Networking is one of the many benefits of being a member of the Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce. As a member of the chamber, you will have many opportunities to meet other chamber members and make connections that will benefit you and your business as well as strengthen the local business community. Below are just some of the opportunities you will have to expand your business network.
This Core group of volunteers is among the first to greet new business in the area with Ribbon Cuttings and Grand Opening Events, help at various Chamber events, visit new members and a wide variety of “duties”. These dedicated individuals devote countless hours to help the Chamber and the business communities grow and prosper.Ambassadors meet the first Thursday of the month from 11:30-1:00 pm at a Chamber Member restaurant to discuss upcoming events, projects and other business. For more information on the Ambassadors Group, click Here.
BACC Winter Social
Held in the late fall, this event is exclusively for members and their guests. In 2019 the event featured casino games, with professional dealers, a live band and amazing food!
BACC Golf Tournament
With annual attendance of 150, which includes prominent business leaders, the Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Tournament has already established itself as one of the area’s premier networking and business development events. This activity not only gets you away from the daily grind, but provides some networking opportunities and friendly competition. Your support of this event is an investment in your business, an investment in your community, and an investment in your future!
Bartlett Business Expo
Held in March, this one day event allows businesses and organizations to showcase their products and services. Over 1500 people from both the general public and the business community attend. It’s a great way to introduce your company to the buying public. Sponsorship levels vary for this event, ranging from Title Sponsors to simply occupying an expo booth.
Business After Hours
Held regularly, this has become a popular socializing and networking event held at various member locations. Approximately 100 to 150 members usually attend.
Holiday Open House
The Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce celebrates its members during this annual holiday event. All members are invited to partake in delicious food from member restaurants and beverages to celebrate the holiday season and to meet fellow chamber members.
Industry Appreciation Picnic
Each Spring, the Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce salutes the primary industries within the I-40 Corridor and their employees. These companies represent the economic backbone for the area and our appreciation is shown by having a classic American Cookout for the managers and associates.
The monthly Chamber Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. The program addresses local community related topics and is a great networking opportunity for all. Each luncheon is located at different member facilities and attract over one hundred members each month.
New Member Orientation
New Member Orientation is a time for new members to meet other new members as well as learn about all of the ways they can get involved in Bartlett Area Chamber activities. This program will help new members to take advantage of all of the networking opportunities provided by Chamber events.
Operation Thank You
Operation Thank You begins in March each year. During this time, Ambassadors distribute Magazines and “Member to Member” Special Offers to all members of the Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce.
Staying Ahead of the Curve
This one hour monthly workshop is designed to assist the small business person with the tools needed to stay ahead of the competition. Informative, timely, and fun, these sessions draw a diverse group of professionals that never tire of learning.This event is free to all BACC Members
Attended by Chamber Board members, Staff, and the Ambassador Club, these events celebrate the opening of new businesses in the area. As a complimentary celebration of your new and expanding business, these events provide a cost effective advertising opportunity for you to interact with consumers. You will also benefit from exposure in the Chamber newsletter, Bartlett Express, and the Bartlett & Cordova Appeal.