Why Join the Chamber?
The Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce represents local business interests, promotes economic growth, provides leadership in community affairs and delivers services and programs for its business members. Here are some of our benefits for our members at a glance:
Informational Resource Center
Inquiries made to the Chamber are referred to Chamber members only. In addition, Chamber members are encouraged to display business brochures in the Chamber lobby free of charge.
The Chamber’s various publications (print and electronic) and tourism packages offer advertising opportunities to members at reduced prices.
Mailing Lists and Address Labels
Both mailing lists and labels are available for purchase by Chamber members at discounted prices. These lists, which can be sorted in a variety of ways upon request, provide members with contacts for networking and business promotions.
The Chamber offers many sponsorship opportunities to get our members’ business name out there. We coordinate monthly, quarterly and annual events, as well as programs where you can make a big impact within the greater Hollywood business community.
ChamberPerks is an affinity program that provides a tangible benefit for all members. The program offers discounts on many products that members already use. Members receive access to products and services that can save them over hundreds of dollars!
These groups, which meet weekly, are dedicated to developing strong business relationships between Chamber members; the groups are comprised of only one representative from a specific business category, thereby ensuring that no competition exists for business leads within the group.
The Chamber responds to thousands of requests for recommendations on virtually every type of product and service. Callers are provided with names of member businesses that can best fulfill their needs. As a Chamber member, your business will profit from this successful avenue of referral.
The Chamber’s custom-tailored relocation package targets the ever-increasing number of businesses interested in relocating to the greater Hollywood area as well as individuals and families seeking information.
Relocation packages are loaded with valuable information about recreation, neighborhoods, entertainment, cultural institutions and more.
Visitor Information Center
The Chamber houses a visitor information center designed to promote chamber members to residents, tourists and newcomers. Member businesses are encouraged to utilize the display racks in the lobby to display information and collateral material promoting their businesses.
The Chamber’s website attracts over 3,000 visitors each month, giving members the opportunity to reach numerous potential clients. The site features a dynamic eight keyword searchable database of all member businesses waiting and ready to be browsed! Members are also given a 200-character description where mission statements can be displayed to describe member businesses. Also, online member pages allow members to link their Facebook pages and/or LinkedIn profiles.
SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Member Profile – Now the Greater Hollywood Chambe of Commerce online member pages feature SEO-friendly links. Meaning, if an internet user performs an online search of an active GHCC member, their member profile will be listed among the top 10 choices for that particular search.
Job Openings on Chamber Website – Members can post job openings on their Chamber’s website and maintain the postings themselves, using their unique “members only” login. Postings run on a weekly basis.
Where are the Hot Deals? – Special offers are promoted on the Chamber’s Hot Deals page with online coupons and discounts. This exclusive benefit allows members to login to upload their promotion with a title, description, category and date range for the special to run. Plus, members are given the option to ad an image or logo to their promotion. Visitors to this site can subscribe to receive the Hot Deals e-newsletter and will be alerted automatically when new Hot Deals are added.
Member to Member Deals – This exclusive member-only benefit offers the same opportunity as the Hot Deals benefit but is ONLY available for GHCC members.
Social Media Integration – The Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce understands the growing need for social media visibility. Now when the GHCC conducts any updates to our system, such as Hot Deals, new members and events, they will be automatically posted to our Facebook page!
The Chamber serves as an advocate organization for businesses; therefore, membership dues are deductible as a business expense.