At the Chamber, we continue to find new ways to deliver value to your membership investment. We negotiate cost-saving affiliate programs for services and products from national and regional providers that are commonly used by businesses in the region.
Remember, the benefits of Chamber membership extend to your employees as well. Create employee loyalty by building or supplementing your company’s benefit plan with offerings from the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce.
FREE Business Listing
Members automatically receive a free listing in the Chamber’s Business Directory. The directory includes information taken from your company profile that you can update as often as you wish. Your directory listing includes company name, main contact person, company description, contact information, website, and social media channels.
FREE Member News/Media Releases
Give us about 50 words about your new programs, offerings, employee promotions, company news, and more, and we’ll send the news to media outlets throughout the region. Don’t forget to include an appropriate photo (.jpg format) as well.
FREE Media List
The Chamber will email its Media List upon request to members. A news release template is also available upon request. Email the Chamber at email@example.com. The list and template are available in the “Member Only” section of the Chamber website.
Meet the decision makers of member firms at such networking events as our monthly Meet & Eat breakfasts, and such annual events as Community Heroes and Delaware County Business Awards. Nearly 600 member business representatives and regional influencers are invited to these events during which business contacts are made in informal settings at locations throughout the county.
The Chamber responds to hundreds of inquiries each year about specific services available in the Delaware County area.
WE ONLY REFER CHAMBER MEMBER BUSINESSES.
Members receive free exposure through company profiles in Chamber sponsored newsletters, radio programs, and podcasts, Chamber-prepared news releases, ribbon-cutting events, and company brochures on display in our Delhi office. Free poster advertising is offered exclusively on the Delaware & Ulster Railroad to Chamber members.
Members may sponsor an ad in the weekly Member Update electronic newsletter or our bi-monthly Catskill Commerce print newsletter, as well as web banner advertising on the home page of this site.
Exclusive Member-Only Information
Demographic information about Delaware County, business resource information, and access to white papers, statistical data, and government reports are available in the member-only section of our website. Access for you and your employees is available through a personal username and password.
MONEY SAVING DISCOUNTS
BJ’s Wholesale Club
The special rate for a BJ’s Inner Circle Membership is $40 (a savings of $15) and $80 ($30 off) for a BJ’s Perks Rewards Membership. Chamber members also receive an additional month of membership (13 total) at no additional cost. This is a special program and it is not available at the store or online. Offer is subject to change.
Constant Contact Email Marketing
Constant Contact helps you build stronger relationships with your customers. Their easy-to-use marketing tools let you send beautiful emails, promote special offers, manage your events, conduct surveys and much more. As a Chamber Member you’ll enjoy exclusive savings on the entire suite of marketing tools, with plans starting as low as $20 per month. Sign up today for your FREE 60-day trial and when you’re ready to buy, save 20% when you prepay for 6 months or 25% when you prepay for 12 months. Visit https://www.constantcontact.com/promo/chamber/signup.jsp to start.
LifeLock ID Theft Protection
LifeLock helps safeguard your finances, credit, and good name. Chamber members receive 30 days free plus 10% off the cost of plans for the lifetime of your membership. Visit LifeLock.com and use code DCCOC to start your savings.
Office Max / Office Depot
Shop at any Office Max or Office Depot store to receive exclusive member pricing. Print your Chamber Purchasing Card from DelawareCounty.org, or text “DelawareCntySPC” to 555-888 to save the card on your phone.
Prescription Drug Discount Program
Save up to 75% on most brand name and generic prescription medications at over 68,000 pharmacies nationwide. The program has no income requirements, no age limits, and there are no applications to complete.
Telecommunication Services: DTC and MTC
Telecommunication service credits available to Chamber members for new business start-ups and existing businesses upgrading services. $300 credit for new businesses to be used toward installation and monthly service charges. A one-time $150 service credit for existing businesses to be applied toward standard upgrade charges and incremental monthly services fees for an enhanced level of service.
Franklin Eyewear offers an Eyecare Package exclusively to Delaware County Chamber of Commerce members. The package includes comprehensive eye examination, impact resistant polycarbonate lenses, and a selection of frames valued up to $45. Package pricing for single vision start at $190.
US Chamber Membership
The Delaware County Chamber has partnered with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to provide our small business members with even more valuable programs and services. Through the U.S. Chamber’s Federation Partnership, small business members in good standing with the Delaware County Chamber now receive benefits of U.S. Chamber membership – at no additional cost.
Cooperative Mailing Program
The Chamber’s Two-Bits a Piece cooperative mailing program delivers your brochure, flyer, or card to a targeted market of interested and motivated consumers!
Choose your program:
Travel Guide Mailings
sent to all requests for visitor and tourism information.
New Business Welcome Packets are handed to all new business owners filing DBA forms.
JUST 25¢ per piece!
- All material must be a single piece of paper not larger than 8.5 x 5.5 inches.
- Deliver a minimum of 100 pieces with a check payable to the Delaware County Chamber for 25¢ for each piece.
- Identify which cooperative mailing program you wish to use.
- Chamber staff will insert your material in the appropriate packets and notify you when supply is low.
- Call us for details 607-746-2281
New York State passed legislation requiring all businesses in New York, regardless of size, to provide sexual harassment training to their employees on an annual basis. The initial training must be completed by October 2019, and must be renewed annually.
The Chamber has partnered with New Haven Consulting Group, Inc. to provide our members with an online “Preventing Sexual Harassment” workshop that meets the requirements of the new law. This program is available at a Chamber-member reduced price of $20 per participant. Click here to start.
Topics covered in the one-hour workshop include:
- Definition of Sexual Harassment
- Responsibilities of the Employee and the Organization
- Current EEOC and NYS Guidelines Regarding Sexual Harassment
- Types of Sexual Harassment
- Action Steps to Eliminate Sexual Harassment
- The Complaint Process and Employer Specific Policies
- Preventive Steps to Avoid Sexual Harassment and Minimize Liability
- Information regarding Employee’s Right of Redress
The training is an interactive, self-paced learning system in which participants are assessed, led through a customized content module, and checked at each point in the learning process.