- Become a Member
With over 700 active members, the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to making our county a great place to live, work and play. We are a progressive, forward-thinking organization dedicated to promoting business in our region by being the community’s nexus. The Tompkins Chamber works to forge links between and among business and government, community organizations, local residents and institutions.
The Chamber offers you opportunities to connect your business and those who work for your business with a diverse group of potential customers and clients. With many networking events offered, opportunities abound for you to form new connections and business relationships. By joining the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce, you will make new partnerships that lead to profitable alliances, maximizing your company’s visibility within the community.
Here’s just a few of the services we offer:
Recognition & Good Business Practice Membership – When consumers know that a business is a Chamber member, they are more likely to think favorably of it and are more likely to purchase goods or services from that company.
Business Referrals – Every year the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce passes thousands of referrals to our members. The Chamber is often the first stop for those planning to do business in the community or vacation in the area.
Free New Member Shout-out – New members receive one article, photo, and blurb in the electronic versions of the Chambergram. This weekly publication is distributed to inboxes of over 3,000 Chamber affiliates.
Monthly Networking Events – Each month the Chamber offers many occasions for you to make or build your business connections. Opportunities include socializing at the larger Business After Hours events, building your network at intimate Networking at Noon lunches or serving on one of the many Chamber Committees aligned with your business or personal interest. Click here for a list of upcoming events.
Participate in Annual Events –The Chamber hosts an annual event series that works to highlight our members, their employees, and successes, and to share vital information and networking opportunities. Opportunities include the Economic Summit, Fab 5 Young Professional Awards, Annual Dinner & Awards, Thanks a Brunch, Chamber Golf Tournament, Movies in the Park, and the Great Big Chamber Auction.
Access to Membership Listing – Chamber members have the ability to purchase the updated Chamber Member Listing for various business initiatives. The Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce does not sell this mailing list to any non-member under any circumstance.
Affinity Program Discounts – As a Chamber member you receive special discounts from our Affinity Member Partners such as Staples, Constant Contact and more.
Business Development – For those businesses just starting out or needing some advice, we offer free small business counseling, business plan development and general assistance.