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Membership Benefits 


As a member of the DeKalb County Chamber of Commerce you are entitled to…


As a chamber member, your company's name is frequently referred to other businesses and individuals who have a need for specific products or services.


You will have many occasions to meet and socialize with other business leaders when you participate in the chamber's many activities.  These functions will keep you in touch with the business community and help you expand your client base.  Chamber opportunities include:

  • Business-After-Hours

  • Annual Membership Banquet

  • Business and Industry Seminars and Workshops

  • Annual Prayer Breakfast


In addition to being listed in the Chamber's Membership guide and linked to our web site, you will also be mentioned in the Chamber Chat newspaper column, the Chamber Chat monthly radio program and aired monthly on myDTC3 


The Chamber, under the leadership of Jen Sherwood, directs the "LEADERSHIP DEKALB" program.  It consists of nine sessions, an opening retreat, and a graduation ceremony and dinner. 


The Chamber provides:

  • Newcomer and Tourist Info Packs

  • Industry Lists

  • Demographics

  • Traffic Counts

  • County Maps

  • Post Cards

  • Center Hill Lake Information

  • Web site

  • Churches

  • Schools

  • Real Estate Agencies

  • Recreational Opportunities

  • Lodging, Marinas, & Campground Info

  • Restaurants

  • Jamboree information

  • Nursery List

  • Community & General Interest Information

  • Local Calendar of Events


The Chamber will schedule and coordinate this special event for you and will invite our Board of Directors, mayors, county executive, and local media.


The Chamber is committed to assisting the community through organizing or participating in numerous programs and events, including the following:

  • Christmas on the Square

  • DeKalb County Fair - Alexandria

  • Adult Leadership Program

  • Chamber Prayer Breakfast

  • Smithville Fiddlers' Jamboree & Crafts Festival

  • Project Welcome Mat

  • County Map Project

  • Imagination Library

  • Leadership Alumni

  • Education Celebration

  • Community Improvement Awards

  • Beautification Programs

  • DeKalb County Clean Up Campaign

  • Chamber Milestone Awards

  • Habitat for Humanity of DeKalb County

  • Circus

  • Golf Tournaments

  • Off the Beaten Path Studio Tour


The Chamber of Commerce promotes DeKalb County as a great place to locate a business or industry.  We are striving to improve the quality of life here and inform visitors and newcomers alike about the businesses in our county and to promote local residents to "Shop at Home." 

The Chamber works with the county on the Three-Star re-certification efforts in order to attract more business and industries and to be eligible for more grant opportunities.


As a member you will be both welcomed and encouraged to get involved in a variety of committees and task forces.  These include:

  • Leadership DeKalb

  • Christmas on the Square

  • Annual Membership Meeting and Banquet

  • DCHS “Choices” program

  • Business-After-Hours

  • DeKalb Clean-Up Campaign


The Chamber of Commerce gives its membership opportunities to be a part of the present and future success of our county.  Regardless of how involved you become, you will receive unequaled opportunities to grow personally and professionally. Our community-minded goals are realistic, timely, and bold and promote a spirit of teamwork and enthusiasm. The opportunity to give back to DeKalb County is yours through the programs and committees of the Chamber of Commerce.