Networking events organized by the Thomasville Area Chamber of Commerce help you build relationships. Meet other business professionals, expand your connections, and more importantly, find new customers at such events as Coffee Connections, after-hours networking events, and the Annual Meeting Banquet. In addition, when anyone calls the Chamber looking for a referral, we refer ONLY chamber member businesses.
A study conducted by The Shapiro Group found that when consumers know a business is a member of the Chamber of Commerce, they are 63% more likely to purchase goods and services from the company.
You and your company gain visibility by attending events, sponsoring programs, or donating door prizes. This is targeted, effective, and affordable advertising to help you gain exposure on a small budget where you reach local business professionals. The Chamber also hosts ribbon cuttings, grand openings, and groundbreaking ceremonies to help create awareness for your business. Additionally, your business is included in the Chamber’s online business directory, allowing for web-based marketing of your products and services.
The Chamber offers a wide array of business education opportunities – events, seminars, and presentations to give you the tools to run a smarter, more profitable business.
The Chamber speaks as a unified voice for the business community to elected and appointed officials, to promote pro-business legis-lation, create economic prosperity and enhance the quality of life. The Chamber works to minimize the legislative and regulatory burden on your business, and foster a sound economic environment in our county and state. As a member of the Chamber, you gain access to decision makers through such events as Legislative Breakfasts, State of the City and County Address, and can get involved in business issues that impact your business and community.
The Chamber connects members to a wide range of local and statewide community and business leaders. Chamber events provide valuable insight on issues affecting businesses and the region. Participating on the Chamber Board or other Chamber Leadership committees provides our members the opportunity to work with Thomasville Area business leaders and community leaders and gain valuable leadership, management and teamwork experience.
The Chamber helps promote economic growth within the Thomasville Area, allowing companies to grow their workforces. We promote and refer our Chamber member businesses through our online Business Directory. By being a member, you help create a strong local economy to keep our business momentum moving forward.
Need a place to meet with a client or potential customer? Chamber members have free access to the conference room in the Chamber office.