2019 LOCAL ALASKA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF THE YEAR
Join the business community. Join the Fairbanks Chamber.
"Why join the Chamber?"
We hope you will join us today - it's one investment that you can count on to pay off in many ways!
We initiate more business-to-business commerce and more opportunities for networking and connecting local professionals than is available through most other local organizations.
We are the voice of business; advocating for business at the local, state and federal levels of government.You don’t have time to stay on top of all the local, regional, and state issues which could impact your business, but that’s at the heart of what we do. We keep you informed so that you can concentrate on growing your business. Your organization has a say in what happens in government through the Chamber's advocacy.Your ability to influence public policy on common business problems becomes greater as more voices are added to advocate on behalf of businesses like yours.
Members and their employees have the opportunity to serve on Chamber committees.
Make face-to-face connections and enhance your presence in the community by serving on a committee, attending or sponsoring a chamber event, virtually or in person!
Research points out that consumers are more likely to do business with a company if the company is a member of their local chamber of commerce. By being a Chamber member you are recognized as a reputable business and that leads to a boost in reputation. Membership in a Chamber of Commerce is considered a must by the public and other businesses for your business to be taken seriously and be considered a viable player in your industry.
Laying the foundation for our future. Providing members with the tools and knowledge needed to take on leadership roles. We offer our specialize Leadership Fairbanks Program to help grow future and current leaders in business and in the community.
We assist businesses with an online presence and get your name known through sponsorship and advertising opportunities. Chamber members stand out and are noticed in the community because they show an active interest.
We keep you connected and informed through online content and social media such as our newsletter “The SCOOP”, Facebook, and Instagram. Members also have a competitive edge with access to exclusive training and hot topic education.
Every day, your local chamber receives calls from individuals and businesses looking for potential service providers and area information. If you’re a member, you’re referred because we know what you offer and have a relationship with you as a member.
Major events like Golden Days and Clean Up Day are a large efforts which brings tourist dollars to our city, creates goodwill and promotes our community.
You are part of a group of business professionals who care about their community, how it works and where it’s going. Just by being a member shows your support of these efforts. Stand out in your industry as a leader, by showing your dedication to the success of your business and all businesses in the area. When you give back to your community, you’re helping others, and that helps the business community become stronger. When the business community is vibrant and strong, the local economy is stronger, and that is good for all businesses that depend on consumers’ ability to spend in the local marketplace.
Increase your savings and network through member only discounts and list your own deals to other members and the community.
Tip: Chamber membership can be written off as a business expense!
Business After Hours
Visit another member's business. Have members visit yours. Network, and win.
Only 1 BAH held per month.
Meet in a relaxed atmosphere with Chamber members and community leaders while listening to educational and informative guest speakers discuss issues of importance to businesses and the community.
Five active advocacy committees meeting at various times each month to help advance the Chamber's Advocacy Agenda.
Attend Chamber events like the Annual Meeting, Weekly Business Presentations, Virtual Events, Military Appreciation Banquet, Ribbon Cuttings, Operation Standing Together, or the Annual Tanana Chiefs Welcome Reception to meet other members and community officials.
Marketing and Visibility
Stay in front of over 700 Chamber members, business owners, non-profit directors and government officials and make the world your marketplace - we list your business on the web, including your contact info, current job openings, press releases, social media channels, and a link to your website.
Post your events and open jobs on the FairbanksChamber.org community calendar. Chamber members get their events pulled from the calendar into the weekly e-newsletter emailed out to our almost 2,000 subscribers.
The Fairbanks Chamber and Explore Fairbanks partner to host tours for incoming soldiers and their families. Chamber members have the opportunity to add coupons and small tokens of appreciation into welcome bags that are distributed to our new community members, to welcome them and encourage them to explore the local area.
We have a dedicated section of our newsletter that goes out to our 1800 subscribers that is exclusive to members, here you can post your own flyers, call to action requests, and community events for a nominal fee.
If you have an account, we follow your business and interact with you! We also can help spread posts by sharing them on our Facebook page (limited availability).
Gain brand and community exposure by advertising on our website for locals and tourist to see!
Our website is a trusted source, and if you are listed on our site it is more likely to be higher up in search results than businesses that are not listed.
At the Chamber our business is to help you make your business more successful. We can help you find the resources that can answer your questions.
Buy from members for less! Devise your own exclusive, meaningful discount and promote it through us.
Learn the latest about Chamber efforts to improve the community and business environment through our weekly e-newsletter.
Complimentary use of the Chamber conference room based on availability.
Nine-month program designed for individuals seeking to expand their existing leadership skills.
Press Exposure and Milestone Recognition
Share breaking news and prominent milestones by posting press releases and development highlights on your member profile and in our weekly newsletter.
Proudly display your Membership window decal at your place of business, and utilize the Chamber logo on all your marketing materials, website and company letterhead.
Each year, we honor excellence in the community in volunteerism, education and business leadership.
Sponsoring a Chamber event is a great way to showcase your business to a targeted audience.
Opening a new business or location? Let the world know by having the Chamber host a ribbon cutting at your location.
Members that give an additional 10% above their annual membership investment are recognized as a 110% CLUB SUPPORTER. It is completely optional, but it suggests to the business community that your business values the work of the Chamber.
Each month, we refer members like you to business owners and consumers seeking local products and services.
Photo Credit: Greg Martin Photography
2019 Annual Meeting Video
The Fairbanks Chamber is a Proud Member of these Organizations:
110% CHAMBER SUPPORTERS
The 110% Club is a great option to support the Chamber above and beyond your normal dues. This donation is an extra boost to the Chamber in our effort to support a healthy business environment for our members and our community.