Membership Benefits

Publicity

Targeted, effective, affordable, credible, the Chamber offers a variety of ways to promote your company and get noticed.

Website
The Chamber is online with an exceptional website that lists all member organizations and provides a direct link to their website.

Chamber Membership Guide
This guide lists our membership alphabetically as well as by business category which enables everyone to contact the “Who’s Who” in the Morgantown area business community. Membership guides are also distributed to every member hotel in the area.

The Chamber Newsletter
The Chamber Newsletter is produced monthly and is distributed by way of email the end of each month. New Chamber members are welcomed in the newsletter when they join.

Annual Report & Progress Report
Published annually by the Dominion Post and part of its 30,000-plus circulation, this special supplement lists all Chamber members, has advertising opportunities, and articles of interest regarding Chamber achievements.

Brochure Rack
An entire wall of brochures and business cards is available to Chamber members to display their brochures and business cards. We get thousands of inquiries yearly through mail, phone, E-mail, and walk-ins. Chamber members get priority referrals.

Announcements
The Chamber will help promote your next event or announcement with a member-wide eBlast with information on your event.

Business Showcase
Business Showcase advertising is low cost, effective and an exclusive way to promote your products and services to Chamber members. For the base rate of $100.00 you can get the word out to some of the most influential people in Monongalia County. Contact the Chamber for more information 304-292-3311.

Member to Member Network
The Member to Member Network is an exclusive club for members of the Chamber with no additional costs or fees.  Contact the Chamber for more information 304-292-3311.

Networking

For many of our members, networking is the core benefit of Chamber membership. Along with networking, the Chamber offers different events to assist the needs of all businesses.

Business After Hours
Attend or host these popular monthly after-hours mixers. It is an extraordinary way to meet business leaders and establish a strong presence in the local network. To schedule a Business After Hours event, contact the Chamber at 304-292-3311.

Annual Dinner
The Annual Dinner is a dinner/ business meeting of the Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce. During this dinner the Chamber provides an assessment of accomplishments and a glimpse of what’s in store for the future. It’s one of the year’s premier opportunities to meet more than 400 active business leaders and learn about the organization’s plans for the coming year.

First Fridays
This Generation Morgantown activity is a venue for social interaction among the young and talented professionals in the greater Morgantown area, these events are an exceptional opportunity to create valuable business networks as well as build new friendships.

Chamber Fall Classic
This annual Golf Outing is a great way to meet other local businesses while enjoying a day outside in a relaxed environment. The outing also provides additional advertising opportunities to our members.

Involvement

Involvement in your Chamber is a great business strategy for communicating the company traits of good business practices and community involvement.

Become involved in our active program and work with other members to improve our community. The Chamber is focused on addressing the needs of the local business community through policy formation/implementation and broadening our membership programs.

Seminars and Workshops
Periodic Chamber-sponsored seminars and workshops provide additional opportunities to tone your business skills and keep abreast of events and trends.

Non-profit events
The Morgantown Area Chamber is committed to helping the community. There are various sponsored events to help raise awareness of the problems in the area and help do some good for the area as a whole.

Referrals

The Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce is committed to increasing each member’s business through referrals. The added value of only referring Chamber members increases the energy and enthusiasm within the Chamber.
Also, our membership directory is a great way to find a service that you are looking for. The Chamber directory is available both printed and online versions. Please click here to see our online member directory or contact us today to receive your copy of the printed directory.

The chamber receives over 1,000 requests every year from various organizations, businesses and agencies seeking products or services. It is our standard to only promote Chamber members through these requests. Once a request is sent out, the Chamber office will notify your company or organization with a complimentary card to inform you that a referral was passed. This is just another means for demonstrating the value of your membership.

 



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1029 University Avenue, Suite 101
Morgantown, WV 26505
Phone 304.292.3311  •  Fax 304.296.6619