Investment Levels

Investment in the Chamber

Membership in the Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce is one of the best investments your company can make. The Chamber becomes your voice and ally in matters that affect your bottom line. The Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce is constantly looking for ways to assist your business in becoming more profitable, and it is tirelessly working to strengthen the economic vitality of the region.

Membership Focus

Fair Share Members represent the majority of the chamber and reflect the broad spectrum of businesses within the community. These members understand and appreciate the value of a strong community-based business association and wish to be part of an organization that is focused on economic growth.

Sponsorships

Companies within this membership catagory are those that desire added exposure to the membership and the community at large. These members are encouraged to participate in our major sponsorship opportunities.

Board of Advisors

Businesses that view themselves as stakeholders in the community and have the wherewithal to make an increased investment in its future are encouraged to be a part of this important group.

Economic Development

Strategic Partner Memberships allows the Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce to implement an economic development program committed to the long term growth of Bartlett and Northeast Shelby County. VISION 20/20 is a Ten Year Plan aimed at growing the local economy with emphasis on four growth industries: Life Science, Agribusiness, Emerging Technologies, and Retail & Hospitality.

Strategic Partners are engaged leaders of the Community who provide the resources and guidance necessary to ensure long term prosperity for all citizens. It is a public/private partnership that brings all sectors together for the benefit of the community.

Fair Share Membership

Fair Share Members are the backbone of the chamber and represent the broad spectrum of businesses within the community. Fair Share membership starts at $275 plus $5 per employee after the first five.

However, if you are joining as an:

          • Individual, Church, and Charitable Organization, Membership starts at $150 plus $5 per employee after the first ten.
          • Professional, Real Estate & Insurance Agent , Membership starts at $50 per Agent of an Existing Member
          • Financial institution, National/Regional Chain, or Business with 50+ employees, Membership begins at $500

Fair Share members are entitled to:

          • Become a Community Supporter
          • Become an Economic Growth Investor for I-40 Corridor
          • Invitations to Chamber Networking Events
          • Invitation to general membership meetings & events
          • Invitations to small business workshops
          • Free Member to Member promotions
          • A listing in the Bartlett Insights Magazine Directory
          • Access to various Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities
          • Listing on the Bartlett Chamber Website Directory
          • Free job posting on the Chamber Website
          • Free business event posting on the Chamber Website
          • Ribbon Cuttings to celebrate your membership

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Board of Advisors

Members of the Bartlett Area Chamber Board of Advisors represent businesses that are actively involved in the Chamber’s planning process, are engaged in economic development activities, and help provide the resources required to ensure the success of Chamber initiatives. The Board of Advisors receive a considerable amount of exposure to the rest of the membership as well as to the general public. All investment levels from Sustaining Member and Higher are automatically members of the Board of Advisors.

Sustaining Members

Sustaining members are the premier businesses within the community. Companies that comprise this group understand the importance of a viable chamber of commerce and the networking opportunities that engagement at this level provides. Sustaining Members invest $1,200 in membership. These members are entitled to the same benefits listed under the Fair Share Membership, plus:

      • Member of the select Board of Advisors (BOA)
      • Recognition in many BACC Mediums
      • Special Listing on Chamber Website
      • Involvement in Chamber Planning Sessions
      • A minimum of two annual BOA/Board of Directors Joint Meetings and Events
      • Invitations to participate in Focus Groups
      • Invitations to participate on select Steering Committees and Councils

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Sponsorship Levels

Encore Sponsors

Encore Sponsors support the Chamber through their sustaining membership level and in purchasing products that promote their company to fellow members and the general public. These members invest $5,000 of combined investments.

Encore Sponsors are entitled to all the benefits of Sustaining members, plus:

          • Member of the select Board of Advisors
          • Involvement in Chamber Planning Sessions
          • A minimum of two annual BOA/Board of Directors Joint Meetings and events per year
          • Invitation to participate in Focus Groups
          • Invitation to participate on select Steering Committees and Councils
          • Recognition in many Chamber mediums and Events

Center Stage Sponsors

Center Stage Sponsors are the Chief Underwriters for Membership Services. Their annual investment of $5,000 ensures that the BACC maintains a viable program for the membership to grow and prosper.

Center Stage Sponsors are entitled to all the benefits of Fair Share Members, plus:

          • Industry Exclusive Center Stage Sponsorship
          • Special Invitations to any and all: Chamber Planning Sessions, Steering Committees and Council Meetings, and Focus Groups
          • A minimum of two annual BOA/Board of Directors Joint Meetings and Events per year
          • Special Discounts and entitlements to BACC Events
          • Major Recognition on Chamber Website and Publications
          • Major Recognition at Chamber Event
          • Chief Underwriter of designated Chamber Events throughout the Calendar Year

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Economic Development Members- Strategic Partners

Strategic Partners allow the Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce to implement economic development programs committed to the long term growth of Bartlett and Northeast Shelby County. VISION 20/20 is a Ten Year Plan aimed at growing the local economy with emphasis on four growth industries: Life Science, Agribusiness, Emerging Technologies, and Retail & Hospitality.

Strategic Partners are engaged leaders of the Community providing the resources and guidance necessary to ensure long term prosperity for all citizens. It is a public/private partnership that brings all sectors together for the benefit of the community.

Three membership options are available for Strategic Partners:

      1. Economic Investors: $3,000 Investment
      2. Tactical Advisors: $6,000 Investment {Advisors to Strategic Leaders}
      3. Strategic Leader: $10,000 Investment {Executive Committee Members of VISION 20/20, Industry Exclusive}

Strategic Partners are entitled to all the benefits of Fair Share members, plus:

          • Board of Advisors member of the BACC
          • Recognition in many BACC mediums
          • Involvement in Chamber Planning Sessions
          • Attend a minimum of 2 annual Board of Advisors/ Board of Directors joint meetings and/or events per year
          • Special Invitations to participate in Focus Groups and any Steering Committee and Council Meetings
          • Special listing with Company Logo and website linked in BACC website
          • Special Recognition in the BACC Economic Development Website
          • Recognition in the BACC “News You Can Use” Weekly Chamber e-Newsletter
          • Recognition at specific Chamber events
          • Complimentary Tickets to specific BACC Events

For Specific Benefits for each Strategic Partner Investment Level, please contact John Dodd or staff at the Bartlett Area Chamber (901-372-9457)

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