Networking is an acknowledged and important part of most businesses. It helps you build relationships; gain visibility; exchange ideas, information and experience; develop your career; broaden your professional horizons; and obtain sales leads.
Seminars and Educational Opportunities
The Chamber strives to fulfill your business needs. From networking to educational and training opportunities for you and your employees, the Chamber is working to save you money — and make you money. The Chamber recognizes the need for business training for you and your employees, especially in today’s marketplace that is dominated by information and ever-changing business services. We seek opportunities to provide education and training for you and your employees for a relatively low fee and without the cost of travel.
Sponsorship Opportunities with the Bay Area Chamber
To learn more about the wide variety of sponsorship opportunities and how member companies can benefit from partnering with the Chamber, download the Sponsorship Sourcebook.
Are You Making the Most of Your Chamber Membership? Want to promote a special product, service, event or anniversary? The Chamber offers many special programs to help you promote your business!
Referrals: Shop Chamber Members First!
Information and communication are two words that are keys to the business world. The Chamber provides you with both through its Shop Chamber First program. We provide potential clients with information to find out more about your company and how to contact you. Your Chamber membership provides: listings in the Relocation Packets, listings in our comprehensive Business Directory, on the Chamber web site and phone referrals.
Member Access to Special Group or Rate Programs
Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Blue Care Network Health Insurance — Chamber membership means you have more choices in the type of health plan and more ways to tailor a plan to your business needs. Our products are written through Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Care Network of Michigan. Your chamber-sponsored coverage may include:
- Sole Proprietor Products
- Blue Care Network HMO
- Community Blue PPO
- Flexible Blue PPO
The Blues provide a number of benefit solutions including IRS-qualified high deductible plans that can be coupled with a Health Savings Account. Furthermore, for small businesses, your chamber membership will afford your business access to Blue dental and vision plans.