Mission & Benefits

Mission

The mission of the Blairsville - Union County Chamber of Commerce is to positively impact our community and members by facilitating tourism, economic and cultural development.

Member Benefits

Advertise:

Get Exposure on VisitBlairsvilleGA.com!  Your member listing will include contact information, a business description, hours of operation, driving directions, and a link to your website.  Enhanced listings are available which include photos and videos.

Be Listed in the Membership Directory!  The membership directory is part of our annually printed community guide.

Schedule a Ribbon Cutting!  First time Chamber members are eligible for a ribbon cutting ceremony.

Display Your Brochure and Business Cards!  Chamber Members can display their promotional materials in the Welcome Center.

Receive First Referrals from the Welcome Center!  Chamber Members are always receive first referrals to our Welcome Center guests.

Be Listed In Our In-House Brochures!  Restaurants, Real Estate, Retail Shops, and Accommodations Members receive a complimentary listing in our in-house brochures given to thousands of visitors each year.

Post Your Events, Hot Deals, and Jobs!  Chamber Members may utilize their unique user login and post events, hot deal coupons, and open jobs on the Chamber website.

Take Advantage of Member Only Advertising!  Purchase affordable advertising in our weekly e-Newsletter, the Community Guide, and on our Chamber website.

Connect: 

Receive Complimentary e-Newsletter!  Our weekly e-Newsletters will keep you informed of what is happening in the Blairsville-Union County area and keep you up-to-date on relevant business updates.

Attend Business After Hours!  Meet new Chamber members and connect with long time members.  These events are a great way to promote your business and secure your next customer.

Attend Ribbon Cuttings!  As an upstanding business owner, you will be the first to know about new businesses opening in the area.  

Receive an Invitation to Membership Meetings!  Chamber Members receive invitations to our Annual Banquet event and our annual Power Breakfast.

Save Money:

Save on Group Insurance!  Chamber members are eligible for group insurance at lower rates through Auto Owners and other companies. 

Save 7.5% on Worker’s Comp!  Georgia businesses can qualify as a Certified Drug Free Workplace with the help of our team and save 7.5% on your Worker’s Comp premiums.

Get the Chamber Mailing List!  Peel and stick mailing labels can be provided to Chamber Members for just $50 per set.

Save on Constant Contact Email Marketing!  Members are eligible for a discounted Constant Contact email marketing program. Receive 20% off of a 6-month prepaid subscription and 25% off of a 12-month prepaid subscription.

 

Develop Professionally:

Receive a Complimentary Membership to the Georgia Chamber Federation!  Businesses who are Chamber members and have less than 10 full-time employees receive a complimentary “Georgia Chamber Federation” membership. 

Enroll in a Member Orientation Class!  Member Orientations are the best way to learn more about your Chamber benefits and how to best utilize them. Contact the Chamber for information on the next session. 

Attend a Business Education Workshop!  Topics vary from year to year, but the Chamber offers a variety of classes and seminars aimed at perfecting your business skills.

Be Recognized:

Display Your Membership Plaque!  Let the community know that you are a proud member of the Chamber which can lead to an increased perception of your business and greater sales.

Nominate Your Business as Business of the Quarter!  As Business of the Quarter, you will receive recognition through the local media and at one of our Business After Hours events.  Click here to print a nomination form.

Sponsor a Chamber Event!  By sponsoring a Chamber event, your business will receive publicity, brand awareness, and access to new business relationships.