
Sponsor a Chamber event and your logo and/or business slogan will be used in all our publications.
Receive Chamber Referrals
A benefit to being a member is that you will receive referrals from the Chamber. On a daily basis, the Chamber receives requests from people searching for local products and services. We refer our callers and visitors to only our Chamber members.
Your business will be listed on the Chamber website with the option to link directly to your website or other online options.
Receive a free subscription to the monthly publication. This newsletter has news and upcoming events available to the community and Chamber members. You can promote your business in the Chamber newsletter by submitting the information you would like to publicize through our website. Submit a profile of the CEO, manager or company for publication in the Chamber newsletter.
Submit your event or promotion and we will share your news on our Facebook page, Twitter, Instagram and Remind 101 text messaging service.
Submit your event or promotion and we will share your news on our Website!
Submit your event or promotion and we will share your news with the community on KNCK during our Chamber Spotlight.
If you are unable to attend Chamber Coffee, submit your event or promotion and we will share your news for you. Drop off flyers and we can pass them out to the 30-40 local businesses and community members who attend.
Display your Flyer in the Chamber Office
Bring us your flyers and we will display them for you in our office.
Promote your company events on the Community Calendar. The Chamber can write or edit your press release in order to keep your business in touch with the community.
Create Marketing Material
The Chamber can assist you in creating marketing material including, business cards, letter heads, envelopes, logos, event flyers and promotional material.
Social Media Guidance
Social media help and set up is available through the Chamber office
Business Education Seminars
Discounts on Educational Seminars
Free or decreased cost for Chamber members to attend. The Chamber’s goal is to host four business focused seminars a year.
Receive updates on seminars in our area
Impress Guest and Clients
The Chamber can help impress guests or clients in your business by setting up luncheons, tours, visitor packets, etc.
Use our Conference Room for Free
The Chamber Office conference room is also available for member’s needs. Seats 45 people, whiteboard and TV, kitchen and bathroom.
Family Placement Program
The Chamber can help your new executives and managers acclimate to Concordia by providing city tours or information on area amenities.
Help newcomers find employment, public service, clubs, organizations, etc.
Supporting Second-Tier Economics
Support the Local Economy
Membership dues support the local economy through the many initiatives of the Chamber of Commence providing members with a return on investment.