Chamber Members statistically receive
80% more business than non-chamber members.
If consumers know that a small business is a member of its local Chamber, the business enjoys a whopping 49% increase in its consumer's favorability rating, a 73% increase in consumer awareness, a 68% increase in its local reputation and an 80% increase in the likelihood that consumers will patronize that business in the future.
Business owners are always looking for new opportunities to network and meet other small business owners and expand their business network. One great way to do this is to become a member of your local Chamber of Commerce! Statistics show that small businesses increase their business exposure and grow revenues through involvement in the Chamber.
1. Make Business Contacts
The chamber initiates numerous monthly business to business opportunities for networking and connecting with other local business professionals.
2. Receive Chamber Newsletters
Newsletters provide new member information, interesting information about operating a local business, articles about the local business community, and details about incoming chamber events.
3. Acquire Customer Referrals
Every day, your local chamber receives calls from individuals and businesses looking for referrals of local businesses.
4. Bring Credibility to Your Business
You increase the positive perception among consumers and business owners when you're identified as a member of a Chamber of Commerce.
5. Increase Your Visibility in the Community
As a member of the Chamber of Commerce, you will be listed in our online business directories, and will have the opportunity to be highlighted in other chamber publications. You also can grow your business by advertising with the chamber and sponsoring events. The chamber may also promote your grand opening/ribbon cutting ceremonies.
6. Networking Opportunities
Chambers have numerous committees in serving on one of them provides additional networking opportunities as well as professional leadership development.
7. Gain a Voice in Government
Chambers of Commerce take on the tough issues and may oppose new regulations, taxes, assessments and costs that will negatively impact small businesses. While you may not personally have the time to get involved, the Chamber will use its resources for the betterment of small business owners.
Access to Brighton Chamber of Commerce annual signature events at discounts including:
ANNUAL BUSINESS GALA
The annual business awards & gala is designed to celebrate the valuable contributions businesses make to our community and
recognizes both business and individual achievements. Businesses are nominated in six award categories and winners will be showcase at our evening event.
Date: January 2024
BRIGHTON RESTAURANT WEEK
This event features amazing food and beverage samplings from local restaurants, caterers, and hospitality vendors! This event is open to the public and will have lots of great food, fun, and
HEALTH & FITNESS EXPO
To celebrate all the excellence our Brighton community offers for recreation and to promote wellness of mind, body & spirit. We invite you to be a part of this outdoor family friendly event at Barr Lake State Park
GREATER BRIGHTON CHAMBER GOLF
The greater Brighton chamber golf tournament presents a unique opportunity to network with other business professionals in a fun and relaxing setting. There are several.
EVOLUTION WOMEN'S CONFERENCE
In 2019, more than 190 professionals, community leaders and business owners attended our second year conference. Evolution featured dynamic speakers, fun activities and exhibitors from beauty and healthcare to business services and self improvement. Attendees were also pampered with chair massages, make up touchups, professional head shots, prize drawings and specialty demonstration. The day ends with a special reception where new relationships are formed and old ones are renewed.
Date: March 2024
Involved Membership | $300 Annual Investment The foundational Brighton Chamber membership features these promotional, networking and leadership members-only benefits:
Special Members Only Pricing for Chamber Events
New Members welcome publicity via social media, website and newsletter
Access to post about your business events on the Chamber Website Calendar*
Attend free workshops and training to help grow your business.
Representation of pro-business policies with government
Access to all Greater Brighton Chamber Member discount and hot-deal programs.
Online directory listing on Greater Brighton Chamber website to increase visibility
New business referrals from online and call-on sources to help grow your business
Complimentary use of the Greater Brighton Chamber conference room with reservation
Participate in a Chamber Committee or Leads Group**
Option to place your business card in the Chamber Visitor Center
Chamber Weekly Newsletter Updates
Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies (Grand Opening, Anniversary, New Location, etc)
Office Depot Discount Program
Special member pricing on professional headshot offered every quarter
Non-Profit rates are available! Same benefits with a $250 Annual Investment.
Grow Membership | $500 Annual Investment The Grow level of membership offers all the Involved benefits plus add the following benefits:
Opportunity to sponsor a Business After Hours
Place your information included in the Chamber Membership Packet
Access to the database of Chamber Membership in Excel format (emails excluded)
Champion Membership | $1000 Annual Investment The Champion level of membership builds off the Grow Membership plus add the following benefits:
Two email blasts to the Membership to promote your business and your events.
Opportunity to place a pamphlet alongside your business card in the Visitor Center.
Chairman Circle Membership | $3000 Annual Investment The Chairman Circle level of membership builds off the Champion Membership plus add the following benefits:
Share a train car advertisement on the model train inside the Visitor Center.
Two Free tickets to the Evolution Women’s Event.
Eligible to teach a workshop for Membership.
Eligible to Emcee/Host a luncheon or event.
Sponsorship of one out of five Signature Events. (Evolution Women's Event, Taste of Brighton, Chamber Golf Tournament, Health & Fitness Expo, Annual Awards Gala)
Choice of one exhibit table, a sponsorship or attendance for 2 to any two of the Signature events.
Diamond Membership | $6000 Annual Investment The Diamond level of membership builds off the Champion Membership plus add the following benefits:
Option to have a train car of your own in the Visitor Center.
Six Free tickets to Evolution Women’s Event.
Sponsorship of two out of five Signature Events. (Evolution Women's Event, Taste of Brighton, Chamber Golf Tournament, Health & Fitness Expo, Annual Awards Gala)
Choice of a sponsorship or attendance for 4 to any two of the Signature events.
Exhibition booth at the Evolution Women’s Event
Platinum Membership | $12,000 Annual Investment The Platinum level of membership builds off the Champion Membership plus add the following benefits:
Option to have a train car and poster as well as your business card in the Visitor Center.
Twelve Free tickets to Evolution Women’s Event.
Sponsorship of five out of five Signature Events. (Evolution Women's Event, Taste of Brighton, Chamber Golf Tournament, Health & Fitness Expo, Annual Awards Gala)
Choice of sponsorship or attendance for 5 to any two of the Signature events.
Exhibition booth at the Evolution Women’s Event
Opportunity to speak at a luncheon or program on a pertinent topic.
Choose a non-profit organization and gift them a Chamber Membership for the year.
*subject to approval
** Upon availability
All memberships may pay fees in monthly, quarterly or in full. Second businesses may join for a 25% discount. Memberships will not be refunded.
New Membership Decals coming soon!
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BRIGHTON CHAMBER REFUND POLICY:
Membership of the Chamber is a yearly purchase all sales are final or No Refunds are given. Including those Members who signed up for quarterly or monthly membership payment withdrawals.
We offer sponsorship, ticket, and exhibitor booth purchase refunds if that purchased event is canceled. If an event is moved or rescheduled no refunds will be given.