Not only does the Geneva Chamber of Commerce contribute to the vitality of the business community as a whole, it can also contribute to the success of your individual business. Benefits to your company include the following:
As a member of the Chamber, you will have numerous opportunities to promote your business to other Chamber members as well as to the general community. The following are just some of the ways.
The value of networking cannot be underestimated. As a member of the Chamber of Commerce you will find myriad ways to get to know other members and communicate the benefits of your business or service.
Click here to find out how you can join the Geneva Chamber of Commerce!
Geneva Chamber Website
One of the many values of membership is a listing and link on our website, www.genevachamber.com which averages over 100,000 hits per month. Visitors can find your business listing three ways – alphabetically, by category or by using key words. Members can showcase their business even more by adding Events, Job Openings and Hot Deals directly to our website – at no charge. The Geneva Chamber Website – a great place to promote your business!
Business Listing in Chamber Directory
As a Chamber member, your business will be listed in our Geneva Chamber Business Directory (“Yellow Pages”) both alphabetically and by category. This valuable resource for businesses and residents is mailed to all Geneva households and businesses as well as to Chamber members outside of Geneva. Ad space is also available and is priced to fit any budget.
Target your business to business advertising with the Chambers exclusive member list. This list is available to Chamber members at a surprisingly low cost. The Chamber updates the list weekly and includes the appropriate contact name. Call 630-232-6060 to order labels for your company or for more information.
Village Profile® creates a publication that handsomely showcases the Chamber, advertiser/members, and community -- AND provides a useful reference for current residents as well as those individuals and businesses considering relocation to your area. Chamber members are able to take advantage of cutting-edge technologies to aggressively promote their business and community - locally, nationally and internationally. For more information on this Chamber benefit click here to link to the Village Profile® website.
Literature Displayed in our Visitor Rack
The Visitor Rack at the Chamber of Commerce office is utilized by many shoppers and tourists who visit Geneva. Keep us supplied with your most recent brochure, and well make sure it is displayed. Non-member literature is not displayed.
Business Card Rack
The Business Card Rack located at the Chamber office provides you with another opportunity to promote yourself to other Chamber members. Only Chamber businesses are allowed to display their cards.
News in the Chamber Newsletter SOUNDINGS
Let other Chamber members know whats new or happening at your business via Soundings, the Chamber newsletter. This monthly vehicle gives your business exposure and allows you to keep other members abreast of new products or services, a new location, promotion or staff. Send your news to the Chamber via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, by fax to 630-232-6083, or by mail to 8 S. Third Street, PO Box 481, Geneva, IL 60134.
Gift Bags to New Members
Tell new members about your business. Give us your brochure, coupons
or special offers and we will include them in the gift bags given
to new members at no charge!
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Business After Hours
People do business with people they know! And theres no better way to get to know other Chamber members than by attending our monthly Business After Hours. Please come and enjoy good food, fellowship, and a lot of contact with people who do business in Geneva. Our After Hours is from 5 7 pm on the fourth Tuesday of each month (excluding June, August, November, December). We hope to see you there!
Click here for a Business After Hours Schedule.
Learn the secrets to success of some of the Fox Valley’s finest businesses at the Annual "Rolling Down the River Business Expo" each spring. Here is your chance to learn about what your business community has to offer. The Chambers of Commerce of eight towns – Bartlett, Batavia, Elburn, Elgin Area, Geneva, St. Charles, Sugar Grove, and Western DuPage join together to showcase their member businesses at the annual event. Over 200 booths are filled with local business people who are anxious to share what they do and how other businesses and consumers can take advantage of their goods and services. It is the largest and most popular business expo in the Western suburbs. The expo offers one of the best match-making opportunities of the year for businesses seeking to work with other businesses.
Booth Registration for 2013 Business Expo
Referrals can be one of your companys greatest assets. Each year, the Chamber office has thousands of inquiries from visitors or residents for referrals. We constantly make referrals on behalf of our members.
Lead Generation (Chamber Leads Groups)
Join one of our networking groups that meet bi-monthly to generate
leads and referrals for Chamber businesses. Call 630-232-6060.
An Industrial Guide complete with area businesses and major employers is available for members free of charge.
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