Why Join?

More Exposure Means More Business.

As a member of your Tawas Area Chamber of Commerce you’ll receive not only great exposure but a host of other valuable benefits as well, including:

  • Customer Referrals – The Chamber receives hundreds of telephone calls from residents seeking information on local businesses and services. Our staff refers only to our members.
  • Free Website Listing – Your business name will be featured on the Chamber of Commerce website, www.tawas.com, with a link to your own site. You also have the ability to update your business information directly on the Chamber site with a member log in.
  • Visitor’s Guide and Member Directory Advertisement – Members are highlighted in 20,000 copies of this annual guide distributed through the Michigan MDOT Welcome Centers, area merchants, the Chamber office, and mailed directly from customer inquiries.
  • Tourist Information – Literally thousands of telephone calls come in annually from tourists seeking information and recommendations on where to stay, eat and play. Additionally, our website receives thousands of hits each month. Each inquiry is referred to our member businesses, providing priceless marketing and leads.
  • More Advertising Opportunities – The Chamber website offers banner advertising options, the visitor guide offers the ability for customized advertisements, there are also signage opportunities for certain events on the marquee outside the Chamber.
  • Year-Round Networking Opportunities – Chamber membership offers great opportunities to network with more than 225 business colleagues. Participate in monthly Business After Hours events by either attending or hosting; attend open houses and ribbon cuttings of new businesses; participate in various training opportunities held throughout the year.
  • Still More Great Benefits – Monthly e-blast communications keep our members informed on a wide range of topics from news affecting area businesses to membership announcements, chamber events and community activities.

All these benefits—and your membership dues are tax deductible as a business expense!

So, why join the Chamber? Simple. It’s a great Return on Investment. Whether you’re running a small business or a large corporation, you measure every penny you spend against this standard. The Tawas Area Chamber of Commerce understands and supports this business philosophy.

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