Join us at the Chamber!

Stop by to see all of the wonderful opportunities and benefits that you receive as a Grayson County Chamber of Commerce Member

Monthly Luncheons

Chamber Breakfast/Luncheon –  Held on the second Thursday of each month, our monthly breakfast and luncheon feature a variety of guest speakers and programs and are attended by 100 to 140 members. These events are incredible networking opportunities where you can connect with fellow business leaders and potential customers. Sponsoring a breakfast or lunch is a great way to promote your business, too. The sponsorship package includes an article on the front page of the Chamber Newsletter, inclusion in all press releases, five tickets to the breakfast or lunch, an opportunity to give a three- to five-minute presentation at the event and an opportunity to decorate tables and leave materials at each seat. Sponsors donate door prize(s) of their choice. The total cost to sponsor is $500 and we do allow co-sponsorships.

 

ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONS

President’s Circle Membership – The President’s Circle is a group of progressive members who have taken their Chamber investment to the next level. President’s Circle members enjoy enhanced Chamber benefits. Plus, their contributions also provide resources for services and economic development activity that benefit all Chamber members. We promote our President’s Circle members at every opportunity, and exclusive benefits include:

  • Logo displayed on stand-up banner at all chamber events; in rotation at www.graysoncounty.com; and Chamber newsletter
  • First right of acceptance for Chamber sponsorships, publications and special events
  • Article about your organization in the Chamber Chatter
  • Presenting sponsor at annual dinner, preferred seating and (8) complementary tickets
  • Opportunity for one organization representative to attend Leadership Grayson County
  • (2) Free seats at the Monthly Chamber Luncheons

Small Business Circle – $500 per year – We are excited to offer this new program for our Small Business community throughout Grayson County. It is a new venture that the Chamber felt strongly about and wanted to focus on for Grayson County. The Small Business Circle has been created to prominently recognize businesses with less than 50 employees. As you know, small business is the backbone of a community and we want to ensure that they survive and thrive. If that means getting more exposure and support for them, we want to be a part of that.

  • Must have less than 50 employees to qualify
  • Priority Early-Bird seating at the yearly sold out Annual Dinner
  • Logo retractable banner 33 X 36 at all Chamber functions with Small Business logos present
  • (2) Free seats at the Monthly Chamber Luncheons
  • Once a year publication in the Chamber newsletter
  • Yearly Small Business dinner (to be held each May)

Young Professionals of Grayson County

Newly formed in 2023, the Young Professionals of Grayson County is a group between the ages of 19 and 40 years old. We hope that through networking, professional development, and community events that our young professionals will be established leaders of Grayson County in the future. We encourage all young professionals to join our group and become the next generation of business and community leaders. The Young Professionals have already hit the ground running and donated a total of $1,000 to one organization through their fundraising efforts to support our community. Future events will bring even more donations to various organizations in Grayson County. If you are interested in joining YPofGC, the membership cost is $40 per year and you can e-mail them directly at youngprofessionalsofgc@gmail.com

Facebook Promotions – Does your business have a Facebook Page? You are in luck. The Chamber of Commerce follows all members on Facebook and we share and promote your business. This gives you more visibility and puts you in front of an audience that you may not have reached through your page.

Chamber Value – Curious to know all the benefits that being a member gives you. Check it out below. We are always looking for news ways to bring our members more benefits.

Chamber Directory – All Chamber members are listed in our online business directory, which includes contact information and a link to your website so you can take advantage of the Chamber’s website traffic. Additionally, you’ll receive our growing membership mailing list. Please note that we do not provide members’ email addresses for bulk mailings. 

Website Promotion – We’ll help get the word out about your special promotions or discounts with listings in the Hot Deals section of our website. You may also add your special events to our online community calendar.

Ribbon Cuttings – Ribbon cuttings are a great way to celebrate and showcase your new business or new location. These Chamber-promoted events deliver a crowd to your business and often attract media coverage.

ChamberAdvantage Plan Advantages – https://www.kychamber.com/anthem 

  • Competitive, medically underwritten rates with fixed, predictable monthly payments.
  • A great alternative to Affordable Care Act (ACA) plans that can lead to significant savings for small businesses.
  • Discounted rates on new Anthem dental, vision, life, and disability coverage.
  • Multiple plan designs and choices to fit their needs and budget.
  • Accessing Anthem’s broad network and pharmacy benefits.
  • Offering employees a wide variety of wellness programs to keep them healthy.

Business Referrals – The Chamber is a popular one-stop resource for business and community information. We ONLY refer Chamber members. And our walk-in customers can get even more information about your business because we proudly display your brochures or other marketing materials in the Centre on Main lobby.

Chamber Gift Certificate Program – Chamber Gift Certificates can be used at any participating member’s business. Created to encourage local shopping, the program has become a Grayson County tradition with the Chamber selling $80,000 to $100,000 in gift certificates annually. There is a $50 fee to participate yearly.

Email Marketing – Stay connected to your customers and potential customers through Constant Contact email marketing. Chamber members get a 60-day free trial and then a 25 percent discount.

EDUCATION AND LEARNING OPPORTUNITES

Leadership Grayson County – Grayson County’s premier leadership program, this eight-month program gives members a unique opportunity to learn community issues and prepares them to take on a greater role in our community’s development.

Chamber of Commerce $1000 High School Senior Scholarship – In the Spring of each year, the Chamber of Commerce will take applications for their Annual High School Senior Scholarship. If you are interested, please contact the Grayson County Chamber for requirements and application directions.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT 

Stay informed – The monthly Chamber newsletter will keep you up-to-date on all the important happenings in the business community.

Chamber Ambassadors – Chamber ambassadors are vital volunteers who represent the Chamber throughout the community. They plan and support a number of chamber programs and events all while increasing their networking and leadership development opportunities.

Local Shopping Events – The Chamber along with partners such as Leitchfield Tourism, Grayson County Tourism host Hometown Christmas the first weekend in December. This includes the Hometown Christmas Parade at 4:00 PM on the first Saturday in December, Christmas on the Square which is held the same night and hosts an abundance of vendors, activities for the kids, food trucks, and local square shops available for shopping local!

We also host the Fall Crawl and Spring Hop which promote shopping local and small.

COST SAVINGS AND OTHER PERKS 

Group Rate Merchant ProcessingInfintech-Grayson  Through the a partnership with Infintech LLC and other Chambers throughout Kentucky, we provide special credit/debit card processing rates to members. 

Office Depot Discount – Save money with exclusive deals on everything you need to stock your office supply closet. Contact the Chamber for more information.

 AirMedCare Network Affinity Group Membership Discount – In order to receive a discount with AirMedCare, you must be an active Member of the Grayson County Chamber of Commerce. An alliance of affiliated air ambulance providers will offer a special group membership pricing rate to individuals who are affiliated with the Chamber of Commerce. For more information, you can reach AirMedCare Network at (417) 255.2890, please see membership pricing below.

Conference Space – Need to have a meeting off-site? No problem. We’re happy to share our conference space with members whenever possible and you receive a discount on the rental.

Job and Internship Postings – Let us post your job openings on our website, a favorite site of the local business community that is ideal for candidate referrals.

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