Membership

Your membership with the Coronado Chamber of Commerce offers the opportunity to work alongside other business leaders to make a positive impact on our island, making it the best place to live, work, and build a business! Membership also provides exclusive connections to like-minded business professionals and other business leaders to help our members grow their business and expand their networks. The Coronado Chamber of Commerce is a community of entrepreneurs working together and supporting each other to create a stronger neighborhood and business environment, through advocacy, education and promotion. We provide valuable resources, programming and services that advance the success of our business community.

10 Reasons to Join the Coronado Chamber

Exclusivity

Only Chamber members are listed in our annual print and online directories. When people call the Chamber asking for a referral, we direct them only to Chamber members.

Visibility

Members can have a ribbon-cutting event or host networking events. We also share some of your social media postings and frequently recognize members in print and digital publications.

Networking

Our networking opportunities provide the chance for businesses to get to know one another while discussing pertinent and timely issues. Annual community events, book clubs, networking mixers, military events, and community awards are among many of the events the Chamber puts on for the benefit and visibility of its businesses and Coronado community.

Prestige

A national study by the Schapiro Group found that when customers know a small business is a member of the local chamber, they are 49 percent more likely to think favorably of it and 80 percent more likely to purchase goods or services from it.

Marketing

Through our local media partnerships, new and renewing Chamber members receive over $900 in complimentary ads. Members can also exclusively post their job openings, volunteer opportunities or special offers on our website, and include bi-weekly newsletter content at no cost. Members are also featured in the business directory of the exclusive inCoronado App.

Advocacy

We regularly engage with local and state elected officials regarding policy decisions that can affect our community. The Chamber advocates for businesses by keeping members informed on important developments and taking positions on them, as needed, to represent the interests of members.

Support For Community

As a Chamber member, you’ll be a part of our efforts to support a well-designed strategic plan that enables all stakeholders in the Coronado community to prosper.

Professional Development

The Chamber offers resources to assist your business at every phase from start-up to expansion and encourages professional development through various events and programs.

Return On Investment No. 1

Our base-level membership costs less than a dollar a day. Even if it helps you secure only one-long term customer, your membership will have paid for itself many times over.

Return On Investment No. 2

In addition to the many events we organize, the Chamber is actively working behind the scenes to support businesses, our community, and collaborate with local nonprofits. So there is real value in your membership —even if you never attend a single Chamber event.

F.A.Q.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to be a member to go to chamber events?

No, anyone can attend most chamber events, however, members enjoy a discounted rate as a return on their investment.

How much does it cost to join the chamber?

The Coronado Chamber has six levels of membership that are designed to provide options based on your business needs. Basic Business starts at $290 per year and the Corporate Legacy starts at $5000 per year. We also offer a non-profit rate of $240 per year. CLICK HERE for a complete list.

What does the Coronado Chamber actually do?

The Coronado Chamber enhances and promotes the business environment and economic well-being of our community. We do that through advocacy, events & programming, and collaboration with our business community.

I want to start a business in Coronado, can the chamber help me with that?

Yes, The chamber provides resources to assist with vacant commercial spaces, business certificates, and small business resources.

How do I get my business in the inCoronado App?

All Coronado Chamber members are included in the business directory of the inCoronado App.

I'm a young professional, how can the chamber help me advance my career?

Seminars, networking events, information, business book club, and business resources are available for anyone, from young professionals to those just wanting to make a change.

Can the chamber help me find employees?

Yes! Members can post job openings at no fee on the chamber’s website.

Why should I join a chamber? What are the benefits?

Great question! We’ve put together “10 Effective Reasons to Join the Cornado Chamber” to help answer that. Email us at info@coronadochamber.com if you have any questions.

Can my employees attend chamber events if my business is a member?

Yes, all employees of members are able to attend chamber events at member-only pricing.

How can the chamber help me grow my business?

There are several ways we can help you grow your business:

  • Complimentary advertisements with the chamber’s media partners.
  • Employee training opportunities with partners.
  • Job postings on the chamber website.
  • Facilitate key connections through chamber events and introductions.
  • Marketing consultation with key partners.

Make The Most of Your Membership

In the first 30 Days:

• Log in to the member information center to review and update your business profile
• Like the Coronado Chamber of Commerce on Facebook and follow us on Instagram
• Browse our website at
www.coronadochamber.com
• Interact with Coronado Chamber & Coronado Visitor Center social media pages
• Tag us on Instagram for posts or stories you would like us to share
• Sign up for the Coronado Chamber newsletter and submit events and promotions

In the first 60 Days:

• Attend a Chamber event or networking mixer to meet other members and staff
• Connect directly with our staff to discuss marketing strategies and event participation with the Chamber
• Add an event on our website to increase your SEO

In the first 90 Days:

• Make valuable business connections at our monthly networking events
• Refer to our membership directory guide to explore opportunities for business connections
• Share news, deals, and job openings with us so the Chamber can share them
• Add the “Proud Chamber Member” logo to your website & marketing materials

In the first 120 Days:

• Continue to make your business relationships work for you at networking and other events by regularly attending
• Explore our various committees and consider getting more involved with the Chamber and community
• Consider sponsoring an event to create visibility and ample marketing opportunities for your business
• Post jobs and volunteer opportunities on the chamber website
• Post special offers for members and nonmembers
• Ask questions to chamber staff for help and direction

Memberships Levels

Become A Member Today

It’s easy to become a member of the Coronado Chamber. Simply click below and select the level of membership that offers what you need. Questions? Send a quick email to our Membership & Events Manager.