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Membership Benefits

We want to help connect our members. If there is a specific industry or even a specific company you want to connect with, let us know today and we’ll help you grow your network. Call 301-739-2015.

 

There are also several networking groups directly affiliated with the Chamber.

 

Explore the options below:

We have a variety of paid AND free marketing opportunities that are available exclusively for our Chamber members.

If you need more information on any of the below opportunities, please contact brianna@hagerstown.org or call 301-739-2015 ext. 104

 

Directory
Each year, the Chamber works with a publisher to produce a Business Directory. It is free for all members to be listed in the directory, and there is also a chance your business will be mentioned in the Community Profile stories. There are also paid advertising opportunities available in each year’s directory as well.

Cost: Free and paid. Exact cost is dependent upon the size of the ad.

 

Email Blasts
We offer the opportunity to send promotional email blasts that are solely focused on your business. You control exactly how it looks and the content.  

Cost: $150

 

Event Banner Ads
Secure a spot to advertise on one of the 9-foot banners we set up at our events. Not only do event attendees see it, but your logo could appear in a picture behind someone in a news story. The banners make their debut in January of each year.

Cost: Ranges from $375 to $1,500

 

Mailing Lists
You can purchase mailing lists from us, which include company names and physical addresses of our members.

Cost: $100 (list of main member contacts) or $175 (full list of member contacts)

 

Map Advertising
We work with a company called Target Marketing to produce a map of Washington County that is made available in the Chamber’s lobby. There are paid advertising spots available in the map brochure. 

Cost: Dependent upon the ad size

 

Social Media
Whenever you have an interesting event or announcement, we can post it for you for free on our social media platforms. We can put it on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram Story, and our Facebook story.

Cost: Free

 

Chamber Newsletter
We can promote news about your business or special announcements in our monthly newsletter email for free, just email us the information you want to include along with a photo. It could be about anything from a big anniversary to a new employee coming on board. Our newsletters are also posted on our website so this will not be just a fleeting message in an email. There are also paid advertisement placements in the newsletter as well.

Cost: Story submission is free, advertisement costs are dependent upon placement of the ad

 

Coupon Bank
On our website, you can upload a coupon for your business under the coupons page.

Cost: Free

 

TV Ads
We have a TV on display in the front window of the Chamber, and another TV in our lobby. You choose how long your advertisement will get played from our TVs, for a minimum of one month.

Cost: Between $150 and $900, dependent upon how long your ad is shown

 

Window Ads
Display your logo or advertisement with a decal on the windows of our office. Many people walk by the Chamber every day, so you will be advertising 24/7 with the purchase of one of these decals. Spaces are approximately 34 inches wide and 26 inches tall.

Cost: $2,000 per space (minimum of a one-year commitment)

 

Job Postings
Post any job openings for your organization on our website’s job bank if you are a member.

Cost: Free

 

Ribbon Cuttings
If you are holding a Grand Opening, or a company Anniversary celebration, let us know and we can coordinate a ribbon cutting ceremony for you. These are a great way to invite the community to see your business and expand your network. We promote Grand Openings and Anniversaries for our members to try to get as many people as possible to attend.

Cost: Free

 

News Talk 103.7
We have a partnership program with News Talk 103.7, where our members can be featured on the radio during one of the station’s business-focused shows.

Cost: Free

 

Guest Speaking
You have the opportunity to be a guest speaker at our Chamber events. Let us know if you want to explore the options and determine which event would be best for you to speak at.

Cost: Free

As a member, you will get discounted or free registrations to our various Chamber events. Check our Chamber calendar for each event’s ticket pricing.

Women Empowered and our Annual Meeting are exclusively held for members only.  

You also have the opportunity as a Chamber member to host a B.A.S.H. (Business and Social Hour), which is one of our most popular networking events. For details on this opportunity, please call Donna Mitchell at 301-739-2015 ext. 101.

These are created by members that form a partnership with the Chamber to offer fellow members discounts on their services.

Circles
A paid concierge service on a digital app platform, designed to help you get those random to-do list items done, whether it’s deep research or making a hard-to-get reservation.

  • The more employees you have, the cheaper the service is.               
  • Offered through a partnership with TriBridge Partners.

Learn more here.

APPI Energy
This organization is helping commercial businesses save on energy or utility bills. They will verify the accuracy of your bills, help you choose the best energy supplier, negotiate the lowest price and best contract terms for your business, and monitor for future cost-reducing opportunities.

Learn more here.

Fiserv
This company helps you save money on data processing and clover sales terminals, which can be handheld or stationary.

Learn more here.

LegalShield
This organization is offering legal and identity theft advice and services for a low monthly fee. They are also offering exclusive savings for Chamber members.

Learn more here.

HCC Discount Contract Training

Hagerstown Community College is providing a discount of 10% on the cost of any contract training performed by its Workforce Solutions and Continuing Education division for active members of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce.

For further information, call Paul Frey at 301.739.2015 ext. 102.

A Certificate of Origin (CO) is required by some countries receiving products from the United States. Chamber members get The exporter should verify whether a CO is required. The Chamber can help you comply with international export regulations by issuing a Certificate of Origin.

 

To place an order or get more information, contact the Chamber at 301-739-2015 ext. 100.

 

Cost:
$6.00 for members
$60.00 for non-members

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