Business After Hours- As a member you can host a "Business After Hours" reception at your place of business. The Chamber will send out invitations to the entire Chamber Membership. This is a great opportunity to showcase your business and it provides an excellent networking opportunity.
Business Counseling- Your Pickens County Chamber is excited to announce a renewed partnership with the University of Georgia’s Small Business Development Center. Business Consultant Ballard Betz will be available by appointment, free of charge, to Chamber members on the second Wednesday of the month at the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce. To schedule a confidential, one-on-one consultation with Ballard, please email Madena Stallard at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 706-692-5600
Business Referrals-The Chamber of Commerce office receives many calls requesting recommendations for businesses and services in our area- we recommend our Chamber Members!
Committee Participation-Have a voice in your community! Serve on a committee of your choice that addresses the quality of life issues in Pickens County. Click here to learn more about our Committees.
Drugs Don't Work-Certified drug-free workplaces in Georgia receive a 7.5% discount on workers’ comp premiums!
Free & Discounted Meeting Rooms- When planning your business meetings, Chamber Members receive no charge privileges for the Chamber Board Room during normal business hours.
Grand Openings and Ribbon Cuttings-If you are a new business or you have a new product line or location, the Chamber of Commerce will conduct a grand opening or ribbon cutting for you.
Membership Breakfasts-Monthly Chamber breakfasts are offered on community interest topics: Legislative Updates, City and County Government and Education issues and a variety of community interest topics. Join us for these monthly updates, ask questions and stay abreast of what's happening in your community.
Membership Directory On line Listing-When you join the Chamber of Commerce, you are automatically listed in our Membership Directory. Newcomers to the community, industrial prospects and other chamber members utilize this directory when looking for reputable companies to conduct business with. Click Here to view our Membership Directory.
Membership Decals- As a chamber member, you are given a membership decal to display in your business. This shows your customers that you are involved in your community and that you are Chamber of Commerce member in good standing.
Programs- The Chamber of Commerce offers a variety of programs that create networking opportunities. Click Here to learn more about the programs offered.
Quality of Life Magazine-Your Chamber of Commerce publishes a Quality of Life Magazine that addresses livability and quality of life issues in our community. As a Chamber of Commerce member, you are encouraged to advertise in this publication-it creates visibility for your business, enhances your credibility and establishes your business identity.
Seminars/Workshops-Business seminars and workshops are offered that address issues to enhance the operation of your business. Most seminars and workshops are offered FREE to Chamber members, or for a nominal fee to cover food or instructor costs.
Statistics-Traffic count information, statistical information, census information, governmental contact, etc. are all available at your request.
Tax Deductible-Your membership investment into the Chamber of Commerce is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a "necessary business expense" and is totally deductible.
Timely Communication-Chamber email communication will keep you informed on community & chamber events, and contain information and articles to assist with your business operations.
For more information contact, info(at)pickenschamber.com
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