Membership benefits

With over 700 active members, the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to making our county a great place to live,

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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.

Recognition & Good Business Practice Membership – extends credibility and implies that you are trustworthy, involved in your community and care about your customers. 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.

CFCU Chamber Advantage Program – New in 2013, Chamber members and their staff can offer and receive discounts through the Chamber Advantage Program.

Free Advertising – New members receive one FREE article and photo in  the Chambergram.

Networking – 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.

Access to Membership Listing – Chamber members have the ability to purchase mailing labels for various business initiatives. The Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce does not sell this mailing list to any non-member under any circumstance.

Listings on the Tompkins County Chamber Website
– Free listing and link to your website on our online Business Directory and Community Guide
– Post your events, job listings and special offers on the Chamber website as part of your membership. Get the word out there by utilizing Chamber tools.

Personally Showcase Your Business or Operation to the Entire Business Community – Get on the fast growing list to host our monthly Business After Hours and Networking at Noon events and provide the perfect stage to grow your business and network.
– Free 2”x2” weekly ads promoting the events in the Ithaca Journal
– Free event listing in the print and electronic versions of the Chambergram
– Free EXCLUSIVE email reminder to the entire Chamber email database

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.

Business Connections

We have more 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.