Members

 

Member Benefits

The Canton Chamber of Commerce offers members a valuable commodity in terms of networking, discount programs, credibility and business advocacy. Your membership is an investment in your business future as well as Canton's future! 

The Chamber office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The Chamber distributes business brochures, area maps, and handles over 15,000 phone calls per year.

 

Save Local Now

10 member benefits on 1 digital platform, connecting business and local consumers. Save Local Now is a website and mobile app that allows businesses to publish deals and events, utilize email marketing, SEO (Search Engine Optimization) through unlimited keywords and real time analytics. The best part...it's FREE! For more information, please call 734-453-4040 or email admin@cantonchamber.com. 

 

Social Media Management

We offer creation and mangement of social media posts, Save Local Now deal and event publishing and customer interaction. Contact Carrie Walker at 734-453-4040 or email admin@cantonchamber.com for more information. Get social with us and sign up today!

 

Networking Opportunities

As a Chamber ember, you are much closer than six degrees of separation to business leaders who can help you succeed. In fact in most cases, your Chamber connections can link you directly to who or what you need.

The Canton Chamber of Chamber hosts a variety of networking opportunities throughout the year, including luncheons, after hours mixers along with annual events. All events are listed in our Calendar of Events, weekly Chamber Chat email updates, as well as on the website. Reservations are required for all Chamber events. Email jporter@cantonchamber.com or call 734.453.4040.

 

Sponsorship & Advertising Opportunities

The Chamber offers many sponsorship opportunities throughout the year. Sponsorships are available for a wide variety of activities and events. Sponsorships offer specific benefits to businesses which include newsletter/email recognition, signage, website advertising, plaque recognition, and much more. For a complete list of sponsorship opportunities available or for more information, contact our Member Development Representative, Michelle at 734-453-4040, x5 or email mgonzalez@cantonchamber.com.

 

Direct Member Referral

The Chamber receives over thousands of calls annually asking for referrals for reputable companies for anything from insurance to home repairs. We recommend Chamber members ONLY.

 

Ribbon Cuttings

Ribbon cuttings are a great way to let the business community know who you are and where you are located. Ribbon cuttings are free of charge for members, and the Canton Chamber will provide the ribbon, scissors, and photograph, in addition to the Ribbon Cutting team made up of our board members and ambassadors. They can be held to commemorate grand openings, anniversaries, and/or special events. The Chamber will invite all Chamber businesses, local township officials and the news media to your event. Ribbon cuttings must be scheduled two weeks in advance (more if possible). For more information or to schedule a ribbon cutting contact Jana at jporter@cantonchamber.com or the Chamber office at 734-453-4040.

Room Rental -- Chamber Conference Room

Our conference room is available to Chamber members during or after office hours for a minimal fee plus deposit. The room can be set up classroom style (seats 25-35), lecture style (seats 45-50), board style (seats 18-24), or for other special needs. For more information or to reserve the room, contact the Chamber office at 734-453-4040.

 

Committees -- Networking Opportunity

The Chamber has several committees that our members can join. Each committee is unique and requires varying amounts of time and commitment. For more information or to discuss which committee might be right for you, contact the Chamber at 734-453-4040. The committees you can be a part of include: Ambassadors Club, Auction Committee, Golf Committee, Grub Crawl, and Volunteer.

 

New Resident Packages

The Canton Chamber of Commerce provides information packages to new residents and tourists of the Canton area. The package is made up of Chamber member flyers, brochures, coupons, and trinkets. Postcards are mailed to our new residents in the area asking them to stop by the Chamber office and pick up their new resident bag. The bags are also available at the Chamber office for walk-ins and visitors. There is no charge for placing your business information in the bags. For information on how your business can get involved, email admin@cantonchamber.com or call 734-453-4040.

 

Chamber Lobby -- Display your literature

The display area in the Canton Chamber office lobby is open and available for flyers, brochures, and business cards from any Chamber member. Although the display appears full, we frequently rotate business cards and literature so that each business has an opportunity to utilize the display.

 

‘The Networker’ Newsletter

The Canton Chamber of Commerce publishes a monthly newsletter, ‘The Networker’. This publication is mailed to more than 600 members and associates of the Chamber. The Networker keeps you informed about business activities in the Canton Chamber and the Canton community. Included in the newsletter is our updated Calendar of Events, township updates, and many informative articles on a variety of Chamber related subjects.  

 

Canton/Wayne County Map

The Canton Chamber of Commerce produces a detailed street map of Canton bi-annually. We print more than 10,000 maps which are given to residents and visitors who come to the Canton community to shop. The maps are also located at the Canton Library, Canton Administration Building, and all local hotels. The map offers advertising opportunities to all Chamber members.

 

Membership to the MAX (M2MAX)

The Membership to the MAX program is designed to help new members along with long standing members to get the most out of their Chamber membership. It will allow you the opportunity to take your membership to the next level, by teaching you ways to utilize the various commodities that are offered. Learn about how to get involved, how to network and promote your business, FREE advertising, and membership benefits and much, much MORE!!  If you are interested in attending Membership to the MAX call the Chamber office at 734-453-4040 to reserve your spot.

 

Website

The Canton Chamber has a dynamic website! Our website contains valuable links and resources to aid visitors, residents and Chamber members and a variety of other audiences on their journey through the Canton community. The website is frequently updated with information for upcoming Chamber and community events, member information and benefits, Member Directory and sponsorship opportunities.

 

Coordination with Township

The Chamber co-sponsors and/or works closely with Canton Township and the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) on many community events including Marketing Partners, Shop Canton, Consumer Expo, Home Improvement Expo, Liberty Fest, and Relay for Life.

 

Canton Chamber of Commerce • 45525 Hanford Rd., Canton MI 48187 • Phone 734.453.4040 • Fax 734.453.4503 • ©2013