Through your membership, you will have the opportunity to participate in and attend informative programs, gaining exposure for your business at numerous networking events, and take advantage of the many business services we provide. Other reasons to belong to our Chamber
include community leadership and advocacy, business prestige and credibility, support and knowledge of other members, and giving back to your community.
The advantages of joining the Chamber are tangible and intangible, personal and professional. Below are some of the opportunities and benefits you will receive as a member of the Chamber.
Free website Listing – Your business will be listed alphabetically on the Chamber’s website, www.inglesidetxchamber.org Your contact information will be listed as well as links to your website and a contact e-mail address.
Free Newsletter Insert – Design your 8 1½2 “ x 11” black & white ad, bring it to the Chamber with your new member coupon and we will copy your ad for you and stuff it into the Inside Ingleside newsletter, produced by the Chamber. Your ad will be mailed to over 200 locations throughout the Coastal Bend.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony – Showcase your business to the entire town with city officials, business leaders, local clubs, and organizations to welcome you to the Chamber “family”. Photos will be submitted to the local paper and be published in the Inside Ingleside newsletter. This is an excellent way to promote your business!
Free Mailing Labels – Redeem your new member coupon for mailing labels of the current Chamber membership. This gives you an opportunity to market to all member businesses by sending a mailing of your choice to the “ready leads”.
Free Advertising – Members are encouraged to display business cards and brochures at the Chamber office for tourists and walk in traffic inquiries. Your information is also sent to future residents in relocation packages. This opportunity is available for members only.
Free Promotion – Members are eligible to be nominated for the monthly Business of the Month award. Winners receive recognition in the Inside Ingleside newsletter, weekly e-news, and photos are sent to the local paper.
Luncheons – Enjoy the networking opportunities, speakers, programs, every third Wednesday of the month. You and your guest will get a discount on your meal.
Business after Hours / Mixers – Members are encouraged to host a Business after hours / mixer. This is an awesome way to showcase YOUR business and YOUR location! The event is published in the Inside Ingleside newsletter, weekly e-news, and photos are sent to the local paper
Free Referrals – We always refer our members first! Our staff is busy referring business to you via phone, walk-ins, and relocation and tourism packets.
Business Service Discounts – The Chamber offers faxes, copies, maps, labels, member discount books, and newsletter inserts, we offer our membership a discount on all of these items!
Networking Opportunities – Networking opportunities abound with business after hours / mixers, committees, ribbon cuttings, business of the month, luncheons, events and the list goes on!
Free Representation – We will continuously devote ourselves to the civic, commercial and economic development of Ingleside and the area. We coordinate the efforts of area business and professional people through an active board and numerous committees.
Money Back Guarantee – Your membership comes with a MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. All you have to do is attend four Chamber events during your first six months of membership. Then, if you are not satisfied with your membership for any reason, we will refund your full investment.
Weekly E-mail to Members – The Chamber will e-mail you e-news every Friday to keep you informed of upcoming events! You may put your meeting or not for profit event in this announcement be e-mailing us who, what, when, and where!
Sponsorship Opportunities – As a Chamber member you will have the first opportunity to sponsor events and events with-in the events. This shows support for your community and is a unique advertising benefit.
Awards and Recognition Programs – Be recognized at the Annual Banquet, for being the Ingleside Business of the Month, or the quarterly Ourter Limits Award.