Why Join the San Marcos Chamber?
Plenty! Regardless of your business or profession, the role of the San Marcos Chamber of Commerce is to advance the economic, industrial, professional, cultural and civic welfare in the City of San Marcos and local North San Diego County communities. The Chamber does this by supporting policies, efforts, events, and laws that support and encourage the growth of existing and/or new industries and businesses.
The Chamber hosts annual, monthly and quarterly events, ranging from small, focused committee meetings, to our annual signature events – State of the City and Chamber Board Installation & Awards, Spring Festival & Street Faire, Meet the Elected Offices, Taste of San Marcos and more, all of which provide a unique opportunity to network with some of the area’s most successful business owners and executives.
Expand your circle of contacts even further by getting involved with committees, attending monthly meetings, volunteering to interact with the public and/or members at events, building relationships with local leaders at networking events, and through attendance at meetings featuring expert speakers.
By investing in a San Marcos Chamber business membership, you’re joining a network of successful business leaders in the City of San Marcos and nearby communities, dedicated to making North San Diego County and the Innovate 78 Corridor the best place to live, work, and grow a business. Your Chamber membership gives your business a competitive edge with leadership opportunities, business growth initiatives, networking opportunities, a chance to build relationships in the community, access to events, training, discounts, leads, referrals, and much more.
Chamber membership comes with a money saving benefits, via affinity partners programs, member-to-member offers and hot deals. Chamber members can also offer other Chamber members exclusive discounts on products and services.
Boost your brand presence by taking advantage of sponsorship and advertising opportunities on the Chamber website, at Chamber events, and in the Chamber's weekly e-Newsletter. The Chamber also nominates businesses for annual awards.
With a strong digital presence the San Marcos Chamber enjoys daily in-town and out-of-market visitors to the Chamber's website, social media profiles such as: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, Instagram and other social media sites. The Chamber sends out more than 10,000 monthly e-Newsletters to opt-in subscribers. Using their exclusive login and password, Chamber members can maximize their online presence by fully enhancing their business profile page(s) on the Chamber's website.
The Chamber's strong digital following, and marketing efforts, are designed to help Chamber members get more customers. The Chamber generate leads and referrals for Chamber members via the website, social media, eNewsletter, telephone calls, emails, walk-ins to the Chamber office, mail requests, RFP's; by creating opportunities for public events and coordinating opportunities for members to gather and connect. The Chamber is the largest business organization in the City of San Marcos.
JOIN COMMUNITY LEADERS
The Chamber attracts business leaders from all sizes and industries, as you’ll find by viewing the Chamber's online digital business directory. Whether you’re a corporate enterprise, a small business or a non-profit organization, the San Marcos Chamber of Commerce is THE place to help you find positive opportunities to heighten awareness of your business and increase your outreach in the local community.
You’ll do business smarter.
You’ll increase your visibility.
You’ll get better connected.
You’ll save money through access to cost-saving benefits available only to Chamber members.
You’ll gain instant credibility as a member of the area’s oldest business organization.
You’ll get more deeply involved in the business and community life of our region.
You’ll become part of our mission to build up our members and our community.
You’ll enjoy it.
Research shows that joining the Chamber is good for you and for your business. (You want both to grow, right?)
Studies show that consumers are 63 percent more likely to do business with a company that is a Member of their local Chamber.
Still not convinced? Here are more reasons your business needs to belong to the San Marcos Chamber of Commerce:
The Chamber's Board of Directors, Ambassadors, Membership Committee, volunteers, mentors and the dedicated Chamber staff will work with throughout the year to help you learn to maximize value from your Chamber membership.
STRENGTHEN YOUR VOICE AND THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY
The Chamber is the voice for business in the local community. The Chamber offers the chance to meet your representatives with local events by hosting events such as the Mayor's State of the City Address and Chamber Board Installation & Awards luncheon, Meet the Elected Officials and through monthly Government Affairs meetings. By investing in the Chamber you are helping build a better business climate in the community.
The Chamber's Board of Directors, the business community, and the Chamber staff work with you and your employees to give you the voice and resources you need to operate a successful business here.
Ready to become a member?
Apply now and join the San Marcos Chamber to access the Chamber’s desktop and/or mobile friendly website. No app is necessary, however if you would like to download the Chamber app, type “ChamberMaster” in the Apple iTunes or Google Play store. Once your membership and payment are processed, the Chamber staff will send you a login and password so you (and staff members selected by you), can access the exclusive Member Information Center and the Chamber app. You can use the app to access information, view Chamber member profiles, submit news releases, place classified ads and post jobs, at no charge.
Applications for Chamber membership are final upon a vote of the Chamber’s Board of Directors, which takes place at the next regularly scheduled Chamber Board of Director's meeting. Applicants not approved for Chamber membership, will receive a full refund of all of their investment fees including their application professing fee. Contact the Chamber office at 760-744-1270, via email or apply online.