Member Benefits

Referrals from the Chamber:

The Chamber staff through telephone inquiries, walk-ins, and Internet inquiries, makes referrals, whenever possible to chamber members only. Members can provide the Chamber with a business description which further aids us in making referrals. The Chamber encourages all members to patronize other members. The Chamber receives hundreds of phone calls, letters, e-mails, and visitors who inquire about products and services.

Promotional Brochures:

Chamber members will be given the opportunity to advertise his or her business on cards or brochures that will be showcased on a rack in the Visitors Bureau.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies:

Members receive a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by the Redcoat Ambassadors and publicized by the local media. These events include: grand openings, welcome to the Chamber, and special events.

Business/Government Advocacy:

The Chamber strives to create a secure local economy to keep businesses moving forward. We promote a strong public image for businesses locally and statewide. The Chamber is involved in politics so you can focus on your goals. We relay the opinions of the members to elected officials and monitor legislative issues that impact the business community.

Commerce Control Panel

This new feature allows Chamber members to create or enhance a web presence, optimize their business to look great on mobile devices, offer coupons and daily deals to customers, and present their business through photos or videos online.
Go to http://www.commercecontrolpanel.com for more information on this great benefit for members!

Complimentary Advertisement:

New Chamber members will receive one month 2x2 County-wide print and digital ad, plus 25% off your first order of business cards, envelopes, flyers, logo design, letterhead, banners (using our graphics), and a video ad from Eastland County Today, located at 215 S. Seaman St. in Eastland.  (254) 629-1707

New members will receive complimentary radio advertisement on KATX Radio for 30 days, with the option to continue the package after expiration of 30 days.  Located at 2010 W. Commerce in Eastland.  (254) 629-2621

​ Courthouse marquee and website are available to display meetings and special community events.
 

Networking Opportunities:

The Chamber holds regularly scheduled "Mixers", hosted by Chamber members, which give members the opportunity to meet other Chamber members and potential clients or customers. The Mixers also give each member the opportunity to showcase their products or services, along with some great publicity in the local news media.

Membership lists and labels:

Members can request a complimentary list of chamber members.

Small Business Development Center:

One-on-one, personalized business planning sessions, with trained business counselors, offer guidance on marketing, finance, and creating business plans. As well as, providing support and education, workshops/seminars, and possible loan assistance.

Credibility:

Thank you for showing your commitment to the community and enhancing your image by becoming a part of the most influential business organization in Eastland County. Being a part of the Chamber illustrates your pride in our great town and willingness to work together to achieve a viable environment. Your company’s affiliation with the Chamber conveys stability, credibility, and reliability, which in turn, creates a better Eastland