Benefits of Membership

Involvement Brings Success

The Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce is made up of business people committed to improving the business climate of our area. Our goal is to provide our membership with opportunites to showcase themselves and their business throughout the year.  By attending monthly card exchanges, breakfast and luncheon meetings as well as workshops and seminars, businesses have over 100 separate opportunities to meet and interact with fellow business members. Committee involvement is encouraged.  Your involvement puts you on the track to success.

Promoting Prosperity

In a way, you can view your Chamber membership as "civic rent." Through your membership investment, you support many activities vital to the quality of our community. You also tap into a broad base of support dedicated to promoting new business opportunities.
And don’t forget! Your membership dues are tax deductible as a business expense!

Marketing Benefits

  • On-Line Advertising
  • For Members Only On-Line Mailings
  • Monthly Newsletter- "IMPACT" 

Educational Benefits

Business for Breakfast - Fast paced, educational and informational monthly workshop, with a variety of topics, designed to assist businesses to reach the next level.  Skilled speakers and presenters share their knowledge and experience and answer questions as well.  These workshops are generally held the first Tuesday of each month and are FREE!

Even More Benefits...

Business Referrals: The Chamber maintains professional lists of builders, realtors, restaurants, retailers, etc., which are supplied upon request. We refer only Chamber members.

ChamberCHOICE: The Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce partners with ChamberCHOICE, a company that is fully staffed with licensed, professional employees who are available to our members with all your employee benefit needs including but not limited to Medical, Dental, and Vision Health Solutions; Financial Services; Online HR tools; and even discounted shipping services! Below you will find a flyer for additional information on these services. 

Consultation Services: The Chamber offers consulting services to businesses through our Resource Center. Whether you are just starting out or growing an existing business, the Chamber can help you reach your goals. We offer a variety of Business Seminars throughout the year designed to help you succeed.

Membership Directory: Each member receives a double listing in this annual directory both alphabetical and by business category. Paid advertisements are also available in this comprehensive community resource.
 
Membership List: This list is updated monthly and supplements the annual membership directory. It is available to members upon request.   
Membership Decals: Each member receives a decal indicating their support of the community through their investment in the Chamber.
 
Newsletter: The Chamber’s monthly newsletter "IMPACT" features news about members, Chamber events, community issues, new businesses and offers low cost advertising.
 
Professional Staff Assistance: The Chamber staff is available to assist with general inquiries and business needs.  It is our pleasure to be your primary business resource.

The Chamber is committed to helping its members save money and mitigate increases due to the rising cost of energy.  The program is managed by OnDemand Energy, their primary intent is helping their business customers manage energy needs both on the supply and demand side of the meter.  They offer professional energy procurement consulting that allows their clients to continue focusing on their core business needs.  A ChamberChoice Residential Energy Program is also available to chamber member employees and their friends and family.  This is a great way to bring value to your employees without touching your bottom line.  For more information, please call 866.699.9968 or visit our website at www.ondemandenergy.com

To further develop your membership, please contact Patricia Metzgar, at pmetzgar@greaterpoconochamber.com or call at 570.421.4433.  

For more information contact: Patricia Metzgar at
pmetzgar@greaterpoconochamber.com or call 570-421-4433