Member Benefits

Your investment in the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce is an investment in your business and in our community.

Membership benefits include:

  • Credibility
  • Visibility & Recognition
  • Professional Development & Networking
  • Information & Resources
  • Leadership
  • Advocacy
  • Access to Savings
  • Marketing & Sponsorship

Credibility

  • Display your membership sticker at your business and place a member badge on your Web site
  • Include the Chamber logo on your materials

Visibility & Recognition

  • Increase business exposure through a business listing on ashevillechamber.org with a direct link to your Web site
  • Distribute your brochure in the Asheville Visitor Center with an average of 550 daily visitors
  • Share your company news in the e-newsletter distributed weekly to more than 6,500 subscribers
  • Celebrate grand openings and milestones with ribbon cuttings
  • Be recognized by award programs that applaud leaders and outstanding businesses in our community
  • Get exclusive referrals to inquiries received by Chamber staff

Professional Development & Networking

  • Establish business relationships at networking events held at least twice a month
  • Build your employees’ professional network and knowledge with monthly workshops
  • Receive invitations to Chamber events at special member pricing

Information & Resources

  • Stay informed of Chamber events and news  through our weekly e-newsletter
  • Access economic development research you can use to grow your business
  • Get updates from senior staff on Chamber programming, advocacy and initiatives at Open House & Orientation
  • Request Asheville Visitor Guides or magazines to share with clients or customers

Leadership

  • Support your young employees’ development through Young Professionals of Asheville
  • Share your expertise by applying to present at member workshops held twice a month

Advocacy

  • Benefit from a unified voice advocating for business-friendly legislation at local, state and federal levels
  • Be assured that your interests are covered through monitoring of public policy issues impacting business
  • Meet and network with elected officials during legislative receptions and visits

Access to Savings

  • Save up to 30% on office supples, workers’ compensation insurance and other business expenses
  • Prescription drug card
  • Offer and take advantage of member-to-member discounts

Marketing & Sponsorship

  • Build your company image by sponsoring economic development, member services, public policy programs and events
  • Advertise your business to more than 200,000 visitors through premium exposure in the Asheville Visitor Center
  • Increase your exposure through advertising opportunities in the e-newsletter, on the Chamber Web site which receives 15,000 visits per month or in the Asheville magazine distributed locally and to relocation inquiries