Benefits At a Glance
Connections for your business
Access to the Small Business Development Center: There are 28 funded SBDCs throughout Ohio staffed by highly trained, Certified Business Advisors®. Centers provide no-cost, confidential, in-depth, one on-one counseling for businesses that will or currently employ under 500 employees. Additional services include training, e-counseling, quality based assessments, technical assistance, loan packaging guidance, and information on federal, state, and local regulations and programs.
Networking Opportunities: You will have the opportunity to attend 10 monthly networking lunches that help connect your business with other businesses in the community.
Annual Dinner Awards: Attend our annual dinner in March to see if you won one of our four awards: Pillar of the Community, President’s Award, Business Person of the Year, or Business of the Year
Stay Informed: Receive information on the latest city and statewide legislation that may impact your business.
Stay Connected: Attend our State of the City and State of the Schools sessions to have access to city leaders throughout the year.
Event Planning: You will have the ability to schedule events such as ribbon cuttings, grand-openings, and ground-breaking ceremonies. Your events with be promoted by the Chamber, attended by Board members, and coordinated with the city government.
Group discounts for your business: Your business will be able to receive discounts on office supplies, document management services, fleet services, background checks, and credit card processing fees.
Member event pricing: You will have access to discounted admissions and prices for all chamber events.
Postage Paid: The chamber offers lower postage rates to its members with postage meter printing. Apply for this benefit here.
Tuition Savings: Receive $500 off tuition if you or one of your employees attends Ohio Christian University.
Group discounts for your employees: Your employees will have access to the Southern Ohio Chamber Alliance's (SOCA) multiple employer welfare arrangement (MEWA) plans. For more information on these benefits, click here. For additional SOCA benefits, click here.
Business Promotion at Events: Promote your business at chamber events such as our job fair, annual golf outing, and fall 5k.
Business Promotion Online: Promote your business and upcoming events to fellow chamber members frequently throughout the year via our newsletter, emails, and social media posts.
Online member directory: Your business will be listed on our website directory where you will have the ability to promote your own hot deals and job openings.
Rx Discount Card
available for your employees,
directly from your chamber!
*Host an Event
*Basic Marketing Pkg
*Post a Job