Benefits of Joing the Chamber
The Officers and Board of Directors of the Ponchatoula Chamber of Commerce extend to you an invitation to actively invest in your community by joining the Chamber. Plus, It is an unmatched opportunity to promote your business and network with the area's many other businesses and active citizens.
Tangible benefits of Chamber membership include:
√ Referrals, referrals, referrals, and full-time service by Chamber Staff as well as the Board of Directors. The office is ready to serve you Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.
√ Increase your visibility in the community – As a new member you will be listed in the newsletter, e-Newsletter, on Facebook. The Chamber also will promote your Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting and assist with any public relations. . You also can grow your business by advertising with the Chamber and sponsoring events.
√ Networking Opportunities – The Chamber offers members over 25 opportunities to network including monthly mixers, summer month brown-bag sessions, Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting ceremonies, workshops and other special events.
√ Advocacy – The Chamber represents the local business community at City Hall and other venues, giving a voice to the membership’s ideas and needs.
√ Cost-effective Advertising – With a Chamber membership you receive free advertising in the Chamber Directory, Chamber Tourism Brochure and on our Facebook page. You also can list any business news or events in the Chamber’s weekly e-blasts.
√ Member Only Services – You can receive member-to-member discounts at a variety of retailers, and free Certificates of Origin. The Chamber also provides assistance with Ribbon Cuttings and ground breakings including assistance with public relations, providing the ribbon and ceremonial scissors and shovels.
√ Access to the Chamber’s membership – As a member you would have access to the database which has more than 300 businesses – This is a great way to reach out to other members, network and make referrals.
√ Credibility – Many members of the community consider Chamber of Commerce membership to be a sign of a reputable, solid business. When you join the Chamber, you will receive a Chamber of Commerce plaque to display in your business’ window, as well as a Chamber of Commerce lapel pin so customers, patrons and other businesses know you are a member.
√ Access to community leaders and elected officials – The Chamber meets regularly with city leaders regarding business issues.