Why should a business join the
Marion Chamber of Commerce? The answer is the Marion Chamber of Commerce is the
region's largest and most active Chamber with over 650 members representing
more than 500 area businesses, organizations, and industry. The Chamber
supports the growth of area business and keeps a constant communication with
local and state officials regarding legislative issues affecting all
When you are a member of the Marion Chamber of Commerce, you have access to many discounts provided by other Chamber members.
Discounts include radio and newspaper coupons, insurance discounts (commercial and personal), mobile telephone discounts, banking incentives and more! These discounts often cover the cost of membership!
The Chamber is the organized voice
of business for the Marion area. We look for potential opportunities
and challenges for our area and work with our members to continue making this
the best possible place to live and work.
Seminars on topics of interest to
our membership are offered as needed.
One of the best networking
opportunities available through the Chamber is for you to be a part of one of our many active committees.
The Marion Chamber of
Commerce has the deserved reputation as having the best-attended membership
luncheons. Featured speakers address topics that are current and relevant to our members.
and County Maps
Community Profile Book
The Chamber publishes a map every
two to three years that is used to mail out to all of the informational
requests we get. The advertising panels on the map are available to Chamber
This book is used for economic
development. It lists twelve vital areas of our community that a potential new
business, organization or resident would be interested in. Only Chamber members
are allowed to advertise in this book.
To assist members with their own
direct mailings, our mailing list is available on labels to our members
for $35.00 per set. We do not provide our e-mail list for distribution.
Members may place advertisements in our monthly electronic newsletter for $50.00. This is an economical way to provide information about your business, advertise an event, provide a coupon and more!
Free to members.
for Member Information
Rack space is available for members
to display their business brochures and business cards for visitors to our
The Chamber staff responds to the
hundreds of inquires received by our office each year by giving lists of
appropriate members. Members ONLY are referred as business leads.
Public references, community
demographics, lists of major employers, local and area phone directories, lists
of clubs and organizations, local maps, and lists of local, area, state and
national legislative contacts are at the Chamber office.