Benefits of Membership
Members will receive a listing and link on the Chamber website.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS:
Have your event or meeting listed on our website calendar for the community to view.
We promote shop local campaigns to keep downtown vibrant.
We are a very active Chamber –heavy participation elevates your visible in the community
We represent the Islip business community and provide a partnership between businesses, non-profits & residents.
We offer business seminars on topics to help support our local businesses.
Our annual membership decal is provided for display on a door/window. Showing your membership in the Chamber elevates your profile in the community.
Host a grand opening/reopening event. The Chamber will coordinate with State, County & Local representatives to officiate at your ribbon cutting.
Being a member gains you stronger access to our contacts in NY State, Suffolk County and Islip Town.
Advertising opportunities are available to members for website banners and special weekly/monthly promotions on our website.
We have a very strong presence on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Always staying on top of technology trends, we can help promote and share your business or organization information.
DISCOUNTED EVENT BOOTHS:
Members get preferred pricing for booths/tables any Chamber run event. First time business members receive a one-time free booth an our annual Street Fair in early summer.
ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY:
- You will have a directory listing in our beautiful full color booklet that is distributed throughout the community.
- You are also given the opportunity to offer a discount to Chamber members below your listing.
- All Chamber members along with their membership receive a key FOB which unlocks the discounts offered in the book.
- Upon request, members are given a supply of books to prominently display and give out in their establishment.
- The Chamber hosts monthly networking events, an opportunity to showcase your establishment, meet and get to know other business owners, managers & residents.
- As a business member, you have an opportunity to host one of these events at your shop or office.
- As a resident member, this allows you an opportunity to meet your local business owners and tour their establishment.
- Members receive exclusive pricing and priority for any Chamber advertising or sponsorships.
- Beautiful discounted advertisements are offered for purchase in our annual membership directory (in addition to your free listing), as well as in our Taste Of The South Shore event playbill.
- Periodic Email blasts to our members
- Opportunity to submit an article for our newsletter
- Member decal for your establishment and electronic member decal artwork for your website sent to your Email
- Your events listed in our online Calendar of Events
- Customer referrals
- Letters of recommendation
- Cooperative advertising in print, web and radio
- Your business name and brand listed on our website Directory
- Includes your profile information, photos and link to your website
- Monthly business membership meetings
- Networking opportunities with our 150+ chamber members
- Quarterly networking events
Member Discount Perks
- Discounted festival rates
- Intra-Chamber network discounts
- Business resources (Finances, legal, marketing, etc)
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (if applicable)
- Site Press Release
- Social Media News Block