Benefits of membership

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES: INCREASE SALES AND BUSINESS CONTACTS!

  • Monthly breakfasts ($12 payable at the door) - First Wednesday of the month from 7:45-9:00 AM
  • Free Networking Receptions each month
  • Events and Advertising opportunities

POOLED PURCHASING: COMPETITIVE BUSINESS EXPENSE!

  • Members of the Greater Reading Chamber can select from a choice of medical plans from every carrier PA Chamber Insurance currently offers, which includes both medically underwritten and guaranteed issue products for sole proprietors and individuals.
  • Pennsylvania Chamber Insurance offers members-only savings on a full package of ancillary products and specialty coverages including vision, dental, life, dependent life, and short-term and long-term disability to members of the Greater Reading Chamber.
  • Pooled Electric Purchase Program

EDUCATION: EXPAND YOUR HORIZONS AND STAFF ABILITIES - KEEP YOUR COMPETITIVE EDGE!

  • Training- relevant, hands-on, practical and effective
  • Executive Roundtables
  • Wage and Salary Surveys
  • HR Hotline free to All Chamber Members
  • A monthly section in the newsletter on HR topics - HR Matters
  • A monthly section in the newsletter on Small Business Topics - Business Resource Center

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: PLAN YOUR BUSINESS GROWTH!

  • Business Resource Center- FREE business advice

ADVOCACY: DRIVE YOUR BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT!

  • Chamber lobbying focused on reducing the cost of doing business
  • Interactive Government Affairs website - GreaterReadingVoice.com
  • A monthly section in the newsletter - Legislative Matters

Certificates of Origin

  • Click here for information regarding the verification of Certification of Origin.

FIRST YEAR FREE BENEFITS FOR ALL MEMBERS!

  • A free 10 inch column ad in the Reading Eagle ($360 value)
  • Twelve free fifteen-second radio spots on WEEU ($240 value)
    Note: If you are new to the WEEU Family of advertisers and you purchase radio advertising with WEEU at the time you submit this order for FREE salutes, WEEU will give you a 50% discount on your radio commercial order (Packages excluded).
  • Ten free column inches of advertising any two of the following Berks-Mont Newspaper publication ( $135 approximate value)
  • Two free tickets to a breakfast where your company is recognized on a flier emailed to all 125 or more attendees and a picture is placed in our newsletter emailed to over 5,000 business contacts

ANNUAL FREE BENEFITS FOR ALL MEMBERS!

  • A free listing/link on our website ($50 value)
  • Two free listings (alpha and by category) in our directory which is distributed to over 4500 key business contacts and chamber members ($200 value)
  • A free monthly subscription to Berks County Living Magazine and 10% off advertising in this magazine ($19.95 value plus more!- distribution is 30,000)
  • Referrals from Chamber staff and the Chamber website
  • Opportunity to have company news printed in the Member Matters section of the digital newsletter
  • Reduced pricing for events, programs, and marketing opportunities
  • Complimentary grand opening/special event ribbon cuttings and planning kit
  • A free Chamber membership directory ($25 value)
  • A free monthly Chamber digital newsletter - eBusiness Matters
  • A free listing in Newcomer (if applicable category)
  • One free one hour consultation via our Professional Resource Program ($100 value)

FREE BENEFITS FOR NEW MEMBERS WITH MORE THAN 25 EMPLOYEES:

  • FREE Four wage and salary surveys ($1200 value)
  • FREE local and national wage and salary adjustment survey ($50 value)
  • FREE personnel practices survey ($375 value)
  • FREE healthcare survey ($95 value)
  • FREE attendance at our Roundtables- choice of 11-12 different roundtables

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS FOR MEMBERS WITH MORE THAN 25 EMPLOYEES:

  • National Executive Compensation Survey - available for purchase at $300
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