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About Our Membership

The Canal Winchester Chamber is the intersection of where businesses, residents and local leaders meet. We are open and welcoming of all businesses. We want to see you succeed. We believe where strong businesses succeed and grow so does the community. We understand the challenges facing our businesses and work together to help provide workable solutions whether that’s sharing hiring openings, promoting your business or helping you connect with other area business owners.

The main reason many join a chamber is for the opportunity to network among local business owners, operators, and industry experts. We strive to deliver more!  We provide businesses with access to resources, discounts, and relationships that enable them to save money, market their products, and streamline their processes. If you have a suggestion for additional benefits, let us know!

Membership Dues:

We offer a tiered membership fee structure based on the number of employees in your business:

• Tier 1: 1-9 Employees - $200 annually
• Tier 2: 10-35 Employees - $350 annually
• Tier 3: 36-99 Employees - $425 annually
• Tier 4: 100+ Employees - $600 annually
• Tier 5: 500+ Employees - $750 annually

There is also a one-time administrative fee of $25 for the application process.


Benefits at a Glance

Networking and Collaboration

  • Join our events to build connections and form relationships in the local business community
  • Share your expertise by joining a committee
  • Volunteering at our member and community events
  • Relax and mingle during Chamber night at Blues and Ribs Fest
  • Personal introductions to members for business collaboration

Community Presence

  • We proudly share and promote our members on social media
  • Event sponsorships to showcase and brand your business in the community
  • Host or attend ribbon cuttings and grand openings with local and city officials
  • Create offers or events on your CW Chamber web page; include links to your commerce site
  • Post job openings which are regularly promoted to the community

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthcare (SOCA Benefit Plan)

SOCA Benefit Plan:

  • Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangement (MEWA) program for businesses headquartered in Ohio with 2-50 employees
  • Anthem BCBS for Sole Proprietors who work a minimum of 20 hours/week and meet underwriting requirements
  • Visit Anthem Chamber Discount for more information and to request a quote (Please Note: You MUST be a Canal Winchester Chamber Member to receive the promotional discounted rate).


Savings & Discounts for your Business

  • Discounted rate to all Chamber events where a registration fee is charged
  • Discounted ad rates in publications
  • Discounted Human Resources services through our partnership with Strategic HR
  • Chamber Energy Program to help Chamber members obtain low electric and natural gas supply rates with favorable terms and conditions.
  • Reduced Workers’ Compensation rates through our partnership with Sedgwick
  • Group rates and revenue share for credit card transactions through Elavon
  • Discounted rates for shipping and freight through our FedEx Advantage Program

Communication & Marketing

  • Business Listing on CW Chamber website, a frequently viewed and searched site
  • Annual Membership Directory listing, printed and online
  • Advertising opportunities on our Website, Emails, Events, and Membership Directory
  • Personal visits from the Chamber team to answer your questions about the Chamber and business community
  • Monthly Newsletter to keep you updated on events, programs, opportunities, etc.
  • New Member social media mentions
  • Expansive Member Portal where members can post; member-to-member deals, hot deals, job openings, events, announcements, update company information, upload logo, and pay invoices.


  • Powered by People Challenge Coins: Tokens are awarded for new membership, five-year anniversary milestones and for recognition of community and Chamber support
  • Member of the Year: An individual or group that has made a positive contribution to the Chamber or area businesses. Honoree is chosen at the Membership Manager’s discretion
  • Annual Denim & Diamonds Award Presentation Ceremony each February to honor Business of the Year, Business Person of the Year, and Pillar of the Community. These representatives provide value, stability, uphold an excellent reputation, and promote the Canal Winchester Chamber and Canal Winchester Community.

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