Reap the Benefits as Gaylord Area Chamber of Commerce Member
Becoming a member of the Gaylord Area Chamber of Commerce - or taking advantage of your existing Membership has never been better.
There are many reasons to become a Member of the Gaylord Area Chamber of Commerce:
Business Referrals / Brochure Distribution
Being a Member of the Gaylord Area Chamber of Commerce means being referred. The Information Center answers 85,000 phone call inquires annually and distributes your brochures and business cards to thousands of visitors.
Chamber Members are encouraged to drop off fliers, brochures and business cards for the Information Center to distribute to the many people that stop in for information.
Members are entitled to discounted attendance at networking events held throughout the year such as Business After Hours and Good Morning Gaylord. Being a Member also entitles you to sponsorship opportunities not available to non-members, which gives your business increased exposure.
Each Chamber Member is provided with a free listing and webpage on the Chamber's website. The Chamber's website features visitor, business and community information. Each Member can customize their webpage with pictures and information to help visitors discover what your business has to offer.
Member Only Chamber Publications
Chamber This Week is a weekly Newletter which helps to keep you informed about what is going on at the Chamber as well as what othe Chamber Members are up to. Chamber Members are encouraged to submit information to be included in this publication.
The Business Intelligence Report is a quick read resource that provides business professionals with the latest strategies, trends, tips and news for today’s business. Each monthly issue contains tips in areas such as marketing, management, finance and technology. News and trends keep members aware of the changing business climate, while our strategy column offers ideas that readers can apply to their own businesses.
Sponsorship of this publication is a great way to increase your exposure by directly targeting the top decision-makers with your message; you can run your ad for 3, 6 or 12 month.
Membership Directory Listing
Each year the Gaylord Area Chamber of Commerce published a Membership Directory and Community Profile. Over 5,000 copies of the directory are distributed to businesses througout the area and people visiting the area.
The Membership Directory is not just a great reference manual, it is also a place to increase your exposure through advertising.
Health Insurance - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
For information regarding Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance plans for Chamber members, please contact the local agents listed below.
AAA – Gaylord Sales Office, 989-732-9196
Advanced Insurance Marketers, Inc; 800-322-0723
American United Life, Jerry Anderson; 989-732-5661
Central Insurance Services Agency; 989-732-5423
Chris Collins & Associates; 989-732-4534
Encore Financial Group; 231-627-1023 / 877-636-2673
Farm Bureau Insurance, Volant/Korson Agencies; 989-732-6734 / 989-731-0052
Glasser Insurance Agency, Inc.; 989-732-7551
KorthaseFlinn Insurance, Denise Flinn; 231-582-6512
Madigan/ Pingatore Insurance; 906-635-5233
McNamara Insurance Agency; 989-732-6471
Top O’ Michigan Insurance; 989-705-8664
Membership Mailing Labels
A complete mailing list of the Gaylord Chamber of Commerce Member database is available as labels to members only with a set costing $50. This list is not available to outside sources.
Labels can be used to introduce a new product, an up coming event and much more. They are a great way for marketing and promotions "by members to members".
Member to Member Discount Program
Being a Member of the Gaylord Area Chamber of Commerce entitles you to participate in the Member to Member Discount Program. Fellow Chamber Members have offered discounts on their products and services; just present a coupon printed from the Chamber's site and your Membership card to take advantage of these wonderful discounts.