Join the Chamber

Membership in the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce is based on a tiered membership structure that allows prospective members to choose the benefits and level of investment they desire. Learn more about the eight-tier structure, benefits and cost by following the links below.

 

I am an Initiator

Annual Investment: $400-$675 | Total Value: $4,900

Initiators are focused on basic exposure for their business.

 
START-UP Initiator

Member pricing for all programs and events
Business directory listing on Chamber website
Access to 100+ relationship, educational & business building events
Focused business building opportunities (leads groups, networking)
Opportunity to list multiple locations /categories on Chamber website
Membership plaque and web badge
Participation in issue and interest-based councils
Event and News submissions to Chamber website & social media
$250 discount on $500 digital marketing package with Herald Journal
Direct member education through Chamber 101 (virtual available)
Expert advice on human resource, marketing, legal and finance
Passport to Prosperity monthly freebie booklet ($400 value)
Member Perks program discounts
Membership 97% tax deductible as business expense
Celebration Services (ribbon cutting, groundbreaking, anniversary)
Reciprocal membership with local Area Council
Reciprocal membership to Upstate Chamber Coalition
Opportunity to post career opportunities on Chamber website
Subscription to Business View Magazine (Quarterly)
Annual member directory (via PDF)
Complimentary Notary Public services ($15 value each)
Bid inclusion for Chamber products/services
Opportunity to accept Love Where You Live gift cards
Dedicated Chamber staff to assist with member benefits
Member 2 Member Program - give and get discounts
Opportunity to apply for Leadership Spartanburg (includes member discount)
Eligible to apply for Small Business of The Month (<50 FTE)
Direct access to local and state officials & legislatures
Opportunity to submit news for Chamber publications
Small Business Support Resources (Small Business Council)
Receive referrals from Chamber
Access to more than 1,000 Chamber members
Up to date news alerts on business related issues
Chamber staff to address any city/county issues
Unlimited email subscriptions to Chamber newsletter(s)
Complimentary access to Chamber facilities
Complimentary Certificate Of Origin Services ($75 value each)

Upgrade to Small Business Initiator and get the most out of your membership

Introductory email to other Chamber businesses
FYI Friday annual passes
Opportunity to host Chamber events and meetings
Opportunity to market business at Chamber events with sponsorship
Complimentary Spartanburg Young Professional (SYP) memberships
"Drop-In" video about your business featured on ChamberTV & Social Media
Website banner ad or testimonial on Chamber website
Marketing & design consultative services

 

I am a Builder

Annual Investment: $1,295-$2,495 | Total Value: $8,300

Builders have a well-known business that is focused on long-term opportunities.

 
COMPANY Builder

Introductory email to other Chamber businesses
FYI Friday annual passes
Opportunity to host Chamber events and meetings
Opportunity to market business at Chamber events with sponsorship
Complimentary Spartanburg Young Professional (SYP) memberships
"Drop-In" video about your business featured on ChamberTV & Social Media
Website banner ad or testimonial on Chamber website
Marketing & design consultative services
Targeted tourism research services
Targeted economic & demographic research services
Credit toward Chamber Sponsorship
Intern placement services
Annual subscription to Upstate Alliance

UPGRADE TO ENTERPRISE Builder to get the most our of your membership

Credit toward Leadership Spartanburg
Annual email to membership dedicated to your business
Complimentary booth at Annual Business Expo
Complimentary member mailing list (Excel format)
Opportunity to contribute article for Business View

THESE FEATURES COME STANDARD with a Builders package:

Member pricing for all programs and events
Business directory listing on Chamber website
Access to 100+ relationship, educational & business building events
Focused business building opportunities (leads groups, networking)
Opportunity to list multiple locations /categories on Chamber website
Membership plaque and web badge
Participation in issue and interest-based councils
Event and News submissions to Chamber website & social media
$250 discount on $500 digital marketing package with Herald Journal
Direct member education through Chamber 101 (virtual available)
Expert advice on human resource, marketing, legal and finance
Passport to Prosperity monthly freebie booklet ($400 value)
Member Perks program discounts
Membership 97% tax deductible as business expense
Celebration Services (ribbon cutting, groundbreaking, anniversary)
Reciprocal membership with local Area Council
Reciprocal membership to Upstate Chamber Coalition
Opportunity to post career opportunities on Chamber website
Subscription to Business View Magazine (Quarterly)
Annual member directory (via PDF)
Complimentary Notary Public services ($15 value each)
Bid inclusion for Chamber products/services
Opportunity to accept Love Where You Live gift cards
Dedicated Chamber staff to assist with member benefits
Member 2 Member Program - give and get discounts
Opportunity to apply for Leadership Spartanburg (includes member discount)
Eligible to apply for Small Business of The Month (<50 FTE)
Direct access to local and state officials & legislatures
Opportunity to submit news for Chamber publications
Small Business Support Resources (Small Business Council)
Receive referrals from Chamber
Access to more than 1,000 Chamber members
Up to date news alerts on business related issues
Chamber staff to address any city/county issues
Unlimited email subscriptions to Chamber newsletter(s)
Complimentary access to Chamber facilities
Complimentary Certificate Of Origin Services ($75 value each)

 

I Am A Leader

Annual Investment: $5,250-$11,495 | Total Value: $19,500

Leaders are pillars in their industry and the community and consider both in their business plan.


Executive Leader:

Targeted tourism research services
Targeted economic & demographic research services
Credit toward Chamber sponsorship
Intern placement services
Annual subscription to Upstate Alliance
Credit toward Leadership Spartanburg
Annual email to membership dedicated to your business
Complimentary booth at Annual Business Expo
Complimentary member mailing list (Excel format)
Opportunity to contribute article for Business View
1/2 page advertisement in one quarterly Business View Magazine

Community Leader:

Personalized annual marketing impressions report
Annual 3 minute presentation to Executive Board
Annual 2 minute presentation at Chamber 101
Invitation for one representative to attend Board Retreat
1/2 page advertisement in one quarterly Business View Magazine
Prominent placement on Chamber website
Company collateral included in all new member kits
Invitation to bi-annual economic development & tourism update
Opportunity to host Executive Board meeting on an annual basis

THESE FEATURES COME STANDARD with the leader's package:

Member pricing for all programs and events
Business directory listing on Chamber website
Access to 100+ relationship, educational & business building events
Focused business building opportunities (leads groups, networking)
Opportunity to list multiple locations /categories on Chamber website
Membership plaque and web badge
Participation in issue and interest-based councils
Event and News submissions to Chamber website & social media
$250 discount on $500 digital marketing package with Herald Journal
Direct member education through Chamber 101 (virtual available)
Expert advice on human resource, marketing, legal and finance
Passport to Prosperity monthly freebie booklet ($400 value)
Member Perks program discounts
Membership 97% tax deductible as business expense
Celebration Services (ribbon cutting, groundbreaking, anniversary)
Reciprocal membership with local Area Council
Reciprocal membership to Upstate Chamber Coalition
Opportunity to post career opportunities on Chamber website
Subscription to Business View Magazine (Quarterly)
Annual member directory (via PDF)
Complimentary Notary Public services ($15 value each)
Bid inclusion for Chamber products/services
Opportunity to accept Love Where You Live gift cards
Dedicated Chamber staff to assist with member benefits
Member 2 Member Program - give and get discounts
Opportunity to apply for Leadership Spartanburg (includes member discount)
Eligible to apply for Small Business of The Month (<50 FTE)
Direct access to local and state officials & legislatures
Opportunity to submit news for Chamber publications
Small Business Support Resources (Small Business Council)
Receive referrals from Chamber
Access to more than 1,000 Chamber members
Up to date news alerts on business related issues
Chamber staff to address any city/county issues
Unlimited email subscriptions to Chamber newsletter(s)
Complimentary access to Chamber facilities
Complimentary Certificate Of Origin Services ($75 value each)
Introductory email to other Chamber businesses
FYI Friday annual passes
Opportunity to host Chamber events and meetings
Opportunity to market business at Chamber events with sponsorship
Complimentary Spartanburg Young Professional (SYP) memberships
"Drop-In" video about your business featured on ChamberTV & Social Media
Website banner ad or testimonial on Chamber website
Marketing & design consultative services

 

I Am A Champion

Annual Investment: $18,485-$35,000 | Total Value: Priceless

Champions build their business by focusing on their performance and the economic prosperity of the entire region.

 
Commerce Champion

Representative(s) on Board of Advisors
Gift of membership - "Pay it Forward" support
Press release & social media coverage of Pay It Forward membership

Upgrade to onespartanburg Champion to make an impact on our community

Prospective/new employee community familiarization tour
Guaranteed slot for Leadership Spartanburg
Featured at Chamber as a One Spartanburg Champion
Monthly member feature - highlight about company once a month
Member logo to be featured at all Chamber events
Direct access to Chamber President/CEO for support

These features come standard with the champion package

Member pricing for all programs and events
Business directory listing on Chamber website
Access to 100+ relationship, educational & business building events
Focused business building opportunities (leads groups, networking)
Opportunity to list multiple locations /categories on Chamber website
Membership plaque and web badge
Participation in issue and interest-based councils
Event and News submissions to Chamber website & social media
$250 discount on $500 digital marketing package with Herald Journal
Direct member education through Chamber 101 (virtual available)
Expert advice on human resource, marketing, legal and finance
Passport to Prosperity monthly freebie booklet ($400 value)
Member Perks program discounts
Membership 97% tax deductible as business expense
Celebration Services (ribbon cutting, groundbreaking, anniversary)
Reciprocal membership with local Area Council
Reciprocal membership to Upstate Chamber Coalition
Opportunity to post career opportunities on Chamber website
Subscription to Business View Magazine (Quarterly)
Annual member directory (via PDF)
Complimentary Notary Public services ($15 value each)
Bid inclusion for Chamber products/services
Opportunity to accept Love Where You Live gift cards
Dedicated Chamber staff to assist with member benefits
Member 2 Member Program - give and get discounts
Opportunity to apply for Leadership Spartanburg (includes member discount)
Eligible to apply for Small Business of The Month (<50 FTE)
Direct access to local and state officials & legislatures
Opportunity to submit news for Chamber publications
Small Business Support Resources (Small Business Council)
Receive referrals from Chamber
Access to more than 1,000 Chamber members
Up to date news alerts on business related issues
Chamber staff to address any city/county issues
Unlimited email subscriptions to Chamber newsletter(s)
Complimentary access to Chamber facilities
Complimentary Certificate Of Origin Services ($75 value each)
Introductory email to other Chamber businesses
FYI Friday annual passes
Opportunity to host Chamber events and meetings
Opportunity to market business at Chamber events with sponsorship
Complimentary Spartanburg Young Professional (SYP) memberships
"Drop-In" video about your business featured on ChamberTV & Social Media
Website banner ad or testimonial on Chamber website
Marketing & design consultative services
Targeted tourism research services
Targeted economic & demographic research services
Credit toward Chamber sponsorship
Intern placement services
Annual subscription to Upstate Alliance
Credit toward Leadership Spartanburg
Annual email to membership dedicated to your business
Complimentary booth at Annual Business Expo
Complimentary member mailing list (Excel format)
Opportunity to contribute article for Business View
Personalized annual marketing impressions report
Annual 3 minute presentation to Executive Board
Annual 2 minute presentation at Chamber 101
Invitation for one representative to attend Board Retreat
1/2 page advertisement in one quarterly Business View Magazine
Prominent placement on Chamber website
Company collateral included in all new member kits
Invitation to bi-annual economic development & tourism update
Opportunity to host Executive Board meeting on an annual basis

 

What Our Members are Saying

“Spartanburg allows young, ambitious people to make an impact”
Martin Huff
Development Manager
Johnson Development Associates
“Spartanburg’s warmth and charm is attractive to small business owners like me.”
Pontheolla Mack Abernathy
Clevedale Historic Inn & Gardens

Featured Members

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