Member Benefits

CHAMBER BENEFITS

  • Annual Awards Celebration Dinner
  • Business Advocacy
  • Business After Hours Events
  • Business Referrals
  • Listing in Chamber Website’s Business Directory
  • Monthly C.A.R.E.S. Meetings in Partnership with City of Elwood
  • Networking
  • Promotions Through Social Media
  • Publicity and Exposure
  • Quarterly Chamber Connections Meetings
  • Ribbon Cuttings
  • Members’ Information Available at Madison County Visitors Bureau

SPECIAL CHAMBER EVENTS:

  • Home, Health and Garden Show – March 18, 2017
  • Community Pride Award for local residents – June through October
  • Elwood Golf Outing – 2017 date to be announced
  • Farmer’s Market – June thru August
  • Elwood Glass Festival – August 18-20, 2017
  • Elwood Chamber of Commerce/Red Gold Chili Cook-Off – October 14, 2017 (also the Annual Red Gold 5K Run to Crush Hunger and Family Walk)

Exclusive Listing in the Chamber Guide
Each week, the Elwood Chamber receives calls from individuals asking for referrals to specific types of businesses or organizations. Chamber members receive exclusive listing in our popular Business and Organization Guide. The Guide is the Chamber’s only source for referrals for calls of inquiry. Be sure your business has the Chamber’s stamp of approval by being listed in the Business and Organization Guide.

Advertising & Referrals
The Elwood Chamber of Commerce receives numerous phone calls that result in referrals to our Chamber members. We offer a monthly newsletter, banner ad program, referrals, ribbon cuttings, parades, business promotional materials–all of which can be found in our office and around the community. We offer an annual report to our Chamber members showing the results of our referrals.

Chamber Connections Meetings
Meet fellow members, make new business contacts and gain greater insight into what is happening in Elwood by attending our quarterly Chamber Connections meetings. Get connected and learn first-hand about important issues that are impacting your business or organization.

Annual Celebration Dinner
In November, the Chamber hosts the Annual Celebration Dinner. Chamber members nominate recipients for our Business and Citizen of the Year awards. The Chamber Board of Directors present these deserving organizations with awards recognizing their achievements.

Community Demographics
Traffic counts, employment statistics, census information and similar demographic information is sometimes vital to your success. We have access to all of this information and are happy to provide it to our Chamber members.

Associate Memberships for All of Your Employees
As a result of your support and investment in the Elwood Chamber of Commerce, each of your employees is granted an Associate Membership. This is a value-added benefit you can extend to your employees simply by your joining the Chamber. Have your employee contact our office to receive a listing of Associate Membership benefits and their member card.

For the individual

Community Impact
Have a voice in the direction our community is taking, meet the movers and shakers that are influencing our community on a daily basis by being a part of the Elwood Chamber.

Major Event Participation
You can help with the implementation of the Glass Festival, Red Gold Chili Cook-Off,  Home Health & Garden Show, Annual Golf Outing,  and other Chamber-sponsored events by your active participation.

One-Stop Reference Source
Going on a trip? Looking for something to do? Stop by the Chamber for your free travel guides, festival guides, maps, discount coupons, community event information, phone books and more.

Join the Elwood Chamber of Commerce today!
Membership investments start as low as $33. Download or pick up an application or call the Chamber at (765) 552-0180 or email elwoodchamber@sbcglobal.net to find out more!