What Can The Chamber Do For Me?

       Your investment in the Greater Bartow Chamber gives your business added credibility, visibility and marketability. And, it provides numerous opportunities for you to promote your business to other members, as well as to the public.
       As a member, you contribute to the ongoing mission of the Greater Bartow Chamber of Commerce. Together we create actions and initiatives that are aimed at promoting business and economic development for the benefit of our community. You will be linked to more than 600 other business members. Perhaps some of them are your customers. Membership with the Greater Bartow Chamber of Commerce provides another avenue for you to maintain contact with your customers. And, by networking at Chamber events, you put a face with your business and establish a relationship with potential customers.
       Depending upon your goals, the Chamber can offer you the membership package that is best suited to you. The Chamber offers custom business solutions for the investment that is right for your business or organization.

Basic Membership Benefits

Marketing & Visibility - Building a name and recognition

  • Chamber Membership Plaque
  • Business Referrals: Inquiries are referred to Chamber Members Only
  • Complimentary Link to Organization’s Website from Chamber Website
  • Member Web Page - Includes online marketing tool kit
  • Free Internet/Social Media Assistance and Instruction
  • Business Listings on Chamber Website: One alphabetical listing and one categorical listing
  • Chamber On-Line Communications: Updates and promotions via e-newsletter and member-blasts
  • Subscription to Monthly Business Update Newsletter
  • Opportunity for Articles in Business Update Newsletter announcing Business Achievements
  • Subscription to Quarterly Chamber Magazine
  • Business Listings in Quarterly Chamber Magazine
  • Ribbon-Cutting and Open House Opportunities
  • Opportunity to Provide Specialty Item in “Hello Bartow!” Welcome Baskets ($150 Per Year)
  • Access to Member-Only Leadership Training Program

 

Networking - Building Relationships That Enhance

  • Free Admission to 10 Monthly Fun Thursday/Business After Hours Events
  • Volunteer and Service Opportunities for your Business and Employees
  • Invitations to All Chamber Events and Activities

 

Business Advocacy - Creating a Stronger Regional Voice

  • Business Advocacy and Representation at the City, State and National Levels
  • Assistance with Specific Business Advocacy Issues Upon Request
  • Free Admission to State of the City Address

 

Resources - Helping to Build Your Business

  • Chamber Quarterly Magazine: Advertising features Chamber members only
  • Access to Small Business Start-Up Assistance Resources
  • Chamber Perks Program: Exclusive Chamber Discounts from Office Depot

 

Marketing and Public Relations Resources

  • Use of Chamber Conference Room
  • Free Notary Service
  • Space available for Marketing Materials in Chamber Office

 

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Community Corporate Partners

INVESTING IN THE SUCCESS OF THEIR COMMUNITY . . . the Greater Bartow Chamber of Commerce is proud to recognize the following businesses for their annual pledge of support to help make our community a better place to live, work and operate businesses.
Chairmen Level - $10,000 Partner
 
A-C-T
CITY OF BARTOW
MOSAIC
POLK STATE COLLEGE
SPATH JEWELERS
 
President Level - $5,000 Partner
 
BARTOW FORD
BARTOW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
COMMUNITY SOUTHERN BANK
EVOLVE PROFESSIONAL LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT, LLC
TOM EDWARDS CHRYSLER/DODGE/JEEP/RAM

 

Executive Level - $2,500 Partner
 

Ashland

Badcock Home Furniture & More

Bartow Community Healthcare Foundation

Bernie Little Distributors

Boswell & Dunlap, LLP

CenterState Bank

Citizens Bank & Trust

DMAR Business Centers, USA

Harmony Haven Event Venue

PalletOne, Inc.

Party People Celebration Company

The Polk County Democrat

SEMCO Construction

Spherion Staffing

Terrie Lobb Catering, Inc.

Tim Jones Barber Shop

Watson Clinic, LLP

 

Director Level - $1,000 Partner

 

Bank of Central Florida

Cross Wired Electrical Service, LLC

Cruise Planners

McGee Auto Service & Tires

Sackett Ranch

Stingray Chevrolet Bartow

Tindale Oliver

Traviss Career Center - Workforce Education

The Villages at Laurel Meadows

 
Business Level - $500 Partner

 

Linksters Tap Room - Highland City

Metalcoat, Inc. of Florida

MidFlorida Credit Union

Polk Power, LLP

State Farm Insurance - Michell Githens

Sunbelt Forest Products

Swagelok Central Florida

Whidden-McClean Funeral Home, Inc.


Interested in becoming a Community Corporate Partner? Your company can benefit, as you benefit the community. The Community Corporate Partner program offers our Community Corporate Partners valuable perks to thank them for their support. Call Barbara Adamson today at 863-533-7125 and find out how we can help you help your community.
 

SCORERoundtable

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Bartow Chamber SCORE Roundtable event is the second Thursday of each month, at 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. in the Chamber boardroom. SEATING IS LIMITED. Sign up for the August 13, 2015 Roundtable here.

 

IMPORTANT LINKS:

CITY OF BARTOW
COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY 
Click here for a map of Bartow's CRA District.
MAIN STREET BARTOW, INC.
Polk County BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
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