BECOME A MEMBER OF THE MOSCOW CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
“Why should I join?”
The Moscow Chamber of Commerce was originally formed in 1910-11. In 1948, the Chamber was incorporated as an IRS 501(c)6 and currently serves members in Moscow, Latah County and the Inland Northwest region.
The Mission of the Chamber is to strengthen, promote and lead the business and economic community and support the free enterprise system while preserving and enhancing the quality of life.
For 67 years, the Chamber has been an integral part of the community, providing leadership in business, cultural, social, education and government services. The Chamber leadership has come from you, the Member. By being a member of the Chamber, you and your organization have the opportunity to be a leader in the business community, provide leadership to future generations and be a part of the history on the Palouse.
“How does my organization benefit?”
GROW YOUR BUSINESS
The Chamber steers consumers, tourists and new residents to member businesses. By phone, email and walk-ins we provide over 1200 referrals annually.
Make important business contracts and expand your customer base through the many Chamber functions, committee and programs.
The Chamber focuses on issues related to the business community and places special emphasis on the needs of our membership.
Education and Training
The Chamber works with business educators, local talent and outside sources to provide the very latest in education and training opportunities for business.
Whether advertising in our print publications and electronic media or sponsoring Chamber events, as a member you can cost effectively find many ways to use the Chamber to promote your organization.
The Chamber serves as the “front door to Moscow,” directing visitors straight to your business. As a member, you are part of the “reception” moving visitors from our door to yours.
The Chamber monitors the political activity at the local, state and national level to keep you informed of important issues.
As a member you have access to 10+ committees and subcommittees working in education, government affairs and community development.
Being a member says you belong to the Moscow/ Pullman business community and helps your business stand out. Survey results show consumers are 63% more likely to purchase goods or services from a chamber member. (The Shapiro Group)
CHAMBER MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS
Listing in the Chamber Business Directory
Our referral source with over 5000 distributed annually.
Website Listing and Link on www.moscowchamber.com
Our online directory listed alphabetically and by category with over 140,000 visits every month.
Weekly E-Mail Updates
Keeping you current on business relevant news, Chamber events and civic events.
Invitation for ALL Employees to Chamber Networking Events
Attend General Membership Luncheons, Business After Hours, Grand Openings and many other special events.
Local Job Resource Program
One call does it all! Need to hire? Call the Chamber, we will place the job advertisement on our website and the option to place on the Idaho Department of Labor and University of Idaho job advertisement sites.
Display racks are located in the Chamber office and available for you to stock with your own brochures or pamphlets.
Referrals! Referrals! Referrals!
We refer nearly 1000 visitors, locals and businesses to our members for goods and services every month.
PROMOTING YOUR BUSINESS
Chamber Newsletter Feature
We will announce in our Newsletter that a new business has joined the Chamber.
Every year we send out roughly 500 relocation/ visitor packets to potential Moscow residents. You can provide us with brochures, pamphlets or fliers of your own to be included in these popular packets. $10/ month
Membership Mailing List
A complete mailing list of all Chamber members is available either in a reusable excel format. Take advantage of this great opportunity to expand your customer base. $30 Electronic List
Moscow Chamber Minute Radio Spots
In partnership with Inland Northwest Broadcasting, all Chamber member businesses have access to 30- second radio spots. Just send us 90 words about your business and we’ll get the word out. Dates subject to availability. Free!
Charity Starts at Home Radio Spots
Take advantage of this opportunity to highlight your philanthropic business. The Moscow Chamber appreciates our generous business community, please allow us to share your story! The Chamber needs 130 words describing a member or agency and their generosity to the community. Contact the Chamber to find out when the next radio spot is available. Free!
Chamber Business Luncheon and Forum Sponsor
The Chamber hosts a monthly luncheon that highlights relevant topics and regularly attracts Moscow’s top business leaders. Sponsorship opportunities are available to allow agencies to showcase their business to other Chamber members and the community. $250/ Luncheon
Website Banner Advertisements
Get your business noticed! The Chamber website attracts over 10,000 visits per month and a banner ad on the main Chamber webpage really gets the message out. $150/ month
Business After Hours
The Chamber invites your business to host a Business After Hours! We will assist in planning and promote the event for you. This is a unique opportunity to bring community members into your business and to make valuable networking contacts. All After Hours events are promoted by the Chamber through a membership email, press release and newsletter feature. Contact the Chamber for more information. Free!
Moscow-Pullman City Map
Our map is a collaborative effort between the Moscow and Pullman Chambers, and is distributed to over 20,000 of your potential customers. It is a highly effective advertising tool that comes with a 12-month shelf life. Contact the Chamber for more information.