JOINING A CHAMBER MATTERS
Why join the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers' Confederation (BCCEC)?
What is a Chamber of Commerce?
A Chamber of Commerce is an organization that looks out for business interests in different areas. As a business owner, you might have seen information about the BCCEC and wondered if it was worth it for your business to become a member. You may even be concerned that the money spent on a membership won’t help your business.
Joining a Chamber of Commerce can be a great decision and it's time you considered becoming a member. Below are some of the Chamber of Commerce membership benefits, along with ways you can get the most out of your membership. By joining the BCCEC, you can enjoy an exceptional return on investment by leveraging your chamber’s marketing, advocacy, and networking benefits.
The BCCEC acts as a voice for the common interests of members. If there is a problem or suggestion we have Divisions that can assist. Your input could have the chance to influence your local government on issues that impact small businesses.
Being a member makes your business more desirable to customers. Consumers are more likely to patronize your business when you are a Chamber member. A chamber membership can increase your profits because customers view your business more favourably.
By joining a Chamber of Commerce, you can gain reduce rates on many of your business needs and Chamber members will often offer discounts to one another.
The BCCEC has many marketing venues, including our website, social media, community events. Any exposure the BCCEC gives to your business can be beneficial.
Joining the BCCEC gives you access to Chamber events throughout the year, and when you join the Chamber, you can network with other member businesses. By networking, you get to know others in your community, develop partnerships, and support other businesses.
The BCCEC hosts professional development events throughout the year, which include training or meeting opportunities. These opportunities can help you learn or improve upon skills that are essential to running your business.
Joining the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce (BCCEC) could be a smart business decision for you!
NETWORKING & EVENTS
Discounted rates to Networking Events and Signature Events
Opportunity to serve on Chamber Committees
Event Sponsorship Opportunities
Public Policy Advocacy on behalf of Chamber members
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & EDUCATION
Access to BCCEC Workshops and Webinars
Participation in surveys
Free Online BCCEC Business Directory Listing
Member News highlights in Chamber Monthly Newsletter (15th of each month)
Posts on BCCEC Social Media Channels: Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram
Opportunity to write and submit a Guest Post on the BCCEC In Action Blog or submit to the Newsletter
Sponsored Advertising Opportunities on BCCEC Social Media Channels
Dedicated email campaigns to membership
Cost savings and specials shared on the BCCEC website