The Raytown Area Chamber of Commerce works for you. While we work hard to bring together the resources to make your and your business as successful as possible, to ensure your receive the maximum benefit of being a Chamber member, we encourage you to get involved.
Please see below for just a few of the many benefits Raytown Area Chamber of Commerce members enjoy.
Business Networking Events
An annual event(s) showcasing businesses to other members in the community.
The Chamber receives numerous requests each month for the names, addresses and phone numbers of local businesses and professionals.
Only Chamber members in good standing are given as referrals.
As a member, you are both welcomed and encouraged to get involved in any of the Chamber committees you wish. Volunteers are the backbone of the Chamber – you can make a difference by participating.
Chamber Connections Newsletter
A monthly newsletter keeping our members up to date on what’s going on inside the Chamber.
A Business Spotlight column on individual businesses, a calendar of events and legislative and community information are among the regularly featured articles. Advertising is available at extremely reasonable rates.
The Chamber is your primary business lobbyist in the community. Whether it’s supporting pro-business laws or working to defeat costly anti-business legislation, your Chamber is working for the economic and social betterment of the community. Our active Government Relations Committee addresses numerous issues on both the local and state levels.
Marketing and Resource Information
The Chamber maintains a wide variety of information on the community, including community demographics, industrial and economic development resources, information on starting a new business, and tourist information. In addition to those, listings of clubs and organizations, meeting rooms, maps and other basic information is available to members and to the general public.
Through various Chamber events, meetings and activities, you meet fellow members who may provide you valuable business referrals. You become part of a personal customer referral service. The Chamber also provides advertising and marketing opportunities through the Chamber newsletter and event sponsorships.
Member 2 Member Program (M2M)
A discount program designed to encourage members to do business with other members.
Membership Directory & Business Resource Guide
Members receive three free listings in our annual membership directory. Those listings include sections listed alphabetically by company name, by representative name and by business category.
Monthly Membership Luncheons
/Morning Coffees/After Hours Networking
The luncheons are a great networking opportunity to share you product or service on a monthly basis with other Chamber members. Each luncheon presents a scheduled program with speakers who address current topics of interest. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.
Morning Coffee and After Hours Networking events are hosted by an area business each month. You can stop by, have a refreshment and network with other businesses within the community. An added bonus will be to see the business who has agreed to host the event and find out what they can offer to you. An excellent networking opportunity to make business contacts or sponsor an event to have other Chamber members come to your business for a first-hand look at your location.
The Chamber hosts an extensive, active web site. The web site gives information on all aspects of the community including business, government, school district and Chamber members.
The Membership Directory and Business Resource Guide are included.
As a Chamber member, you may be as active as you like. Regardless of how much time you have to be involved, as a member you will receive unequaled opportunities to invite success personally and professionally to both yourself and your business.