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  • Benefits

    Member Benefits

    Being a member of the Hartland Area Chamber of Commerce adds prestige to your business, solidifies your standing in the business community and sets you a cut above the rest. Membership helps you and your business gain visibility and connect with potential customers, save money on needed products and services, build a network, reach out through unique marketing opportunities, and enhance your professional skills and knowledge.

    The benefits of membership in the Hartland Area Chamber are continually expanding. Currently they include:

    Visibility and Connection

    • Alphabetical and categorical listings on the HACC web site as well as the members-only opportunity to advertise your business on the chamber’s web site. As an added benefit, the chamber’s web site is search engine optimized for all major engines so that people throughout the community and around the world can find information about your business, even if they do not search for the chamber and whether or not your business has a web site.
    • Multiple listings in the chamber’s Membership Directory & Community Guide plus the exclusive members-only opportunity to advertise in this valuable and retained resource. With over 4,000 directories making their way into the hands and homes of the people who live, work and visit the Hartland area each year, inclusion in this directory offers essential and significant visibility value. Membership plaque to let all who visit your location know that your business is a Hartland Area Chamber member.

    Money-Saving Discount Programs

    • Group insurance benefits through Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Michigan; auto insurance for personal & business with Auto Owners.
    • Savings on office supplies through Office Depot, Internet & phone via Comcast Business Class, Constant Contact, and Cleary University.
    • For Office Depot:  The Hartland Area Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Office Depot to provide you with a special, members-only program based on the value of the entire membership. Members will save up to 45% on their office supplies, paper, ink, toner, beverages, snacks, cleaning products and copy & print services.  For questions, please contact Jessica Samp at 248.842.7514 or jessica.samp@officedepot.com.
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    Networking Opportunities

    • Monthly Lunch and Learn events
    • Hartland Chamber Business Builders – Member referral group
    • Before, during and after business networking events
    • Annual golf outing and other special events to keep you connected with other professionals

    Business & Professional Development

    • Members-only referrals
    • Assistance with Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies to showcase your new or renovated business to the community
    • Access to speakers, training and educational opportunities at chamber events that will help you to grow your business and enhance the skills that make you more in demand as a professional.
    • Email notices about chamber events and happenings to keep you current, well informed and able to take advantage of business-building opportunities
  • Advertising and Sponsorship

    The following opportunities are available to chamber members:

    Advertising

    Website Advertising

    Harness the power of the web and your chamber membership by advertising on the HACC web site. Impactful, affordable and viewable anytime from anywhere; advertising on the Hartland Area Chamber web site is the way to get your business noticed. 

    Membership Directory and Community Guide

    Target the people who frequent Hartland businesses the most – those who live and work here. There is no other publication like the HACC Membership Directory. Produced for the Hartland area, the opportunity to advertise in it is exclusive to Hartland Chamber members. This widely used, sought-after and retained reference guide includes information about area events, attractions, demographics, schools, community clubs and resources, and, of course, our members. With over 4,000 copies distributed each year, the directory is the Chamber’s most popular publication. Advertising opportunities are available once per year: Typically in November for the following year. 

    Member E-lert

    Broadcast your business news, announcements or reminders via e-mail to ensure timely and cost effective delivery. Simply compose your message, along with a link to your website, and email it to the chamber office to be distributed. This opportunity is available to Chamber members free of charge, as long as their information is sent by the fifth (5th) of each month. This information will then be sent to over 300 e-mail addresses on or around the 10th of each month.

    Member Mailing Labels

    Mailing label program that allows you to directly contact all chamber members with timely information, announcements, or events, etc. – these are offered at no-charge one time per year, per member. A $25 charge is requested for updated labels if needed more than one time per year.  Member must make prior arrangements for labels, allowing up to three business days for preparation, and pick them up at the Chamber office. Labels may not and should not be used in any way that discredits the Chamber.

    Sponsorship

    Annual Meet Your Elected & Appointed Officials

    One of the HACC’s popular events is the opportunity to meet with your Elected and Appointed Officials.  This is held each April in conjunction with the Hartland Area, Howell Area, and Greater Brighton Area Chambers of Commerce. Sponsors of this event receive recognition with the media, at the event, and as well as in materials promoting the event..

    Luncheon Sponsorship

    Each month the chamber presents knowledgeable speakers and networking opportunities at our monthly luncheons. By sponsoring a luncheon, your business demonstrates its support of these valuable educational opportunities and helps to make them possible. Sponsors receive special recognition of their sponsorship prior to and at the luncheon, as well as in materials promoting the event. Sponsors will also be given the opportunity to give up to a ten minute presentation on their organization, and will be provided with the opportunity to place a promotional gift or literature at each place setting.

    Sponsorships are $125 each. Two sponsors per luncheon are allowed but each will be allowed a five minute presentation.

    Special Event Sponsorship

    The Hartland Area Chamber presents an increasing number of special events each year at which to promote your business as a sponsor. Opportunities vary based on event.

    Golf Scramble Sponsorship Opportunities

    Each year the demand for sponsorship at this event seems to grow more and more. It is a wonderful opportunity to present your organization’s message, as the turnout to these events is impressive.  Sponsorship opportunities range from $100.00 up to $2,000.00. Your investment will be well-spent with this effort.