Our mission is to encourage, develop, promote and protect the general business interests of the area in accordance with the principles of the free enterprise system.
On behalf of the Board of Directors and members of the Confer Area Chamber of Commerce, we would like to invite you to become a member of this vital business organization. The Conifer Area Chamber represents organizations that realize an investment into the Chamber of Commerce and our community equals an immeasurable return.
We believe in offering businesses unique and effective ways to grow their business through creative marketing, networking, education and leadership development programs. We believe in understanding the needs of our business community and working to advocate on behalf of our businesses. And, we believe in working within the local community to promote our area and create a strong link between businesses, residents and visitors.
As a resource for business owners and professionals, our vision is to create a thriving business community through meaningful connections, igniting growth opportunities and advocating for a healthy economic environment.
The application process is simple; and the benefits are numerous. The Conifer Chamber looks forward to supporting you as you grow your business.
It's not just a membership with the Conifer Area Chamber of Commerce, but a partnership. We are willing to work with each member to ensure that they know how to utilize the tools available for their business and receive a return on their investment.
The Conifer Area Chamber of Commerce offers a couple of different membership levels and payment plans are available. Give us a call and we will be more than happy to work with you.
Online Membership Directory Listing
Visitors to www.goconifer.com are looking for information about our community and businesses. Your membership includes a listing and link to your website from the online Business Directory.
Annual Directory Listing: Each year the Chamber publishes a professional magazine and directory. Each Chamber membership includes a member listing and members have an opportunity to advertise at a discounted rate.
Welcome article in our newsletter
Upon joining you may include an article for our monthly newsletter that is sent out to our members and community subscribers.
Your business will be announced to our social media followers.
Brochure/Business Card Display
You can display your brochures, pamphlets and business cards in the Chamber office.
You can link your special offer to your Online Business Directory listing. New offers are announced via email and posted to our social media followers on Facebook.
Upload your events to our community website and reach chamber members and community members.
Liner Ad (a listing of your company’s information) in the Canyon Courier for new members.
Member Profile: As a new member you will be introduced at the membership meeting and give a little presentation about your business.
Ribbon Cutting: Every member has an opportunity to have a ribbon cutting. A photo and information about your business will be published in the Chamber newsletter and, as space allows, in Your Mountain Connection.
Referrals: The Chamber is proud to refer its members by phone, email, website and through the directory. The Chamber is a central information resource center for our community.
Sponsorship Opportunities: The Chamber organizes several community events throughout the year and sponsoring an event is an excellent way to let potential customers know that your business is in the area!
Job Postings: Find your next employee by posting your openings on our website. Job postings are also announced to our social media followers.
News Releases and Announcements: If you have changes to your business or information that is newsworthy, you can enter the information and it will get posted to our website and pushed out to social media.
Conference Room: If you need a place to meet a client or host a small meeting, the Chamber conference room is available for your use. Call the office to schedule your meeting.
Bulk mail stamp: Available to all members without charge, this offers significant savings – often more that the cost of your annual membership dues. One of our members saves $2,160 annually!
Access to the Chamber member mailing list: As a member you can receive an electronic copy of our mailing list free of charge.
After Hours Mixers: These Mixers occur monthly and are sponsored by different local business. If you host a Mixer, business owners gather “after hours” at your business location to share snacks, drinks, and good conversation. This has been a successful way to let people know where members are located and what services they offer.
Networking: Learn more about current networking opportunities by clicking here.
Multi-Chamber Discount - New members who join both the Conifer and Evergreen or Conifer and Platte Canyon Chambers will receive a 10% discount on membership dues for both Chambers. If you join another chamber throughout the year, please let us know at renewal to receive the discount.
Community Involvement - The Chamber is a great way to get your staff involved in the community. You can volunteer as a group at our special events, or you can volunteer individually on one of our 15 committees.
Discounts on Marketing Tools - Chamber members may receive discounted subscription rates to Constant Contact and extended free trial services to SmarterQueue.
YOU are the best sales person for your business. By attending networking events you will have the opportunity to enhance your visibility and grow your business. People's schedules are hectic these days that is why each month we offer different events:
- Monthly Membership Meetings feature different informative speakers each month on topics that are important to our business community and local organizations. Meetings take place the 2nd Friday of every month in the morning. To register go to the chamber calendar page by clicking here.
- After Hours Mixers are held every month and hosted at different locations, featuring numerous networking opportunities great food, drinks, and prizes. Mixers, sponsored by one or two Chamber members, provide opportunities for the businesses to showcase their products and services. Mixers are usually held the 3rd Thursday of every month from 5:00-7:00p. Check out the calendar for locations by clicking here. (We will begin holding in person mixers as COVID restrictions may allow).
The Chamber is dedicated to improving your abilities to achieve success in your business or professional life.
Educational Workshops are designed to add skills and strategies that will help our members adapt to the ever-changing business environment we are experiencing today.
Membership Orientation is for new Chamber members, members that want a refresher course or prospective members looking to learn more about the benefits of the Chamber. Learn about member benefits, exchange ideas, and have a chance for conversation about how the Chamber can best support your business. Check the calendar for the next session.
Member to Member Deals:
FREE Ad: Evergreen Newspapers is offering a free 1/8 page color ad in the Canyon Courier. Click here for more Info.
(To add a Member to Member deal, contact the office.)
Membership includes you in one of the area's most active business networks and brings opportunities to develop strategic relationships.