McHenry Chamber of Commerce

The McHenry Area Chamber is a non-profit that serves area residents and its 650+ members by providing services and programs to enhance the growth and development of the local business community, as well as to improve the quality of life for those who live and work in the greater McHenry Area.

Membership opportunities – Why Join The McHenry Chamber

The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce offers a selection of membership tiers which provide benefits based on the investment level a member selects. Our goal is to offer equity and choice based on your needs and budget. You cannot change your membership in the middle of your current membership, so ask today when your anniversary is and plan for what’s best for you, your business, and your employees!

When is the last time you looked over your membership to see if what you have is effective or if you should upgrade?

Basic Member ($260)

The Basic membership is where most start out and is an essential investment for home-based businesses and other “solopreneurs” looking to belong, promote their business, and connect with others.

  • 12-month Chamber membership
  • Membership plaque and decal
  • Basic listing in the online Business Directory in the business category of your choice
  • Listing in the Chamber Community Guide delivered to 9000
  • Ribbon cutting/Grand Opening event
  • Membership orientation (overview of all benefits and opportunities)
  • Networking opportunities at all Chamber events including mixers, leads referral groups, luncheons, and more.
  • Members-only referrals to community members
  • Opportunity to serve on committees
  • Business Cards and brochures at Chamber office lobby
  • Receive Weekly e-Newsletter and e-blast
  • Free notary public
  • Free and reduced rates for luncheons and professional development
  • Low cost advertising and sponsorship opportunities
  • Excel file of Members with phone and address information
  • Opportunity to host a mixer (free)
  • Opportunity to present a Lunch and Learn (free)
  • Opportunity to post events on our Community Calendar online (free)
  • Opportunity to post on our job board (free)
  • Opportunity to eblast other members ($25 each)
  • Opportunity to post on our Member News (free)
  • Opportunity to participate in our “Welcome Home Box” program
  • Boost your social media exposure by Chamber engagement with your posts

Preferred Member ($360)

The Preferred membership is most appropriate for small businesses looking to cultivate their customer base and looking for increased exposure. Access to increased marketing packages will help you build on your burgeoning success.

  • All benefits of a Basic Member, PLUS:
  • Enhanced listing in the online Business Directory ($125 a la carte)
  • One additional category in the Business Directory ($20 a la carte)
  • 2 e-Blasts to all Chamber members ($25 each a la carte)
  • Opportunity to post coupons or discounts on Chamber website for free ($75 each a la carte)

A La Carte Cost – $530 —- Your SAVINGS is $170 with this membership!

Premier Member ($550)

This Premier membership is designed for a business that is beginning to establish themselves as a community supporter and is looking to take their connectivity, marketing, and visibility to the next level with their Chamber participation.

  • All benefits of a Basic Member, PLUS:
  • Enhanced listing in the online Business Directory ($125 a la carte)
  • 2 additional categories in the Business Directory ($20 each a la carte)
  • 6 e-Blasts to all Chamber members ($25 each a la carte)
  • 12 months of category online advertising on the Chamber website ($25/month a la carte)
  • Opportunity to post coupons or discounts on Chamber website for free ($75 each a la carte)
  • Free Certificates of Origin for international trade requirements ($25 each a la carte)
  • 2 tickets to the State of McHenry ($25 each a la carte)
  • Plaque recognizing membership level

A La Carte Cost – $1025+ —- Your SAVINGS IS OVER $475 Plus Exclusive Perks!

Executive Member ($1000)

As an Executive member, your company values its legacy and strives to channel that prestige towards an even more prosperous future. We give you the keys to bolster your reputation as a community champion.  With recognition as a key partner, your investment supports our ability to fulfill our mission of providing support to the business community and improving the quality of life for those who live and work in the McHenry area.

  • Enhanced listing in the online Business Directory ($125 a la carte)
  • Up to 5 categories in the Business Directory ($20 each a la carte)
  • 12 e-Blasts to all Chamber members ($25 each a la carte)
  • 12 months of category online advertising on the Chamber website ($25/month a la carte)
  • Opportunity to post coupons or discounts on Chamber website for free ($75 each a la carte)
  • 12 months of display ad on Chamber News and Knowledge section of website ($50/month a la carte)
  • 2 free tickets to the Annual Gala ($100 each a la carte)
  • Free Certificates of Origin for international trade requirements ($25 each a la carte)
  • 2 tickets to the State of McHenry Luncheon ($25 each a la carte)
  • Executive front seating table at State of McHenry
  • Your business logo and link included at bottom of every Monday Mentions weekly e-Newsletter
  • Signage in the Chamber office promoting Executive Members
  • Business logo and link displayed on home page of Chamber website along with other Executive Members
  • Inclusion in event programs (such as our Networking Scramble) as an Executive Member
  • Early bird opportunity for exclusive sponsorships at our signature events

A La Carte Cost – $1785+ —- Your SAVINGS is $785 Plus Exclusive Perks!

Non-Profit Member ($140)

As a Chamber, we understand the importance of supporting our non-profit community partners. If you are a 501(c)(3), this package offers your organization a basic membership at a reduced rate.

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Time to Get Started! Kick start your business by using these benefits in the next 30 days!

If you need a refresh of your membership, every quarter we host a maxamizing your membership class to go over where thing thats changed and to help you set up your profile to the best it can be! If you are a new member, join one of our monthly Chamber Playbook meetings to learn more! Know someone who would be a great add to our Chamber? CLICK HERE and help them apply! What to see how you are currently being seen to the community and other businesses? Find yourself in our business directory. Want a better way to view our Chamber website? Download our phone app! This is a convenient way to update your account, look up events, find coupons, job search and more. In your Play Store / App Store from your phone, look up MemberPlus and download today!

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If you have any more questions about your membership, new or old, reach out to Robin or Kelsey today and see how we can help you!

McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce
1257 N. Green Street, McHenry, IL 60050
Phone: 815-385-4300
Fax: 815-385-9142
info@mchenrychamber.com
Monday – Friday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
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