Winchester Chamber of Commerce  
   25 Waterfield Road  Winchester  MA  01890         781 729  8870  
    
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On Line Membership Application


          The Winchester Chamber of Commerce is a great way to promote your business, network,

support the community and protect the livelihoods of local merchants and service providers.


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OR you can print this form out and mail it in with your check.

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WHY SHOULD YOU JOIN THE CHAMBER?
Whether yours is a large or small business, membership in the Winchester Chamber of Commerce is a wise investment.  Membership helps you to become actively involved in your business community, easily meet potential customers, exchange ideas and business solutions with other professionals and keep informed on key issues in the community.  Become part of an organization that is growing and changing to meet the needs of your business.
 
 
WHAT THE CHAMBER CAN DO FOR YOU?
 
Direct Customer Referrals. We only REFER and PROMOTE current members to people who call the Chamber Office. We create Networking Opportunities on a regular basis with open board meetings, Business After Hours events,etc.
We promote "Shop Winchester" by selling local gift certificates, partnering with organizations to encourage residents to shop locally with Midnite Madness and other events within the downtown area stores.
We highlight new and established businesses through our Website and monthly E-newsletter
 
BUSINESS NETWORKING AND MARKETING EXPOSURE
   Business After Hours
   Multi Chamber Events in cooperation with 10 area chambers
   Women Helping Women - three events per year
   Website exposure
   E-newletter
 
HOW ARE YOUR DUES SPENT?
The Chamber, like most businesses, allocates the majority of its budget for operating expenses. We have two part time employees in our office to provide the above programs.
We also organize several fundraisers each year to provide hanging baskets, tree lighting and new benches to make Winchester more inviting and attractive for its residents and visitors to the town.
 
INITIATIVES WE ARE PROUD OF
 
MAGNIFICENT HANGING BASKETS
in partnership with the garden clubs - gracing our town center from May through September
 
ANNUAL HOLIDAY LIGHTING AND DECORATIONS ON THE LIGHT POLES
 
LOBBYING FOR THE BUSINESSES
Tax Classification - Parking availability and Enforcement - Increasing the number of liquor licenses

ACCESS TO MEDIA TECHNOLOGY
New and improved website - E-Newsletter - Information dissemination via Constant Contact
 
WOMEN HELPING WOMEN
Annual Spring Event celebrating women in business
Semi-annual networking events

CITIZEN OF THE YEAR
A member of the community is presented with this prestigious award at a dinner each spring

MONITORING BOARD OF SELECTMEN'S MEETINGS
Members of the Chamber monitor these meetings to ensure that the business community is well represented.
 
       Here are the membership categories

   Civic Member/Non-profit                               $ 99
   Independent Contractor                                $ 99
   Home-based business                                   $ 99
   1-50 __full-time employees                          $ 200
   51+    full-time employees                            $ 250
   Restaurant or food establishment _               $ 250
   Real Estate office                                          $ 225
   Financial Institution                                       $ 700
   Hospital or Health Institution                         $ 700

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