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What does it mean to be a member of the Chamber of Commerce?

The Chamber's mission is to exhibit positive community leadership by supporting activities to improve the education and economic development of the business community and serving members with valuable support to improve business activity and collaboration in the community. Click here to view our current Chamber Members


Member Benefits & Services

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  • Small Business Association of Michigan (SBAM) - The Sault Area Chamber of Commerce is a proud member-partner of SBAM, the Small Business Association of Michigan, and by extension, so are our members. This partnership provides over 90% of our members access to several SBAM member benefits, including Health Insurance Products, HR Solutions, Operations, and more.
  • Gas Choice Program -Through a parntership with Integrys Energy Services, members of the Sault Area Chamber of Commerce are able to receive a pre-negotiated discounted rate on their gas natural gas supply if serviced by Consumers Energy or DTE Energy.  This discounted rate is available to both Chamber businesses and their employees.
  • Radio Discounts - The Eagle Radio in cooperation with the Sault Area Chamber of Commerce will work with Chamber Members on a Chamber discount fit to your needs.
  •  Newspaper ad Discount - As a new Chamber Member, if you choose to advertise with them you will receive 20% off your first ad with The Evening News.

Advertising Opportunities

  • Listing on Chamber Web Site – Promoting your business by including your business address, web site, telephone number, email, description, social website links, pictures and more!
  • Listing in Chamber's Membership Directory - Distributed throughout Chippewa County to Chamber Members and county residents, and individuals who want to visit or relocated to Sault Ste. Marie.
  • Community Calendar Promotion – the Chamber works to help promote Chamber Member events by publishing a community calendar, both on-line and print version. Weekly emails to our contact list help promote these events.
  • Visibility – A lobby area in the chamber for marketing materials, a listing in the chamber’s annual membership directory, newsletter, and in the business directory section of the web site.
  • Banner Advertising Package - Banner ads like the one at the top and top right of this page are available to Chamber Members who would like to promote their web page and business.

Networking

  •  Business After Five - This advantageous networking program held monthly at different Chamber businesses provides members the opportunity to develop leads, discuss business, and get to know each other better.
  • Young Professionals - Ages 21 - 40 witha  focus on social/recreational opportunities, personal and professional development, and community engagement.

Additional Benefits

  • Legislative Advocacy - Chamber works to support positive legislation that affects business.
  • Ambassadors - This highly visible Red Coats group welcomes new Chamber Members with Ribbon Cuttings while also attending networking events to foster goodwill and encourage more member participation.

Why join?

  • It is in your best interest - The Sault Area Chamber of Commerce has proven itself to be the single most effective volunteer, nonprofit organization committed to helping solve today’s complex business and community problems. You have a stake in this community, and you can best safeguard your interests by working with others through the chamber.
  • It affects your bottom line - The chamber promotes an environment that can maximize your business potential and profitability.
  • It affects your future - At the chamber, we don’t just talk about the future... we shape it through our involvement with the community organizations and our legislative activity. We believe you want to help shape the Sault’s future too.

 

View Chamber Member Benefits in an easy readable and printable brochure format

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Mission Statement

The Sault Area Chamber of Commerce serves to promote, advance and contribute to the economic well-being of the business community and visitor experience, while preserving the character, history, and traditions of the greater Sault Ste. Marie area. Its mission is to exhibit positive community leadership by supporting activities to improve the education and economic development of the business community and serving members with valuable support to improve business activity and collaboration in the community.

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