Member Information and Benefits
Chamber Membership Works!
Did you know that consumers are 63% more likely to buy goods and services from Chamber members? And did you know that consumers who are told that a business is a chamber member are 51% more likely to be highly aware of that business? In addition, 57% of consumers are more likely to think positively of its reputation. There is no better time than now to be part of something bigger than you. Your business will surely benefit from the pool of business resources that accomplish what no one business can do alone.
The Chamber is more than your business advocate. We also provide:
- Annual business & service awards dinner
- Monthly Business Council Breakfasts
- Business After Hours Networking Events
- Hudson Valley Young Professional Group
Business Development and Savings Program
- Gateway Experience Business to Consumer Expo
- Business Seminars and Workshops
- Business Coaching
- Discounted Spanish instruction for professional use
- Energy, efficiency and usage savings programs
Insurance Benefit Programs
- Health insurance for sole proprietors and small groups
- Supplemental insurance programs
- Identity Theft Protection program discounts
Marketing & Advertising
- Free promotion of your specials or services in our weekly e-blast newsletters.
- Distribution of your promotional materials in our Visitor Kiosk.
- Discount advertising packages on our in-store video monitor.
- Free listing on www.hvgatewaychamber.com, which includes name, address, phone, email, web address, logo and full business description which receives on average 2,000 monthly views.
- Free listing in our membership directory,
- Event promotion on our Calendar of Events @ hvgatewaychamber.com
- Access to Chamber mailing lists
We are out there participating in the Community and promoting our Businesses at the following events:
- Croton Summerfest
- Peekskill St. Patrick’s Day Parade
- Peekskill Open Studios, Jazz and Blues Festival
- Festa Italiana
- Peekskill Celebration
- Putnam Valley Town Day
- Shop Cortlandt
- We award six, $1,000 Scholarships each year to a student from Croton; Hen Hud; Peekskill; Panas; Lakeland and Putnam Valley High Schools. These scholarships are funded through our annual Golf Outing.
- Member referral program. Receive $25 off membership dues for every new member referred.
- We are proud to support the missions of our member non-profit organizations.
|Business Category||Annual Investment Amount|
|Sole Proprietor / 2-10 Employees||$250|
|Over 50 Employees||$550|
|Artists / Artist Studios & Galleries||$185|
|Colleges / Universities||$350|
|Hospitals / Health Care Facilities||$350|
|Additional Business Locations||$150 each|