Join the Chamber Membership Letter – 2017

Dear Chamber and Prospective Members:

It’s that time again to join or renew your membership with the Four Oaks Chamber of Commerce. On behalf of the Board of Directors, we’d like to thank you for supporting the Four Oaks Chamber of Commerce. Your ongoing financial contribution is vital to our ability to continue to deliver outstanding business support and events to promote our town.

A New Year of membership now brings opportunities to expand our businesses and grow our Chamber. Our strength and vitality comes from the unity within our businesses and our presence in the community. Much change has been in the air in the last year, and with that we have been inspired with new ideas and renewed excitement for 2017. We are looking forward to the “New” Chamber of 2017 and we anticipate a very successful year.

” When consumers know that a small business is a member of their local Chamber of Commerce, they are 44% more likely to think favorably of it, and they’re a full 63% more likely to purchase goods or services from that company in the future.” Kathleen Lanza – Columnist for Money News Now

Why Join the Four Oaks Chamber of Commerce?

  • Advertising opportunities through the chamber’s email list of members and local residents through our “Chamber Monthly Newsletter”
  • Gain visibility and drive traffic to your business through the chamber’s social media campaigns & advertisement opportunities throughout the year
  • Tap into the power of networking through sponsored chamber events e.g., Business After Hours, Coffee & Connections, etc.
  • Get featured in the Chamber of Commerce Business Guide and on our newly designed website (Google loves to give preferential rankings to websites associated with high profile quality sites such as a local towns chamber of commerce website)
  • Gain massive visibility and drive traffic to your business through the Chambers sponsored events. Acorn Festival – Member can promote their business through the use of free table space, sponsorship opportunities to promote your business. Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting – Member can promote their business through the chambers advertisement and sponsorship opportunities to promote your business
  • Informative meetings focused on growth, networking and increasing visibility to local businesses
  • Business & Marketing Workshops focused on providing growth strategies for all businesses

“Your local chamber of commerce is still one of the best ways to network with other entrepreneurs in virtually any community.” Tim Parker – writer for Yahoo! Finance, Benzinga, Business Insider, and Forbes.

If you’d like to hear more about the Four Oaks Chamber and have never been to a meeting, we encourage you to attend our next Chamber meeting to meet the Board, other chamber members and hear the exciting ideas we have planned for the coming year. Board Meetings are held the last Thursday of the month – 8:30 am at the Chamber office, 204 N Main St. The more participation and the more resources, the more we will continue to grow.

Below you will find the membership renewal form and new member application for 2017. Please mail your application/checks to (payable to the Four Oaks Chamber of Commerce) PO Box 415, Four Oaks, NC 27524 or feel free to drop it off at the chamber office, 204 N Main St, Four Oaks, NC 27524. For your convenience, we have a drop box located to the left of the chamber front door. Be sure to include your email address on the application, as most of our communication is sent via email.

You can also renew and pay online on our website – fouroakschamber.com. Click on New Membership Request and fill out the information. You can pay with Pay Pal, Credit Card, or Check.

Any questions, contact our Executive Director, Cindy Pursell at 919-963-4004 or via email, [email protected] We look forward to your support and working with you to expand your business in the coming year!

 

I want to grow my business by becoming a member of the Four Oaks Chamber of Commerce

Present/New Membership Renewal Form

Business Name: ____________________________________________________________

Business Contact: ____________________________________________________________

Address: ____________________________________________________________

Phone:  ____________________________________________________________

Mobile: ____________________________________________________________

E-mail Address: ____________________________________________________________

Business Website: ____________________________________________________________

Business Facebook Page Address: ____________________________________________________________

What are your top 3 business goals for 2017? ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

What frustrates you most about your business? ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

IMPORTANT: Please select one of the following

Visionary – 1 to 2 employees

___$150 per year

 

Professional – 3 to 9 Employees

___$200 per year

 

Executive – 10 to 20 Employees

___$300 per year

 

Enterprise – 21 to 49 Employees

___$400 per year

 

Corporate – 50 employees

___$500 per year

 

Individual Home Business

___$100 per year

 

Nonprofit

___$60.00 per year

 

Officials

___$60.00 per year

 

Friend of the Chamber

___$40 per year

 

Member Signature ______________________________________________

 

With new members come new ideas. We’re open to hearing your suggestions on how we can make our Chamber more helpful and beneficial to its members and their businesses. If you have an idea for an event, fundraising opportunity, project, or anything else you think would help our businesses, we want to hear them! You can email your ideas to [email protected] or call the chamber at 919-963-4004. We are always looking to advance the general welfare and prosperity of the Four Oaks area so that its citizens and all of its business community shall prosper.

 

 “Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.”

— James Cash Penney, founder, JC Penney