The Cody Country Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit, voluntary membership organization of business and professional people and individuals who work together to build and sustain a better community in which to live and in which to conduct business by pursuing specific goals identified by the membership, board of directors and staff. View the full packet here: 2018 Updated Membership Application
Why join a Chamber of Commerce?
Membership in the local chamber offers numerous benefits and keeps business owners on top of important, ever-changing issues and trends within their community and local marketplace.
Research points out that consumers are more likely to do business with a company if it’s a member of their local chamber of commerce. According a research study by The Shapiro Group, Inc. and Market Street Services, when consumers know that a small business is a member of their local chamber of commerce, they are 44 percent more likely to think favorably of it and 63 percent more likely to purchase goods or services from the company in the future. Membership brings credibility to your business.
Create networking opportunities
Chambers have numerous committees and serving on one of them provides numerous networking opportunities as well as professional leadership development.
Acquire customer referrals
Every day, your local chamber receives calls from individuals and businesses looking for potential vendors, and chamber members typically recommend chamber members.
Chamber events and programs
Chamber events and programs provide members with great opportunities to get to know new people and expand their prospect base. Chamber events are innovative and fun ways to help members meet potential customers, clients and vendors— and generate new business leads.
Promotion and publicity
With a chamber membership, you can reach potential clients through member exclusive advertising and opportunities for business-to-business advertising and publicity and the ability to access and offer members-only discounts and services.