West Shore Chamber of Commerce

4211 Trindle Road, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania 17011 (717) 761-0702 Fax (717) 761-4315


Benefits of Membership

 

Become a member of the West Shore Chamber of Commerce and benefit from:

ChamberConnects

Currently the Chamber offers six different referral groups that are industry specific with participants focused on building relationships, learning who group members target customers are and referring qualified leads to each other.

CC1          2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month           7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

CC2          2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month     7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

CC3          2nd & 4th Friday of each month               7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

CC4          2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month           3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

CC5          1st & 3rd Thursday of each month          1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

CCEast     2nd & 4th Thursday of each month         7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

 

To join a ChamberConnects group, your business must be a member of the West Shore Chamber of Commerce in good standing. If you are interested in participating in this Member Benefit please contact Krystin Blauch, Membership Director at 717-761-0702 or krystin@wschamber.org.

Committees

Committees are a catalyst for promoting, connecting, and serving the community through solving problems facing area businesses.  The Chamber’s committees are diverse and plentiful, so you are able to join ones that appeal to your interests!

 

Credibility

Display your West Shore Chamber of Commerce plaque to show that you are a friendly, principled, professional, and connected member of the West Shore Chamber of Commerce. 

Place a West Shore Chamber Member static sticker on your front door or car window to let others know you support the business community.

 

Events

Mixers - Free events hosted by members and include food, beverages, and plenty of business to business networking.

Special Events – Many special events take place throughout the year.  A special event can be created by a committee, an idea from a member, or a need in the community, etc.  The best way to find out about Chamber events is to read the newsletter, sign up for email reminders, and check the events calendar often.

                               

Luminary Awards Luncheon This event honors two West Shore Chamber business  women with Visionary and Shining Star Luminary Awards. The individuals are nominated by their peers because of their excellence in their work environment and the community. These women are recognized for their outstanding character, commitment, professional achievement, stellar performance and attitude. A portion of the event proceeds benefit a Chamber nonprofit of each award winners' choice.

Taste of the Chamber The Chamber’s annual all-you-can-eat celebration of the best fare offered by our culinary members! A portion of the event proceeds will benefit nonprofit members. This event is open to the public and is free to exhibit.

Business & Industry Night - This is the largest Chamber event of the year.  This themed business expo allows exhibitors and attendees three hours of networking.  Last year more than 750 attendees enjoyed this event.

 

Marketing & Advertising

The Chamber provides many diverse marketing opportunities for your business to market itself to our entire membership.  Direct mailings, print and online advertising, sponsorships, and mailing lists provide members with marketing solutions for every budget.

 

Free listing in our annual Membership Directory and the Online Membership Directory here on our web site. The Directory is the key to contacting and doing business with Chamber members; members are listed alphabetically, by business category and by contact name. Haven’t received a directory yet? Request a Directory!

Public Relations

Network "without the handshake" by submitting your company’s business news, in 30-words or less to businessnews@wschamber.org by the first Friday of every month. For more information, contact Jorden Smith, Communications Director at jorden@wschamber.org.

Stop by our office anytime and place your business cards on the Chamber’s Wall of Fame or place your company’s promotional material in our Chamber Lobby. We provide a place where you are able to put up your business cards or material so anyone who walks through this office is able to take them and contact you.

Complimentary Ribbon cuttings help you celebrate your new business, location, or reopening and provide a great opportunity to introduce the membership to your business and become acquainted with your services. (Monday - Friday)

 

Publications and resources that keep you informed about business, legislative and economic issues. 

Partnerships & Resources

Low interest loan programs through partner Cumberland County Economic Development (CCED).  Call 761-0702 for more information on how this partnership can benefit your business.

 

Shipley Energy has partnered with the West Shore Chamber to offer discounts on Commercial/Residential Gas and Electric Programs. Visit Shipley Energy to learn more. 

Demographic resource information through Chamber partnerships and resources.

Our on-staff Notary Public is available during office hours Monday - Friday, to notarize documents at no charge for our members. To ensure that our Notary is available, please call 717-761-0702 before coming to the Chamber office 

      Support

Joining the Chamber provides you with the knowledge that your membership support keeps the local business community thriving. It also gives you a broad framework of influence to advocate for business. You can be the collective voice for the West Shore Chamber membership.

 A membership plaque that signifies to your customers, clients, friends and associates that you support the West Shore Chamber and your business community. Display it proudly!

Target Those Relocating

Many people who are relocating to our area rely on the West Shore Chamber of Commerce for information on trusted businesses in the community.  Chamber relocation packets include a copy of the membership directory and useful community resources.

 

West Shore Area Map: This West Shore Map is published periodically. Popular with our business community and the general public, this unique map is underwritten by Chamber member advertisers. Individual copies are available. Chamber members receive a discount for orders of 10 or more. Buy extras to say thanks to your clients and colleagues. Please send me a map and invoice me.

Timely Communications

Connections newsletter is a monthly publication of the West Shore Chamber of Commerce.  It is an informational resource distributed to area newcomers, current and prospective members.  Connections keeps you informed about fellow members, events, committees, legislative issues, and much more.

                               

ChamberPAK - is the Chamber’s direct mail solution allowing members to provide 900 copies of their promotional flyer to be inserted into the Chamber’s monthly events flyer. ChamberPAK is a great way for businesses to get the word out about sales and discounts, coupons, event invitations, new products and services, a grand opening, donation solicitation, real estate listing and announcements.

 

Tuesday Reminder Emails – Once a week the Chamber sends an email to more than 1,500 member representatives, giving them the most up-to-date information on upcoming Chamber events, opportunities and committee meetings.

 

For more information on any of the above mentioned benefits, or for more information on maximizing the return on your membership investment, contact Krystin Blauch at 761-0702 or krystin@wschamber.org today!

 


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