2016 Member Benefits
Put your company in front of thousands of potential new customers and influential business professionals by becoming an active member of the Greater Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce.
Your membership networks you into a powerful community of leadership within the Marysville Tulalip business community. Represent your business at the various chamber events held throughout the year and get to know your fellow colleagues. Numerous sponsorship opportunities are only available to Chamber Members. Monthly Business Before Hours meetings draw between 65-100 attendees per month. These meeting provide you with important business and community information as well as the opportunity to meet other business and community leaders. You also can host a Business After Hours event at your location, or team up with another member to draw in people to your location for an event that will keep them talking about you long after it’s over.
MAXIMIZE YOUR EXPOSURE
Our user friendly website www.marysvilletulalipchamber.com is the “GO TO” resource for to find area businesses and community events. The online “Chamber Members Only Directory” receives over 10,000 hits per month and provides viewers with detailed information about your business including address, hours of operation and contact information. A direct link to your website and social media pages will drive customers to your pages and increase your online visibility and rankings in search engines. As a member you will be given access to update your business profile online and offer “Hot Deals” as well as post job listings and market any special events.
Our Bi-monthly E-Newsletter features member articles and event flyers and is sent out to over 1,200+ subscribers. Special E-mail Blasts are available for ribbon cuttings, grand openings, member events and open houses. Every year over 10,000 printed Business Directories are created and distributed to all Washington Visitor Centers, Hotels and Tourism locations. This directory is also available digitally on local newspaper and tourism websites. Additional advertising opportunities in the directory are offered at a discounted price for Chamber Members.
Display your business cards, brochures & coupons and special event flyers in the Marysville Tulalip Regional Visitor Information Center (VIC). Strategically located off of I-5 and Exit 200 in the Quil Ceda Village shopping center. The VIC serves area residents and businesses as well as a myriad of visitors from throughout the county, state, nation and WORLD. In just 2015 alone the VIC had 81,445 website visitors, answered 8,773 phone inquiries and 25,674 email requests and assisted over 15,000 walk ins. Our trained volunteer staff proudly recommend Chamber Member Businesses first to all inquiries. A professional meeting room, seating up to 26 people is available for member and community use for as low as $25 for a 4-hour period.
Special Event ribbon Cutting Ceremonies
Let the Chamber help you celebrate your Grand Opening, Expansion, Re-branding or Anniversary. We will coordinate with City and Tribal officials and invite the local community and media to your event. The Chamber representative will be there at your event and provide ceremonial scissors and a commemorative ribbon and take pictures of the event to use for marketing purposes.
The Chamber sets the example in buying locally, and each member has the opportunity to offer a special “Member to Member” discount. Another benefit of being a chamber member is that you will have access to the “Member’s Only spreadsheet of all Chamber members, which is a great tool for sending out a mail merge and marketing your business.
The Marysville Tulalip Chamber's voluntary committees offer Members the opportunity to contribute directly to the work of the Chamber and to interact with fellow members who share common interests. Committee participation is a great way for Members to network, share ideas and further the Chamber’s objectives for the Marysville Tulalip businesses community. Add your voice to our work as we build a dynamic new slate of Chamber events, activities and programs to strengthen and build a brighter future for The Greater Marysville Tulalip business community.
We are your pro-business advocate representing the needs of business on all governmental fronts through researching local, state, and national issues that impact business and aggressively lobbying pro-business positions.
Legislative Advocacy - The Chamber identifies both “job-making” and “job-killing” legislative bills and initiatives – aggressively lobbying on behalf of pro-business legislation and against those that could cripple business.
Education - The Chamber provides its members access to legislative position papers, newsletter articles, and key speakers at membership breakfast programs.
Candidate Forums - All candidates running for office, at the city, county and state levels, are invited to speak about their goals are for our community at one of our Business Before Hours Forums in September and/or October. This allows all in attendance to ask questions of prospective elected officials who will potentially represent you.
Your Business is our Most Important Business!