Being a member of the St. Marys Chamber of Commerce has many benefits!
Gift Certificate Program
Member benefits include the ability to participate in the Chamber Gift Certificate program. Anyone may purchase gift certificates. They are redeemable at chamber member businesses exclusively. This program has kept in excess of one million dollars in our community!
Chamber Website & Member Directory
All members are listed on the Chamber of Commerce website with hyperlinks to each of their websites and email addresses. Businesses may include a description of their company. It is the spot to check out job openings, community events and available properties. Most importantly, it is a centralized source for people all around the world to learn about our area.
The Membership Directory lists key information for all who belong to the Chamber of Commerce. It is an 80 page, full color publication that is distributed throughout the community in welcome packets, local lodging establishments, and with company relocation packages. It is provided to any member or person who is interested. Three thousand copies are printed.
The Business Bullet, Our Weekly Newsletter
Members may advertise in our weekly email newsletter “The Business Bullet” free of charge. It is designed to keep everyone informed about upcoming programs and events in the St. Marys Area. It also includes business information and news.
Visitor Center & Information Resource
The St. Marys Chamber of Commerce is a visitor center for the Pennsylvania Wilds and the primary information source for our city. Many people stop in, phone or email the office requesting recommendations for where to eat, stay, and even where to look for work. We refer only Chamber members.
Chamber Bulk Mailings
Members may choose to participate in Chamber bulk mailings. Your brochures or fliers are sent to more than 325 businesses. There is no charge the first time – additional mailings are $50 each.
Group Health Insurance
Members are afforded the opportunity to purchase group health insurance through “Chamber Choice”.
Ribbon Cuttings, Ground Breakings, Grand Openings, and Other Special Ceremonies
The Chamber will help coordinate and attend ribbon cuttings, ground breakings, grand openings and other special ceremonies for our members. The Mayor is usually in attendance.
Popular Special Community Events
The Chamber of Commerce sponsors events throughout the year to provide opportunities for business promotion. The Wing Fling, the Fireworks Celebration, the Corporate Cup golf outing, and Light Up Night are some examples.