The Santa Barbara South Coast Chamber of Commerce’s 1,000+ members enjoy a number of benefits as part of their membership package. In addition to being represented through the Chamber’s strong advocacy programs, members are privy to exclusive marketing and promotion opportunities. All members and their employees are encouraged to attend the numerous annual Chamber Events, volunteer on a committee, and stay informed via Chamber emails.
Additional benefits include:
- Listing in the Chamber’s Membership Directory
- Referrals from Chamber inquiries and publications
- Free news and event publicity through the Chamber’s email marketing, social media, and calendar listings
- Chamber-hosted ribbon cutting, grand opening, and groundbreaking ceremony
- Exclusive marketing and promotional opportunities, including event sponsorships, e-newsletters, print advertising, and the Chamber website
- Discounted advertising with Spectrum Reach: Receive 15% off a three-month ad campaign and/or 15% off production
The Chamber offers several different membership tiers. Contact Michele Schneider at (805) 967-2500 ext. 105 or Michele@SBSCChamber.com to learn more.
President’s Circle $4,000
Membership is part of a $15,000 annual commitment. The President’s Circle has been created to prominently recognize businesses whose continual support has been instrumental in the work of the Santa Barbara South Coast Chamber of Commerce. These exclusive members enjoy leadership advisory positions for the policy direction of the Chamber, VIP status among the membership and provide financial support and stability for the economic future of the organization. In addition to all the Business Leaders Council membership benefits, President’s Circle members receive: • Logo on homepage of SBSCChamber.com with hyperlink to website ($2,000 value) • Logo at the bottom of every weekly Newsletter ($1,500 value) • Recognition on President’s Circle landing page on the website • Invitation to all President’s Circle and Business Leaders Council VIP Luncheons and Receptions ($300 value) • Preferred seating at all Signature Events • Previous community initiatives are now included as part of your annual dues: Advocacy Support, Homelessness, Roadmap to Recovery, and Economic Development.
Business Leaders Council $2,450
This membership tier includes: Everything in the Business Partner Level • Recognition on the Business Leaders Council page featuring your headshot and business listing • Three annual VIP Business Leaders Council networking luncheons that include attendance of up to two people per company.
Business Partner $1,300
This membership tier includes: Everything in the Business Advocate Level • Access to one set of member mailing labels (no e-mail addresses) • 50% discount on eNewsletter ads (up to 2, can be used consecutively or in different intervals) • 10% Advertising Discount for Visitor Center and all Chamber Publications • Upgrade to “Enhanced” web listing on Chamber site (includes unlimited keywords, extensive description, photos, video inclusion and highlights) • 2 Complimentary Promotions on Social Media.
Business Advocate $845
This membership tier includes: Everything in the Business Member Level • One Promotional newsletter highlight • Complimentary Certificate of Origin • Assistance with a Ribbon Cutting, Ground Breaking or Anniversary Celebration (including marketing).
Business Member $500
This membership tier includes: Member Profile Listed on Website • Discounted Access to Networking Events, Educational Seminars & Workshops • Introduction during New Members portion of our Networking Breakfast • Access to Use and Market Member-to-Member Discounts • Access to Business Information and Assistance Resources • Access to Leadership Santa Barbara County • 1 Complimentary Promotion on Social Media • Advocacy Support • Access to advertising in the Garden St. Visitor Center.