Greater Marathon Chamber of Commerce

Supporting, advocating, and promoting our local business-members in the heart of the Florida Keys!

Marathon Chamber of Commerce Membership Benefits

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Supporting, advocating, and promoting our local business-members in the heart of the Florida Keys!

Marathon Chamber of Commerce Membership Benefits

We at the Marathon Chamber of Commerce commit to a “whatever it takes” attitude when it comes to promoting, educating, & informing your business!

Business Promotion & Marketing
  • FREE-BEES for New & Current Members:
    • Free Business spotlight in Chamber Connection Newsletter (cir: 500+) / Value = $120.00
    • Free 1/3 page ad in Marathon Weekly (cir: 10,000) / Value = $200.00
    • $20.00 in Chamber Bucks to be used at Chamber Luncheon or for advertising / Value = Priceless
  • Networking Opportunities at monthly Chamber functions to promote your business, products/services:
    • Business After Hours: over 120 in attendance/month; FREE for members to attend (includes admission, beverages and food)
    • Luncheons: over 50 in attendance/month; member-only event with keynote speaker each month on business-related topic
  • Chamber staff will refer your business when someone asks about businesses in your category/industry.
  • We operate Marathon’sVisitorsCenter where only Chamber-Members may advertise.  Over 45,000 people walked into ourVisitorsCenter during 2014 and over 40,000 leads/referrals to members made/year!!
    • Only chamber in MonroeCounty with 10 LCD flat-screen monitors for business-members to advertise their properties, restaurants, and products to visitors
  • Co-Organizer of Original Marathon Seafood Festival, bringing in over 20,000 people to Marathon/year (www.MarathonSeafoodFest.com)
  • Customized Business Listing on Chamber’s website that generates over 100,000 hits/month and chamber members can advertise on our website for as little as $30/month! www.floridakeysmarathon.com
  • Social Media Exposure/Promotion:
    • FaceBook: Access to Chamber’s page with 1,600+ connections, and/or the Chamber’s Seafood Festival FB page with 2,100+ connections
    • Twitter: Chamber will “tweet” your events for free on our account with over 1500 followers
    • Constant Contact: Monthly tourist E-blast using with over 16,000 subscribers & growing
  • You will receive a copy of the Chamber Connection Newsletter each month listing local events and chamber news and can be featured in our Business Spotlight section (advertising medium as well with over 500 circulation)
    • Members may purchase advertising space or flyer-inserts to promote their business, product, services, specials, etc. to our members
  • You will receive frequent community and business updates via e-mail weekly email blast, and you can advertise any special events or discounts on this for FREE (1,900+ recipients and growing)!
  • We offer a label program that will supply you with ready-made-to-mail labels with the name and addresses of visitors requesting information about businesses within your industry as well as a bulk mailing program that can save you money on mass mailings
  • Opportunities to participate in TDC and Marathon Chamber marketing & co-opp. advertising programs
Business Advocacy, Information, Education & Other Services
  • The Chamber interacts and advocates on your behalf with local, state, and federal governments
    • Annual FL Keys Day event in Tallahassee, FL
  • Discounted rates to attend Chamber held/sponsored educational seminars and classes
  • Business Support Group: Free program for members to receive business advice, support, & guidance from Business Support Advisors
  • You will receive frequent community and business updates via e-mail weekly email blast, and you can advertise any special events or discounts on this for FREE (currently over 4,000 recipients)!
  •  FREE Notary services for members
  • Job Listing section on our website, members can post job vacancies for FREE
  • Access to Enterprise Florida, Inc. (state economic development agency) and their resources through the Marathon Chamber.  We are the official Economic Development point-of-contact for MonroeCounty

(www.RelocateToTheFloridaKeys.com)

And…

Knowing your business is part of a great organization that gives back to our community (over $10,000/year in scholarships & over $20,000 in charitable contributions/year) while helping businesses prosper, grow and thrive!

 

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  1. Cool,Thanks for this. It is a bit of use

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