Tiered Dues Investment

CONNECT

For many members, supporting the mission of the Bastrop Chamber of Commerce is reason enough to join. For those who desire a more direct return on their investment, Chamber members enjoy ample exposure opportunities, access to information that impacts their businesses, and abundant opportunities to develop professional relationships throughout the Bastrop area.

The Chamber provides opportunities to network with over 760 members, gain visibility and access business resources. This level of investment includes the Core Membership Benefits listed below and is designed as your entrée into the Chamber community.

Connections & Resources

  • Business After Hours mixers (10x/ year included)
  • Chamber events and programs at member price
  • Participate on committees and task forces
  • Membership 101 Breakfasts
  • Four full-time Chamber staff at your service

Marketing & Promotion

  • Chamber referrals to your business / organization
  • Standard listing in the online and print Business Directory (Company/Organization, Contact Name, Address, Phone Number, Weblink, Social Media Links, Description, Key Words, and one category; logo available for a voluntary fee of $30)
  • Access to Member Information Center (MIC)
  • Membership Plaque and Web Badge
  • Post events on the Online Community Calendar
  • Standard Ribbon Cutting/Grand Opening Ceremony

(Promoted on Chamber calendar, Staff liaison, Ambassadors present, photo, limited dates & times available)

  • Advertising and sponsorship opportunities at member rates

(Chamber website, e-newsletters, e-blasts, Business Directory, events)

  • Chamber Member List on Labels (over 750 contacts on labels 1x/year)

Discounts and Savings Program

  • Constant Contact email marketing program
  • Complimentary Notary Service

Advocacy and Communications

  • Subscription to monthly Chamber e-newsletter and weekly e-blasts to stay informed
  • Representation on legislation / policies that impact you

Annual Investment: $200
Valued at $1,450

(This tier is for businesses / organizations with 10 or fewer employees)

GROW

While you are busy running your business, the Chamber works for you throughout the year to drive more exposure and potential sales to your business. Gain advice, save time, and grow your business by partnering with the Chamber to increase your visibility and access additional resources.

This investment level includes all Core Membership Benefits PLUS additional benefits designed for a growing enterprise like yours!

Marketing & Promotion

  • Upgraded listing in the online and print Business Directory (one additional category, company / organization logo included)
  • Enhanced Ribbon Cutting/Grand Opening Ceremony

               (Promoted on Chamber calendar, Chamber President/CEO and Ambassadors present, Elected Officials & EDC invited, short promo video from photos, social media event and posts, ability to select a custom date/time Monday-Friday)

  • Place cards and promotional items in New Member Goodie Bags
  • Post Hot Deals / Member to Member Discounts on the Chamber website and in the Membership Information Center (MIC)
  • Display marketing materials in the Chamber lobby (business cards, brochures, & flyers)
  • Ability to host a Chamber event (luncheons, Business after hours, etc., based on availability)
  • One-on-one marketing consultation with Chamber staff by appointment
  • Chamber Member Electronic List (over 750 contacts in Excel file, 1x/year, emails NOT included)
  • SWAG & promotional items for New Member Welcome Bags

Business Resources

  • Complimentary use of Chamber conference room (by appointment, based on availability)
  • Unlimited Job Postings on Chamber website

Annual Investment: $400
Valued at $2,805

(This tier is for businesses / organizations with 10 or fewer employees)

BUILD

With business growth comes both new challenges and opportunities. You want to save time, learn from other business owners and make smart investments to take your business to the next level. The Chamber offers opportunities for you to gain recognition in the Bastrop area, engage with community leaders, and influence business policies that impact your business.

This level includes all Core Membership Benefits PLUS additional ones designed for enhanced exposure and access to influencers in the Bastrop area.

Marketing & Promotion

  • Enhanced listing in the online and print Business Directory (three additional categories, company / organization logo, photo gallery, ability to post YouTube videos , expanded description, banner ad in Online Directory)
  • Enhanced Ribbon Cutting/Grand Opening Ceremony

               (promoted on Chamber calendar, Chamber President/CEO and Ambassadors present, Elected Officials invited, photo, social media event and posts, ability to select a custom date/time)

  • Ability to post Hot Deals in the Member Information Center (MIC) on the Chamber website
  • Display marketing materials in the Chamber lobby (Business Cards, Brochures, & Flyers; see Chamber Staff for size requirements)
  • Ability to host a Chamber event (luncheons, Business after hours, etc., based on availability)
  • One-on-one marketing consultation with Chamber staff
  • $250 credit (towards advertising on Chamber website, e-newsletters, e-blasts, Business Directory, BEST Leadership Program or Annual Banquet)
  • Chamber Member Electronic List (over 750 contacts in Excel file, 3x/year, emails NOT included)
  • Yearly Member Minute Video

Business Resources and Unique Opportunities

  • Complimentary use of Chamber conference room (by appointment, based on availability)
  • Unlimited Job Postings on Chamber website
  • Invitation to the December Board meeting
  • Early registration access for the Banquet & Annual Meeting (sell-out event each year)
  • Invitation for four (4) to the VIP Reception prior to the Banquet & Annual Meeting

Annual Investment: $1,000
Valued at $5,805

INFLUENCE

You understand the importance of investing in advocacy, education, and Building a Better Bastrop for future generations. Your investment in the Chamber is an investment for years to come. Together, we ignite new growth, inspire leadership and advance our economy

As an Influence Investor, you have a seat at the table with leaders who are setting the direction for the Chamber and for Bastrop. Your organization receives VIP recognition at all Chamber events as well as being center stage in publications, on the Chamber’s website, and throughout the Bastrop community.

Recognition & Promotion

  • Influence level recognition on Chamber publications, online Business Directory, website, and in the Chamber lobby
  • Influence level signage at all Chamber events
  • Organization highlighted in Chamber ad at Film Alley 8 Movie Theatre
  • Influence level recognition in BEST Leadership Program
  • Customized Annual Visibility Plan for your organization based on interests and areas of focus. Your annual plan will include membership dues, sponsorships, events and advertisements.
  • Listing on the Homepage of the Bastrop Chamber website.
  • Enhanced Ribbon Cutting/Grand Opening Ceremony

(promoted on Chamber calendar, Chamber President/CEO and Ambassadors present, Elected Officials invited, photo, social media event and posts, ability to select a custom date/time)

  • Ability post Hot Deals in the Member Information Center (MIC) on the Chamber website
  • Display marketing materials in the Chamber lobby (business cards, brochures, & flyers)
  • First Right to sponsor Chamber events and programs
  • Quarterly access to Chamber Mailing List to promote products/services (over 750 contacts in Excel file, emails NOT included)
  • Pay-it-Forward Partner to sponsor a Connect level membership for a charitable non-profit organization or start-up entrepreneur of your choice (one per year)
  • VIP seating at all Chamber events

Strategic Connections, Access and Resources

  • Invitations for 4 to Past Chairmen Luncheon
  • Early registration access for the Banquet & Annual Meeting (sell-out event each year)
  • Invitation for 8 to the VIP Reception prior to the Banquet & Annual Meeting
  • Invitations to the BEST Leadership breakfasts hosted in Bastrop
  • Certificates of Origin for exporting products (50/year, additional at cost)
  • Unlimited Job Postings on Chamber website

Advocator Annual Investment: $2,500
Valued at $13,505

Plus $500 credit for advertising, sponsorship, event.

Pacesetter Annual Investment: $5,000
Valued at $19,505

Plus $1,000 credit for advertising, sponsorship, event.

Thoughtleader Annual Investment: $10,000
Valued at $35,505

Plus $5,500 credit for advertising, sponsorship, event. Guaranteed spot in the B.E.S.T. Leadership Program and naming of Chamber Boardroom.