Becoming a member of the chamber

Kelsey Reyes

Have you thought about becoming a member of the Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce? There’s never a time like the present!

The mission of the GINCC is to enhance the community by building better businesses and relationships. The Chamber fulfills its mission through the following:

– By promoting growth and quality of life

– By promoting the Chamber as an economic, educational, and recreation center

– By developing and providing leadership

– By serving as a central location for information, community news, and events.

The Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce would like to invite you to become our newest member. Here are a few ways membership with the GINCC can benefit your business:

– FREE Resource Meetings on marketing your business on social media, customer service,

Microsoft Excel, Word, and Adobe Publisher tutorials, and more;

Marketing opportunities through our email services, website, Facebook page, and annual events;

Networking opportunities with business and community leaders and other business owners;

Chamber and community activities such as: Holiday Punch Card Campaign, Be Local, Buy Local, Town-Wide Rummage Sale, Chamber Children’s Carnival, Ishpeming 4th of July and Pioneer Days festivities;

Access to benefits from the Small Business Association of Michigan; as a Chamber Member, you become part of SBAM because of the Chamber’s membership with SBAM.

The GINCC provides timely information and a way for you to stay connected to your community through various resources and programs, which include, but are not limited to:

- Email and Social Media Awareness

- Online community calendar

- Email blasts with local, upcoming happenings

- Marquette County West: Business on the Move, a Mining Journal publication distributed around Marquette county Media Assistance

- Distribution and publication of business press releases;

- Discounted marketing opportunities for creation and design of business materials;

- Posting of business events through various Marquette county outlets.

- Information in the popular GINCC Power Book.

- Business profile on GINCC website directly.

- Coordination of free Ribbon Cuttings, Business After Hours, Open Houses, etc.

– Opportunity to display business at chamber and Customer referrals.

- Opportunity to vote for recognition of Chamber Members.

Editor’s note: Kelsey Niemisto is marketing and community events coordinator of the Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce.