10 Reasons to Belong

An investment in the Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce is an efficient, cost effective way for every business to increase their local visibility, enhance marketing dynamics and develop business relationships that result in new opportunities and sales.

Business Presence.
Out of sight, out of mind! You want to remain in the public’s eye, especially when times are good. Smart businesses leverage their resources through the Chamber, giving them cutting-edge visibility by standing out from the competition. Members are added to the chamber website and included in the printed membership directory.


Networking & Sharing.
There are endless opportunities to meet new contacts, receive qualified referrals and form partnerships that will help you grow your business. The Petoskey Regional Chamber of Chamber provides niche programming for your business to make these connections such as Business After Hours, Speed Networking, Making the Most of Your Membership and other programs.


When you join the Chamber and get actively involved, you’ll discover that meeting prospects and building relationships is a huge benefit of membership. You’ll find yourself in situations where you can identify and meet decision-makers face-to-face. 


Sponsorships & Promotion Opportunities. The Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce offers a wide variety of affordable promotion options and sponsorship packages that fit every businesses budget. Being a sponsor provides you with additional exposure.

Save Money. There are several cost savings programs and member benefits your business can take advantage of. 
Training & Personal Development.
The Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce provides timely programs at affordable prices by spreading the costs among fellow member. Members stay updated, informed and educated at prices drastically lower than they could obtain through other means.


. Your business is impacted by decisions made outside the community.  To represent the business community’s views and to keep the membership informed on local, state and national issues and legislation, the Chamber is part of the Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance which provides in-depth information on a variety of legislative issues that affect the business community. The Alliance represents over 6500 businesses in northern Michigan.


Sense of Community.
Stay connected and be a part of developing our local economy and future by participating in a variety of Chamber community programs like Breakfast for Champions, State of the Community Luncheon, Leadership Little Traverse and more. A strong business community means a strong overall community.


People do not do business with a sign on the outside of a building; they do business with real people. When they need something for business or personal use, they turn to the people they developed a personal relationship with. 

Get Noticed!
– Let people know you’re in business even if you don’t have time to attend events. Your Chamber membership is working for you 24/7 in our powerful online directory. Members enjoy the benefits of getting found 24/7, increase SEO, connected to social media sites. 162,614 people visited www.petoskey.com looking for information in 2014. 

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