"MEMBERSHIP HAS ITS ADVANTAGES"
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:
Annual Membership Banquet
Business and Industry Seminars and Workshops
Annual Prayer Breakfast
EXPOSURE & ADVERTISING
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.
MARKETING & RESEARCH
The Chamber provides:
Newcomer and Tourist Info Packs
Center Hill Lake Information
Real Estate Agencies
Lodging, Marinas, & Campground Info
Community & General Interest Information
Local Calendar of Events
RIBBON CUTTINGS / GRAND OPENINGS
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
Community Improvement Awards
DeKalb County Clean Up Campaign
Chamber Milestone Awards
Habitat for Humanity of DeKalb County
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:
Christmas on the Square
Annual Membership Meeting and Banquet
DCHS “Choices” program
DeKalb Clean-Up Campaign