The Chamber of Commerce of the Twin Cities can be your business partner and can actually give your business an advantage.
The Chamber is a group of volunteers whose common bond is to advance the commercial, financial, industrial and civic interests of the Twin Cities. The Chamber is often the first contact people have with our community, whether they be visitors, newcomers, potential new business owners or industrial recruits.
Joining the Chamber gives you the opportunity to become involved with other members to shape the future of our community.
The Chamber of Commerce will work for you...
The membership directory on the Chamber’s web site lists all members by category to insure ease of finding services.
Chamber members join to welcome new businesses with grand openings or new locations with an official, advertised, ribbon cutting ceremony.
Chamber members identify their businesses as Chamber members by prominently displaying their Chamber decal. It represents their company’s commitment to the business future of the community.
The Chamber works with both the Tennessee and Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and provides programs made available through them to its members.
Each day the Chamber receives inquiries from people asking about companies and services available in the Twin Cities. Many times they will go to a specific business just because that business is a member of the Chamber of Commerce. Only member businesses are referred.
The Chamber sponsors retail promotions such as Holiday Open House and Chamber Bucks. All programs are designed to promote shopping locally. In addition, the chamber works to put advertising coalitions together to help members save on advertising costs.
The Chamber is participating in a program with Office Depot to give its members deep discounts on many office products.
Each month, the Chamber announces a Business of the month. This business is given a “Business of the Month” sign to display in their business for all their customers to see, pictured in the newspaper & on the website and a spot in the newsletter where you can give information, history or updates on the business.
The Chamber’s annual meeting and dinner honors the Citizen of the Year, the Business of the Year, the Industry of the Year and Reelfoot Bank—Fulton’s Service Organization of the Year.
The Chamber’s newsletter highlights activities, programs, and members. An article is published in the newsletter about all new members and upcoming chamber events.
The Chamber offers training seminar’s throughout the year for their members and employees at no cost.
Membership in the Chamber is tax deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense, not a contribution.
The Chamber’s Heritage Committee has done valuable work having areas designated as Historic Districts. Tax credits are available to businesses located in Historic Districts doing restoration work.
The Chamber supports retention and expansion of area businesses by working to continuously improve the business climate and assist companies in the expansion of their markets.