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Why join the Greater Port Arthur Chamber of Commerce?



     Membership in YOUR Chamber is a key component of any business plan. As our area
     grows and changes, we will continue to promote you and help you increase profits.
     You are the reason we exist. Below is a listing of benefits we offer with membership.
     If you have any questions, feel free to contact Paige Snyder, Membership Coordinator.

 

2014 Membership Benefits

 

        Chamber Website-(BENEFIT)

o   Business Card Listing –Under the Directory Tab

o   Membership Name-Under the Membership Tab

o   Event Posting on Chamber Calendar

o   Member Portal Log-In

       Member Pages, Member Coupons and Member Job Posting

o   E-Book Membership Directory


        MyChamberApp (MCA)

o   www.MyChamberApp.com/downloads

o   MCA provides maps, locations, phone numbers, websites, images, and videos to help consumers make a shopping decision

o   MyChamberApp is available to iPhone, iPod, Android and Blackberry users for free.

 

        Committee Opportunities-(BENEFIT)

o   Ambassador Committee

o   Education Committee

o   Start Up Port Arthur Committee

o   Team City Committee

o   Golden Triangle Days in Austin Committee

 

        PA Business Journal (BENEFIT)

o   Ribbon Cutting or Ground Breaking Picture

o   Member Spotlight Page

o   New and Renewing Member Listing

 

         Marketing and Networking Opportunities-(BENEFIT)

o   Included in membership dues

       Membership Directory Listing (alpha and category)

       Morning Business Connections

       Ribbon Cutting Event

       After Hour Mixers

       Ground Breaking Event

       Link on our website to your business

       Business Referrals

o   Advertisement Opportunities at additional costs:

       Community Calendar

       Membership Directory

       Port Arthur Map

       Website Advertising

       Website Enhanced Business Listing

 

 

 

        Events

o   Membership Luncheon

o   Membership Breakfast

o   Annual Banquet

o   Southern Summer Night

o   Cosmic Costume Bowling Tournament

o   New Member Showcase

o   GTDA-Golden Triangle Days Austin


New Membership Investment

 

      $300 for businesses with 1 to 5 employees

      $325 for businesses with 6 to 25 employees

      $500 for businesses with 26 to 100 employees

      Price Negotiable for businesses with 101 or more employees

 

Billed Annually

1 Voting Representative per Membership

 

 

Non-Profit Organizations

$150.00

 

Apartments

$500.00

 

Hotels

$500.00

 

Financial Institutions

$500.00

 

Casinos

$300.00

 

 

Utilities, Industry, Corporations and Holding Companies

Will be offered tiered dues packages

  

 

Membership Investment Level 1:

 

Arthur P. Stilwell Package               $2,500

 

Includes Basic Membership Benefits plus the following:

            Promote company at various events through signage and attendance

o   Membership Directory and E-Book

o   Business Card Listing on Chamber website

o   Event Posting on Chamber Website Calendar

o   Morning Business Connections

        Events

o   2 Annual Banquet Tickets

o   5 Southern Summer Night Tickets

        1 Voting Representative

 

 

 

Membership Investment Level 2:

 

Island Package                                  $5,000

 

Includes Basic Membership Benefits plus the following:

        Promote company at various events through signage and attendance

o   Membership Directory and E-Book

o   Business Card Listing on Chamber Website

o   Event Posting on Chamber Website Calendar

o   Morning Business Connection

        Events

o   4 Annual Banquet Tickets

o   8 Southern Summer Night Tickets

        1 Voting Representative

 

Membership Investment Level 3:

 

Chamber Circle Package                   $7,500

 

Includes Basic Membership Benefits plus the following:

 

        Promote company at various events through signage and attendance

o   Membership Directory and E-Book

o   Business Card Listing on Chamber Website

o   Event Posting on Chamber Website Calendar

o   Morning Business Connection Meeting

        Events

o   1 Annual Banquet Table Sponsorship

o   8 Southern Summer Night Tickets

        1 Voting Representative

 

 

Membership Investment Level 4:

 

Gulf Package Level                           $10,000

 

Includes Basic Membership Benefits plus the following:

 

        Promote company at various events through signage and attendance

o   Membership Directory and E-Book

o   Business Card Listing on Chamber Website

o   Event Posting on Chamber Website Calendar

o   Morning Business Connection Meeting

        Events

o   1 Annual Banquet Table Sponsorship

o   1 Southern Summer Night Table Sponsorship (Table of 10)

 

        1 Voting Representative

 

Membership Investment Level 5:

 

 Visionary Level                                $15,000

 

Includes Basic Membership Benefits plus the following:

 

        Promote company at various events through signage and attendance

o   Membership Directory and E-Book

o   Business Card Listing on Chamber Website

o   Event Posting on Chamber Website Calendar 

o   Morning Business Connection Meeting

        Events

o   2 Annual Banquet Table Sponsorships

o   1 Southern Summer Night Table Sponsorship (Table of 10)

        1 Voting Representative

 


 

Getting Started

1. Download the application.
Simply complete the Membership Application available for download here. If you are having trouble with the file, simply call the Chamber at (409) 963-1107 to have one mailed or faxed to you.

2. Request a quote.
Call our staff at (409) 963-1107 to request a quote or to inquire about our packages available.

3. Send in your payment and application.
Once your application and payment is submitted, your application will be submitted to our Board for approval. Our Board of Directors meet the fourth Thursday of every month, with the exception of January, July, and December.

4. Check your email.
Once approved, you will begin to receive email notices on upcoming events. Don't have an email? No problem, you will receive your notices by fax or mail, whichever you prefer.

5. Begin reaping the benefits of Chamber membership now!
Become involved in various committees and attend the many functions hosted by the Chamber to maximize your investment!