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Why Become a Member

Supporting Our Community

Here at the Chico Chamber of Commerce, we believe that a healthy community begins with healthy businesses. It is our goal to act as a business resource and advocate, ensuring personal success, as well as a thriving local economy.

There are many benefits of Chamber Membership that will help your business facilitate greater connections and clearly express what goods and services your business has to offer. The Chamber aims to highlight who you are, what you do, and what role you play in the Chico community.

How Do We Do This?

  • Networking Opportunities: The Chico Chamber of Commerce organizes may events, mixers, and networking sessions that provide a platform for members to connect with other businesses and professionals. This can lead to valuable partnerships, collaborations, and business referrals.
  • Visibility and Exposure: Membership with the Chico Chamber of Commerce will enhance your visibility within the local business community. The Chico Chamber promotes our members through directories, websites, and events, giving your business increased exposure.
  • Business Resources: The Chico Chamber of Commerce provides access to resources such as market research, industry reports, and business development tools. This information can be valuable for staying informed about local trends and making strategic decisions.
  • Advocacy and Representation: The Chico Chamber of Commerce advocates for the interests of businesses at the local, regional, and sometimes national levels. Joining gives you a collective voice and representation in issues affecting the business community.
  • Educational Opportunities: The Chico Chamber of Commerce offers workshops, seminars, and training programs that can help members enhance their skills and knowledge. This ongoing education can contribute to the professional development of individuals and businesses.
  • Community Involvement: The Chico Chamber of Commerce is highly involved in community events and initiatives. Joining allows you to participate in projects that contribute to the betterment of the local area, fostering a sense of community and social responsibility.
  • Business Support Services: The Chico Chamber of Commerce offers a range of services and discounts to our members. These discounts can help reduce operational costs for businesses.
  • Credibility and Trust: Membership in a reputable Chamber of Commerce can enhance the credibility and trustworthiness of your business. It signals to customers and partners that you are committed to the local business community.
  • Government Relations: The Chico Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, staff, and members often engage in dialogue with local government officials. Joining provides an avenue for businesses to stay informed about local policies and regulations and participate in discussions that may impact the business environment.
  • Exclusive Events and Opportunities: The Chico Chamber of Commerce organizes exclusive events, business roundtables, and educational seminars that are accessible only to members. These events can provide unique opportunities for exposure and business development.

Most Importantly...

We listen to our members - we are here to support you. We understand that the business world is ever-evolving, which is why your input is crucial. It is our primary goal to understand and align with your business goals and needs.


The Chico Chamber of Commerce  recognizes that each business is unique and we aim to support you in such a manner that helps our community understand why your business belongs in Chico.

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