Membership benefits tailored for your business.
By putting the focus on a more modern, choice-driven approach, we put you in the driver’s seat to take your business where you’d like to go and offer you a variety of ways to get there! Whether you consider your membership an investment to help our business community grow, or you intend to take advantage of our member benefits to grow your business, we are confident you’ll find a strong community partner in the Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce.
Our membership structure focuses on two tracks. The first track, our Service Membership Levels, shown just below, targets members needing our services to grow and develop their business. There are a multitude of options available to help you choose the Chamber offerings that best suit your business needs. The second track, our Investment Membership Levels, targets members who wish to invest in the Chamber as a community resource, helping us play a larger role in attracting and retaining talent, developing our downtown and promoting our region. Both options also allow access to our a la carte menu which allows for the ultimate customized experience! Let’s get started!
*Events include: Business Person of the Year, Chamber Cookout, Business of the Year. The Choo Choo Golf Tournament is excluded in ticket benefits.
Access & Marketing Level Memberships may use universal credit dollars towards add-ons and/or a la carte sponsorships.
Includes one ticket to each Business After Hours for the year. Tickets do not roll over and must be used at each Business After Hours. Tickets are transferrable. December is not included.
Sent to the Chamber’s 2,700 subscribers email list. Your email is designed by your business or organization.
Includes one link.
Exclusive! Square ad in top portion of the Chamber’s Week in Action e-newsletter featuring the Chamber’s weekly news. Includes one link.
Your business or organization’s news featured in our weekly Member Mentions e-newsletter. Includes headline, teaser copy and link to the Chamber’s website where your full story including one link will be listed.
Delivered as an Excel document. Includes member name, key contact and mailing address.
Add an extra category to your listing in our member directory.
Includes stand alone email promoting event to our members, press release and media alert sent to media, email invitation sent to elected officials and your contacts, Chamber Executive Director as emcee of event, ribbon, scissors, plaque recognizing your business, live broadcast on the Chamber’s Facebook page, post event pictures posted on Chamber’s social media, and a feature in the next edition of Week in Action and on the Chamber’s website
Logo displayed during on-screen rotation throughout entire show. 60 times per hour – 6 Episodes=$150, 12 episodes=$275, 24 episodes=$550
Includes all benefits above plus live mention during broadcast, and commercial airing before and after show (play your own, or production services available for additional fee) 6 episodes=$300, 12 episodes=$575, 24 episodes=$1,100
Reserve the Chamber’s Conference Room for your next meeting or for the entire day. Seats 8. Coffee, water and select A/V equipment is included.
Reserve the Chamber’s Education Room for your next meeting or for the entire day. Seats 30 at training tables, 40 for auditorium-style seating. Coffee, water and select A/V equipment is included.
Our event sponsorship opportunities offer multiple benefits including brand exposure, tickets and recognition, depending on the level of support.
Access & Marketing Level Memberships may use universal credit dollars towards a la carte sponsorships.
Please contact the Chamber for up-to-date availability.
The Business Person of the Year Award is given to one or more individuals who have shown exemplary service to the Chamber and/or community. This event is an informal reception, offering light hors d’oeuvres and cocktails, and features a video presentation for the honoree. Attended by a variety of Chamber members, the recipient’s business and personal associates, and the community at large.
The Chamber Cookout, hosted by our Catalyst Young Professionals Group, is a unique offering as it is family friendly! The event is casual and takes place in early summer, on a weeknight. We serve traditional cookout fare and guests enjoy entertainment, lawn games, family-friendly activities and contests, and more. This event is open to both members and non-members of the Chamber and the demographic is mainly young families.
Our Business of the Year Awards event honors 15 finalists across 5 categories for their commitment to the region, staying power, and Chamber involvement. The winners in each category are announced at the event. This event is a luncheon, that takes place in early-mid December annually. Attendees include finalists and their networks, and fellow Chamber members to hear the finalists announced and help celebrate!
Our annual Choo Choo Golf Open starts as you board the Adirondack Scenic Railroad in Utica. Golfers enjoy refreshments and cocktails on the train from Thendara Station where they spend the day golfing at Thendara Golf Course, enjoying hospitality, lunch, dinner, and awards. Participants are comprised of a captive audience of key decision makers and company owners!
Unique Networking Opportunity
Limited to 30 spots, Members only
Each participant gets 2 minutes to deliver elevator pitch to entire group
Held either Morning, Noon, or Early Evening
The Catalyst Group Annual Jingle Jam FUNraiser raises funds for local charities that benefit teens and children during the holiday season. This happy hour social event features music, basket raffles, drinks, and food specials and contests. Attendees are young professionals.
Two annual seminars offered by the Chamber’s Small Business Council, to inform and discuss issues pertinent to the small business owner with select panel of professionals, with varying subject matter. Events take place in the spring and fall.
Serves as the opportunity for members to receive updates from Chamber’s leadership where we demonstrate our members’ investment impact over the past year. A brief presentation is given, followed by refreshments and networking. Attended to by any members in good standing.
The Chamber’s most popular networking event, hosted by a different member business each month. Chamber and community members are invited into your business where they network, tour and learn about you and what you do. Host offers hors d’oeuvres and beverages (minimum of beer, wine, soft drinks) and assumes all costs for such food and drink.
Contact the Chamber to host a Business After Hours