Marketing your business with the Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce is a cost-effective way to gain exposure for your business, attract new customers and share special rates and discounts with Chamber members. Make the most of your marketing dollars with the Durham Chamber!
In this section:
- Member Advantage Programs
- Member 2 Member Discounts
- Marketing Opportunities
Member Advantage Programs
The opportunities below are exclusive to Durham Chamber members, to help them save on essentials for their business.
Time Warner Cable Business Class
As a member of the Chamber, you can save significantly on your phone, cable and high speed internet through Time Warner Cable Business Class! New Time Warner customers or existing customers who would like to add services (phone, cable or internet), contact Paige Lieske at (919) 328-8755 or email@example.com for more information.
Office Depot Discount Program
The Chamber, in partnership with Office Depot, has developed a member-only discount program that offers reduced pricing on office products and services. Members may choose from a broad selection of both national brands and general office supplies and can save 15-30% just by being a member of the Durham Chamber!
Click here for the Office Depot Card Application.
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Organize your receipts, business cards, bills and other important documents with Shoeboxed! Shoeboxed digitizes and categorizes your business documents, making it easier for locate the information that you need. Chamber members receive a free 60-day trial.
Sign up for Shoeboxed
Try It Local
Advertise your businesses deals and specials for free with Try It Local! Try It Local is an online discount program that allows Chamber members to offer discounted products and services to consumers while generating revenue and new customers.
Feature your business deal on Try It Local
Green Plus is a green and sustainable certification and education program that is designed specifically for small and medium sized businesses. The program, developed by the Institute for Sustainable Development, gives employers affordable, practical support in succeeding financially while being good to their environment, employees and community - achieving triple bottom line sustainability. Durham Chamber members receive a discounted registration rate.
Start your Green Plus Certification
Host a meeting at the Chamber
Your membership affords you the opportunity to reserve one of the Chamber’s conference rooms to meet with your staff, clients or customers at no cost. Contact us for availability.
Member 2 Member Discounts
The Chamber encourages members to do business with members, and there is no better way than through Member-to-Member Discounts! The Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce Member-to-Member Discount program allows you to offer discounts and special offers to other members online. The service is free to you and is open exclusively to members of the Durham Chamber.
Want to offer a Member to Member discount? Simply log in to your membership profile and select Hot Deal.
Growing your business is a priority of the Durham Chamber. Gain valuable visibility for your business through one of the many marketing opportunities available to Chamber members. Browse the opportunities below to get your business noticed!
Sponsor Chamber Events
Sponsorship of Chamber programs and events is a great way to build your company’s brand and gain visibility with key business leaders. A variety of sponsorships from large events to industry-specific programs are available to businesses of all sizes. View sponsorship opportunities.
Advertise your Company and Services
Attract new customers by advertising your products, services and discounts via Chamber advertising opportunities and Member-to-Member Discounts.
Showcase your Business with Exhibitor Opportunities
Exhibiting your company’s products and services is an affordable and effective way to maximize business contacts and get recognized! The Chamber offers a number of exhibitor opportunities for businesses.
Business After Hours – Great for business-to-business leads. Set up a table at Business After Hours and share your company's information with attendees. Cost: $125
Duke Football and Basketball – The Chamber has partnered with Duke Athletics to provide a unique marketing opportunity for Chamber members. For Duke home football games and a select number of home basketball games, members can showcase their products and services. Cost: Football $250; Basketball $1,000
Host a Chamber Event
Open your doors to the business community by hosting a Chamber event! There’s no greater visibility! Inviting others to your place of business will put them in front of your services and allows them to engage with you – building your brand. Interested in hosting an event? Contact us!
Network at Upcoming Chamber Activities
Make connections with fellow Chamber members at one of the Chamber’s programs and events. View the Chamber’s Calendar of Events.
Share your Expertise
Do you have insight or expertise in a particular field? Looking to position your company as an industry leader? Share your knowledge and gain recognition and visibility by speaking at Chamber U.
- Do you want to display your business prominently before key business leaders in the community?
- Would you like to increase the exposure your business receives?
- Are you looking to get more from and reach more with your advertising dollar?
- Do you want to gain instant credibility in the eyes of your target market?
If so, partner with the Chamber and make an investment in exclusive programs and events during the year.
With a variety of sponsorship opportunities available including development seminars, women-focused forums, award dinners, annual events, community involvement initiatives and much more, your company is sure to be featured and acknowledged at events that match the profile of your customers.
The Chamber offers many affordable and highly targeted advertising options that will provide your business with a measurable return on your marketing investment. Maximize your company's exposure and reach new customers through the following advertising opportunities:
Online Membership Directory Enhanced Listing
Ensure your company is seen by prospects! Enhanced Listings are located at the top of alphabetical, business type and keyword searches in the Chamber's Online Membership Directory.
Investment Options & Benefits
Investment: $150 for one year.
Chamber @ a Glance e-newsletter
Chamber @ a Glance is a weekly e-newsletter sent to all members of the Chamber, making this an excellent marketing opportunity. Sent each Wednesday afternoon, @ a Glance advises members of important meetings and events, seeks input on a number of key topics, and recaps some of the previous week’s activity. The e-newsletter also advises members about upcoming local government and regional initiatives to keep them informed of issues and decisions that impact the business community. Sponsorship of @ a Glance offers visibility to a wide array of business and community leaders and associates your company with the Chamber in a pro-active, positive manner.
Investment Options & Benefits
Circulation: 2,500+ decision makers
Investment: 4 weeks - $125
13 weeks - $350
26 weeks - $600
52 weeks - $1,000
Benefits: Company logo with link to sponsor’s website will appear in each @ a Glance for your participation period
Achieve outstanding visibility for your business by choosing from several different locations on the Chamber’s website to place your sponsorship. Professionally presented in the online membership directory, your web banner will drive users directly to your business website where they will have easy access to do business with you.
Investment Options & Benefits
Investment: $100 per week
Benefits: Sponsor will receive banner ad at the top of selected categorical listings in the online membership directory.
Chamber Office Ads
Thanks to our new state of the art technology, the Chamber is now able to run your ads on its big screen television located prominently at the entrance to the Chamber office. Walk in visitors, committee members, Chamber members, ambassadors, small business owners, business powerhouses and government officials alike will be exposed to your marketing message.
Investment Options & Benefits
Investment: $150 per week
NOTE: Ads rate is $300 during weeks with Executive Committee Meetings and Board of Directors Meetings.
Benefits: Sponsor will receive full screen ad to advertise company product or service.
The Chamber, in partnership with the Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau, will produce the 2012 Durham Visitor & Relocation Guide. The publication is the most cost-effective way to reach visitors and newcomers to Durham. The Guide also includes the Chamber’s Membership Directory. Contact us about rates.