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Member Benefits

Marketing

The GWCC provides both free and paid opportunities to get your business noticed.

GWCC Website and Online Business Directory
The GWCC website is the source for information about Chamber events, news updates, and the place to find member businesses and contact information.
• Membership Directory: FREE listing for all members with link to your website
• New Member Listing: FREE to all new members
• Website Banner Ad: $75.
• Website Block Ad: $25.

GWCC Connection eNewsletter
Every month the GWCC sends an enewsletter to members and associates. This enewsletter provides the latest Chamber news, information on upcoming Chamber events, notes from the latest Mayor’s Coffee Hour, plus our members’ news and events.
• Your Company News: FREE listing of your press releases
• Your Company Events: FREE listing of your upcoming events
• New Member Announcement: FREE for all new members
• Company Profile: $75.
• eNews Left Column Ad: $25.

Chamber Breakfast Table Top
• One Table Top FREE first year of membership
• $100. Table Top at a Breakfast Event

Chamber WestNet Table Top
• One Table Top FREE first year of membership
• $50. Table Top at any WestNet

Fall Table Top Showcase
An annual event in collaboration with several other Chambers, this event brings together businesses from our area to meet and highlight products and services.
• $50. first year of membership (50% discount)
• $100. to members only

Chamber Mailing
The Chamber regularly mails information to Chamber members. Your flyer can be included, allowing you to reach the membership for much lower cost than you own mailing.
• One mailing FREE first year of membership
• $125. to members only

Chamber Mailing List
The Chamber maintains an up-to-date listing of all members. You can purchase as labels or an Excel spreadsheet.
• FREE first year of membership
• $30. to members only

Sponsorship Opportunities

The GWCC presents numerous events that offer sponsorship opportunities to provide exposure for your business. See the Sponsorship Opportunities flyer for specific events and details.

Networking

There are many opportunities that will enable you to meet other members, potential customers, clients or vendors. Events and programs include after-hours networking, breakfasts and special forums that enable you to meet other professionals. Networking is one of the main reasons businesses join the Chamber. The GWCC website has an Event Calendar to easily find upcoming events.

Chamber Breakfast
The Chamber Breakfasts are held quarterly at out most popular venues. They are always well attended with presentations from a variety of businesses and community organizations.

WestNets
WestNets are held monthly on the second Wednesday of the month from 5:00 - 7:00pm at different member sponsor locations. WestNets are casual gatherings that give members a chance to meet new people, visit new businesses and learn more about the Westfield community.

Mayor’s Coffee Hours
The Mayor’s Coffee Hours are scheduled by the GWCC. Once a month from 8:00 - 9:00am the Mayor has coffee with the business community and gives an informal update on plans for the City and answers any questions. A great chance to talk directly with the Mayor and share your thoughts.

Annual Meeting
The GWCC Annual Meeting is held every November. A fun evening with a sit down dinner, guest speaker, presenters and an awards ceremony.

Golf Tournament
Our largest fundraiser, the Golf Tournament has been a tradition of the GWCC for over 50 years.

Business Support

The GWCC mission includes providing business support through information, education and advocacy.

Referrals
We receive hundreds of requests for recommendations and referrals to local businesses. As a member of the Chamber, your company is included on the list of referrals, heightening your visibility to potential customers.

Advocacy
The GWCC advocates on the behalf of Chamber members on the local level, and supports our member businesses by providing important information about local issues, serving as a voice on such issues as taxes and regulations.

Educational Programs
The GWCC organizes educational programs and workshops on a variety of business, marketing, and technology topics.

Chamber Health Insurance
The GWCC is a participating member of the Chamber Health Insurance program, giving members access to this program and its cost savings.

Citizen Scholarship Foundation
The GWCC supports the Citizen Scholarship Foundation by providing a scholarship to a Westfield and a Southwick high school student each year.

Certificate of Origin
The GWCC can provide a Certificate of Origin FREE to Chamber members ($25 to non-members).