Live from the Southside is a member and ambassador of the South SA Chamber of Commerce, part of the tourism committee, and has partnered up with them to help spread the word on all the great things happening in our Southside community. With our ever growing relationship, we encourage our fellow business owners to become members as well.
According to Investopedia, a chamber of commerce is “an association or network of business people designed to promote and protect the interests of its members.” Founded in 1982, the mission of the South SA Chamber of Commerce is “to facilitate growth in and raise awareness of South Bexar County by fostering and encouraging partnerships between businesses and our community through programming, education, and civic engagement opportunities.”
The chamber is in the South side of San Antonio at 3315 Sidney Brooks Drive, Suite 200. Here are some reasons why joining the South SA Chamber of Commerce is beneficial to your business:
Acquire customer referrals- Every day, we receive inquiries from individuals and businesses who are looking for potential product and service vendors.
Benefit from member-exclusive discounts- We offer discounts for products and services that are provided by participating network members.
Enjoy endless networking opportunities through committees- We have several committees that you can choose to serve on, providing you with numerous networking opportunities. These committees include Ambassadors, Education/Workforce Development, Government Affairs, Small Business Advisory and Tourism.
Experience a range of special events- Chamber events are great ways for our members to meet potential clients, customers and vendors. We offer an array of events, including Business Growth & Development Seminars, Community-Wide Social Events, Member Orientations and Networking Mixers.
Extend your voice to local and state government- Local chambers are dedicated to looking after the small business community. Our members have a strong voice when it comes to new assessments, costs, fees, regulations and taxes directed at small businesses.
Gain credibility within your community- As a chamber member, you can increase your business’ positive perception among not only consumers, but business owners as well.
Increase visibility in the community- We have the tools that will help you to be seen by our members and by new customers in the community.
Make business contacts- As part of our mission, we aim to generate and promote businesses in the community. Through this initiative, our members have the opportunity to connect with local professionals.
Receive chamber newsletters- Our newsletters provide our members with articles about the local community, details on operating a local business, information on upcoming chamber events, interesting news & updates and new member information.
Choice of 3 membership options- We offer 3 membership packages to ensure there is one to suite your needs. These packages include Business Membership, Premium Membership and Corporate Council Membership.
What more information on becoming a member and how the chamber can help your business? Contact VP of membership Bobby Rodriguez at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 210-636-3697.
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