Your Chamber membership entitles you to a great number of benefits and resources. Here are a few:
Membership-Business members are provided with a membership decal to identify your business as an active member of the Swainsboro-Emanuel County Chamber of Commerce.
Chamber Membership Directory - This membership directory is a complete listing of all chamber members both alphabetically and by services. In addition it gives the only complete listing of all governmental entities in the county; their boards; meeting times; addresses and telephone numbersip. The directory can be accessed via this website under the membership listing tab.
Chamber Website-- Our website is the official gateway to community events, services, and businesses. Members enjoy direct links from our on-line directory. The Chamber website gives you and your business a presence in today's competitive world. When information is sought on Swainsboro or Emanuel County, your business will be there, open for business! This service allows a business to be shown both alphabetically and by categories (up to 5 different listings). Also, this website will allow a business to link its own website to the Chamber's for additional exposure. Visitors to the website will be able to view and download your business location through Google Maps. Visit us at www.goemanuel.org
Business Referrals- The Chamber receives many inquiries during the year from visitors and others desiring information on our community and its businesses. Chamber members are referred in business or professional inquiries.
Networking Opportunities- Our "First Thursday" events, small business seminars, business-after hours events, golf tournament, and the Chamber's Annual Membership Meeting provides excellent opportunities to network with other chamber members.
Educational Programming- From speakers at membership meetings, to Small Business Development Classes, the Chamber offers many programs to educate and enhance local businesses.
Chamber Website Links - Business, Members can be linked to the Chamber's website which is sure to produce more profits with additional hits to your company's website.
Leadership--Many opportunities exist for showcasing and improving your leadership skills. Get involved. You can make a difference!
Health Care - Chamber Members may purchase Group Health Care Coverage at a reduced rates.
Tax Deduction-Swainsboro-Emanuel County Chamber of Commerce dues are 100% tax deductible as a business expense.