The Mission of the Greater Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce is to create partnerships among area businesses and the community at large to enhance future growth and success for all.
Why Join the GMACC?
Reason number one for joining any Chamber is sales pipeline – meeting and acquiring new referrals, prospects and ultimately clients. Participation in Chamber events gives you direct access to a pipeline of referrals. It’s a fact that a single client can more than pay your annual Chamber membership. Chamber membership provides introductions for you and your business to community, government and business leaders. While each may have a different perspective, all are challenged with many of the same issues – growth, operations, product set, sales channels, etc. Sometimes the best new ideas for one business come from someone in an entirely different industry, selling to a very different customer. The more time you spend with and learn from fellow business owners, the smarter you’ll be about how to operate, optimize and grow your own business. The GMACC is dedicated to promoting partnerships for business success – your business success.
With a variety of business education programs, social gatherings and community events, GMACC members have plenty of opportunities to network. We not only encourage but fully promote it. If your business has an event coming up, let the Chamber know about it and we’ll help get the word out to the rest of our members. Grand openings, ribbon cuttings, after hour events, and leads group meetings are just some of the effective ways we offer to help you expand your business network.
Enhance Your Credibility
As a member of the Greater Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce, your business is also listed on the Chamber's website lending further credibility to your organization. When prospective customers visit the site they know you are a real business, and willing to invest time and money to be an active member of our growing business community. By actively contributing to this community, you help foster health and continued growth for everyone.
When the Chamber receives inquiries asking for business referrals, our policy is to refer only our members. In addition, our Leads Group is the most direct means of acquiring business referrals. It consists of a group of individuals from non-competing businesses who meet on a regular basis to do just that -- exchange business leads and referrals. Expand the potential for your business. Being part of a Leads group is like having a personal army of scouts keeping an eye out for you and your business, while you do the same for them. To find out how you can visit and join this group, contact the Chamber office at 630-897-8137.
Let’s face it, networking in any form is a numbers game. You meet some great contacts and occasionally some clunkers. Inherent in that belief is the knowledge that enough contacts will net you revenue-producing opportunities. Also inherent in that belief is the knowledge that completely unexpected opportunities will come your way when you seek them out, keep an ear open for them, and explore them when they arise. If you’re not a member of and active in the Chamber, you may be missing an opportunity to discover something you haven’t even thought of yet – an opportunity that could significantly change your business and your life. Can you afford to miss that?