Considering joining? Give us a call; we will consult with you and devise a networking plan that serves your individual business needs.
Top 9 Reasons to Join
Deep connections with our business community, local and state legislators serve you at every turn. Whether it’s a question, concern, or point of entry; we’re here to speak for, and with you.
2. BUSINESS NETWORKING
Partnerships drive growth. They make work more fun, too! Make that connection that takes your business to the next level. Between our breakfasts, After 5s, our career center meetups and workshops, you’re sure to take your contact list to the next level.
3. STAY UP TO DATE
Our contact list reaches over 1,500 people with information on grant programs, impactful legislation, businesses on the move and local politics. Stay in the know; join the list!
4. COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AND VOLUNTEERING
Looking for a leadership opportunity for you, your kids, or employees? We take on many roles in this community, and we need creative leaders to help us drive our mission!
5. CONNECTION TO CITY GOVERNMENT
We pride ourselves on our integrated network with Chicopee City Hall. Our planning department, cultural council, mayor’s office and more, become contacts and resources at your fingertips.
6. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Between LGBTQ+ training, leadership workshops, employment law seminars and access to information about funding to grow your business, we offer something for everyone to learn. We also have a strong connection with the Community Development Office, the SBA and SCORE.
Folks call our office every day looking for reputable companies to do business with. Joining the Chamber provides extra credibility for your business.
8. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
One of the pillars of our mission is to drive economic growth. We are committed to hosting events and providing resources that catalyze positive momentum in our city and surrounding areas.
9. INTERNSHIP POSSIBILITIES
Strong connections with community partners and Chicopee Public Schools give us the opportunity to refer you as a reputable business to host an intern at your establishment.