Membership Benefits

The Chamber is the preeminent voice and the leading network of Somerville’s business/employer community. In public policy matters, the Chamber represents about 380 member companies and organizations of all sizes from every local industry and profession. Our business and economic leadership network connects in work and social settings and enjoys the advantages of  membership throughout the year.

Contact Stephen Mackey, 617-776-4100, Monday through Friday,
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for any inquiries you may have.

Benefits

  1. Cash in on Member-to-Member Discounts;
  2. Select from customized Group Health & Disability Insurance proposals;
  3. Maximize your World Wide Web exposure five ways;
  4. Promote your business in free business directory/buyers guide (2,500);
  5. Reach key decision-makers with free set of member mailing labels (1/yr);
  6. Widen your market with free referrals throughout the year; and
  7. Keep on top of local business news & events weekly with The Monday Morning Post.

Services

  1. Navigate city hall with the Chamber’s technical assistance;
  2. Exploit exclusive marketing opportunities through events & publications;
  3. Learn business/professional development from industry peers;
  4. Network at free (no cover) Business After Hours events (5x’s per year);
  5. Use the business/professional features of the Chamber’s website;
  6. Celebrate grand openings and business milestones through the Chamber; and
  7. 7. Facilitate local worthy causes – Education #1 (requires minimum of five members).

Privileges

Receive VIP invitations to the:

  1. Gentle Giant Rowing Regatta on the Mystic River (summer)
  2. Golf Classic at The Georgetown Club (September)
  3. Annual Reception & Dinner (November)
  4. Business Town Meeting (March)
  5. The new Restaurant & Wine Show (spring)

Rights

  1. Shape your business district’s future through your Business Interest Group;
  2. Help start your industry group (Dining & Nightlife and IT up & running);
  3. Propose policy & action to the Board of Directors;
  4. Nominate yourself or others for a special business excellence award;
  5. Exercise your voting rights at the annual meeting;
  6. Run for the Board of Directors (Last Wednesday in October election); and
  7. Bring your voice to the voice of the business community on: the quality of local life and commerce; the costs of doing business; and government regulatory policy.