Why Join the Chamber

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At the Greater Elkhart Chamber, we Educate, Advocate, and Elevate to create a better business environment for our members and our community.

We EDUCATE our members by providing seminars and training on topics that are relevant to the ever-changing business community.

We ADVOCATE for our members by acting as their legislative watchdog, being business-friendly, and being their voice at the local, state, and federal levels.

We ELEVATE our members through networking opportunities, promotional events, regular publications, and through social media.

We Provide Our Members

The opportunity to showcase their business in multiple ways, including:

  • Being listed in the Chamber Business Directory allows other members to find the services they need.
  • Hosting a Business Before/After Hours, inviting the community into their businesses to learn more about products or services.
  • Listing their own business events on the member event calendar and sharing special discounts on our website.
  • Partnerships with the Chamber by becoming a sponsor for signature events, allowing for co-branding in publications.
  • Publicly celebrating milestones and new locations with Chamber a Grand Opening or Ribbon Cuttings.

A trusted partner in providing continuing education and business skills through:

  • Workshops on relevant business topics recommended and requested by our members. For example, leadership development, financial planning, and management skills.
  • The Elkhart Leadership Academy which allows businesses to enroll employees who they would like to cultivate and support in becoming the next generation of community leaders.
  • Speakers provided by Chamber Councils on a variety of topics.

The opportunity to have a voice and provide feedback in the business community.

  • The chamber has ten Councils focused on different areas of business in our community. Member businesses can join any of the councils as volunteers or partake in council activities, which include: young professional events, lunch & learns, OSHA, and women’s networking events.

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