Benefits of Membership

MAKING CONNECTIONS

Monthly breakfasts ($12 payable at the door) - First Wednesday of the month from 7:45 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Free Networking Receptions each month
Events and Advertising opportunities

FREE WEBSITE ADVERTISING

Our Enhanced Directory Listing adds a little something extra to how your business appears on our website. Logos, photos and video make you stand out in search results and grab the attention of potential customers. Increased description capabilities add to your SEO - or, how easy you are to find in search engines like Google.

POOLED PURCHASING: COMPETITIVE BUSINESS EXPENSE!

Members of the Greater Reading Chamber can select from a choice of medical plans from every carrier PA Chamber Insurance currently offers, which includes both medically underwritten and guaranteed issue products for sole proprietors and individuals.

Pennsylvania Chamber Insurance offers members-only savings on a full package of ancillary products and specialty coverages including vision, dental, life, dependent life, and short-term and long-term disability to members of the Greater Reading Chamber.

Pooled Electric Purchase Program

EDUCATION: EXPAND YOUR HORIZONS AND STAFF ABILITIES - KEEP YOUR COMPETITIVE EDGE!

Training - Relevant, hands-on, practical and effective programs
Executive Roundtables
Wage and Salary Surveys
HR Hotline FREE to All Chamber Members
A monthly section in the newsletter on HR topics - HR Matters
A monthly section in the newsletter on Small Business Topics - Business Resource Center

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: PLAN YOUR BUSINESS GROWTH!

Business Resource Center - FREE business advice

ADVOCACY: DRIVE YOUR BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT!

Chamber lobbying focused on reducing the cost of doing business
Interactive Government Affairs website - www.GreaterReadingVoice.com
A monthly section in the newsletter - Legislative Matters

CERTIFICATES OF ORIGIN

Click here for information regarding the verification of Certification of Origin.

FIRST YEAR FREE BENEFITS FOR ALL MEMBERS!

  • A free 10 inch column ad in the Reading Eagle ($360 value)
  • Twelve free fifteen-second radio spots on WEEU ($240 value)
  •  Note: If you are new to the WEEU Family of advertisers and you purchase radio advertising with WEEU at the time you submit this order for FREE salutes, WEEU will give you a 50% discount on your radio commercial order (Packages excluded).
  • Ten free column inches of advertising any two of the following Berks-Mont Newspaper publication ($135 approximate value)
  • Two free tickets to a breakfast where your company is recognized on a flier emailed to all 125 or more attendees and a picture is placed in our newsletter emailed to over 5,000 business contacts

ANNUAL FREE BENEFITS FOR ALL MEMBERS!

  • A free listing/link/description on our website ($150 value)
  • Two free listings (alpha and by category) in our directory which is distributed to over 4500 key business contacts and chamber members ($200 value)
  • A free monthly subscription to Berks County Living Magazine and 10% off advertising in this magazine ($19.95 value plus more!- distribution is 30,000)
  • Referrals from Chamber staff and the Chamber website
  • Opportunity to have company news printed in the Member Matters section of the digital newsletter
  • Reduced pricing for events, programs, and marketing opportunities
  • Complimentary grand opening/special event ribbon cuttings and planning kit
  • A free Chamber membership directory ($25 value)
  • A free monthly Chamber digital newsletter – Chamber Happenings
  • One free one hour consultation via our Expert Connections ($100 value)

FREE BENEFITS FOR NEW MEMBERS WITH MORE THAN 25 EMPLOYEES:

  • FREE (four) wage and salary surveys ($1200 value)
  • FREE local and national wage and salary adjustment survey ($50 value)
  • FREE personnel practices survey ($375 value)
  • FREE healthcare survey ($95 value)
  • FREE attendance at our Roundtables - choice of 11-12 different roundtables

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS FOR MEMBERS WITH MORE THAN 25 EMPLOYEES:

  • National Executive Compensation Survey - available for purchase at $300