Your membership in the East L.A. Chamber of Commerce is an investment in the future of your business. Here are some of the benefits you'll receive as a member of our Chamber. Being a member of our Chamber provides the opportunity to always stay informed about business resources and entrepreneurial education opportunities.
Top 10 Reasons to Join the East L.A. Chamber of Commerce
There are probably over 1,000 reasons that you should join the East Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce. But here is our Top 10!
1. Networking – Meet and network with Chamber members and community leaders at monthly business mixers, breakfasts and special events.
2. Promoting your business – We refer only our members when people call or visit the Chamber. Only members may purchase our membership mailing list and advertise in our e-mail newsletters, social media, and website.
3. Signature Events – Signature events such as The Taste of East L.A. and East L.A. On Ice are held annually and has attracted hundreds of vendors and thousands of attendees every year. Members qualify for significant discounts on exhibiting, advertising and on-site sales at Chamber Signature Events.
4. Free web links and listings – Every member is listed in our Online Business Directory by business name, category and contact person. We link to your website at no charge.
5. Business Advocacy – We are the “Voice of East L.A. Business”. We never stop watching your back!
6. Community Connections – Meet and interact with business and civic leaders by participating in our special events and committees ranging from government affairs to environmental justice.
7. Business Resources – Our knowledgeable Economic Development Staff can provide you with information and referrals to help grow your business, including free business counseling, informative speakers, and discounts on business services.
8. Ribbon Cuttings – The Chamber will help you organize a ribbon cutting for almost any legitimate reason: You are a new business; Recently moved to a new office; Celebrating a significant anniversary; Etc. Then, we publicize your Ribbon Cutting photo on our Facebook Page and website for FREE!
9. Credibility - You can increase positive perception among consumers and business owners when you’re identified as a member of a chamber of commerce.
10. Fun & Supportive – We believe business should be fun, and we practice fun as often as possible! We enjoy our members and we look forward to doing whatever we can to help make our members successful!
NEW MEMBER REFERRALS WANTED!
We all know that referrals, especially in a close-knit community like ours, can be our best source for generating new business. Please support your East L.A. Chamber and help us grow by sending individuals or businesses our way that you think could benefit from membership. Any current member that refers a new business that joins the East L.A. Chamber of Commerce shall receive their choice of the following:
- Member Spotlight –your logo and 75 word promotion of your business will be featured on the homepage of our website.
- $25 Chamber Credit –receive a $25 credit on your account which may be applied to dues, events, flyers…you pick!
- Chamber Business Hour –be a presenter at our next monthly Coffee Connections event