Promote Your Business
Studies have shown that by just being a member of a chamber of commerce, businesses enjoy a 73% increase in awareness from consumers and a 78% increase in awareness among fellow businesses. That is just the bare minimum. By taking advantage of numerous opportunities offered by the Chamber, your business can greatly improve its visibility throughout the community.
Circle of Champions
The Circle of Champions is a group of year-long sponsors of all Chamber programs and events. These sponsors receive abundant advertising, as the Circle of Champions logo is placed on nearly all Chamber print and electronic pieces. These sponsors are not only leaders in the Chamber, but they are leaders of the community. By being part of the Circle of Champions, your business will gain the recognition in supporting the growth of the business community and representing yourself as the top of your industry.
The Chamber offers a wide variety of events that your business can either sponsor or become a vendor for. You can host an event or just offer services for and represent your business as an active member and advertise the services you provide to our entire membership of businesses.
Events eligible for sponsorship include:
- Connect ME
- Chamber After Hours
- Chamber Luncheons & Seminars
- Business Showcase
- Business of the Year Awards
- Shop GNV
- Gainesville Restaurant Week
- Toast to Business
By joining the Chamber, you are truly joining the premier network of business people in the Gainesville area. The Chamber offers several options to utilize this vast network and promote your business and gain vendors, clients, or customers.
Member announcements provides the opportunity for your business to showcase recent news, accomplishments, or new services to the Chamber network. Your announcement will be included in our weekly newsletter that is sent to over 2,300 member representatives and is posted on the Chamber website, which attracts over 10,000 visitors per month. Included in your membership is one announcement per month. Click here to view the instructions and guidelines for Member Announcements.
One of the most effective ways to reach out to our membership is to send them mail directly to invite them to an event or make a special announcement. Mailing labels are available for purchase. We will print the names and addresses directly on the labels and have them available for pickup at the Chamber. Click here to fill out a request form for Mailing Labels.
Join our vibrant community on our Chamber and iG Facebook and Twitter pages. Like and follow us to stay up to date on Chamber events, offerings, and news on our thriving business community. To further increase your outreach via the Chamber, you are invited to post on our Facebook walls or Tweet at us to get the word about your news through social media.
Representing your business to Chamber membership is significantly valuable to establishing your business as a leader in your industry and to get your message out. For this reason, we have made it very cost-effective to promote your business. Click here to learn all of our online advertising options.
Being a member of the Chamber provides an immediate level of notoriety, trust, reputability, and signifies your business’ investment and participation in the growth of our community and economy. Show your pride by posting our Member Stickers to your doors and windows, showcase our I Heart GNV decals and signs, and utilize our logos or seals on your website. Contact us to receive Proud Member, I Heart GNV, iG, and BuyLocal Stickers!