The Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce represents over 300 local businesses and organizations. Through our partnership with the North Country Chamber of Commerce we expand that number to over 4500 business lending a unified voice to the North Country.
Together, the Chamber and its members are a force investing in the continued economic growth of the area and shaping a positive environment for our businesses and families. Below is just a sampling of why you should join the chamber.
The Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce website welcomes tens of thousands of visitors monthly and acts as a direct link to your business. FREE, with Chamber membership is a unique web page for your business complete with a full description, name, address, phone, email, a link to your own web site, and your location marked on a map. A photo option is available for $100 year and featured listing options are also available. Contact the Chamber office for details on how best to promote your business on saranaclake.com.
For tips on writing effective web site marketing text for your business, click HERE.
Free Display of Brochure in our office:
Display your marketing material in the Chamber's display rack.
Publicity & Exposure:
Keep the business community informed of what you are doing through the Chamber's newsletter or insert an ad at a minimal cost to reach other local businesses. You can also post a 'Hot Deal' on your web listing and let the Internet community know what specials you have to offer.
We are committed to growing this terrific program. Participating members are offering discounts on automotive parts and rentals, audio & video services, bakery goods, security systems, cell phone and long distance service, web site design and maintenance, canoe rentals, children's clothing, flowers and garden supplies, health club memberships, legal services, medical services, and bike, ski, snowshoe and camping equipment rentals.
Group Health Insurance and Health Care Discounts:
The Chamber offers group health insurance rates to member businesses and their employees
Education & Professional Development:
The Chamber sponsors frequent seminars on topics of interest to our members' current subjects including management, marketing, finance, and legal issues for small business. Let us know how we can help you!
This is one of the most important Chamber benefit: we work behind the scene for our members by referring them.
Advertise your business through the Chamber's newsletter and through event sponsorship. Your business could be sponsoring summer concerts or providing T-shirts (with your logo) to event participants - use your imagination. Or place an ad in our Visitor's Guide, which reaches 30,000 people each year. Thousands of potential customers are also visiting our website, www.saranaclake.com. We link to our members' sites at no cost. Reach a targeted audience - advertising rates are very reasonable.
A Powerful Voice with Local Government:
By combining our more than 400 voices, the Chamber is the recognized voice of the business community on local, state and federal issues.
Increase your business by meeting other business representatives at Chamber events. We host an array of networking events, including our annual dinner and Holiday Mixer. The best part? It's fun!
By working together, we can accomplish more. The Chamber is committed to help business thrive and, in turn, create a successful community.