Information and updates are distributed by email, a comprehensive and interactive website, as well as regular mail, keeping members abreast of Chamber events and promotional opportunities, new members, member to member information, and many other subjects. A Membership Directory/Community Guide highlighting our business community and members is distributed locally and statewide.
With an annual investment in the IACC of $105 or more, you also have membership with SBAM Small Business Association of Michigan. This group provides leadership and guidance with legislators for the bills and laws that effect small businesses in Michigan. They also offer 15 more benefits including college tuition discounts, HR solutions, Marketing solutions, Legal services & more.
Community Cash is a community currency that encourages local spending. It can be purchased on the Chamber website in $5, $10, $20, & $25 denominations. They may be customized to reflect the name of the person receiving the certificate, the name of the giver, or brief message, and redeemed at a member businesses. Merchant sign-up fee is waived for Chamber members ($100) and member participants receive 100% reimbursement (92% non-member).
You will receive a membership plaque to display in your office or business and the online website decal to show your website visitors your affiliation to the Chamber. Consumers are 63% more likely to buy from a Chamber member… so display your plaque with pride!
Want to get your message out to other businesses and organizations? This service is available to Chamber Members only, for nominal fees, allowing affordable and efficient marketing of their products and services within the membership.
Bring your brochures and business cards to showcase in the Ionia Area Chamber Welcome Center. Thousands of residents & visitors come through the Welcome Center each year, with many of them specifically visiting the Chamber office for area information, make sure to capitalize this business and tourist audience.
The IACC Insider Exclusive is sent to all members, their employees, and interested community members each month. It serves as an information source, keeping readers up to date on area happenings, events and general area information; members are encouraged to include their upcoming events.
Member information is listed in an annual publication that is distributed through through-out Michigan Department of Transportation Rest Area Centers as well as through-out the year to our members, visitors, and community members, at various events, expos, in our office and mailed by request. Additional advertising opportunities available.
For more information regarding advertising benefits – please visit our Sponsorship & Advertising guide.