As a Chamber member, you provide vital support for Chamber programming, which is designed to strengthen the business community and improve the overall quality of life through economic and community development.
Your chamber investment entitles you to benefits with real value.
"When consumers know that a small business is a member of the chamber of commerce, they are 82% more likely to think favorably of it and also 82% more likely to purchase goods or services from the company in the future.”
Annual membership sticker, showing that you are an active member of the local business community.
Inclusion in online Membership Business Directory including business name, brief description of business, website link, and pinpointed location on map. This posting also helps to improve your website's search engine optimization.
Opportunities for your company to post special events
Complimentary listing in "Discover Iberia” Community Resource Guide used as "first response” to inquiries by Chamber, Iberia Industrial Development Foundation, Iberia Parish Visitors & Convention Bureau, Iberia Parish Government and City of New Iberia and distributed to the business community at-large. 25,000 distributed annually.
Ribbon cutting and/or grand opening facilitation. There's no additional charge for this MEMBER ONLY service.
Marketing is essential to business growth. The Chamber offers quality inexpensive marketing opportunities for your business.
With ten different business networking events each year, you can access nearly 500 business prospects for free through Business After Hours and Connect Now! events.
Access to mailing labels and contact information for entire membership. Utilize the membership mailing list to contact members directly to promote your products and services.
Reach your target market by sponsoring programs or Chamber events. You can increase your company's exposure within the business community.
Promote your business by placing marketing materials and business cards in Chamber lobby.
High-profile networking venues to help you develop new business contacts and connect you to potential clients.
Reducing your costs for hiring, training, retaining and motivating employees is good for business.
You will have access to low cost hot-topic trainings on various human resource topics, marketing, and financial development by top-notch regional trainers for you and your employees at minimal/no cost. You will pay less for better-trained, motivated staff. Watch for details on our Building Winning Businesses educational series.
Your Chamber investment makes it easier to find time to stay educated on legislative and regulatory issues important to your business and to make your voice heard on important issues relative to your industry.
Our Eggs & Issues breakfast events allow you to be face to face with your local, state, and federal officials to make your voice heard regarding issues that directly impact your business.
The Chamber aligns with oil and gas industries through the Acadiana Regional Alliance to push federal officials for reasonable policies and practices affecting the energy industry.
With three major volunteer divisions and several action teams you and your staff can get involved in issues that matter to you and your business, make your concerns heard, effect important change in the way business is done. Be sure to sign up to participate in Chamber committee work today.