Maximize Your Membership
New Member Benefits
Jumpstart your membership with these benefits designed especially for new members.
Ribbon Cutting – New members receive a ribbon cutting with Chamber Staff and Ambassadors welcoming them to the Chamber. All members are invited to these events. Photos from the event are included in the Chamber newsletter and sent to The Dalles Chronicle for possible inclusion.
Membership Plaque – All new members receive a membership plaque upon joining to display at their business.
Newsletter – A new member profile is included in the Chamber newsletter the second month after they join. New members are also listed the month following the month they join. To request a current copy of MemberFocus email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Newsletter Insert – New members receive one free newsletter insert (8½”X11” only) in the Chamber newsletter during their first year of membership.
Oregon Business Magazine – New members receive a complimentary subscription to Oregon Business Magazine.
Showcase Your Business
The Chamber is an essential resource for all types and sizes of businesses. To take full advantage of your Chamber benefits and make the Chamber work for you, take some time to educate yourself on these exclusive offerings.
Free listing on the Chamber website
Your business will be listed in our searchable database which is used by our members and the general public. Your listing will include your contact information as well as a hot link to your website.
Free listings in the printed Membership Directory
Your business will be listed alphabetically and by category in our annual Membership Directory. Chamber members and others use this professionally produced directory to find the products and services they need. Additional advertising in the directory is available for a fee.
Free business referrals
The Chamber fields many requests – by phone, email and in-person – from people searching for local products and services. We refer our callers and visitors only to our member businesses. Your company could receive dozens of referrals from the Chamber.
Free promotion of company news
Let everyone know when your company wins and award, hosts a ribbon cutting, introduces a new product or service, acquire a new employee, or promote one of your current employees. Let us celebrate with you, to promote your news and the growth of your business in the monthly “Member Focus”.
Free brochure distribution
Members may display their 4¼” X 8½” brochure for distribution to the public in our visitor information center.
Promote yourself and your company at Chamber events and programs
Take advantage of the many opportunities we offer each month for you to grow your network and promote your business. Step it up a notch and sponsor or host an event to receive even more promotion and showcase your business
With a wide variety of Chamber sponsorships available, it couldn’t be easier to get exposure within the business community of The Dalles. Sponsor an event, program or publication, and you will quickly be on your way to establishing valuable name recognition for your business.
Members may include a 8½”X11” flyer for inclusion in the monthly Member Focus.
Members may include their brochure, postcard or coupon in the relocation packet sent to potential new residents.
Members have the exclusive right to advertise on the Chamber website.
You can make a difference in your community and help to shape the Chamber’s direction. The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce offers members a variety of opportunities to share their expertise with other business professionals in the city. Check out our volunteer committees and task forces.