Reasons to Join

Savings

Group Employee Insurance Benefits

We have partnered with Purchasing Alliance Solutions, Inc. to offer chamber members , with 2-50 employees, a 3-5% discount on group medical insurance. Qualifying members with any number of employees can set up a group employee benefits package that could include health, life, dental, vision, health savings accounts, and disability income protection.

Drugs Don’t Work

Our members can take advantage of our local Drugs Don’t Work Program (DDW), which is a certified, drug-free business can save 7.5% on worker’s compensation insurance premiums. On-site substance abuse education is available upon request. For more information on Drugs Don't Work contact Carla Hall at 229-353-6328.

Georgia Chamber Membership

Take membership to the next level by becoming a member of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce (any business with 10 or fewer full time employees).

Meeting Space

Use our Civic Room for meetings at no charge.

Publications & Information

Brochure Rack Replacements

Display marketing materials and pamphlets in our office.

Weekly “Monday Memo” Newsletter

Receive a weekly e-newsletter every Monday with upcoming chamber event information, along with community and business news. Members are encouraged to send their promotional flyers/pictures, event information, and job openings to us to be presented in the newsletter.

Chamber Promotional Advertising

New and existing members are included in our Chamber Focus. This publication is printed quarterly by The Tifton Gazette and reaches approximately 9,000 subscribers.

Community Information

We can provide you with local city/county maps, relocation and community information, and information on starting your own business.

Legislative Updates

We will keep you informed on key issues affecting your business through our Governmental Affairs committee and Legislative Wrap-up Sessions.

“Lunch and Learn” Classes

Informational sessions will be held at the Chamber throughout the year. These sessions will be focused on relevant topics to further the education in our community.

Visibility & Exposure

The Tifton Gazette

Receive a 3” by 10” advertising space, valued at $505.50, in a Wednesday or Friday Edition.

Ribbon Cutting

As a new member, you will receive your ribbon cutting that is featured in The Tifton Gazette for free. A ribbon cutting can also be scheduled for grand re-openings, and when there is a change of ownership, location, or company name.

Groundbreaking

The Chamber provides this service at construction sites to celebrate our member’s new business, expansion, or location.

Business Referrals

The Chamber receives inquiries about products and services in our area on a daily basis. We only refer our chamber members and encourage our members to use other chamber members as well.

Membership Directory

Receive a listing, with all of your contact info, in our printed directory, which reaches approximately 9,000 subscribers, as well as our online directory.

Social Media Marketing

Our Chamber Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages will share your posts and information. Members are encouraged to send their promotional flyers/pictures, event information, and job openings to us to be presented on these platforms.

Cash Mob

Each month, a chamber member is randomly selected to be “mobbed.” Volunteers, along with our Chamber staff, surprise the unsuspecting business and shop at this location to show their support.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Acquire maximum exposure by promoting your business to our community with a sponsorship for our networking events. Sponsorship opportunities include: Monthly Membership Meetings, Business After Hours, Annual Chamber Banquet, Annual Golf Classic.

Monthly Membership Meeting Catering/Program/Sponsorship Opportunities

Every month (excluding December, June, and July) a membership meeting is held. This gives our members an opportunity to be our sponsor, caterer, or program for that month’s meeting.

Give Back to Your Community

Show your support of our community by getting involved with our activities throughout the year. As a member, serving on one of our committees or volunteering is a great way to give back.

*Membership with our Chamber of Commerce provides you with credibility and ninety percent of membership dues are tax deductible as a necessary business expense.