Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce

Member Benefits

Membership in the Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce provides your business with the following benefits:

  • Accident Fund
    Members of the Chamber qualify for group workers compensation through Accident Fund. Included are a 5% savings on your premium with no minimum premium to qualify and convenient billing options
  • Advertising
    The Chamber sponsors cooperative advertising programs during the year that provide a savings to our membership. The programs include television, newspaper & magazine advertising and promotes member businesses and the Marshall area.
  • Advocacy
    The Chamber serves as a facilitator on behalf of the business community on a number of issues. As the need arises, the Chamber sponsors and participates in forums, and legislative events among others.
  • Auto Owner's Commercial Discount Program
    A 10% discount on premiums for business insurance is available to members.
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Insurance
    Members of the Chamber may be eligible for Blue Cross/Blue Shield programs that offer a broader range of coverage than would be available to small business (1- 5 employees) on their own.
  • Chamber Bucks
    Chamber Bucks are a generic gift certificate for Marshall. They can be used like cash at any participating Chamber member business for a variety of goods and services. They are available in a gift envelope in $5 and $10 increments. The program is designed to encourage spending in our member businesses.
  • Community Events/Projects
    The Chamber sponsors a number of events each year for the enjoyment and enrichment of the community. Among them are the Chicken Barbecue, Christmas Lights Program, Holiday Parade and the Retail Open House.
  • Community Resource Center
    The Chamber provides demographic as well as other information about the community. We are often the first stop for people new to the area and potential businesses and residents. Along with demographic information, we provide a list of realtors, apartment complexes, schools, shopping, etc. Hundreds of relocation packets are distributed through the Chamber office each year.
  • CRG Phone Directory Bold Listing
    Chamber members receive a bold listing in the Marshall phone book identifying them as members. ($135 value)
  • Electronic Newsletter
    A bi-monthly publication that highlights issues affecting your business as well as Chamber and community activities. Inserts can be included for a small fee.
  • Fitness Center Corporate Rate
    As a member of the Chamber, you are entitled to the corporate rate when you join the Oaklawn Life Improvement Center or Starr Fitness.
  • Mailing Labels
    Labels and mailing lists of the Chamber membership are available to members at a reduced rate.
  • Member Referrals
    The Chamber receives calls on a daily basis requesting information about businesses and services in the Marshall area. Our policy is to refer only Chamber members.
  • Networking
    The Chamber sponsors a number of events each year for networking with other business people who may be potential customers of your business.
  • Seminars/Workshops
    Seminars and workshops are held periodically to address a variety of business issues and assist businesses to become more successful.
  • Telephone Warning System
    The Chamber uses a "fan out" system to alert businesses of shoplifters, checks written on closed accounts, stolen checks, etc. The system is designed to alert businesses in 15 minutes from the time the information is received.
  • Tourism Program
    The Chamber has an extensive program to promote tourism in the Marshall area. Brochures, press releases, travel shows, publications, billboards, and advertising are among the focus of this program.
  • Visitor Information Center
    The Chamber operates a Visitor Center both during the week and on weekends seasonally. Visitors often make the Chamber office their first stop to learn about places to stay, eat, shop, etc. Additionally, thousands of phone calls are received each year on our toll-free number. Several thousand visitor information packets are distributed annually. Members are welcome to provide brochures about their business to the Chamber for inclusion in the packets and for display in the Visitor Center.
  • Web Site / Page
    As a member of the Chamber, your business will be listed on our web site. A free link to your web site is also available. In addition, members are eligible for a free webpage of their own on the Chamber's well utilized site.
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Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce · 323 W. Michigan Ave. · Marshall, MI 49068
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm · Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm · Closed Sunday
1-800-877-5163 or 269-781-5163

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