By joining the Aynor Area Chamber of Commerce you tap into a great network of local businesses and have opportunities to get involved with this very special town.
Membership to the Aynor Area Chamber of Commerce includes:
The Aynor Area Chamber of Commerce meets for lunch every third Thursday of the month at the Aynor Town Hall. Though the value of connecting and networking with local business owners is priceless, the small amount of money for your membership does have a return on your investment with our monthly professional skill building programs.
FREE Web Page
When you join, your business will receive a free business listing on our website. Use your free business listing to showcase your business.This holds great value, especially if you don’t have a company website. Your free listing includes:
- your logo
- your marketing message up to 500 characters
- a few of your choice photos
Creating a website can cost countless dollars, but with your membership, you receive a one page website to promote your business in any way you want!
If you already have a website, your business listing will include a link to your website. If you have ever tried to advertise online you know linking to your website always cost extra. We charge you nothing. The Aynor Area Chamber of Commerce can help drive traffic to your website.
Monthly Business Spotlight
Right now, we randomly feature all our paid memberships on our website. So your chances are already high that someone will see your business when visiting our website. However, we will be promoting all members of the Aynor Area Chamber of Commerce on our Facebook page, email marketing and website.
Each month we send out invitations and reminders of our monthly programs to over 155 recipients. In those emails, the member of the month will be featured. We also post the spotlighted member to Facebook. Currently we have over 1000 followers on Facebook (an 11% increase from last year) and each of our post reach have doubled since last year (200 person reach). Imagine 200 people seeing your business in their news feed with a link to your personal business listing. Last but not least, the home page and business directory will feature the business of the month.
In addition to the monthly programs, networking events, discount entry fees, and business spotlight opportunities, you will receive a membership package that will include your chamber sticker and chamber goodies.
The Aynor Area Chamber of Commerce host the Annual Christmas Parade. With your membership, the entry fee is only $10 per entry. Non-members will pay $25 per entry. You also get free admission to our monthly programs. Non-membership fee is $5.
The Aynor Area Chamber of Commerce is a great way to get involved with community events and when you volunteer it’s more than just giving back. The skills you learn from organizing events, putting together budgets, working with other and running the Chamber like a business will help you in your business ventures. It will improve your professional skills. The Chamber is deeply involved with the Aynor Harvest Hoe Down and the Annual Christmas Parade.
Contributions to the Aynor Area Chamber of Commerce are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal tax purposes. Dues investment payments are deductible by most members as an ordinary and necessary business expense. All applications are subject to approval by the Aynor Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.expense.