Member Benefits

Chamber membership… a SMART business decision.

CCOChandcardResearch shows chamber membership enhances the credibility and
reputation of small businesses within the local community and shows:

  • membership in a Chamber of Commerce infers trust and integrity
  • 44% more consumers are likely to think favorably of member businesses
  • preference for member business products/services over competition
  • 63% are more likely to purchase goods/services from member businesses
  • member businesses demonstrate community investment/loyalty

The power of networking, promotion and community Involvement

The Canton Chamber membership base is 260 and growing, and along with our partner New Hartford Business Council, you have access to virtually 400 member colleagues with which to network. Furthermore, our advertising programs and involvement in charitable initiatives help increase exposure for your business. Become a regular member today and begin taking advantage of the benefits of the Canton Chamber membership including:

Business After Hours – A monthly networking event held at varying Chamber member venues providing a great way to introduce your business to, and connect with, Chamber colleagues.

Morning LEADS Network - Held from 7:30-9:00 a.m. once a month, this get-together provides valuable networking and referral opportunities to help drive business.

Holiday events – These provide a more casual and charity-based get together for Chamber members for ‘Networking and Nosh’.

Annual Golf Classic – This tournament mixes business and fun with both members and potential customers in addition to raising funds for our annual scholarship program.

Effective and affordable promotional programs – Includes a co-op direct mail program Chamber$aver, along with website and e-news advertising giving you more reach for less.

Relevant educational seminars and workshops – Learn about information and resources that matter most to you. Be a presenter and promote your business product/service.

Community connections are a WIN, WIN for you and the general public – Being involved with our charitable programs and local organizations is a great way to help and improve visibility.

Chamber member insurance plans – Chamber members can benefit from health, prescription drug, dental, disability, life and long-term care insurance programs at attractive rates through the Chamber. Please visit our insurance web page for a listing of participating insurance agents.

Joint partnership with the New Hartford Business Council

Join the New Hartford Business Council when you join the Canton Chamber of Commerce and dues are reduced $25 the first year.

Visit the New Hartford Business Council for more information regarding their dues.

Canton Chamber of Commerce welcomes all interested individuals, firms, partnerships, associations, corporations, nonprofit organizations and other entities that conduct business. Special membership rates apply to nonprofit organization members.

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