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When consumers know that a business is a Chamber member, they are more likely to think favorably of it and are more likely to purchase goods or services from that company.

Why Join?

The Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce offers a wide variety of information, services and programs to strengthen your business in the community. Your involvement with the Chamber will connect you to people, ideas and resources to enhance and grow your business.


  • Networking & Sponsorship Opportunities
  • Business Awareness & Resources
  • Online Benefits
  • Cost Saving Programs
  • Chamber Communications
  • Business Referrals
  • Business Leads Group
  • Marketing & Branding
  • Professional Development

Networking & Sponsorship Opportunities
Business Awareness & Resources

  • Members can attend and participate in networking events at a discounted rate such as Business After HoursDaybreak Mt. Pleasant, and more.
  • Numerous levels of sponsorships exist for annual events and monthly programs. This allows businesses to gain exposure and build awareness.
  • Members can request Ribbon Cuttings for Grand Openings, Groundbreakings, Anniversaries, Relocations, Renovations, and more--at no extra cost!
  • Members have the opportunity to join a Referrals Over Business (Sales Lead) group.
  • Business Resources - The Chamber connects our members to the planning tools and other business development services they need.

Online Benefits |

  • All members receive name recognition on the Chamber’s website with a free listing in the online Chamber directory, including your business information and a link to your website.
  • Post Hot Deals FREE on the Chamber website.
  • List Job Postings FREE on the Chamber website.
  • Promote events FREE on the Chamber's Online Community Calendar.
  • Website Advertising available at an affordable cost.

Cost Saving Programs

Through the power of group pooling through the Chamber's program, you can expect expect your workers' compensation insurance through Accident Fund Insurance Company of America to have a competitive rate, up-front savings on premiums, a dividend return (that averages 5.8%), and more. 

Example: Chamber members receive 5% up-front savings on their premiums through the workers' compensation group program. That 5% savings alone often covers the entire cost of a business's Chamber membership dues!

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Chamber Communications

  • Membership Directory and Community Guide - Members are listed in both our online Business Directory, and in this print publication. This directory and community guide is printed once a year, in January, and distributed to area hotels, businesses, educational institutions including CMU and MMCC, and is placed in relocation packets.
  • Chamber Business News E-Newsletter - Emailed out once a month to over 1,000 Chamber members, this e-newsletter highlights upcoming Chamber events and opportunities to take advantage of Chamber membership. Members have the opportunity to advertise in this popular e-newsletter publication.
  • Member Minutes E-Newsletter - E-newsletter sent out once a month - for and about our members! Members can submit News & Views items regarding what's new with their business, upcoming events, recent awards and more! Request a "Member Spotlight" article or write an "Ask the Expert." Ribbon Cuttings are also highlighted.
  • Mt. Pleasant/Isabella County Map - Members can take advantage of advertising in this city/county map produced by the Mt. Pleasant Chamber. 10,000 copies are printed and distributed throughout Michigan Welcome Centers, area hotels, businesses and are included in relocation packets.

Business Referrals

Every year, the Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce gives out thousands of business referrals. The Chamber is often the first stop, physically or virtually, for those planning to vacation or relocate to our area.

Business Leads Groups

Referrals Over Business (ROB) - ROB is a business leads group in a networking environment where one can build relationships with other business professionals - face-to-face.  During the leads meetings, other members will become familiar with your business and learn how they can refer you to their own circle of contacts. One business category per group permitted. Contact the Chamber to see if your business category is open.

Marketing & Branding

Members can advertise in different outlets with the Chamber while maintaining branding. Reach thousands of people! Advertise in the Business News E-Newsletter, Member Minutes E-Newsletter, on the Chamber’s website or consider sponsoring one of our events! Chamber advertising is a cost-effective marketing tool for all budgets...big or small!

Professional Development

Attend education and training programs designed to help improve your professional skills and your business, including the Rollie Denison Leadership InstituteYoung Professionals Network, Workshops, and more!
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