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Membership Benefits

Relationship Development

The Chamber actively presents a wide variety of programs and events, providing you with hundreds of opportunities to make profitable new business contacts. We offer a perfect opportunity to meet new businesses that are located within the Quaboag Hills Region to help your business, yourself, and or your employees enhance your business. After all, it is commonly known that people do business with people they know. Join us as we meet and support the business community within the Quaboag Hills Region. Members receive information on upcoming programs through the Bi-monthly newsletter “Your Business”, e-mails, and mailed forms.

Educational Opportunities

Increase your company's profitability and competitiveness by participating in Chamber programs. Information-packed meetings, seminars, issue forums and workshops are designed for improved business performance as well as well as the opportunity for members to learn, exchange ideas and information ideas from others who may have experiences similar situations within their business experiences.

Business Exposure

Take advantage of the Chamber's low-cost marketing opportunities.

  • We publish a bi-monthly newsletter, Your Business, exclusively about our Chamber members with advertising opportunities available to membership. That newsletter is distributed to 7000 business and homes across the Quaboag Hills Region. We also publish an annual Resource Directory - Your Source for Buying Locally; each member is listed alphabetically and categorically. Again, advertising opportunities are exclusive to membership. More than 20,000 of the Quaboag Hills Resource Directory are distributed to the homes in the Quaboag Hills Region. What better way to get your business in the hands of the consumers?
  • Also, your business is listed on the Quaboag Hills Chamber website (www.qhcc.biz) and activity is available to you by logging in to your member listing. You have the ability to promote your business through HOT DEALS, or advertise your job posting through our website. A member can add their logo and Business description, Hours of Operation, Driving Directions, Additional Bulleted Description and 20 Keywords to their page on our site. This is extremely helpful for those small businesses that don’t have a website of their own.
  • Participate in the Quaboag Hills Home and Business Showcase. This is a trade show type event held each spring that is open to the public to showcase our businesses.

New Member Recognition

The Chamber constantly strives to recognize new members by offering personal orientations and provide a formal introduction of all new members at Business After Hours events. Each month the Chamber includes a detailed listing of new members in the bi-monthly Your Business newsletter which is also available on our website www.qhcc.biz.

Programs & Events

The Chamber coordinates many events and functions on an annual basis, including an Annual Meeting & Dinner, Quaboag Hills Expo, Golf Tournament, Awards Dinner, and Legislative Breakfasts as well as networking events. The Chamber encourages member participation in the planning and coordination of several of these events. Members have the exclusive opportunity to sponsor such events, serve on planning committees, or as volunteers.

Legislative Support and Advocacy

The Quaboag Hills Chamber does collectively what none of us can do alone - speak out loudly, clearly, and regularly on behalf of business. The Chamber acts as the voice of its’ members by communicating information on current legislation, soliciting members’ views, and expressing those views and concerns to legislators. As a member, you have a voice in the Chamber's action to pass legislation that helps business and prevent the passage of legislation that hurts business. As a member, you are provided opportunities for members to meet with legislators to discuss issues that pertain to your business.

Savings

  • Chamber Conference room is available to you as a member at no charge. Please call the Chamber office to reserve your space.
  • Membership Labels - Free set of labels annually - just call to get the most recent list.
  • Membership CD - all members contact information - including email addresses - $ 25.00 Available to MEMBERS ONLY!
  • As a member, you will receive a Free Subscriptions to Business West

The Bottom Line

The Quaboag Hills Chamber offers your company significant benefits. Top-notch networking opportunities, legislative representation and access to valuable information and key decision-makers are just some of the ways the Chamber's broad membership base can help your business succeed. As you may already know, people do business with people they know – we do our best to provide you with the platform to meet as many new people as possible.

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