More Business for You
The hundreds of people who contact the Chamber each month through phone calls, emails, online inquires and walk-ins for referrals are given the names of Chamber members only. Period. If you’re in the Chamber, you’re referred. If you’re not, you’re not. The online member directory receives over 14,000 hits every month!
More Connections for You
Each month, the Chamber gives you the chance to meet other members of our business community at different functions like Coffee Calls, Ribbon Cuttings, P.R.O.S events and Business After Hours. In addition, events like Oktoberfest, Chamber Golf Day and the Annual Banquet put you in touch with thousands of business people and community members you want to reach.
More Information for You
Your Chamber is your link to what is going on, in and around Norfolk. From workshops, web links, email updates and newsletters, we get you the information you need to succeed. The Chamber also works to create business and education partnerships to provide business training, educational seminars and informational events.
More Advertising for You
Your business will be listed in our Membership Directory published in both print and on our website. A link to your website, your Facebook page and directions to your business can all be included in the Membership Directory. Only Chamber members are able to host Business After Hours, sponsor Chamber events and utilize marketing resources like E-Mail Blasts that reach over 2,200 patrons. Every member can include promotional items in the coffee call and ribbon cutting welcome bags to promote their business to fellow members. The Chamber will also promote your business through the Chamber’s newsletter “Chamber Connection” and social media sites like Facebook & Twitter.
More Advocacy for You
The Chamber tracks local, state and federal issues that affect our members. The Chamber advocates for the business viewpoint to all levels of government so that public policy decisions lead to a healthy business climate and better quality of life.
More Skills for You
Increase your company’s edge by taking advantage of our Professional Development opportunities including programs likes Leadership Norfolk and participating with our councils, committees and task forces. Be a Business/Education partner and have a direct impact on our schools and your future workforce. The Chamber has partnered with Northeast Community College Center for Enterprise to provide training opportunities taught by industry professionals.