Advertising & Promotion
Provide us with your fliers/brochures to display in our office. Throughout the year we send out hundreds of travel and relocation packets and we only fill them with information about our members.
Business Card Display
We often have visitors in our office looking for information on certain businesses; by displaying your business card you can make a potential customer or professional contact.
Keep yourself up to date on all Chamber events, member news and profiles on successful and new Chamber Members. Also, because we are your business voice, we keep you informed of the legislative issues on which the Chamber is constantly focused.
All members in good standing are listed in our enhanced online directory. Also, if your business has a website we will link your web address from our site at no extra cost. Whether your business has a website or not, ask us how we can help you build a "mini-website" right on your directory page!
We encourage our members to do business with other members and help you find just what you are looking for by providing our Membership Directory. Your business will be listed categorically and alphabetically in our yearly directory when you return your member information sheet. We also offer the opportunity for you to invest in your business through advertisements in the publication. Listings, as well as advertisements are available to members only.
We offer low cost advertising to our entire membership. For just $65.00 your brochure, flyer, menu, etc. will be mailed to over 700 area businesses, community contacts as well as local, State and Federal Elected Officials.
Give your business some exposure by advertising in our monthly newsletter! Reach the Chamber membership as well as newspaper subscribers.
We receive thousands of calls each year from out of town people asking for business referrals. Many times we are the first person out of town people talk to and we would love to tell them about your business. Remember - we ONLY refer Chamber members!
Window of Opportunity
Get the exposure you need with our "Window of Opportunity". Each month we offer the opportunity for a different member to display their goods or services in our picture window. Call early to reserve the special month for your business.
After all, we are your "voice of business". By working closely with legislators and elected officials we are able to monitor key issues that impact our businesses and communities at large. Our active Government & Community Affairs Committee meets monthly to position the Chamber on these issues.
Whatever your interest, we have just the right committee for you. Being a member gives you the opportunity to be involved in all the things that are happening in economic development, community events or on a legislative level. Call the Chamber for information on how to become involved today! Your involvement helps us accomplish our many goals each year.
Group Health Insurance
The Chamber offers comprehensive health insurance plans to our members. For more information please contact Brooks Wright with KBM Management by phone at 315-449-0229 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Want to get your message out? Our database holds over 500 member businesses. With a days notice, we will print mailing labels at no charge. Yes that's right! 100% FREE! Now that's a true benefit!
Member- 2 -Member Discounts
Save money, shop locally and support your fellow Chamber members! This program provides our membership with access to special discounts offered by participating members. Participants are listed on our website along with the discount they offer. To participate in this program contact the Chamber for more information at 343-7681.
Starting a new business? Have you expanded your business? Holding a re-grand opening party? We invite the Mayor or Town Supervisor and other appropriate dignitaries, and area press represenatives, along with members of our Membership Committee, Board of Directors and other Chamber Members for a special ribbon cutting ceremony. And don't worry, we've got you covered! We supply the ribbon and the BIG Chamber scissors. Your picture will be published in our Chamber Newsletter at no cost and we also handle writing and sending press releases to other media outlets, all at no cost!
The Chamber wants to help you 'grow and prosper' and to do that we offer business seminars to help you along the way. Whether it's updating your business plan, brushing up on human resource policies or learning to do business on the Internet. Just call the Chamber office to let us know your area of interest.
Energy Alliance Program
This program offers Chamber members the opportunity to enjoy reduced energy costs through Energy Next Inc.
It is important to keep our members informed about our goals and accomplishments and about projects that are in effect to benefit local businesses. Our Annual Meeting held in January is an overview of what the Chamber has been doing for YOU. We invite a guest speaker, give out awards and enjoy a delicious lunch.
Business After Hours
Monthly from 5:00pm-6:30pm typically during the second week of the month. Enjoy refreshments while networking with fellow Chamber members at a member business. These informal events are a great way to meet new business contacts and for others to know about YOU! Also, the host gets an opportunity to tell a little about their business. Call to host your Business After Hours today!
Perk up your morning with fellow Chamber members, a cup of coffee and light refreshments. From 8:00am-9:00am typically the last Friday of the month you will get to hear about the host business, meet new business contacts, introduce yourself and maybe win a fun prize! This event occurs monthly and can be reserved by any member that would like to be a host. It's also FREE to all members of the Chamber!
Throughout the year the Chamber coordinates several community events. Each event has a committee with volunteers from our membership and within the community. If you are interested in assisting with an event, contact the Chamber for committee meeting times and dates.
Business Relations Committee
This committee takes and maintains an active approach to improve and develop the businesses in the Oswego and Fulton area. The established sub-committees are responsible for coordinating the many member and community events that enhance the quality of life in our region.
Small Business Week & Small Business of the Year
The National Small Business Association designates a week each year to salute the efforts and successes of our nation's small businesses. The Chamber, too, recognizes small business with a celebratory breakfast and by selecting a Small Business of the Year, along with New Small Business of the Year and Not-for-Profit Business of the Year.