Benefits of Membership
A membership in The Lancaster Chamber of Commerce & Industry gives you and your employees access to training, networking opportunities, information resources, marketing opportunities and an array of other programs and services. Investing in your business and community by becoming a Chamber member also makes it possible for us to advocate for area businesses and foster a vibrant community in which we all benefit.
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Your Chamber at Work for Your Business
Business success is more than just a profitable bottom-line. Visionary entrepreneurs know it’s about moving the community forward. That’s why it’s always been part of The Chamber’s mission to provide the resources and services that help grow businesses and boost the success of their teams.
Your investment in The Chamber provides numerous opportunities for you and your employees to connect, learn and grow:
Broadening your network through connections.
However diverse in industry or company size, Chamber investors share a common goal – advancing our community and our businesses – providing a basis for making lasting connections. At year-round networking events, you’ll have the opportunity to broaden your network of business connections with individuals who understand the importance of being a good business neighbor. Whether your intent is to develop business partnerships, expand your market, better understand the needs of today’s businesses or just to become more well known in the local community, you won’t find a better venue to achieve your networking goals than The Chamber.
Achieving new levels of success with professional and leadership development.
Advancement-minded companies understand that an investment in professional and leadership development pays rich dividends – increasing productivity, boosting morale and leading to new levels of success. You and your employees will discover a wealth of business and leadership topics presented by regional and national business leaders and visionaries at our regularly scheduled professional development groups, conferences and forums.
Saving on the bottom-line.
Leveraging our collective strength to broker partnerships with business service providers and utilities, The Chamber is able to offer member-exclusive savings through our value-added programs. Healthcare insurance plans, business liability and workers’ compensation insurance, natural gas budget planning and savings, employee screening services, fleet-fueling savings and an electricity procurement program are available to help employers reduce the cost of doing business.
Advocating for your business.
Regardless of whether your business is directly affected by pending legislation, fees or regulations, when public policy negatively impacts one industry, the impact will eventually be felt by all. The Chamber is the only organization in Lancaster County that monitors and evaluates legislative changes and actively advocates for public policy that encourages business and community vitality across all industries and business size.
Showcasing your company’s offerings to potential customers.
Aligning your company with The Chamber through our impressive menu of sponsorship, advertising and public relations opportunities positions your company as part of an organization recognized for excellence. Your marketing message will reach a receptive audience of business and community decision-makers, helping to build brand recognition and visibility in the community.
Your Chamber Membership at Work in the Community
Joining The Chamber means you’re adding your company to the collective voice of Lancaster County’s community-minded private sector. This active alliance of more than 2,400 area companies totaling nearly 114,000 employees works to promote a positive environment where businesses can succeed, employees can flourish and opportunities abound for our community and its residents.
How does your company benefit? Here are just a few ways your investment works in our community:
Business leadership in the community.
The Chamber recognizes that the success of the business sector and the success of the community are directly linked. From supporting the successful launch of the Convention Center in Downtown Lancaster to supporting school-to-work initiatives throughout Lancaster County, The Chamber’s work in the community ensures we’re meeting the broader needs of Lancaster County for our continued prosperity.
Supporting public policy for a positive business climate and vibrant community.
The Chamber is the only organization in Lancaster County that actively advocates for public policy that supports business and community success at the local, state and national levels. Our broad-based business organization evaluates pending public policy not solely on the impact legislation will have on area businesses, but also on how it will affect our workforce, local economy and quality of life.
Promoting Our community.
Your investment helps enhance the standing of Lancaster County within the Commonwealth and throughout the nation by allowing The Chamber to promote the many unique aspects that make our community a great place to live, work and do business.
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