Membership Benefits

Welcome to the Girard Area Chamber of Commerce
BASIC BENEFITS OF CHAMBER MEMBERSHIP

Chamber membership demonstrates good business ethics and that your business is part of a larger business community that supports the future growth and development of the Girard Area. The Girard Chamber is your partner in business development, promotion, support and more.

Chamber membership entitles you to referrals from the Chamber. We answer hundreds of questions in person, by mail, e-mail, and by telephone about our community and businesses. We also receive information about potential grant and contracting opportunities that we will pass on to you, our area businesses.

Participation in Chamber Coffees, Public Forums, Free Business-related classes, Activity Updates, annual Business Expo and other Chamber events. 
 
Access to Location One Information System (Commercial Real Estate Site).
 
Access to special media promotions made available only to Girard Chamber members 
 
Access to the Chamber’s base of information and knowledge about the community. The Chamber maintains an office devoted to civic, commercial, and industrial development of the Girard area.

The Chamber speaks up for business with government leaders regarding proposed and existing laws and regulations with impact on business. The Chamber is a legislative liaison to the legislative leadership of Kansas.

Developing partnerships that facilitate the coordination and talents of local business people in tackling basic issues such as planning, housing, taxes, and industrial growth.

Support for Chamber Subcommittees: Celebrate Girard!, Farmer's Market, Gro-Pride and More.
 
Chamber members are listed on the website and will be promoted via social media throughout the year.
 
The Girard Chamber will provide training and professional development opportunities for Girard businesses in partnership with the Kansas Small Business Development Center on the PSU campus.
 
As a partner of the Girard Area Chamber of Commerce, you support long-term goals for community and business improvement.

             

Becoming active in Chamber activities and committees, you are formally introduced to other Chamber members.